Sunday, October 24, 2021

Civics

NonDoc covers the civic realm across Oklahoma, examines national international policy issues, and publishes commentary on these topics from diverse voices. As a site category, "Civics" includes the subcategories Education, Health Care and Politics, which are used when applicable.

Civics

NonDoc covers the civic realm across Oklahoma, examines national international policy issues, and publishes commentary on these topics from diverse voices. As a site category, "Civics" includes the subcategories Education, Health Care and Politics, which are used when applicable.
innovation in education

Innovation in education requires smart implementation

Much discussion and controversy surround education in Oklahoma. Differing needs for urban and rural schools, a changing economy, and a lagging state budget have...
asset forfeiture

Strange bedfellows want asset forfeiture reform

“Politics makes strange bedfellows,” said 19th Century journalist Charles Dudley Warner. While that phrase is something we hear to explain the occasional setting aside of...
Trump

Donald Trump called me a ‘terrible’ person

As I stood scrawling notes next to a dozen television cameras, Donald Trump told upwards of 3,000 people at the Oklahoma State Fair his...
Austin

Racial divide widens under Austin’s whitening

AUSTIN, Texas — The millennials have spoken. They have chosen this proudly odd capital city as their own, flooding it with startups and sustaining a...
documentary

Smart on crime: VICE News screens documentary for Oklahoma inmates

President Obama's unprecedented visit to an El Reno federal correctional facility in July has been followed up with something similarly novel: The first screening...
sales tax

Coalition forming for $0.01 sales tax to fund education

OU President David L. Boren is helping form a coalition of business and civic leaders that will push a statewide initiative petition to propose a $0.01...
panhandling

Local media mishandle panhandling headlines

Regardless of where you stand on the issue of panhandlers in OKC's medians, local media love it. It's that perfect combination of public awareness...
brogdon for district 34

Thirty pages from the Watonga Republican

I wrote Monday about various oddities and tidbits found in the Beckham County Record-Democrat. One thing I didn't have time to mention is how interesting...
Trump's Oklahoma leadership

Trump’s Oklahoma leadership is a motley crew

One of the half-dozen people who were listed as chairing Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign efforts in Oklahoma is a Harvard-educated used-car salesman with...
chief of police

Chief of police, pastor and community discuss race

It was an earnest and progressive come-together Monday evening between the African-American pastor of East 6th Street Christian Church, Jesse Jackson, and Oklahoma City Chief...

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