August-September issue of Oklahoma Peace Strategy News

This issue includes: The Environment and the 2016 Election 2 Republicans Subpoena Environmental Groups 3 Glitter-dropping Activists Not Guilty 4 Take Action to Support Chelsea Manning 5 George Lakoff on Understanding Trump 6 OKC Black Lives Matter Event in Pictures 8-9 Hiroshima and Nagasaki 10 Electric Car Experience 11 Showing Up For Racial Justice in … Read more…

Invitation to visit the new ‘Religions United’ blog

The Religions United Committee of the Oklahoma Conference of Churches has started a new blog. It’s called “Religions United.” OCC’s Executive Director William Tabbernee sent this message out to members and friends: Dear Friends, Following the highly successful Interfaith Meal on Sunday, 10/9/16, I invite you to read, and hopefully participate in, the Religions United … Read more…

Oklahoma Corporation Commission needs to hear from you about our energy future

Join me in writing to the Corporation Commissioners: Bob Anthony, Chair Dana Murphy, Vice-Chair Todd Hiett, Commissioner Oklahoma Corporation Commission P.O. Box 52000 OKC, OK  73152 Dear Commissioners, OG&E has applied to retrofit a coal-fired plant with “scrubbers” (cost:  $500 Million). OG&E wants to raise customers’ monthly rates to pay the $500 Million. OG&E has … Read more…

Sign and support “The Buffett Rule” for fair taxation

Join Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) in supporting “The (Warren) Buffett Rule” for fair taxation of all Americans, especially restoration of taxes on the highest-income brackets. What if millions of Americans supported The Buffett Rule?? Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin’s 2012 “tax cut” proposal would have lowered taxes on the wealthiest Oklahomans and raised taxes on lower-income … Read more…

Permaculture Design Course, Oklahoma City (Drought Solutions)

Essay, video, and details about DROUGHT SOLUTIONS and the benefits of PERMACULTURE: http://thinklady.typepad.com/thinklady/2011/07/how-to-help-oklahoma-become-more-resilient.html This Permaculture Design Course is organized by Transition OKC and taught by internationally renowned permaculturist, Scott Pittman of the Permaculture Institute, Santa Fe, N.M. Full details on registering for the course, payment, dates, times, location, syllabus and other pertinent details can be … Read more…