Oklahoma can play vital role in abolishing the Death Penalty nationwide. Get involved!

This article first appeared in the June-July 2016 issue of The Oklahoma Peace Strategy News. Article compiled from information provided by the Think Twice Oklahoma campaign. The death penalty is on the ballot in at least three states in November: California, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. Here, a state question asks to add the death penalty to … Read more…

Congress calls for Declassification of 28 Pages of the 9/11 Congressional Joint Inquiry

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS TO DECLASSIFY 28 PAGES OF THE CONGRESSIONAL 9/11 JOINT INQUIRY June 2, 2015 · Washington, D.C. S.1471 – – – On June 2, 2015, at a press conference in Washington, D.C., Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), flanked by former Sen. Bob Graham (D-FL), Reps. Walter Jones (R-NC), Stephen Lynch (D-MA), Thomas Massie (R-KY), … 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…

Participants lined up for People's Climate March in Oklahoma City

Action needed to save Earth

Peace House Director Nathaniel Batchelder has an op-ed in the current issue of the Oklahoma Gazette entitled “Of climate marches and extinctions.” Global Climate Marches took place in Oklahoma City and around the world on the weekend before the Paris Climate Summit began Nov. 30. According to the Global Climate March website, 780,000 people participated … Read more…

Guest Editorial: Military Interventions in Kashmir, India, and Pakistan hinder the growth of democracy

By Dr. Nyla Ali Khan, University of Oklahoma The road to Kabul from India and Pakistan runs through Kashmir, my homeland. A crucial step to winning the peace in Afghanistan is to ensure the empowerment and stability of Kashmir’s culture, economy, and democratic institutions. This is because Central and Southern Kashmir shares borders with India, … Read more…