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Protecting Universities From Their Presidents

No university that values academic integrity and academic freedom should ever allow its sitting president to serve as a paid director of a for-profit company. The risks of conflicts of interest on the part of the president and undue influence … Continue reading

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More Than Human Survival

I often hear sincere climate justice activists say that since it is likely that life on earth will find a way to come back like it has in previous mass extinction events that the real or primary reason to address … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s Climate of Complicity

When it comes to the climate crisis, Oklahoma has one of the highest percentages of people who deny the reality of climate change and the role of human activity in contributing to rising global temperatures. This is not surprising in … Continue reading

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Who Can Teach in the United Methodist Church?

If a United Methodist Church were to go beyond the current discriminatory restrictions of the United Methodist Book of Discipline and create a policy that no LGBTQIA+ persons would be allowed to teach in the church in any capacity, it … Continue reading

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Oklahoma, Opioids, and Oil

In Oklahoma’s case against Johnson & Johnson in relation to the opioid crisis, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter used an argument that could also be applied to Oklahoma’s oil and gas companies and how they are deceiving us about the … Continue reading

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Yes, We Should Be Talking About Greenland

There are many important and urgent reasons we should be focused on Greenland. 1. Greenland is melting. 2. Greenland’s melting will increase sea levels and threaten coastal cities around the world. 3. Greenland’s melting is releasing large amounts of fresh … Continue reading

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Trump’s Dependency on Racism

There seems to be at least three forms of racism that are fueling Trump’s current hold on power: First, you have the hardcore racist white supremacists. Not every Trump supporter is a hardcore racist white supremacist, but every hardcore racist … Continue reading

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