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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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‘Illegals’

Since the unwelcome arrival of Europeans, American history has been one long tug of war with white supremacy. Our best moments have been when we overcome white supremacy, and our worst moments have been when white supremacy has overcome us. … Continue reading

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Where We Belong

Before Nazis started killing Jewish persons, they used to say things like “Juden Raus” and “Auf nach Palästina!” The translations are “Jews out” and “off to Palestine.” They even created a board game around these slogans (See Trump’s ‘Go Home’ … Continue reading

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