Is Democracy Broken in Oklahoma?

Source:  Kara Joy McKee/Together Oklahoma Our state too often ranks in the bottom  for participation in the  political process and the health and well-being of citizens. What’s holding Oklahomans back, and how can we fix it? That’s the focus of “Together Tuesdays”, a statewide tour sponsored by the Together Oklahoma coalition. The Oklahoma Policy Institute’s Kara Joy McKee and Damario …

Despite Lawsuits, Congressional Scrutiny College Football Players Still Grossly Exploited

The economic reality is that every year Big Time D-1 football and basketball programs continue to earn more and more revenue.   Without a doubt, the more the revenue increases, the more egregious the exploitation of the on-field participants becomes.  Worse as the universities and the NCAA continue to reap  increased revenue (in 2008  the NCAA’s March Madness  alone brought the NCAA …

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Video Of Police Beating Unarmed Black Man On OU’s Campus Disturbing

Source:  Graham Lee Brewer /NewsOk In the above video I discuss the case of Willie Joshua Cannon, 23, who was arrested Monday by Norman and University of Oklahoma police officers on complaints of interference and outraging public decency. Cannon was being held Tuesday in the Cleveland County jail. Click here to watch a video of the arrest, which circulated online …