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Nathaniel-Batchelder

Commentary: Spending to reduce debt

I want to agree with Oklahoma Gazette Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Chancellor’s May 14 statement on public radio that Oklahoma City’s investments in infrastructure help level the playing field between rich and poor. The MAPS accomplishments are revitalizing OKC, now the envy of hundreds of American cities. True, most improvements benefitted our downtown and the bankers and

Race and joblessness

Statewide, black workers are unemployed at about twice the rate of white workers; they also stay unemployed longer and are more likely to be working part-time because they couldn’t find a full-time job. Much of the gap is driven by exceptionally high unemployment rates among black men, which is about two and half times that

Race and joblessness

Statewide, black workers are unemployed at about twice the rate of white workers; they also stay unemployed longer and are more likely to be working part-time because they couldn’t find a full-time job. Much of the gap is driven by exceptionally high unemployment rates among black men, which is about two and half times that

A letter to President Barack Obama

You are trying to find a solution for our deficit crisis. Maybe it is time to put this responsibility where it belongs: on us, the citizens. It is time for us to go back to basics. Right now, our nation’s money goes toward: —Welfare: Families with two healthy parents at home unemployed. There are generations

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