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Oklahoma Humanities Magazine

Culture. Issues. Ideas.

Oklahoma Humanities magazine fosters conversation and new perspectives through articles, interviews, and beautiful color images. From public policy issues to cultural heritage, you'll find an engaging forum for new ideas and productive civil discourse.

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E Pluribus Unum
      By Ann Thompson

Post: Mail | Social Media | Messages

Not Just Another Pretty Face

The Editor's Desk
      By Carla Walker

Tribal sovereignty is not a partisan issue -- it's an American issue.
      By Congressman Tom Cole

Democracy, the Free Press, and the Meaning of TRIBE
A Conversation with Sebastian Junger
      Interview by Carla Walker

An excerpt from TRIBE: On Homecoming and Belonging
      By Sebastian Junger

State of the Vote -- Your "Right" Revealed
Voting is a vital sign of a healthy democracy -- but is it a constitutional inheritance?
      By Joshua S. Sellers

A Sketch Artist's Day at the Court
      By Art Lien

Ideas or Interests? -- The Founders on Free Speech
Does "free speech" apply to groups? The Founders' views might surprise you.
       By Kevin Butterfield

Elections by the Numbers

Power, Privacy, and the Fourth Amendment
Government overreach -- does the Constitution protect us?
       by Arthur G. LeFrancois

The News Today: Seven Trends in Old and New Media
Will the future of journalism change our democracy?
       By Elaine C. Kamarck and Ashley Gabriele

Postcards from Public Service
Reflections on a lifetime of civic participation.
       By Robert H. Henry, Lead Writer

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