Skip to content Skip to navigation

Audio from AFSC

Audio from AFSC

We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on NAFTA and other corporate so-called "trade agreements" caused migration from Mexico; EBOLA vs economic fears; how the federal reserve purposely attacks savers; a new study documenting the richest 1% owning 50% of the world's wealth; how wealth inequality is a symptom of political inequality; and if money = speech, does that also mean speech = money.
PART 2 Conference Call UPDATE ON US MILITARY ACTIONS IN IRAQ AND SYRIA Raed Jarrar Policy Impact Coordinator, Office of Public Policy and Advocacy, American Friends Service Committee, Washington, DC
PART 1 Conference Call UPDATE ON US MILITARY ACTIONS IN IRAQ AND SYRIA Raed Jarrar Policy Impact Coordinator, Office of Public Policy and Advocacy, American Friends Service Committee, Washington, DC
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on corporations trying to take away our right to complain about their products; the wealth of the 400 richest Americans; one of the world’s leading financial writers saying that we should stop banks from creating money; ways to make the US Supreme Court more accountable; and the Cleveland “model” of economic cooperatives.  
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on the expanding student debt crisis/bubble (and how college tuition was just made FREE in Germany); a new IMF report warning that  continued low interest rates will cause more risky speculation and a fresh financial crisis; rising inequality; a new legislative proposal pegging CEO to worker pay; two enlightened articles on corporate power/rights in the mainstream corporate press; and a new article on making the US Supreme Court more accountable. 
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment/summarize AFSC's new report describing Ohio's Democratic "Infrastructure," titled "This is what Democracy in Ohio Looks Like! Ohio's Democratic/Self-determination 'Infrastructure.'"http://afsc.org/document/what-democracy-looks-october-2014-document
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on the State of Ohio's suit to the U.S. Supreme Court trying to prevent early voting; the new documentary, Pay 2 Play, about Ohio's campaign finance scandals; declining economic conditions; the U.S. ponzi economy; too big too fail banks and their casino derivatives; and military actions in Iraq and Syria.
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on the Senate vote on aconstitutional amendment to reverse Citizens United; Congressional support for bombing Syria and (yet again) Iraq; new figures on the growing rich-poor gap; several proposals for a wealth tax; increasing credit card debt; and a new state report documenting how Ohio public schools yet again outperform corporate charter schools.
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on a new book describing the 19 most politically influential US billionaires; how the decision to ramp up US bombing in the Middle East further skews “national security” and our federal budget priorities; various national economic developments; a description of 6 factors that define our current “crony capitalist” economic system; the federal court decision (based on an Ohio case) defending a corporation’s “right to lie,” and the one-sided debate between David Cobb and Citizens United-legal defender (ple
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on Goodyear Tire & Rubber Corporation’s decision to not build its new plant in Akron; the stock market’s rise (and ultimate plunge) and its disconnection from the lives of most people; the Ohio court decision restoring early voting; how the owner and operator of Ohio’s largest (and substandard) charter school corporation – ECOT – has netted over 130 million tax dollars from his and his corporations' political investments; and a call to contact your Senators on include “ending corporate personhood” t

Pages