AFSC Committee person Carla Rautenberg was one of the leaders of the successful Cleveland Heights Move to Amend citizens initiative campaign. She shares why she got involved, how the campaign went, what lessons were learned and are transferable, and how the MTA amendment is superior to other current related proposed constitutional amendments.
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on a recent proposal to Amend the Constitution to end money as speech, proposed legislation to link extending unemployment benefits to massive corporate tax cuts, student loans and housing debt, the “de-dollarization” of other nation’s economies, an article on what antiwar activists should do now following Iraq and Afghanistan and a video by Thom Hartman on “Lincoln Didn’t Fight the Civil War to Free the Corporations”
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on proposed legislation to link extending unemployment benefits to massive corporate tax cuts, recent TPP protests, a new poll showing widespread belief the Supreme Court is political, the Northeast Ohio Sin Tax and Community Bill of Rights votes, the first quarter Gross Domestic Product and the economy, bitcoins as political donations, and Mother’s Day.
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on legislation to raise the minimum wage, the massive Pentagon slush fund, ending “fractional reserve” banking, Ralph Nader on the Cuyahoga County Sin Tax (Issue 7), and polling numbers documenting citizens who are “sick and tired of politics as usual”…and what can be done about it.
Deferred Action Public Service Announcement in English
In 2012, President Obama’s administration announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA, a program that allows us to live and work in the United States legally, with the possibility of renewal every two years.
If you, your son, or daughter came to the United States prior to June 15, 2007, were under 16 years old, and meet other requirements, there’s a possibility you or your child may qualify for deferred action.
AFSC Iowa Deferred Action Public Service Announcement
En el 2012, la administración del presidente Obama, nos otorgó La Acción Diferida, que es una estadía legal y un permiso de trabajo, con la posibilidad de renovarlos cada dos años.
Si Ud. Su hijo o hija llego a los Estados Unidos antes del 15 de Junio del 2007, tenía menos de 16 años, y cumple con otros requisitos, ay una posibilidad que califique para la Acción Diferida como yo y otros 450,000 jóvenes a nivel nacional.
Si Ud. Ya fue otorgado la Acción Diferida va a poder renovarla comenzando 150 días antes de la fecha de vencimiento.
We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on President Obama’s trip to Asia as it relates to the TPP, winners and losers of the proposed House Republican budget, two legal issues regarding corporate personhood, downward economic trends (including income, housing, sales at McDonald’s and Family Dollar, and the coming end to the US empire and dollar supremacy), and how Spain’s “Robin Hood” swindled banks to help build the movement against capitalist austerity and for alternatives.
We summarize last week’s events (including the March for Justice); announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on the Ohio Voters Bill of Rights, a new development in emergency unemployment extension legislation, various bad economic trends, a new report from Princeton and Northwestern researchers concluding our nation is an oligarchy not a democracy, and what John Steinbeck in The Grapes of Wraph on the 75th anniversary of its publication had to say about corporations personhood and banks.
We summarize last week’s events (including the Cleveland Drone Teach-In with Medea Benjamin and new projects of AFSC), announce upcoming events for next week and comment on emergency unemployment extension legislation, the Ohio Voter Bill of Rights and the Cleveland Sin Tax (Issue 7).
We summarize last week’s events, announce upcoming events for next week and comment on the Repulican federal budget plan, the McCutcheon Supreme Court decision endingaggregate political contribution limits, the status of federal legislation to extend unemployment insurance benefits and raising the minium wage, the Ohio Voter Bill of Rights and the decision by the US to impose sanctions on Russia may end the “reserve” status of the dollar.
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