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We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on a report showing that 3 out 10 of the largest economies in the world are already in recession (and counting); the Akron City Council proposal to raise political contribution limits; the historic UK Parliament debate on money creation and its impact on society; and an article by a corporate anthropologist comparing the perils of the corporate strategy of changing ground rules for ALL games to activist strategy of working on only ONE GAME AT A TIME. 
 

We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on the reasons for the outcomes of the midterm elections; the latest report on how the richest 1% have as much wealth as the bottom 90%; the G-20 Summit; how  US corporations are now stashing $2 trillion overseas; the fines on banks for rigging markets and how to prevent it in the future; and the upcoming historic discussion by legislators on money creation. 

AFSC Conference Call
STOP THE "FAST TRACK" SNEAK ATTACK ON DEMOCRACY 
Join the #StopFastTrack Week of Action (November 8-14)
Monday, November 10 / 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hear an update from and ask questions to Aura Kanegis

We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and interview Becky Thomas from Chagrin Falls and Dave Lima from Mentor on the landslide victories in their communities for ballot measure calling on Congress to pass a Constitutional Amendment ending corporate "personhood" and money equaling free speech. 

Interview on Mentor and Chagrin Falls Move to Amend Ballot Victories
 
Becky Thomas from Chagrin Falls and Dave Lima from Mentor are interviewed on the landslide victories in their communities for ballot measure calling on Congress to pass a Constitutional Amendment ending corporate "personhood" and money equaling free speech. 

We summarize last week’s activities; announce upcoming events for next week; and comment on increased campaign contributions (or investments) to this year’s federal and state elections; updated wage and wealth gaps; the acknowledgement by a leading global financial figure that banks creating money is a “pact with the devll;” how Parliament in the UK may soon debate how money is created; and, given today is Halloween, a few possible answers to the question “What Scares You About Corporate Rule?” 

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

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.  

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