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Audio from AFSC

Jehad and Jennifer were interviewed on Radio Claret America, to discuss AFSC and our response to the US Embassy move and the Great March of Return.
Ricky Corona served as a Lang Intern with AFSC Iowa from September 2017 through April 9, 2018. What kind of work have you been doing with AFSC?
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and reflect on our work over the last 47 years in Northeast Ohio and beyond, which ends on April 30. [Length: 44:58]
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on First Energy Corporation’s proposed nuclear plant “bailout” plan, existing and proposed federal tax loopholes for banking corporations, and Pentagon and domestic and spending priorities on the eve of Tax Day. [Length: 36:34]
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the US cruise missile attack on Syria, the pushback on Trump’s budget proposal to cut Great Lakes restoration funding, the state budget and a bill to increase public transit funding, and the growing populist messages against corporate influence and personhood. [Length: 34:26]
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on future of health care policies post the defeat of the American Health Care Act, proposed cuts by President Trump for Great Lakes restoration, and new research on how 90% of US Households lost wealth to the richest 1% in 2016…at its political/democratic implications.  [Length: 30:03]
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the proposed Ohio budget (including opposing a sales tax increase and supporting public transportation funding), the federal health care bill, Neil Gorsuch’s gory expansion of corporate personhood, and a newly discovered — but several year old — report describing the nexus between economic and political inequality (and proposed solutions). [Length: 39:59] 
This week AFSC is launching a new campaign called Gaza Unlocked.  The campaign lifts up the stories of Palestinians in Gaza while calling for an end to the brutal Israeli imposed military blockade that has now been in place for over a decade.  That blockade affects nearly every facet of life, constraining movement, limiting employment opportunities, stopping education, denying people access to health care, and restricting access to water, electricity, and other basic services.  Join Jennifer Bing and Mike Merryman-Lotze in a discussion
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on President Trump's proposed 2018 federal budget and interview Leah Davis, Northeast Ohio AFSC's Program Assistant for the past 9 years. [Length: 47:57]
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on President Trump’s courting of financial donors for 2020, the Republican health care plan and its winners and losers, protecting Medicaid in Ohio, income inequality and the endorsement of the We the People Amendment by U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge. [Length: 42:15]

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