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We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the how the largest corporations receive $760 in government subsidies for every $1 in political investments, revoking the charters of Ohio charter school sponsors, and First Energy corporation’s $200 million surcharge approval for upgrades — to be used in part for deferred payments to company executives. 
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the need to build momentum-driven, mass mobilization-based movements for justice and peace  [Length 40:06].
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the Power Elite’s 10 strategies opposing real justice and peace [Length 31:06].
Are you wondering if Quaker Social Change Ministry (QSCM) is a good fit for your meeting or church? Lucy Duncan, Director of Friends Relations, and Greg Elliott, Friends Relations Associate, give an overview of QSCM and how you can use this Spirit-led model for social change.
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on efforts to reign in PayDay lending corporations, the recent and sudden investments of billionaires, and how the decision this week by the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates effects all of us (Length 39:15).
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the new report estimating the $5 trillion cost of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, the criticism by the IMF head of globalization, and the Ambassadorships and other prestigious jobs awarded to those who politically donate/invest  (Length 36:33).
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on growing opposition to the profoundly undemocratic investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), minimal punishment for Well Fargo banking corporation for fraudulently creating several mission fake customer accounts, the impact of huge sums of money for political ads in the U.S.
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on recent examples of corporate abuse of power and rights in food, immigration, education, energy and jobs/wages/unions (the last in honor of Labor Day). (Length 32:32).
Everyone is invited to a roundtable event, "For Further Discussion: Confronting Extremist Violence, the Refugee Crisis, and Fear,"  a follow up to the May interfaith panel thay involved over 300 area residents. This program will take place on Tuesday, August 30, from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Kansas City Public Library's Central Library and will consist of up to 12 simultaneous table discussons on topics such as: Syrian Refugee crisis; Islamophobia; Fear And U.S.

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