Tag Archives: democracy

6/26/13 The Idea of Democracy with Prof. Gerald Friedman

Note:  Due to some technical difficulties, some listeners may not have been able to hear this last Wednesday, so we are running this show one more week.  On March 18, 2012, I uploaded a post entitled “Democratic Decisions” to my … Continue reading

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5/29 Nativism & Paranoia in American Politics – Past and Present w/ Lester Lee (Rebroadcast)

This year, interspersed with new shows, the Free School University Program will be replaying most of the shows from last year, roughly in chronological order.  (The only shows we’ll skip will be those for which there is no recording, and … Continue reading

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4/17 ANARCHISM, DEMOCRACY AND OCCUPY with Dennis Fox

This year, interspersed with new shows, the Free School University Program will be replaying most of the shows from last year, in chronological order.  (The only shows we’ll skip will be those for which there is no recording, and maybe … Continue reading

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Wed 11/07-The Elections – What do they tell us? What happens next? – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 11/07/12 show The Elections – What do they tell us? What happens next?. You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD. See the original post for detailed Program … Continue reading

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Wed 11/7 The Elections – What do they tell us? What happens next?

Guests: Harris Gruman, SEIU MA Political Director Georgia Hollister Isman, Director Mass Alliance former Gubernatorial candidate Grace Ross (schedule permitting) plus maybe others…. What is the significance of yesterday’s election results to activists of the left?  What electoral, legislative and … Continue reading

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Vote November 6th!

As Occupiers and activists, we at the Free School University program realize that voting once every two to four years is not enough for us to have a democratic society.  “Democracy” means “rule by the people”, but how can we … Continue reading

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Wed 10/31-What’s at Stake: The 2012 Elections and the Left (10/20/12 Boston DSA Forum) – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 10/31/12 show What’s at Stake: The 2012 Elections and the Left (10/20/12 Boston DSA Forum). We’ve rushed this out ahead of our usual schedule, because of the proximity of Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Wed 10/24- Corporations are not People! Citizens United and the Democracy Amendment – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 10/24/12 show Corporations are not People! Citizens United and the Democracy Amendment. You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD. See the original post for detailed Program Notes.

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10/31 What’s at Stake: The 2012 Elections and the Left

Tonight’s show will air audio that was recorded on October 20, 2012 at a forum sponsored by the Boston local of Democratic Socialists of America. Speakers included SEIU Political Director Harris Gruman, Mass NOW PAC Chair Christina Knowles, Mass Alliance … Continue reading

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10/24 Corporations are not People! Citizens United and the Democracy Amendment

The U.S. Supreme Court, in its 5-4 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission (2010), decided that corporate money spent in elections is “free speech”, and protected by the Constitution. When it did this, it threw out decades worth … Continue reading

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