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Wed 12/12 – The Fiscal Cliff and the “Grand Bargain” (Repeat)

Because this is such a timely issue, we are repeating last weeks show on the Fiscal Cliff and the “Grand Bargain”. See THIS POST for program details. Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Monday 12/10 – Day of Action on the Fiscal Cliff

Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard a lot about the so-called “fiscal cliff” that our country faces. So what does this actually mean? How do we fix our federal budget? Groups like the corporate CEO-led “Fix the Debt” would like you to … Continue reading

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Wed 12/05-Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 12/05/12 show Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left. You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD. See the original post for … Continue reading

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Wed 12/5 – Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left

The day after November’s election, The Boston Globe‘s lead editorial said, essentially, “Now that you’ve won, Mr. Obama, you should immediately implement Mr. Romney’s fiscal policies.” Punditry began to speak incessantly about the deficit, and the “Fiscal Cliff”. Few mentioned … 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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Wed 10/10-The Federal Budget: What Does it Mean to You? And What Can You Do About It? – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 10/10/12 show The Federal Budget: What Does it Mean to You? And What Can You Do About It?. You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD. See the … Continue reading

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