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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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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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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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Economic Policy and the 99% (Special FSU-Radio collection)

To help people think about some of the economic issues facing the 99%, in particular as the U.S. elections draw close, we have collected together a series of four programs that we have done that relate to government economic policy, … Continue reading

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Wed 10/3 – Fiscal Policy w/ Prof. Arjun Jayadev

Fiscal policy is based on the idea that the government can use spending or taxation, not just for the sake of funding useful programs, but also as a way to affect the economy. Topics discussed in this show include, how … Continue reading

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7/11 Politics of a New Nation: The Ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights

From its beginnings, the U.S. Constitution was wrapped in controversy.  The Philadelphia Convention of 1787 was not even intended to form a new Constitution, but only to revise the former Articles of Confederation.  Many delegates objected to, and feared the … Continue reading

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