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4/10 Occupy Economics with Prof. Gerald Friedman (rebroadcast)

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 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 10/10-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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Wed 10/10 – The Federal Budget: What Does it Mean to You? And What Can You Do About It?

It’s the election season, and it seems every candidate has an opinion on the Federal Budget. How do you know who to believe? Why should you care? Our guests, Michael Kane and Molly Hannon, are activists who have devoted long … 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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Wed 9/12 – Money, Debt & the Federal Reserve Bank w/ Prof. Arjun Jayadev – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 9/12/12 show Money, Debt & the Federal Reserve Bank w/ Prof. Arjun Jayadev (originally broadcast 2/15). You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD.  See the original … Continue reading

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