NE Ohio AFSC March 24, 2017 Podcast

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We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the proposed Ohio budget (including opposing a sales tax increase and supporting public transportation funding), the federal health care bill, Neil Gorsuch’s gory expansion of corporate personhood, and a newly discovered — but several year old — report describing the nexus between economic and political inequality (and proposed solutions). [Length: 39:59]

NEOhio AFSC March 10, 2017 Podcast

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We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on President Trump’s courting of financial donors for 2020, the Republican health care plan and its winners and losers, protecting Medicaid in Ohio, income inequality and the endorsement of the We the People Amendment by U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge. [Length: 42:15]

NEOhio AFSC March 3, 2017 Podcast

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We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on President Trump’s proposed military budget increase, increased awareness of “corporate personhood” inside the Washington DC beltway, the Democratic National Committee’s decision to continue accepting cash from corporate political action committees, and the failure of the privatized/corporatized JobsOhio economic development organization to create jobs in Ohio (but enriching its own employees). [Length: 44:13]

 

NEOhio AFSC February 24, 2017 Podcast

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We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on published emails showing how fossil fuel corporations helped craft legal documents for then Oklahoma Attorney General (and now EPA head) Scott Pruitt; the updated cumulative wealth of Trump administration cabinet members and advisors; poverty in Ohio and the state budget; and a strategic call to use our activist energies  resist, rethink AND recreate. [Length: 37:29]

NEOhio AFSC February 17, 2017 Podcast

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We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on Exxon corporation’s use of  first amendment “free speech rights” to avoid guilt and responsibility in selling fossil fuels despite knowing  those products caused climate change; introduced mis-named “right to know” legislation in Ohio; and a review of the new film about James Baldwin on race, class and power. [Length: 33:32]

NEOhio AFSC February 3, 2017 Podcast

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We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and corporate personhood, President Trump’s Cabinet Secretary nominations of Tom Price, Steve Mnuchin and Betsy DeVos, and Governor Kasich’s regressive tax proposals in his proposed state budget. [Length: 30:23]