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Audio from AFSC

Audio from AFSC

We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on efforts to reign in PayDay lending corporations, the recent and sudden investments of billionaires, and how the decision this week by the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates effects all of us (Length 39:15).
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on the new report estimating the $5 trillion cost of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, the criticism by the IMF head of globalization, and the Ambassadorships and other prestigious jobs awarded to those who politically donate/invest  (Length 36:33).
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on growing opposition to the profoundly undemocratic investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), minimal punishment for Well Fargo banking corporation for fraudulently creating several mission fake customer accounts, the impact of huge sums of money for political ads in the U.S.
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and comment on recent examples of corporate abuse of power and rights in food, immigration, education, energy and jobs/wages/unions (the last in honor of Labor Day). (Length 32:32).
Everyone is invited to a roundtable event, "For Further Discussion: Confronting Extremist Violence, the Refugee Crisis, and Fear,"  a follow up to the May interfaith panel thay involved over 300 area residents. This program will take place on Tuesday, August 30, from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Kansas City Public Library's Central Library and will consist of up to 12 simultaneous table discussons on topics such as: Syrian Refugee crisis; Islamophobia; Fear And U.S.
We summarize activities from the last two weeks and share an interview with Imam Paul Hasan, AFSC committee person, and Greg Coleridge on the national Move to Amend Reports about their reflections on activities during the Republican National Convention. Listen to the Move to Amend Interview here. Note: We are off the next 2 weeks 
We summarize last week’s activities; share next week’s upcoming events; and interview Jocelyn Travis who has been an advocate in the Cleveland community for over 40 years with the NAACP and numerous civic organizations. She is actively involved with issues of voting rights, climate and environmental justice, youth and inclusion. (length 37:15)
"Travis has been an advocate in the Cleveland community for over 40 years with the NAACP and numerous civic organizations. She is actively involved with issues of voting rights, climate and environmental justice, youth and inclusion.”
PART 2 We summarize last week’s activities, including an extensive description of AFSC-related activities at the RNC; share next week’s upcoming events; and broadcast a public presentation reporting on the People’s Justice & Peace Convention at the Speaker’s Platform on Public Square in downtown Cleveland (Length 35:57). To listen just to the summary of the People’s Convention, go here.
PART 1 We summarize last week’s activities, including an extensive description of AFSC-related activities at the RNC; share next week’s upcoming events; and broadcast a public presentation reporting on the People’s Justice & Peace Convention at the Speaker’s Platform on Public Square in downtown Cleveland (Length 29:16). To listen just to the summary of the People’s Convention, go here.

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