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May 15, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 225

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Topics: Radical history in Pennsylvania; the Sanders bill to make unionizing easier. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: May 13th, 2018.

Episode 225 (52 min):
AFD 225

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AFD Ep. 225 Links and Notes on Pennsylvania Radicalism

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May 8, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 224

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Half-Episode: The US nationalization of all railroads during World War One. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: May 6th, 2018.

Episode 224 (28 min):
AFD 224

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– Article Citation: “Liquidation of Federal Railroad Control” by James C. Davis, American Bar Association Journal, vol. 8, No. 6 (June 1922), pp. 327-332
– General background: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Railroad_Administration

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Apr 24, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 223

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Topics: CDC de-funding and other science budget cuts by Trump; radicalism in Delaware history. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: April 22nd, 2018.

Episode 223 (52 min):
AFD 223

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Episode 223 Notes and Links

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Apr 17, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 222

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Topics: Municipal ambulance services; unregulated electric utilities; UK Labour’s proposal for free youth bus fares. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: April 15th, 2018.

Episode 222 (53 min):
AFD 222

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Ambulances (again — see previous episode):
https://khn.org/news/taken-for-a-ride-ambulances-stick-patients-with-surprise-bills/


http://www.nccde.org/341/Emergency-Medical-Services
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/03/31/east-boston-gets-second-ambulance/3EH7wIvG33vVJC8ONn81AJ/story.html?event=event25
https://www.boston.gov/departments/emergency-medical-services
Massachusetts Attorney General vs private electric utilities:
https://www.mass.gov/news/ag-healey-calls-for-shut-down-of-individual-residential-competitive-supply-industry-to-protect
Previous episode on utility regulation & FDR
Corbyn/Labour bus fare plan for under-25 passengers:

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April 10, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 221

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Half-Episode: Trump Administration interference with the 2020 US Census process; WVUD Radiothon 2018. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: April 8th, 2018.

Episode 221 (26 min):
AFD 221

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AFD 221 Links (PDF)

It’s WVUD RADIOTHON (50th Anniversary) this week!

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April 3, 2018 – Arsenal for Democracy Ep. 220

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Topics: Radical unions and liberal conservationists in Idaho history; Voting reforms in Washington and felon disenfranchisement in Texas. People: Bill, Rachel. Produced: April 1st, 2018.

Episode 220 (53 min):
AFD 220

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AFD 220 Links (PDF)

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March 20, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 218

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Topics: The growing movement for teachers’ strikes in West Virginia and beyond; the issue of anti-homeless architecture and technology. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Mar 18th, 2018.

Episode 218 (56 min):
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AFD 218 Links and notes (PDF)

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