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February 13, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 214

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Half-Episode: Discussing homelessness and housing policy from UK Labour, New Zealand Labour, Salt Lake City, and Boise. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Feb 10th, 2018.

Episode 214 (29 min):
AFD 214

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AFD 214 Links and notes (PDF)

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January 30, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 212

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Topics: The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 vs so-called reforms proposed now; a study on municipal broadband. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Jan 28th, 2018.

Episode 212 (52 min):
AFD 212

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AFD 212 Links Discussed/Recommended and Rachel’s notes (PDF)

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January 23, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 211

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Topics: The final year of the World War One centennial; Medicaid and welfare work requirements. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Jan 21st, 2018.

Episode 211 (54 min):
AFD 211

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AFD 211 Links Discussed/Recommended and Detailed Notes on Work Requirements (PDF)

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January 16, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 210

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Topics: ICE, TPS, and US immigration policy; Congress votes for more domestic surveillance. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Jan 14th, 2018.

Episode 210 (53 min):
AFD 210

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AFD 210 Articles Discussed (PDF)

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Jan 9, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 209

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Topics: Trump’s voter suppression commission is suspended; oil drilling is expanded to ANWR and offshore all around the coastal US. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Jan 7th, 2018.

Episode 209 (52 min):
AFD 209

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AFD 209 Articles Discussed (PDF)
Ep. 192: The episode on oil industry nationalization and lease reform
Ep. 197: The episode on the voting commission
Ep. 181: The episode on positive voting reforms

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Dec 19, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 208

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Topics: Water utility privatization in the United States and beyond; the Sanders-Warren recovery plan for Puerto Rico. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Dec 17th, 2017.

Episode 208 (51 min):
AFD 208

Note: No new episodes until January 9th.

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AFD 208 Articles Discussed (PDF)

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Dec 12, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 207

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Half Episode. Topics: Bernie Sanders’ worker ownership bill; the failure of the railgun and other defense spending boondoggles. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Dec 10th, 2017.

Episode 207 (26 min):
AFD 207

Regular episode returns next Tuesday, and then we’ll be off for two weeks.

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http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/jeremy-corbyn-unveils-right-own-john-lewis-style-employee-ownership-policy-1581548
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jan/20/labour-backs-employees-right-own-shares-workplace
https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/congress-bills-bernie-sanders-worker-coops
http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/why-bernie-sanders-is-pushing-for-more-employee-owners-in-the-workforce-20170523
https://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/20132/bernie_sanders_urges_workers_to_seize_means_of_production
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-41614820
http://time.com/money/3964733/hillary-clinton-profit-sharing-proposal/
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/rip-railgun-why-the-us-navys-super-weapon-might-be-dead-23553
https://www.naval-technology.com/comment/railgun-potentially-cancelled-went-wrong-us-superweapon/
http://taskandpurpose.com/navy-electromagnetic-railgun-budget/
http://taskandpurpose.com/navy-electromagnetic-railgun-ship-defense/

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