Back on the Air! AFD Ep 48 – June Recap

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“AFD Ep 48 – June Recap”
Posted: Tues, 02 July 2013

In the first episode of the summer at the new studio, my new co-host, Persephone, joins me to discuss the Voting Rights Act decision, the DOMA and Prop 8 cases, Wendy Davis, Obama’s climate speech, and Syria. This online version of the episode includes a much longer debate on the Syria problem.

AFD 47A – Hiatus Bonus Episode

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“AFD Ep 47A – Hiatus Bonus”
Posted: Mon, 22 May 2013

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The show will be going on hiatus for several weeks as we re-locate to a new studio. In this bonus episode recorded on Monday May 20, Bill looks at the challenges in Syria and the northern Caucasus.

AFD 47 – Unemployment and Government

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“AFD Ep 47 – Unemployment and Government”
Posted: Mon, 13 May 2013

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Description: Guest commentator Sarah joins Bill from Idaho to talk about youth unemployment, unemployment insurance, and public sector job cuts. Then Bill highlights economic benefits of the EPA and the early results of Obamacare implementation.

AFD Ep 46 – Invisible Harms

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“AFD Ep 46 – Invisible Harms”
Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2013

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Guest commentator Sasha joins Bill to talk about less visible sequester harms and the Congressionally-imposed woes of the US Postal Service. Then Bill discusses chemical weapons in Syria, renewed turmoil in Iraq, and the CIA’s cash giveaways in Afghanistan.

AFD Ep 45 – Rule of Law

“Arsenal for Democracy Ep 45 – Rule of Law”
Posted: Mon, 22 Apr 2013

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Host: Bill. Guest commentator: Sasha. Topics: Food Safety, Maine Wind Power and Paul LePage, Mark Sanford, Terrorism Prosecution, Mali, Kosovo.

AFD Ep 37 – Immigration and Cyberwars

“AFD Ep 37 – Immigration and Cyberwar”
Posted: Tues, 05 Feb 2013
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Description: Bill and Sasha discuss recent unusual developments in Congressional races and then examine the push for immigration reform. Then Bill looks at the NY Times report on the new classified cyber warfare policy review from the Obama Administration, before updating us on the situation in Mali (and neighboring Niger).

AFD Ep 36 – Progress Small and Large

Posted: Tues, 29 Jan 2013
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Description: Bill updates us on the Senate rules reform, discusses a strange Federal Appeals Court decision, talks to guest commentator Sasha about women in combat, covers a proposal to change the Electoral College to help Republicans, looks at protests in Egypt, discusses the tragic loss of the Timbuktu libraries this week, and previews the coming immigration reform battle in Congress.