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):
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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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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 27, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 219

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Topics: Demonstrations for gun control in Boston and Springfield at the Smith and Wesson factory; Historical radicalism in New England and what old-school anarchist labor organizing might teach us today. People: Bill, Nate. Produced: Mar 24th, 2018.

Episode 219 (54 min):
AFD 219

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Pre-release clarification: The IWW was established in 1905. Late 19th century efforts along similar lines were of course not IWW, but undertaken by other organizers. I can’t remember if I muddled it a bit while speaking off the cuff. -Bill

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February 20, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 215

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Topics: CFPB leadership dispute, Bank of America fees, Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal; Holocaust Denial politics in Europe. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: Feb 18th, 2018.

Episode 215 (51 min):
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AFD 215 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):
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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):
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AFD 211 Links Discussed/Recommended and Detailed Notes on Work Requirements (PDF)

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