Free School University Radio

It’s the election season, and it seems every candidate has an opinion on the Federal Budget. How do you know who to believe? Why should you care?

Our guests, Michael Kane and Molly Hannon, are activists who have devoted long hours, over the years, learning to understand the Federal Budget, what it means to them and to their communities, as well as the politics of what gets funded and why, and what citizens and activists can do to influence the process. We’ll be discussing the budget, itself – How big is it? What does it fund, and how much? Who decides what it is? – as well as budget focused activism, and, in particular, a ballot question many Massachusetts residents will get to vote on, this November: the Budget For All referendum.

Michael Kane is a lifelong activist and community organizer, currently with the Mass Alliance of HUD Tenants (MAHT)…

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