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    Experts Discuss Inflation and Religious Persecution

    On today’s recording of JustLove, we examine the continued reality of high inflation and its effects on American consumers. Economist Desmond Lachman, Ph.D., joins us to discuss what he sees as the causes of inflation and what policies he suggests could help address them. Professor Paul Marshall, Ph.D., joins us for the second half of our show to discuss religious persecution. In the wake of the attack on Author Salman Rushdie, we discuss religiously motivated violence across the globe, particularly those against Christians. Desmond Lachman, Ph.D., is an economist and Senior Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute. Professor Paul Marshall, Ph.D., is an author and Wilson Professor of Religious Freedom…

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    Afghani Acclimation – a Year On & Urban Living – Traffic Policy in Midtown

    On today’s recording of JustLove, begin our program joined by Afghani-born Nahela Hadi, about the work she has done helping other Afghani women who have spent the past year acclimating to life in the United States. We discuss the complex issues faced by women and children here and abroad. Next on our program, Executive Director of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, Bhairavi Desai helps us anticipate the implementation of a 2019 New York State “Congestion Pricing” Law which aims to cut traffic to Manhattan’s “Central Business District” south of 60th St. with a toll. Desai is working to organize the taxi and fee-for-hire industry to ask for exemptions from…

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    The Great Resignation from Law Enforcement and Puerto Rican Eligibility for Federal SSI

    On today’s recording of JustLove, we talk about the present phenomenon of law enforcement officers leaving the force with NYPD Retired Lieutenant Sammy Ravelo – also President and Founder of the Dominican Veterans of America. Following this, we are joined by Father Enrique Camacho Monserrate, Executive Director of Caritas Puerto Rico, to discuss the April 21st Supreme Court move to kick back to Congress the decision of whether the residents of Puerto Rico are eligible for the Federal SSI Program. Sammy Ravelo is a retired Lieutenant from the NYPD and is the President and Founder of the Dominican Veterans of America. Father Enrique Camacho Monserrate is the Executie Director at…

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    Bodies Found at San Antonio & New York State Redistricting Debate Explained

    On today’s recording of JustLove, in the wake of discovering fifty bodies of migrants in an abandoned tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, left by human traffickers on July 27th, we will be having a conversation with J. Antonio Fernandez, the CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Antonio about the tragic event. Then, we are joined by Prof. Jeffrey M. Wice, Esq., Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow at New York Law School and Special Counsel to the New York City Redistricting Commission to talk about the new political district maps drawn for New York State. J. Antonio Fernandez is the President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the…

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    Turning our Vision to Afghanistan and Nigeria

    ´╗┐In today’s recording of JustLove we return to the difficult situation facing our brethren in Afghanistan: over the past ten months since the withdrawal of American Forces on August 30th, 2021, the people of Afghanistan have faced enormous challenges including drought, a food crisis, and a devastating earthquake.  We speak with Megan Gilbert, Communications Officer with Catholic Relief Services, about what the organization is and has been doing to assist tens of thousands of households in Afghanistan.  Second, today’s episode is an examination of Nigeria where on June 5th a terrible massacre took place at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in that country, in which 40 congregants were killed and scores…

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