Category Archives: Drug Trafficking

Legalizing Marijuana in Arizona: The Pros and Cons of Ballot Proposition 205 — Podcast September 19, 2016

First Do No Harm: How Will the De-Criminalization and Regulation of Marijuana Affect Arizona’s Public Health and Safety? Democratic Perspective hosts a debate on the merits of Arizona’s Proposition 205, and whether or not its proposed decriminalization of marijuana sale and use — within certain legally … Continue reading

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Sasha Abramsky Interview — Podcast November 25, 2013

Throwing Away the Key: Mass Incarceration As a Substitute for Effective Social Policy. Author and journalist Sasha Abramsky returns to Democratic Perspective to discuss his research on the Prison Industrial Complex. How the justice system in the United States has become a one-way … Continue reading

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Immigration Nation.

On July 22, 2013, Democratic Perspective took on the politically-charged subject of immigration policy and Senate Bill 744, the Immigration Reform Bill that recently passed the US Senate. It seems almost everybody has an opinion about immigration. But many lack … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform and Senate Bill S744 — Podcast July 22, 2013

Immigration Therapy: U.S. Senate Bill S744 and the Prospects for Genuine Immigration Reform. Gary LaMaster joins Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson to discuss what we mean when we say immigration reform,  why it’s crucial to the future of the U.S. economy … Continue reading

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Fast and Furious: What Darrell Issa WON’T Tell You — Podcast July 9, 2012

The Truth About Fast and Furious: Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts, Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, along with Gary LaMaster, a member of  DP’s editorial board, discuss the political furor surrounding the Arizona Office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Fast … Continue reading

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