Category Archives: Hunger

Poverty By Design: The Role of Public Policy in Income Inequality — Podcast June 9, 2014

Eradicating Poverty in America: Didn’t We Used To Be Better At It? Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, and Gary LaMaster look at the astonishing figures on the growth of poverty in the U.S., the public policy decisions which lie behind those figures, and the terrible consequences … Continue reading

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Income Inequality: Why It Matters — Podcast January 13, 2014

Income Inequality: The Threat to the Poor, the Middle Class, and To Our Democracy. Democratic Perspective‘s Mike Cosentino and  Steve Williamson document the increasing inequality of incomes in the U.S., and investigate the consequences for the economic and political health of the … Continue reading

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The Arizona Show — Podcast November 18, 2013

Arizona: Its Past, Its Present, and Its Future.  Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino, together with Chuck Williamson and Gary LaMaster, explore Arizona’s past, its present, and together look ahead to its prospects for the future. A critical analysis … Continue reading

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Hunger in America — Podcast October 28, 2013

Hunger in America and in Arizona: Who It Affects, What Causes It, and What We Should Do About It.  Following up on our last program on poverty, Democratic Perspective’s Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster discuss the statistics which reveal the shocking number … Continue reading

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