Category Archives: Movement Conservatism

The Failure of Ideologically-Driven Public Policies: Minnesota vs. Arizona — Podcast January 11, 2016

Red States and Blue States: Ideology vs. Service to the People. Democratic Perspective looks at why the ideological preoccupations of the Republican right have proven so disastrous for the people who live in red states. Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster compare unemployment, wealth distribution, health … Continue reading

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Who Are These Lunatics, and Why Are They Running Things? The Freedom Caucus and the Demise of the Republican Party in the House — Podcast October 19, 2015

Rage, Ignorance, and Obstructionism in the House of Representatives: If Hating the Government Is the Only Qualification a Politician Needs to Get Elected to Congress, Maybe We’re in More Trouble Than We Thought. Paul Schwartz, publisher and democratic activist, pulls up … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Federalism, Conservatives and Reactionaries, Constitutional Issues, Democratic Governance, Economic Policy, Government, LIberals and Conservatives, Movement Conservatism, National Debt Ceiling, National Politics, Podcasts, Political Polarization, Scandal Mongering, Taxes and the Deficit, U.S. Budget | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Who Are These Lunatics, and Why Are They Running Things? The Freedom Caucus and the Demise of the Republican Party in the House — Podcast October 19, 2015

The Republican Presidential Candidates, All 17 of Them: Podcast August 3, 2015

The Greatest Clown Show On Earth: The Republican Presidential Lineup for 2016. Democratic Perspective takes a long, flabbergasted look at the list of seventeen Republican presidential hopefuls for 2016. Should we laugh, cry, or, like Madame Defarge, go quietly back to our knitting? We … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Finance, Citizens United, Conservatives and Reactionaries, Dark Money, Democratic Governance, Elections, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Mass Media, Movement Conservatism, National Politics, Podcasts, Political Action Committees, Political Contributions, Political Theory, Polling, Propaganda, Racism | Tagged , | Comments Off on The Republican Presidential Candidates, All 17 of Them: Podcast August 3, 2015

Sasha Abramsky Interview — Podcast October 21, 2013

Poverty in America: Never Mind What Conservatives Say, Poverty Is NOT the Fault of the Poor. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson interview author and journalist Sasha Abramsky about his new book  The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Class Conflict, Conservatives and Reactionaries, Democratic Governance, Economic Policy, Financial Sector, Health Care, Income Inequality, Interviews, Jobs and Employment, Movement Conservatism, Podcasts, Social Contract, Social Security, Unemployment | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sasha Abramsky Interview — Podcast October 21, 2013

Corey Robin Interview — Podcast July 15, 2013

What Conservatives Want, and Why They Want it: Corey Robin, Associate Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, talks to Democratic Perspective’s Steve Williamson and Bill Timberman about the thinking that led to his 2011 book, The Reactionary Mind: … Continue reading

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