Category Archives: Women’s Rights

The National Party Platforms: Haven’t We All Been Here Before? — Podcast August 8, 2016

The Democratic and Republican Party Platforms: Promises, Promises…. Democratic Perspective hosts Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson take a closer look at the Democratic and Republican Party platforms. 51 and 58 pages, respectively, of wonkery, neither of which, if history is any guide, is likely to be … Continue reading

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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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Carolyn Warner Interview — Podcast January 27, 2014

Carolyn Warner: Politics and the Future. Carolyn Warner has had a long and distinguished career in Arizona Democratic Party politics. She served three terms as Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, ran for the U.S. Senate 1976,  was the Democratic nominee for … Continue reading

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ALEC and the Right-Wing Assault on Arizona — Podcast March 25, 2013

ALEC and the Right-Wing Assault on Arizona. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson discuss the impact of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on Arizona politics with Harriet Young, Northern Arizona University professor and past First Vice Chairwoman of the … Continue reading

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Turning America Blue.

For the February 4 edition of Democratic Perspective, Mike Cosentino and Bill Timberman looked into their crystal balls to determine our political future. Much has been written about Republican strategist Karl Rove’s 2004 prediction of a permanent Republican majority. Obviously, … Continue reading

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A Pollster’s View Of The Upcoming Elections.

Once again, Democratic Perspective was privileged to host Democratic pollster and strategist, Celinda Lake. Her clients include the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Democratic Governor’s Association (DGA), The White House Project, AFL-CIO, Human Rights Campaign, EMILY’s List and the Kaiser … Continue reading

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Celinda Lake Interview — Podcast August 20, 2012

The 2012 Elections: Where Are We Now? Last on our show on in late May, Celinda Lake, one of the Democratic Party’s leading pollsters and consultants, returns to Democratic Perspective to review the issues, the candidates and the Democratic Party’s prospects … Continue reading

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What’s the Hullabaloo about?

In this case, the reference is to the very popular blog by Digby, aka Heather Parton. On April, 16, 2012, Democratic Perspective was pleased to host the author who has a following of more than 166,000 clicks a week. When … Continue reading

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Digby Interview — Podcast April 16, 2012

The War on Women: What Are We Really Talking About?  Democratic Perspective is proud to bring our listeners a half hour with Digby, the creator of Hullabaloo, one of the earliest, best written, and most widely quoted progressive blogs on the … Continue reading

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Jo Kelleher Interview — Podcast March 19, 2012

Eternal Vigilance: Continuing Democratic Perspective’s series on the Republican war on women, Jo Kelleher, long-time educator and current member of the Governing Board of the Chino Valley Unified School District, describes the history of the struggle for equal rights, the humiliations inflicted … Continue reading

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