Tag Archives: Arizona Politics

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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Sheila Healy Interview — Podcast November 23, 2015

The Arizona Democratic Party: the Battle for the Nation’s Future. Democratic Perspective interviews Sheila Healy, new Executive Director of the Arizona Democratic Party, about the party organization in Arizona, the crucial issues facing the state and the nation, and the upcoming 2016 elections.

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The State of Public Education in Arizona: It’s Getting Worse — Podcast June 8, 2015

Not-So-Great Expectations: Arizona Is Now Dead Last in Per-Pupil Education Spending.  Democratic Perspective  talks to Jim Ledbetter, Verde Valley Attorney and Past President of the Mingus Union High School District Governing Board and Ann Shaw, District Director of the New Visions Academy charter … Continue reading

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Felecia Rotellini Interview — Podcast October 20, 2014

Felecia Rotellini: Competence, Experience, and Service. Democratic Perspective again welcomes Felecia Rotellini, career prosecutor and Democratic candidate for the office of Arizona Attorney General back to the show. Hosts Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson talk to Felecia about the progress of her campaign, her plans for … Continue reading

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Agenda 21: U.N. Conspiracy, or Conservative Paranoia? — Podcast April 29, 2013

Agenda 21 and the Right-Wing Tinfoil Hat Brigade: Angela LeFevre and Gary LaMaster join Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson to discuss Agenda 21, a report with recommendations on sustainable development from the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment & Development in Rio … Continue reading

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Marcia Busching and Paul Newman Interview — Podcast October 29, 2012

The Arizona Solar Team 2012: Democratic Candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster interview Democratic candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission,  Marcia Busching and incumbent Commissioner Paul Newman. Together with Sandra Kennedy — also an … Continue reading

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Richard Carmona Interview — Podcast October 22, 2012

The Meaning of Public Service: Dr. Richard Carmona Discusses His Candidacy for the U.S. Senate in Arizona. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson interview Dr. Richard Carmona, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from Arizona. Dr. Carmona is a decorated … 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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Arizona Legislative District 6 Candidate Interviews — Podcast July 2, 2012

Arizona’s Legislative District 6: A Real Choice, and a Real Opportunity in 2012. Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts, Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, interview the three Democratic candidates for Arizona’s Legislative District 6. Doug Ballard and Angela Lefevre are running for the House, and … Continue reading

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Wenona Benally Baldenegro Interview — Podcast June 4, 2012

A New Voice in Arizona’s First Congressional District: With primary campaigning in Arizona well underway, Democratic Perspective interviews Wenona Benally Baldenegro, Democratic candidate for Arizona’s First Congressional District. She talks with co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson about her background  — growing up … Continue reading

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