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Podcast – February 18, 2019

The Next Bold Step Toward Fascism?  On President’s Day, the Democratic Perspective hosts and contributors examine Trump’s attempted power grab and effort to usurp the fiduciary responsibility of Congress by declaring a national emergency to build a wall on our southern … Continue reading

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Fair and Balanced: the Trivialization of American Journalism — Podcast January 5, 2015

Not What You Want to Know, but What You Need to Know? Not Any More: Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson look at the dismal state of current American media reporting. Consolidation of ownership, 24/7/365 news cycles, infotainment and the ratings … Continue reading

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Democratic Perspective Retrospective — Podcast October 24, 2011

Our First 30 Weeks: A Democratic Perspective Retrospective. Since April 4th of this year, Democratic Perspective has been bringing Northern Arizona new voices and a fresh approach to international, national, state, and local political and economic issues. Our co-hosts, Mike … Continue reading

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Aviva Chomsky Interview, Part 2 — Podcast, August 22, 2011

Scapegoating Immigrants: Is There a Better Way To Deal With the Issue of Immigration? Part 2 of Democratic Perspective’s interview with Aviva Chomsky. If you have a situation like the one we have in the U.S., in which the economic … Continue reading

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Avi Chomsky Cont’d – Scapegoating Immigrants

As Democratic Perspective continued its interview with the author of They Take Our Jobs! and 20 other myths about immigration, we began by asking if the immigration problem is just too big to solve. She responded by saying, “It depends … Continue reading

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They Take Our Jobs! and 20 other myths about immigration.

That’s the title of a book by Avi Chomsky who was interviewed by Democratic Perspective. As a historian, teacher, and coordinator of the Latin American studies at Salem State College, she has become a strong voice for fairness in our … Continue reading

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Aviva Chomsky Interview, Part 1 — Podcast August 15, 2011

Are They REALLY Taking Our Jobs? Myths About Undocumented Immigrants. Aviva Chomsky is an American historian, author, and activist who has written extensively on immigration issues. She teaches at Salem State College in Massachusetts, where she is also the coordinator … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky Cont’d – Immigration And Arab Spring

On July 18, Democratic Perspective continued its interview with Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky by asking how we should deal with the fear of immigration.  He responded by saying, “We deal with it by a sympathetic understanding and education.  We can … Continue reading

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Immigration – A Conflict Of Values

Recently, Democratic Perspective had the great privilege of discussing the immigration debate with Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritas at Massachussetts Institute of Technology’s Dept. of Linguistics and Philosophy. He has authored more than 150 books and, according to Wikipedia, is the … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky Interview — Podcast July 11, 2011

Two Perspectives on Immigration: The Right to Make a Living vs. the Right to a Secure Cultural Identity. Distinguished professor of linguistics and world-renowned philosopher, political dissident and cultural critic Noam Chomsky shares his insight on U.S. immigration policy with … Continue reading

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