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Steve Ryan Interview — Podcast January 30, 2017

The Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security: Regardless of What Donald Trump and Paul Ryan Tell You, These Programs May Be All That Stands Between You and A Genuinely Miserable Old Age. Steve Ryan, a local Sedona attorney, joins Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act: On the Ground in Arizona — Podcast December 2, 2013

Obamacare: Problems, Promises and the Experience to Date. Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, and Steve Williamson are joined by Verde Valley Attorney Jim Ledbetter in a discussion of the nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act in Arizona — its impact on the extent … Continue reading

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Dean Baker Interview — Podcast October 1, 2012

The Affordable Care Act: What It’s Really All About. Progressive economist Dean Baker, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, returns to Democratic Perspective to discuss the details of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare: Who it will cover, … Continue reading

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Digby Interview — Podcast May 21, 2012

Deficit Reduction and the Conservative Attack on Social Insurance Programs:  Digby, aka Heather Parton, the creator of Hullabaloo, returns to Democratic Perspective to discuss the art of successful blogging, and to expose the decades-old right-wing ideological crusade against critical social programs, now masquerading … Continue reading

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A Manufactured Crisis — Podcast July 25, 2011

Debt Ceilings and the Deficit: The Republicans Threaten To Wreck the Government — Again. Newt Gingrich tried shutting the government down in 1995, and got handed his walking papers, but Republicans are nothing if not persistent. John Boehner’s grandstanding may … Continue reading

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Republicans Double Down On Vouchercare

Despite polls showing voter displeasure with Congressman Paul Ryan’s plan to replace Medicare with vouchers seniors could use to purchase private insurance on the free market, Republicans continue to support the program. Following passage in the House, many Senate Republicans … Continue reading

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