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Andrea Christelle Interview — Podcast July 3, 2017

If the Nature Of Truth Is Conditioned By Our Prior Allegiances, What Are the Implications For Our Politics?  Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson ask Andrea Christelle, one of the founders of SPEX, the Sedona Philosophy Experience, how we should deal … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Legacy — Podcast January 16, 2017

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times: Democratic Perspective Looks Back At the Obama Years. On the eve of President-Elect Trump’s inauguration, Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, Klaus von Stutterheim, and Steve Williamson evaluate the successes and failures of President … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Trump Administration: What Should We Expect? — Podcast December 26, 2016

Billionaires, Generals, and White Supremacists: Donald Trump Introduces the Ship of State to Its New Crew. Gary LaMaster, Klaus von Stutterheim, and Steve Williamson look at President-Elect Trump’s picks for Cabinet and senior advisory positions. Compared to past administrations, this one appears to be … 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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What You Should Know About Health Care And The Affordable Care Act.

On August 5 and August 12, Democratic Perspective tackled the very complicated subject of health care. We began by listing some statistics about the U.S. health care system. They’re anything but reassuring. For example: In the U.S. we spend more … Continue reading

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The Affordable Health Care Act: What It Will Do For You Beginning in 2014 — Podcast August 12, 2013

Obamacare: The Best Is Yet to Come. Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson continue their review of the Affordable Health Care Act. What can we expect beginning next year? Lots of good stuff: restrictions on annual payout limits; free (no co-pay … Continue reading

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The Affordable Health Care Act: What It’s ALREADY Done For You — Podcast August 5, 2013

Obamacare: What Does the Evidence Tell Us? Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson review the Affordable Health Care Act. Not only are the pieces of the ACA already in effect working out better than expected, but the evidence from states … Continue reading

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The Truth About “Obamacare.”

Once again, Democratic Perspective visited with Dean Baker, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. This time, the topic was the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). We began by asking about the benefits of … 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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