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Yavapai College Update — Podcast June 1, 2015

Putting the Community Back in Our Community College:  Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster welcome Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks to bring our audience up-to-date on the latest news from the Verde Valley Community College Citizen Advocates push for home rule — a separate administrative district for the … Continue reading

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Yavapai College Update — Podcast January 26, 2015

The Yavapai College Ten Year Capital Improvement Plan a Year Later: Have the Verde Valley’s Concerns Had Any Impact? Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster welcome Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks back to discuss recent developments in the struggle over local autonomy in … Continue reading

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2014: Democratic Perspective’s Year in Review — Podcast December 29, 2014

Looking Back AND Forward: Democratic Perspective’s 2014 in Review. Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson review the most prominent themes of Democratic Perspective’s broadcasts in 2014. From the growing inequality in income and wealth in the U.S. to dark money and phony Republican scandals in national … Continue reading

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Yavapai College: Is Local Control the Answer? — Podcast March 3, 2014

A Separate Verde Valley Administrative District for Yavapai College: Is It Feasible? Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks return to Democratic Perspective to address what they see as the flaws in the Yavapai College administration’s 10 year plan, and to discuss the potential … Continue reading

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The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan, Part II: Fixing What’s Broken — Podcast February 10, 2014

The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan: Robbing Peter To Pay Paul? Democratic Perspective‘s Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson are joined once again by Robert Oliphant, ex-Board Member of Yavapai College for Yavapai County District 3, and Ruth Wicks, retired school and college counselor, … Continue reading

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The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan: A Question of Fairness — Podcast February 3, 2014

The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan: Is the Verde Valley Getting its Money’s Worth? Democratic Perspective‘s Mike Cosentino and  Steve Williamson are joined by Robert Oliphant, ex-Board Member of Yavapai College for Yavapai County District 3, Ruth Wicks, retired school and college counselor, … Continue reading

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