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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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Chuck Williamson Interview — Podcast June 25, 2012

Banking and the Financial Crisis: Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts, Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, interview one of our own. Chuck Williamson, Steve’s brother, and retired Chief Investment Officer of First Interstate Bank (now part of Wells Fargo), offers some critical insights into banking 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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James Galbraith Interview — Podcast, May 14, 2012

Predators and Victims: The Cost to the Real Economy and the Middle Class of an Overgrown  Financial Sector. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson talk with James K. Galbraith, professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs … Continue reading

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Dean Baker Interview — Podcast May 7, 2012

Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.  Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic Policy and Research, and author of The Conservative Nanny State (2006) and The End of Loser Liberalism (2011) returns … Continue reading

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An Expert’s View Of Our Economy.

Following President Obama’s State of The Union address, Democratic Perspective invited Dean Baker to discuss the economy. A highly respected macro-economist and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Baker writes a weekly commentary on the economy which … Continue reading

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Dean Baker Interview — Podcast January 30, 2011

Unemployment, Economic Stimulus, and the Deficit: In an exclusive interview with Democratic Perspective, progressive economist Dean Baker, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, discusses what has happened to the U.S. economy since the collapse of … Continue reading

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Lane Kenworthy Interview — Podcast December 26, 2011

America’s Big Government Future: In his third appearance on Democratic Perspective, Lane Kenworthy, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona, presents the case for a bigger government role in adapting to the challenges of a global … Continue reading

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America’s Big Government Future.

That’s the title of a stimulating presentation by Lane Kenworthy, author and Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona. In his third appearance on Democratic Perspective, Mr. Kenworthy compared the size of US government with that … Continue reading

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Alan Grayson Interview — Podcast September 26, 2011

Do the Republicans Actually Care About What Happens To Most of Us, Or Are They Just Political Attack Dogs? Alan Grayson, former Democratic Congressional Representative from Florida’s 8th District, tells Democratic Perspective why the Republicans are still wrong about health … Continue reading

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