Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pat Willerton Interview — Podcast April 22, 2013

Russia As the Russians See it: John P. (Pat) Willerton, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona, and specialist in Russian politics and foreign policy, joins Democratic Perspective’s Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson in a discussion of today’s Russia as … Continue reading

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U.S. Defense Spending, Part II — Podcast April 15, 2013

The Downside of Defense Spending: Gary LaMaster joins Mike Cosentino, Bill Timberman, and Steve Williamson as Democratic Perspective continues its discussion of  oversized U.S. defense budgets and their unintended consequences. https://verdevalleyindependentdemocrats.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/DemPerspective-04-15-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

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U.S. Defense Spending: Cost/Benefit Analysis.

April 8, 2013, Democratic Perspective’s own Bill Timberman presented a thorough cost/benefit analysis of U.S. military spending. Following are his notes for the program: 68 years ago, the U.S. stood alone in the wreckage of World War II as the … Continue reading

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U.S. Defense Spending: Are We Getting What We’ve Paid For? — Podcast April 8, 2012

U.S. Defense Spending: Are We Getting What We’ve Paid For? Democratic Perspective editor Bill Timberman joins co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson to discuss the $711 billion dollar U.S. defense budget, our 1,000-plus overseas military bases, and the distortions our increasing reliance … Continue reading

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Michael Austin Interview — Podcast April 1, 2013

The Second Amendment Doesn’t Mean What the Right Wing Thinks It Does: Professor Michael Austin, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas, returns to Democratic Perspective to discuss the national controversy surrounding the Second Amendment. In his … Continue reading

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The Founding Fathers, Revisited.

April 1, 2013, Democratic Perspective once again hosted Michael Austin, Provost, VP for Academic Affairs, Professor at Newman University and author of That’s Not What They Meant! Reclaiming The Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing. Austin explains that, far from … Continue reading

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