Category Archives: Health Care

Ruby Interview – Podcast January 28, 2024

From Theater To Politics. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Jay Ruby, theater company director, actor, activist, and Democratic candidate for the Arizona State Legislature. Ruby has experience in organizing people, beginning with his efforts to establish a theater company … Continue reading

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Rothchild Interview – Podcast November 27, 2023

Identifying The Root Causes Of The Israeli-Gaza War. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Alice Rothchild to discuss Gaza and its war with Israel. Rothchild is a physician, author, activist, and filmmaker who has devoted decades to understanding and writing … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Disinformation, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Government, Health Care, Housing, Human Rights, Infrastructure, International Relations, Interviews, Israel, Mass Incarceration, Middle East, Middle East Policy, Military Policy, Morality, Palestinian/Israeli Conflict, Refugees, Resistance, Theocracy, Women's Issues | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Rothchild Interview – Podcast November 27, 2023

Hanks, Liggett, Riemer Interview – Podcast May 1, 2023

Abortion In The Aftermath Of Dobbs: What Comes Next? Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Stephen Hanks, Jodi Liggett, and Frankie Riemer to discuss the latest political ramifications of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v Jackson decision overturning Roe v Wade. … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Arizona Politics, Bigotry, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Issues, Domestic Extremism, Domestic Policy, Elections, Government, Health Care, Health Care Delivery, Health Care Policy, Human Rights, Interviews, LGBT Issues, Misogyny, Morality, National Politics, Pharmaceuticals, Political Parties, Political Polarization, Public Health Policy, Religion, Supreme Court, Theocracy, Voter Suppression, Voting, Women's Issues, Women's Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Hanks, Liggett, Riemer Interview – Podcast May 1, 2023

Westbrook Interview – Podcast April 17, 2023

The Latest Targets Of GOP Culture War. Steve and Karen welcome Brianna Westbrook, VP of the Arizona Democratic Party, to discuss political strategies and the GOP’s attack on transgender Americans which is designed to excite the party’s white “Christian” nationalist … Continue reading

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Jablow Interview – Podcast January 30, 2023

A Mayor Who Listens. Steve Williamson welcomes Scott Jablow back to the show. Recently elected as Sedona’s Mayor after eight years on the City Council, Jablow says one of the things he enjoys most about the office is contact with … Continue reading

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Singal Interview – Podcast December 12, 2022

Analyzing The 2022 Elections And Predicting 2024. Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Stephen Hanks welcome our favorite political prognosticator, Dan Singal, back to the show to discuss the midterm elections. As it turned out, his predictions were proven amazingly accurate. … Continue reading

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Jablow – Podcast October 17, 2022

Knowledge And Experience Versus Bluster And Questions. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Scott Jablow, Sedona’s vice-mayor and finalist in the city’s mayoral runoff election. Having worked for Sedona in a number of positions, few know the city’s needs as … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Politics, Civic Renewal, Community, Conservatives and Reactionaries, Elections, Environmental Issues, Fiscal Policy, Global Warming, Government, Health Care, Housing, Infrastructure, Initiative and Referendum, Interviews, Local Politics, Political Candidacy, Political Polarization, Public Accountability, Public Lands, Public Service, Voting | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Jablow – Podcast October 17, 2022

O’Halleran Interview – Podcast September 26, 2022

Working To Find Common Ground. Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Stephen Hanks welcome U.S. Congressman Tom O’Halleran to discuss the issues and his campaign for re-election in a newly apportioned district in Arizona. The new district stretches from the Tucson … Continue reading

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Jordahl, Ploog Interview – Podcast August 1, 2022

End Of Roe Chaos. Steve Williamson and Stephen Hanks welcome attorneys Holli Ploog and Mik Jordahl back to the show to discuss the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s decision to dismantle the protections of Roe v Wade. Ploog says … Continue reading

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Mayes Interview – Podcast July 25, 2022

A Lawyer For The People. Steve and Karen welcome Kris Mayes, candidate for Arizona Attorney General. A former Republican turned Democrat, she was born and raised in the Prescott area of Yavapai County. Mayes promises to stand up for the … Continue reading

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