Category Archives: Taxation

21st Century Challenges – Podcast June 16, 2024

Can We Rise To The Occasion? The world is currently facing a number of what seem to be insurmountable problems – the threat of autocracy, business monopolies, growing wealth disparity, gun violence, climate crisis, mass migration, mass extinctions and artificial … Continue reading

Posted in Autocracy, Automation, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Corporations, Democratic Governance, Economic Policy, Economic Theory, Elections, Energy Policy, Environment, Global Warming, Government, Gun Control, Immigration, Income Inequality, inherited Wealth, Jobs and Employment, Mass Extinction, Mass Migration, National Politics, Offshoring, Presidential Elections, Public Policy, Refugees, Supreme Court, Taxation, Technology, Voting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jablow Interview – Podcast June 2, 2024

An Update From The Mayor Of Sedona. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Scott Jablow, Mayor of Sedona who is running for re-election this Fall. He provides updates on a variety of issues beginning with the planned Safe Place to … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Politics, Community, Conspiracy Theories, Democratic Governance, Education, Elections, Federal Lands, Government, Housing, Income Inequality, Infrastructure, Innovation, Interviews, Jobs and Employment, Local Politics, Misinformation, Public Accountability, Public Policy, Public Service, Taxation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Jablow Interview – Podcast June 2, 2024

Nez Interview – Podcast March 10, 2024

Representing Constituents. Not An Ideology. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Jonathon Nez, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. He is running against Republican Eli Crane, the extremist incumbent who doesn’t even live in the congressional district he … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Economy, Arizona Politics, Civic Renewal, Cultural Diversity, Democratic Governance, Department of the Interior, Development, Domestic Extremism, Education, Elections, Environment, Environmental Issues, Federal Lands, Government, Health Care, Infrastructure, Infrastructure Investment, Interviews, Jobs and Employment, Justice System, Local Politics, National Politics, Native American Issues, Opioid Epidemic, Pandemic, Political Candidacy, Political Polarization, Public Accountability, Public Lands, Public Service, Small Business, Social Services, Taxation, U.S. Forest Service, Veterans' Issues, Voting, Water Policy, Women's Rights | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Nez Interview – Podcast March 10, 2024

Check Interview – Podcast March 3, 2024

A Promise To Listen And Be Available To County Residents. Co-hosts Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Nikki Check, District 3 candidate for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors. She is running against incumbent Donna Michaels, a fellow Democrat. The … Continue reading

Posted in Agricultural Policy, Arizona Politics, Community, Democratic Governance, Development, Elections, Environmental Issues, Fiscal Policy, Government, Housing, Infrastructure, Interviews, Local Politics, Oenology, Policing, Political Candidacy, Public Accountability, Public Lands, Public Policy, Public Service, Taxation, Tourism, Viticulture, Water Policy | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Check Interview – Podcast March 3, 2024

Podcast December 17, 2023

The “Think Tanks” That Control The Republican Party. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster examine the rightwing organizations that hold sway over the GOP by creating policies, selecting judges, and funding candidates. Since the 1970s, these so-called think tanks have grown … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Autocracy, Bigotry, Campaign Finance, Civil Rights, Conservative Paranoia, Conservatives and Reactionaries, Constitutional Issues, Corporations, Corruption, Disinformation, Domestic Extremism, Economic Theory, Education Policy, Energy Policy, Fiscal Policy, Foreign Policy, Front Organizations, Government, Israel, Judicial System, LGBTQ Issues, Middle East Policy, Military Policy, Misogyny, National Politics, Political Action Committees, Political History, Political Polarization, Presidential Elections, Privatization, Public Education, Public Policy, Religion, Supreme Court, Taxation, U.S. Court System, Voting, Women's Rights | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Podcast December 17, 2023

Podcast November 6, 2023

The Republican Plans To Destroy America. In this show, we look at Agenda 47, the 2025 Project, and Trump’s own words to determine what to expect should Trump or another Republican win the presidency in 2024. In a new Republican … Continue reading

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Baker Interview – Podcast October 16, 2023

The Deficit, Inflation, Media, And Republican Dysfunction. Karen McClelland and Steve Williamson welcome acclaimed economist Dean Baker back to the show. Baker is co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. They begin by discussing the federal deficit. “It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Paranoia, Conspiracy Theories, Deficit Reduction, Disinformation, Domestic Policy, Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy, Government, Income Inequality, Inflation, Interviews, IRS, Jobs and Employment, Mass Media, Monetary Policy, National Politics, Political Lies, Tax and Investment Policy, Tax Law, Tax Revenues, Taxation, Taxes and the Deficit | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Baker Interview – Podcast October 16, 2023

Bidenomics – Podcast July 31, 2023

Rebuilding The Economy From the Middle Out And Bottom Up. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster examine the enormous success of the Biden-Harris administration in rescuing the United States economy from the chaos caused by the pandemic and the Trump administration. … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Civic Renewal, Civil Liberties, Climate Change, Deficit Reduction, Domestic Policy, Economic Policy, Economic Stimulus, Energy Policy, Environment, Fiscal Policy, Global Warming, Government, Growth, Health Care Policy, Infrastructure, Infrastructure Investment, Jobs and Employment, Labor Shortages, National Debt Ceiling, National Politics, Offshoring, Pandemic, Pharmaceutical Pricing and Procurement, Political Parties, Presidential Elections, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development, Taxation, Taxes and the Deficit | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bidenomics – Podcast July 31, 2023

Work Interview – Podcast July 10, 2023

Finding Compassion For Others And Yourself. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Robertson Work back to the show. Work is an Adjunct Professor, activist and author of numerous books including A Compassionate Civilization: The Urgency of Sustainable Development and Mindful … Continue reading

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Podcast May 29, 2023

Assessing GOP Presidential Candidates For 2024. Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Gary LaMaster analyze the GOP candidates who have announced their run for president against the Democratic incumbent Joe Biden. In many ways, it’s a rogue’s list headed by twice … Continue reading

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