Tag Archives: Government

Is Our Government Really The Enemy?

The Tea Party would like you to think so, but ordinary citizens would be at the mercy of corporations and other economic forces without it. On successive weeks, Democratic Perspective examined the benefits of government in our lives and what … 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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Lane Kenworthy Interview, Part 2 — Podcast January 2, 2012

America’s Big Government Future, Continued: Lane Kenworthy expands on his discussion of America’s future with Democratic Perspective co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino. https://verdevalleyindependentdemocrats.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/DemPerspective-01-02-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

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America’s Big Government Future, Cont’d.

To further examine the role of government in America’s future, Democratic Perspective once again spoke with Lane Kenworthy, author and Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona. In his latest appearance on the program, we again … 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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Investment And Tax Policy.

On this week’s Democratic Perspective, Bill Timberman and Steve Williamson addressed the keys to putting people back to work and fixing our economy; Investment and tax policy. They began by noting that the private sector has reduced investment since 2008. … Continue reading

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Do Trickle-Down Economics Work?

As Democratic Perspective continued our conversation with Lane Kenworthy, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona on Labor Day, we began by posing that question to him. Professor Kenworthy responded by saying, “To an extent. Nobody … Continue reading

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What Is Government For?

Democratic Perspective posed the question to Lane Kenworthy, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona and author of Progress for the Poor, Jobs with Equality, Egalitarian Capitalism and In Search of National Economic Success. We began … Continue reading

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