Tag: Arkansas
Growth Machines: Arkansas Edition on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Kevin Carson‘s “Growth Machines: Arkansas Edition” read by Mike Godzina and edited by Nick Ford. Gov. Asa Hutchinson stated his “expectations… for the state of Arkansas to be creative in [coming up with] additional revenue streams for developing our highway infrastructure.” Given his aversion to funding highways by raising the fuel…
Growth Machines: Arkansas Edition
Harvey Molotch coined the term “growth machines” for the coalitions of real estate and other businesses that control local governments and use them as a vehicles to promote the interests of chambers of commerce — and particularly those of the real estate developers. The collusion between business and state and local government is more, not…
The Worthlessness Of Representative Democracy: A Local Case Study
I’m alternately amused and exasperated by the constant refrain of calls to “Vote Harder!” from Progressive Democrats (the kind of people who use the #UniteBlue hashtag on Twitter). During the 2008 campaign Barack Obama made the most left-populist noises of any Democratic candidate in generations, and won by a landslide almost as big as LBJ’s…
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