Money and Democracy
FDA Podcast: Money and Democracy
In this month’s podcast, Mr. Stephen Garvey FDA founder and executive director chairs a seven person panel on the topic of should citizens with more money have more political say in a democratic society? This podcast is part 1 of 2. “Money” refers to an individual’s wealth, and “political say” refers political influence prior to an election and during the term of a government.
The panelists are comprised of Mr. Marc Power, Alberta NDP candidate for Calgary-Klein electoral division, Mr. Artur Pawlowski, member of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada and lead pastor at the Street Church Ministries based out of Calgary, Dr. Lisa Young, Political Science Professor at the University of Calgary, Mr. Dale Monette, FDA Director of Finance, Mr. Norm Kelley, Alberta Party candidate for the Calgary-Prairie electoral division, and Mr. Jim Blake member of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada and national chairman of the Concerned Christians Canada. The two political representatives were randomly selected. The views in this podcast do not necessarily represent the views of the FDA. For non-mainstream, insightful, and provocative discussion from people working in the field of international politics, listen in or download the FDA podcasts.
FDA on World Democracy is a monthly FDA podcast on international democracy issues. FDA members and invited guests participate in an informal round table discussion on major democracy issues or the FDA interviews prominent persons. All points of view are on the table as FDA members and invited guests explore, analyze, and discuss the most outstanding democracy issues. FDA members and invited guests are comprised of people from around the world, with diverse professional, academic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, and united by a serious interest in the advancement of world democracy. Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Store