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Anacortes Senior College

Dances of Political Economy

with Michael Newbrough, Ph.D.



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Dances of Political Economy


Policy-making games and how they affect our quasi-market economy. We will examine the structural basics of the U.S. government, various economic systems & policies, relative virtues & weaknesses of a free-market economy, and the different roles of government in our economy. Emphasis will be given to the incentives and actions of interest groups and their “dances” with politicians and bureaucrats, a co-dependence that results from human nature and expansive governmental powers. Lots of current events mixed in, also, as usual….

Instructor:  Michael Newbrough, Ph.D.

Michael holds a BA in French and an MA in Political Science from the Univ. of Nevada, and a PhD in Political Science from the Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, and was a Fulbright Scholar (graduate study in International Relations) at l’Université de Paris. He was a professor in the Dep’t of Economics, History, and Political Science at Palomar College in San Marcos,       CA for 30 years. He has found refuge in Anacortes for the last 15 years.

  • Apr 11 - May 16th, 2019
    Thu for 6 weeks from 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Anacortes Middle School

2202 M Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221 Get directions

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