The Advocates 3-10-10

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at 12:00 Noon, I am hosting my show, The Advocates on WVOX- 1460 AM, or you can listen to the program’s live streaming at One can call the show at 914-636-0110 to reach us on the radio.  My guests are Britton Manasco, and Dr. Lewis J. Perelman.

Our subject will be a two-part program: the role of government; what it must or must not do, what it can achieve, what if it fails, what are our best realistic hopes for the future and how these limitations or potentialities fit in with President Obama’s initiatives.

Britton Manasco is based in Austin, Texas and is executive director of the Liberated Minds Institute (, a think tank and research firm that focuses on raising the entrepreneurial and financial IQ of the young. LMI is a clearinghouse and an information resource, which draws on the best minds, models and tool-sets regarding entrepreneurialism and economic education for teens and young adultsManasco also is a former journalist who has written for the New York Times , the Economist , Harvard Business Review , Far Eastern Economic Review , Business China , and Reason Magazine .  Britton Manasco, Founder and Principal, Manasco Marketing Partners ph: 512-301-4881; cell: 512-415-7936,

email: web: ManascoMarketing

His blog is Illuminating the Future and sign up for Elevation Quarterly


Lewis J. Perelman is a Washington-DC policy and management consultant. He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics and physics from the City College of New York, and went on to study space and planetary physics at Columbia University and Harvard University.  He later earned his doctoral degree in administration, planning, and policy from Harvard, where his studies focused on sustainable economic development.


Dr. Perelman has over thirty years of professional experience focused on the processes of innovation, sustainability, and resilience—as a consultant, analyst, author, publisher, and teacher.   His clients have included nonprofit organizations, businesses from small start-ups to major corporations, and public agencies from the local to international levels.  He has held senior positions in several research institutes and think tanks, and is currently a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Regulatory Science in Alexandria, VA.  Dr. Perelman has been author, contributor, or editor of 12 books and over 100 other publications, including his best-selling book School's Out.


Recently, as a consultant to several associations, research institutes, and public agencies, Dr. Perelman has been working on the needs for technology and infrastructure development related to energy, climate, and national security issues.


Meanwhile, the mission of The Advocates is to bring to the public differing views on current “public policy” issues. “Public policy,” therefore, is what we as a nation legally and traditionally follow.


One can find my essays on FDR and other subjects at All of the archived shows can be found at:  Next week WVOX will be devoted to its annual Saint Patrick’s Day forum and celebration, and on March 24th, I will be talking with author Andrew Valentine about the “Power of Myth in our Culture, and how it Affects Public Policy Thinking.”


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