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Larry Willard, Profile of a Power Elitist; Part 5

This is the final chapter for now on Larry Willard.  Here I will examine his relationship with then Governor Bill Richardson and his further influence on economic development in the state. Back on July 1st, 2003, Larry Willard announced his … Continue reading

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Larry Willard, Profile of a Power Elitist; Part 4

(part 4 of 5) Last time we left off in this story of Larry Willard, we mentioned his time in the Next Generation Economy nonprofit.  This was the who’s who of the power elite in New Mexico, directing the future … Continue reading

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Larry Willard: Profile of a Power Elitist, Part 3

(part 3 of 5) Willard, Economic Development, and the Next Generation Economy In the New Mexico Business Journal article cited above promoting Willard for Most Influential, they stated that he works “tirelessly in the area of economic development, to provide … Continue reading

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Larry Willard: Profile of a Power Elitist, part 2

(part 2 of 5) Willard as a Philanthropist, and on the Board of Regents at UNM Along with his reputation in the banking industry, Willard also made a name for himself in the philanthropic field. Willard has sat on the … Continue reading

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Larry Willard, Profile of a Power Elitist: Part 1

Larry Willard: Profile of a Power Elitist C. Wright Mills wrote The Power Elite in 1956.  It described the intertwining of state, military, and corporate power, and those who hold it.  He stated of the Power Elite: “The power elite … Continue reading

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Thoughts on UNM Athletics

Academe, n.:  An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.:  A modern school where football is taught. ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does … Continue reading

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