Category Archives: Next Generation Economy

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 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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Some Perils of Public-Private Collaboration in Albuquerque: Phillips and Eclipse

In this article we will look at some of the perils that happened with public funds going for private gain.  These case studies will revolve around Albuquerque with two companies operating there in the early aughties: Phillips Semiconductors and Eclipse … Continue reading

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