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Making America Civil Again! Josh Dukelow, host of "Fresh Take" on WHBY, is joined by attorney Kristen Scheuerman to guide listeners through modern American law and disorder. Each week they will discuss legal issues in the news, and hope to revive civic life by championing a renewed respect for the rule of law.
 
Civic is the flagship audio program from the San Francisco Public Press, a nonprofit news institution, covering the city and how it works. The radio program airs every weekday on KSFP -LP 102.5 FM in San Francisco.
 
60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government. 60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy ...
 
Poll after poll, interview after interview, survey after survey, and assessment after assessment consistently show that the students of America do not know the basic history of our country or the essential responsibilities and rights of being an American citizen. 23 minutes of history education in a school day is not enough. Join educator Cindy Schwartz for a deep dive into the reasons why the study of social studies and civics has been sidelined. Because if civics is really dead, then what ...
 
Exploring how the gospel empowers us to think, speak and act differently in the public square. The Christian Civics Podcast features commentary, interviews, prayers and seminars exploring how we can respond to the civic and political turmoil around us with visible faithfulness. The decisions we make about how to handle our earthly citizenship are an important part of our Christian discipleship. The Center for Christian Civics empowers local churches to be communities where people train one a ...
 
The Civics series at Town Hall shines a light on the shifting issues, movements, and policies, that affect our society, both locally and globally. These events pose questions and ideas, big and small, that have the power to inform and impact our lives. Whether it be constitutional research from a scholar, a new take on history, or the birth of a movement, it's all about educating and empowering.
 
Let’s Get Civical is part civics class and part comedy show. Join Lizzie Stewart and Arden Walentowski as they unpack and repack those political and government structures that have driven us to the cry for help we’re in today. This stuff is confusing and we’ve made it our mission to break it down so we all understand what the FDR is going on. It’s like being in American Government class with your BFFs! But no exams. We promise! Lizzie is an NYC based comedian who performs regularly all over ...
 
CivicStory is a cultural news site and producer of short-form videos about humanities, civics, and sustainability in New Jersey and beyond. Our mission is to increase the breadth of news through videos and dialogue about civic growth and constructive change. We bring stories of human achievement and community-building to public attention, report stories that motivate us to contribute to community life, and bring civic involvement to the fore as an essential quality of living a full life.
 
Democracies are failing and can't fix the issues that deeply impact our societies, and there's reasons for that. The Civics Factor is a vehicle to discuss how democracies can do better and solve long-term, systemic issues. Hosted by former politico, candidate, staffer, and policymaker Mark McInnes, the Civics Factor frames civics as group problem-solving. Tribalism and the perverse dopamine of hyperpartisanship, propaganda and the manipulation of public opinion, the limits and potential for ...
 
The Conversations on Civics Podcast features interviews, speeches, lectures, and presentations by teachers, students, and scholars from around the world who are committed to democracy, the rule of law, and civic education. The series will occasionally include full-length versions of interviews that appear in edited format in the Education for Democracy Podcast. The Conversations on Civics Podcast is produced by the Center for Civic Education and supports the Center's main curricular programs ...
 
The modern world today is no different from the Ancient Babylonian, Classic Greek/Roman, or Industrial English Eras. Tyranny exists today in various measures around the world - with no exception to America. The United States of America was founded on the most basic of all human rights given to each person upon birth: Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Happiness. Historically, America is the only country originating from a set of philosophical tenets - among them that sovereignty resides with ...
 
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In this episode, Q. Ward and I talk about an experience we had getting pulled over and out of our car by the police in Mississippi. We illustrate that there are certain prejudices built into policing that unfairly criminalize and subjugate Black people. Furthermore, we identify certain points that are central to the campaign to defund the police. O…
 
This week's episode looks great! Josh and Kristen debate the lawlessness of what we've learned about President Trump's taxes (and you might be surprised by what you hear), they talk with attorney Jeff Kippa about the reality of negotiating plea deals, they clean up the latest leftovers from the Durham Probe, and then feel better about a possible ad…
 
This is the second of two episodes where we'll talk to folks who are leading organizations trying to make civic involvement easier despite the constraints of COVID-19. For this one, we're joined by [Maria Yuan](https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariayuan/) to chat with us about their platform IssueVoter which seeks to inform folks about Congress and empo…
 
As Senate Republicans push to confirm President Trump's conservative Supreme Court nominee, how will that be received? Senior U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik tells host Joni Balter politics should stay out of the process and we should avoid any temptation to load the court. He says, "...it is a bad idea, frankly, to tinker with the nine we have."…
 
In several states, Native Americans are viewed as an increasingly important voting bloc. Only in 1924 did the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924 extend the right to Native Americans, but the states continued to block Native access to the polls until at least 1965. Center for Civic Education
 
As the United States entered World War I, pressure to recognize the right of women to vote increased. After the war, women launched a national campaign that included huge parades, demonstrations, picketing, and civil disobedience in Washington, D.C. The Nineteenth Amendment was finally adopted in 1920. Center for Civic Education…
 
The 25th Amendment tells us what happens if the President is unable to do his or her job -- namely that the Vice President steps in. But under what circumstances does that actually happen, and how has this amendment been invoked before?New Hampshire Public Radio
 
Research is telling us that the teaching of Social Studies, American history and civics is decreasing in American schools, particularly at the elementary school level. Additionally, only 9 states and the District of Columbia require one year of U.S. government or civics, while 30 states require a half year and the other 11 states have no civics req…
 
Women in the United States gained the right to vote only in small increments. Plenty of excuses were offered for not recognizing the right of women to vote. Center for Civic Education
 
As dozens of candidates are running for seats on several local boards, we've reached out to them with a question and asked for 90-second audio responses. Hear statements from candidates for the Board of Education, City College Board of Trustees, BART Board, and Board of Supervisors.Laura Wenus, Mel Baker
 
Among more than a dozen measures that voters are deciding on this November, several are taxes, including business taxes, a parcel tax, and a sales tax. Many have components meant to reduce inequality or fund much-needed services. We talked with Donnie Charleston, director of public policy and advocacy for E Pluribus Unum, a nonprofit whose mission …
 
History often appears to consist of big gestures and dramatic shifts. But for every peace treaty signed, someone set the stage, using diplomacy to effect the outcome. Nobody knows this better than Capricia Marshall. Ambassador Marshall joined us to share unvarnished anecdotes from her time as the chief of protocol for President Obama. Pulling from …
 
In this episode of Let’s Get Civical, Lizzie and Arden do a deep dive into the history of presidential debates! Join them as they talk about the very first U.S. debates, the first time women debated on national television, and how the Commision on Presidential Debates rules all! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @letsgetcivical, @lizzie_the_roc…
 
Executive Director Rick Barry continues this miniseries of reflections on the passages of the synoptic gospels that frighten him the most. This episode also includes a guided prayer, and information on how to support our work ahead of and following a divisive election.A full transcript is available on our website, christiancivics.org.…
 
During the middle years of the nineteenth century the struggle for freedom and equality for African Americans was closely linked to the campaign for woman suffrage. Many abolitionists worked for woman suffrage, just as many women worked to end slavery. Center for Civic Education
 
Learn how the Founders finally determined that the King was their enemy and a despot, including through Thomas Paine’s masterpiece - Common Sense. Review how the Founders based the need for independence on facts, submitted to a candid world. Begin exploring the list of grievances in the Declaration of Independence, including the King’s refusal to a…
 
Roqy Tyraid is one of the most powerful voices from the streets of the southwest. His organization We Rising is responsible for galvanizing thousands of people and creating some significant changes in the community. He sits down along with one of his longtime supporters Tessa Farrell to discuss We Rising's plans for the future, Roqy's recent arrest…
 
Until discriminatory laws and Supreme Court rulings took effect, millions of African Americans were added to the voting rolls, and some were elected to public office. Center for Civic Education
 
This week was so hot it's radioactive! Josh and Kristen preview the most (and least) important things to watch for in Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing next week, they ask DA Melinda Tempelis about the difficult choices facing prosecutors when they make charging decisions, they clean up leftovers from the VP Debate this week, and final…
 
What is the Hatch Act? When was it created? It's purpose is to restrict political speech from any federal employee (from members of the Cabinet to USPS employees) while they are working, but what are the penalties? Who is exempt from it? And finally, has anyone been fired for violating it?New Hampshire Public Radio
 
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