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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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
In ways both historic and difficult to anticipate, the COVID-19 pandemic is every day transforming how we live, work, build community and define ourselves as Americans. How did we get here? What might a post-pandemic future hold? At a time of pervasive uncertainty, who are the arbiters of truth? And how can we leverage this moment to reimagine and demand a society that better cares for its most vulnerable? From her position on the front lines, Dr. Sejal Hathi, M.D., M.B.A., brings you wide-r ...
 
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 ...
 
CIVICUS is a global alliance of over 10,000 activists and civil society organisations, especially from the Global South, that exists to defend people power. Our podcast brings you stories of people, communities, and organisations defending human rights and fighting for a more just, inclusive and sustainable world. As a human rights organisation, our activism focuses on human rights violations, civil liberties, and issues such as sustainability, safe protests, and good governance. Find out mo ...
 
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.
 
Democracies are basically f*cked and failing to solve the problems we need them to. There's reasons for that. And knowing those reasons could help prevent collapse or at least prepare us for what comes after. The Civics Factor is a vehicle for exploring the ideas that would save democracy from itself, and failing that, bring listeners ideas about how to self-organize and group problem-solve in a post-collapse world. Tribalism and the perverse dopamine of hyperpartisanship, propaganda and the ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 the streets, in jails and other detention facilities and at its program sites around the Bay Area, the Young Women’s Freedom Center provides resources and support to girls, women, and transgender and gender non-conforming people. It provides training, internships, fellowships and jobs to help people affected by poverty, exploitation and violence…
 
In this week's episode, we coin a new term "Black Guilt' and cite real-life examples of instances when we as Black people feel guilty for making White folks feel guilty. We recognize that we all need each other and that we have to account for how a changing world must feel for our White brothers and sisters. Later in the show, we discuss a study by…
 
Climate change is “the greatest global health threat… in the 21st century.” Even and especially in the wake of pandemic, climate change accelerates transmission of infectious disease, disrupts our health care supply chain, overwhelms our public infrastructure, and exacerbates chronic illness — from lung cancer to chronic kidney disease. Here to tal…
 
What’s the state of downtown Seattle? How are businesses and other sectors navigating the ongoing impact of the pandemic, recent protests, lack of affordable housing, and other social and economic factors? Hear perspectives from leaders including Bob Donegan, President of Ivar’s, and Brian Surratt, Vice President of Real Estate Development and Comm…
 
You didn't forget our anniversary did you? Josh and Kristen are interrupting their summer vacations to celebrate ONE YEAR since they launched this rule of law podcast. After some anniversary thoughts, Kristen thoroughly unpacks the Supreme Court decision on student free speech rights, Brian Anderson explores the status of rule of law in Hong Kong a…
 
In today's podcast, we ask Justice Nakayama: What does a civic and constitutional education mean to you? And, why have you dedicated so many years to ensuring greater access to civics for more Americans? Center for Civic EducationCenter for Civic Education
 
Let's get back to the basics. How does local government work in Chattanooga? To find out more about local government visit ChattanoogaCivics.com and click "Civic Resources" Music credits: Loopster by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4991-loopster License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Funk Game Loop by Kevin M…
 
How can a professional recruiter help us think differently about voting faithfully?This week, we welcome Sandra George, an HR professional with over 15 years of experience helping a range of different companies find the right people for the right jobs. Rick Barry talks with Sandra about what goes into making a hiring decision, and what we might get…
 
In this episode of Let’s Get Civical, Lizzie and Arden celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing! Join them as they discuss what led up to landing on the moon, the impact it had on U.S., and what the plans are for future moon landings! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @letsgetcivical, @lizzie_the_rock_stewart, and @ardenjulianna. Or visit …
 
In 2016, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump declared: “I think the big problem this country has is being politically correct.” This led many after his victory to blame “identity politics” for his win. When Trump was banned from Twitter, he claimed it was an assault on free speech. Columnist Nesrine Malik contended that both of these things we…
 
Mildred and Richard Loving were jailed and banished for marrying in 1958. Nearly a decade later, their Supreme Court case changed the meaning of marriage equality in the United States — decriminalizing their own marriage while they were at it. This is the story of Loving. Our guests are Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui of the U.S. District Court for Wa…
 
The daily work commute nearly disappeared in March of 2020 as the Bay Area went into pandemic lockdown, and while travel on public transit continues to lag this Summer, many Bay Area residents are getting behind the wheel to get to and from their jobs. We talk to a CalTrans spokesperson about current traffic patterns and with a radio traffic report…
 
Infighting, attacking the opposition, secret compromises. While this may sound like a headline from today, it was actually all part of one of the most scandalous elections in history: the presidential election of 1800. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson went head to head in a contest that led to a mini constitutional crisis and influenced the developm…
 
The pandemic and related precautions affected millions of restaurant workers around the country — unemployment in the restaurant industry shot up to more than 40% nationwide in April 2020, and to 60% in the Bay Area, according to the State of Restaurant Workers report from the advocacy group Restaurant Opportunities Centers United. Zoe Caras, natio…
 
Hey Peeps! Welcome to a special BONUS episode of the pod! I had the opportunity to chat with Peter and Sam from the epic podcast, Two Songs One Couple, and we decided to do a crossover event for the masses. Our crossover is a blend of both of our shows - a little bit of rock and roll, a little bit of history. Peter and Sam have part one - so go lis…
 
The city of Mountain View is prohibiting oversize vehicle parking on streets that are 40 feet wide or, which more than 80 percent of the city’s streets are. While the ordinance is described as a traffic safety measure, according to local reporting, the ban primarily affects homeless people living in vehicles. Last week, a group of civil rights orga…
 
The things we consider to be "prophetic" shape both the way we present our faith to other people and the kinds of behaviors we reward in our brothers and sisters. Our Executive Director offers a brief reflection on how the biblical prophets may challenge our understanding of what prophets are actually supposed to do.Visit christiancivics.org for a …
 
In this episode of Let’s Get Civical, Lizzie and Arden explore the infamous Seneca Falls Convention! Join them as they discuss who the major players were, their Declaration of Sentiments, and how it impacted Her-story as we know it! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @letsgetcivical, @lizzie_the_rock_stewart, and @ardenjulianna. Or visit us at l…
 
Jeff Bezos’ empire, once housed in a garage, now spans the globe. Between services like Whole Foods, Prime Video, and Amazon’s cloud computing unit AWS, plus Bezos’ ownership of The Washington Post, it’s nearly impossible to go a day without encountering its impact. Many argue we live in a world run, supplied, and controlled by Amazon and its found…
 
Some of the people most at risk for infection with the delta variant of the coronavirus are those who have not gotten vaccinated. Outreach workers with Code Tenderloin head into the streets with vaccines to inoculate people right where they are and to build trust with those still reluctant to receive the vaccine.…
 
In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson announced that every human being has "certain unalienable rights," among which are those to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." But what did he mean by "the pursuit of happiness"? Find out in today's podcast! Center for Civic EducationCenter for Civic Education
 
Thomas Jefferson was the primary draftsman of the Declaration of Independence, but Congress made over 80 different changes. Listen to Jefferson's original version and then review the changes made by Congress. Learn which of the revisions significantly improved his prose - including some of its most famous passages, and learn which revisions were si…
 
Abigail Adams is one of the most infamous first ladies in American history. She is known for her sharp tongue and her partnership with "dear friend" John Adams. Supporter of education for women, opposed to slavery and unafraid to share her thoughts, Abigail was definitely a feminist of the moment. But did you know she also was a business owner? Tun…
 
The majority of San Francisco residents have gotten vaccinated against the coronavirus. But a lack of trust in the healthcare system or trouble making an appointment or going to a vaccination site may still pose barriers for some, especially people experiencing homelessness. Dr. Margot Kushel, a physician and researcher who directs the UCSF Benioff…
 
The Virginia Declaration of Rights was written shortly before the Declaration of Independence. The rights Jefferson calls both inherent and inalienable are those that we are unable to get rid of, for the simple reason that they are part of us, helping to define what we are. Center for Civic Education…
 
To truly understand the U.S. Senate, it’s important to acquaint yourself with the filibuster. With strong supporters and fierce opponents, the filibuster seems to always be the subject of intense political debate. Its name evokes memories of senators giving speeches on the Senate floor for hours on end to stall. But there’s much more to the filibus…
 
One key to understanding "inalienable" rights, as distinguished from ordinary, "alienable" rights, is to examine the Virginia Declaration of Rights. Learn more in today's episode! Center for Civic EducationCenter for Civic Education
 
The delta variant has arrived in the Bay Area. Though San Francisco's case numbers seem to be rising, most residents are vaccinated here. But people under age 12 aren’t eligible yet, which raises the question of what to do in schools. San Francisco will require all students to wear masks indoors, but not outdoors, while at school. Dr. Susan Philip,…
 
In the spring of last year, at the very start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we talked with Heather Rice-Minus of Prison Fellowship to discuss how they were responding to the pandemic. A year later, we welcome Heather back to talk about the long-term changes COVID has introduced to the ways the Prison Fellowship team does their work.Interview (01:37)Ref…
 
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