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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 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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A youth-led, youth-run initiative called San Francisco Communities who Help Advance the New Generation of Education — or SFCHANGE — is offering workshops to young people on topics that might not be taught in their classrooms otherwise, from organizing their finances to organizing around climate change. Adrianna Zhang, founder and executive director…
 
This time we talk discovery sprints! We're joined by [Jenn Noinaj](https://www.linkedin.com/in/actuallyjenn/) and [Kathryn Jurick](https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynjurick/), authors of the United States Digital Service guide to discovery sprints. We'll chat about what these are, how they're run, and how they can help.### Resources and Shoutouts:-…
 
Today, we are joined by Shela Yu of the AAPI Democratic Caucus to discuss the increase in violence against Asian Americans, and what steps we can take to support the AAPI Community. We also spend time discussing the week's events including the death of Daunte Wright and the assault of Lieutenant Caron Nazario in Virginia.…
 
This week's episode is a little different... in a good way! Josh and Kristen clean up some leftovers on compromise in the U.S. Senate and President Biden's Supreme Court Commission, then it's feel better time with a series of "rule of law related" questions for you to get to know your hosts better. Favorite President? Least favorite Constitutional …
 
Many believe that partisan politics has created a roadblock in efforts to reach across the aisle and forge ahead. Nationally, the chasm separating Democrats and Republicans can be felt to be vast, but what about here in Washington state? Is it possible that similar divisive politics could be holding up progress beneficial to all? If so, what are re…
 
In order to get ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to understand where it’s going. And key to this is genomic surveillance, or the systematic collection and interpretation of viral genetic sequences to identify new variants and detect transmission patterns. Genomic surveillance is one of the most powerful tools officials can wield in crafting …
 
The President and Congressional Democrats are moving fast to work through a list of major projects demanded by the American public. Two U.S. House members from Washington state, helping to lead the way, speak to host Joni Balter about the challenges ahead. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Progressive Caucus, says "I just watched the American Resc…
 
Two big arguments in favor of freedom of expression are (1) it promotes individual growth and human dignity and (2) freedom of expression is important for the advancement of knowledge. Center for Civic Education
 
Today we kick off a miniseries on freedom of expression, part of our continuing examination of the rights protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. On today's podcast, we present five arguments in favor of freedom of expression. Center for Civic Education
 
Here is the current test the justices use to judge laws limiting free exercise of religion: 1. The law must be neutral and apply to everyone; 2. If the law is not neutral and does not apply to everyone, the government must have a compelling interest for enacting it. Furthermore, the government must adopt the least restrictive means for furthering t…
 
In this episode of Let’s Get Civical, Lizzie and Arden celebrate Earth Day by learning about the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, better known as NOAA! Join them as they talk about what NOAA does, how she was established, and how she impacts our daily lives! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @letsgetcivical, @lizzie_the_rock_ste…
 
Redistricting, the process by which electoral districts are drawn, will happen locally as well as at the state and federal levels. San Francisco will use Census data but also, crucially, resident input, to redraw its supervisorial districts. Alison Goh, president of the League of Women Voters of San Francisco, explains how the process will work and…
 
Between 1882 and 1965, a huge percentage of would-be Chinese immigrants were excluded from the United States. This is the story of how the U.S. came to exclude Chinese workers from immigration and Chinese immigrants from citizenship, the multi-generational reverberations of this practice and its extension to nearly all Asians and Pacific Islanders.…
 
According to former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, there are three "bedrock principles" from which to begin the analysis of establishment clause cases. Learn what these are on today's 60-Second Civics. Center for Civic Education
 
At the uprisings sparked by the killing of George Floyd last year, demonstrators all over the country were calling on their municipalities to “defund the police.” In Oakland, a Reimagining Public Safety Task Force in March approved a long list of recommendations, many of them made by the Anti Police Terror Project, an organization that has been cal…
 
Two Supreme Court cases provide an illustration of how the Court has ruled on tests of the First Amendment's free exercise of religion clause. Center for Civic Education
 
When deciding cases involving the free exercise of religion, the Supreme Court normally asks whether the law is neutral and applies to everyone. If it is not, the justices ask whether the government has a compelling interest for enacting the law and whether the government adopted the least restrictive means for furthering that compelling interest. …
 
The Supreme Court will sometimes limit the free exercise of religion, particularly when the health of a minor is involved. It is less likely to interfere with the right of mentally competent adults to make their own decisions based on their religious beliefs. Center for Civic Education
 
The free exercise clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution protects the right to believe in any religion or none at all. It also protects the right to practice one's religion, but this right does have limits. Center for Civic Education
 
On January 5, the run-off election in Georgia flipped the state and created opportunity for a Democrat-led Senate. On January 6, armed insurrectionists stormed the United States Capitol Building, resulting in dozens of injuries and several fatalities. UW Professor Christopher Sebastian Parker believes that Donald Trump as chief executive was making…
 
Under California's Proposition 22, passed last year, companies whose apps dispatch gig workers aren’t considered those workers' employers, so they are exempt from providing benefits for them like unemployment protections, minimum wage, and sick leave. The proposition did provide for a minimum earnings guarantee and some health care benefits like st…
 
There are three common methods of interpreting the establishment clause of the First Amendment: (1) broad interpretation, (2) narrow interpretation, and (3) literal interpretation. Most American agree that church and state should be separate, but they are no closer today to defining the proper scope of separation of church and state than they were …
 
Violence against Asian-Americans has sparked discussions about the racist policies, animus and attacks that have been part of US history for a long time, from exclusionary and segregationist policies to harmful myths and stereotypes about Asian people. Author Jeff Chang has written extensively about this history, and politics and race in America, a…
 
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