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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 ...
 
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CYLINDER RADIO

William Reusch: high school teacher and social scientist

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Educational podcast focused on deep exploration of controversial topics. Hosted by William Reusch, a Los Angeles based high school teacher. This podcast provides a much needed objective information through civil discourse with various guests.
 
Join Amber (@MomOfAllCapes) and her kids at their kitchen table where family discussions are fun and informative! Learn from experts and explore innovative ideas that push K12 education to be more meaningful, more equitable, and more compassionate for kids, parents, and educators.
 
This show explores how we can prepare the next generation for informed civic engagement, environmental stewardship, and the development of a more just and peaceful world. Host Brett Levy is a researcher of civic and environmental education and an associate professor at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Episodes feature interviews with leaders, innovators, and scholars in civic and environmental education. You’ll hear about new classroom-based and online practices that g ...
 
Listen in on the latest Town Hall conversation, wherever you are! In the Moment is a weekly podcast featuring in-depth interviews curated by Town Hall’s Digital Media Manager, Jini Palmer. Senior Correspondent Steve Scher, along with a host of Seattle journalists and thought leaders, take on topics ranging from science and health, civics and culture, to the arts—and beyond! Join us, In the Moment, for expansive talks from Town Hall’s digital stage.
 
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At the Square

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At the Square

American Public Square

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At the Square is American Public Square at Jewell's (APS) podcast channel. You'll find our series 'Both Sides', Student podcast episodes, and live event recordings. At the Square podcasts cover topics that correspond to APS programs and events while providing context and additional information on the issues. Episodes feature fact-based, civil conversations between experts and APS staff members.
 
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.
 
Meet those who make Burning Man happen, beyond the desert and out in the world. Artists, activists, and innovators. Builders and Burners, freaks and fools. Burning Man floats on a sea of stories, and the Burning Man LIVE podcast is a plucky little boat with a microphone.
 
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 ...
 
The American Idea explores America's Founding principles and their effect on American history and government. Through lively and thoughtful conversations with renowned academics and public figures from across the country, the podcast examines the history and political thought behind our country’s greatest documents and debates, as well as contemporary issues, American popular culture, and political statesmanship. The podcast is a production of the Ashbrook Center and hosted by Jeff Sikkenga.
 
Magaly Alvarado Associate Director of Hispanic Unity of Florida and a special guest invited to talk about getting prepared for your U.S. Citizenship Interview. This information and tips are for everyone, especially those Legal permanent Residents eligible to apply for the U.S. citizenship. For more information and more resources please visit our website:https://hufcitizen.org/Our phone number is: (954)964-8884
 
Your atypical political periodical brings you a companion podcast. We want to have fewer arguments and more conversations. Host Sarah Bohl will address current political and civic issues (all in a completely non-biased, nonpartisan way), and also answer reader questions. This is a companion podcast for The Civilian's newsletter, which you can find at TheCivilian.substack.com or find us on Twitter or Instagram @TheCivilianNews
 
BudgIT Foundation is a foremost civic-tech organisation leading the advocacy for fiscal transparency and accountability in Nigeria’s public finance, as well as across other African Countries. We play an active role in project tracking and implementation in Nigeria’s 36 states and also have a series of tech products that help citizens to follow the budget and government spending thereby holding elected officials accountable. Join us every month for conversations on grassroots engagement, gove ...
 
Brought to you by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi, the Intergenerational Politics Podcast tackles the issues facing our nation, asks the questions you want to be answered, and most importantly, engages all generations in politics. Jill Wine-Banks is the only woman to have served on the Watergate prosecution team, is an MSNBC Legal Analyst, and is the author of "The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President." Victor Shi is a freshman at UCLA, the youngest dele ...
 
Hello beautiful humans! The Human Values Podcast gathers a few good friends to have conversations that bring growth, laughter and some cozy sipping tea moments. We would love to share with you our thoughts as we journey through this wild life together, talk about education and social justice, meanwhile always pointing our questions towards the inner wisdom we all have. Tune in on anywhere you get your podcast and catch the video version on youtube.
 
Hosted by journalist and community activist Cheryl D. Fields, this show features conversations with people who practice collective leadership as a means of strengthening their communities. Conversations explore how everyday people from around the US are crossing the boundaries of culture, gender, race, education, age, religion and class to create more just and peaceful communities.
 
Produced by the New American Colleges & Universities, this podcast wrestles with challenges and opportunities in higher education while providing practical insight for campus leaders. Episodes feature a unique perspective from higher ed insiders, private industry experts, and other voices to capture new ways of thinking about higher education. The monthly podcast also will foster a better understanding of an integrated liberal, professional, and civic education.
 
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Making Democracy Work

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Making Democracy Work

Shelly Roehrs of the League of Women Voters

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Making Democracy Work asks questions and provides information to help voters and community members be more active and engaged citizens. Join us as we look for better ways to make democracy work. This podcast is produced by the League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region (LWVPPR). The mission of the League of Women Voters is: Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy. LWVPPR members actively promote voter and civic education for the public and themselves. This podcast is made possible throug ...
 
Leadership Houston members share their ideas, expertise, and solutions for addressing challenges, creating opportunities, and making a lasting difference. Hosted by Renee Griffin of LH Class XXIX. Catch each new episode on Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Stitcher, iHeart, and other mobile audio apps.
 
Welcome to the Saving Cities Podcast. In each episode, a member of our team hosts a conversation with an expert in a place related field - this could be anything from Accessibility to Zoning, and everything in between. Please be sure to subscribe, and if you find this content worthy of your time, we'd be grateful if you'd take a moment to rate and review us.
 
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The Mind Online

Learning for Justice

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Exercise your ears and sharpen your brain with The Mind Online, hosted by Learning for Justice Senior Editor Monita Bell. Through conversations with teachers, librarians, scholars and reporters, Monita explores the critical aspects of digital literacy that shape how we create and consume content online. Discover what educators and students alike need to know—and how we can all become safer, better informed digital citizens.
 
Featuring a wide assortment of interviews and event archives, the MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing podcast features the best of our field's critical analysis, collaborative research, and design -- all across a variety of media arts, forms, and practices. You can learn more about us, including info about our faculty and academic programs and how to join us in person for events, at cmsw.mit.edu.
 
Welcome to the Oxford Adult ESL Conversations podcast, hosted by Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, co-author of the Oxford Picture Dictionary and series director of the new Step Forward Second Edition. In this podcast series, Jayme is joined by Adult ESL educators, thought leaders, and advocates for candid conversations about topics important to teachers in this dynamic field.
 
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How can youth help to improve the culture and policies of their school districts? In Part 2 of ESD's series on the Civically Engaged Districts Project, students and teachers discuss how they conducted research and took action to effect real change in their central New Jersey districts. They addressed challenging issues, such as gun control, student…
 
In this special episode of The American Idea, Jeff welcomes Ken Starr, Independent Counsel for the Whitewater Controversy, former United States circuit judge, and the 39th solicitor general of the United States of America, for a conversation on religious liberty in the twenty-first century, the collapse of civic education across the country, and th…
 
Colonists formed committees of correspondence to publicize colonial opposition and coordinate resistance. In 1774 colonies sent representatives to Philadelphia to discuss potential responses to the British government. The meeting was called the First Continental Congress. Center for Civic EducationBy Center for Civic Education
 
A new book of essays from librarians, students and academics around the world offers insights into the work of decolonising a library. For this episode we spoke with the book’s editors, Jess Crilly, an independent author who was formerly the associate director for content and discovery, library services at the University of the Arts London and Regi…
 
Following the Boston Tea Party, the British government responded with what colonists called the Intolerable Acts, a series of Punitive Acts that, among other things, closed Boston Harbor to all trade.Listen to today?s episode to learn more! Center for Civic EducationBy Center for Civic Education
 
When it comes to Russian politics, public discussion tends to zero in on either Russia’s unique history and culture or the omnipotence of Vladimir Putin, who has held positions of power in the country since 1999. But based on over 30 years of research and first-hand experience, scholar Timothy Frye’s latest book, Weak Strongman, suggests that Russi…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by Congressman from New York, Rep. Mondaire Jones, to look at the dangers to our country posed by a failing judicial system, the undermining of our voting rights, and the insurrection against the government by Trumpists on 1/6/2021. What policies and practices are needed to protect us, and what will it take for us to enac…
 
How can we bring the magic back from BRC and Regional events? How can we connect and reflect year round? Radio. Tune in to the stories and sessions, the magic and mayhem, from Regional events all around the world. Out of Black Rock City’s radio station BMIR came the internet radio station Shouting Fire, which provides real world radio stations to R…
 
Controversial at the time, lawyer and later president John Adams defended the British soldiers and their captain following the Boston Massacre. Learn more about his motivation for doing this in today's episode! Center for Civic EducationBy Center for Civic Education
 
We often think of the Olympics as a way to cultivate global peace and understanding through athletic achievement. However, they are also often leveraged as a political and economic tool by nations and organizations seeking to advance their own agendas. On this episode, we discuss the issues and controversies surrounding the 2022 Beijing Winter Olym…
 
We chat with Dr. Kristine Hembre about Health Equity & Inequity, the League’s monthly meeting coming up on January 22nd about Health Equity. Plus, don’t miss a special announcement about Love the League 2022. LINKS: LWVPPR - Health Equity Meeting https://www.lwvppr.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=750758&item_id=1599091 Communities in Action: …
 
L. Joy gives us important actions to take today, and throughout the year on Voting Rights. She reviews our lesson “No Constitutional Right To Vote” with guest Barbara Arnwine at the front of the class, giving us the historical context, and recent history, as to why we continue to fight to secure voting rights. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stated in …
 
In May of 1935, nine-year-old George Weyerhaeuser, heir to one of the wealthiest families in America, disappeared on his way home from school. Snatched off the streets just two blocks from his home in Tacoma, the kidnapping plays out with the twists and turns of a Hollywood movie, complete with ransom notes, a bizarre scavenger hunt of sorts, and d…
 
Joseph Tovar helped draft Washington State’s growth management act and has served as lead planner for cities across Western Washington. He has a theory: we’ve gotten good at building condos, we’ve always been good at building detached single-family housing, but to meet the coming population growth in the region we need to build what he calls “middl…
 
After repealing the hated Stamp Act in 1766, the British Parliament passed the Declaratory Act, asserting Great Britain's full power and authority over the American colonies. In response a group of American women calling themselves the Daughters of Liberty led boycotts of English goods. Listen for more! Center for Civic Education…
 
The last of the founding era presidents, James Monroe sometimes is seen as somehow less illustrious than his predecessors. However, the fifth president of the United States oversaw a key transition in the country and undoubtedly left his mark on the country. Join me this week as I dive into the presidency of James Monroe. For transcripts, source ma…
 
In 2007, Azia Kim pretended to be a Stanford freshman and even lived in the school’s dormitory for several months. In 2010, Jennifer Pan hired a hitman to kill her parents after they found out she had been deceiving them about her educational successes. Why would someone make such an illogical choice? And how do they stage such convincing lies for …
 
The Stamp Act Congress was held in October 1765 in New York to coordinate colonial resistance to the unpopular Stamp Act, which required nearly every important document printed in the colonies to be taxed. Hear more about this significant occurrence in today's episode! Center for Civic EducationBy Center for Civic Education
 
Julie Hasson and Ken Futernick discuss some of the powerful lessons learned from the teacher stories she writes about in her new book, Safe, Seen, and Stretched - the Remarkable Ways Teachers Shape Students' Lives. Julie shares an inspiring story about her own teacher, Mrs. Russell, who, Julie says, laid the foundation for everything she has achiev…
 
Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917, the youngest of 20 children in a family of Mississippi sharecroppers. Black, poor, disabled by polio, and forced to leave school early to support her family, she lived what seems like a lifetime of oppression by the time she reached young adulthood. As she continued to work and live in the south during the 1950s a…
 
The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the 2008 version of the civics portion of the naturalization test are listed below. The civics test is an oral test and the USCIS officer will ask the applicant up to 10 of the 100 civics questions. An applicant must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly to pass the civics portion o…
 
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