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Go Beyond the Vote is all about demystifying the process of participating in your local government. Want to run for office at your city, county, or state-level but don’t know where and how to start? This podcast is for you. Our mission is to encourage everyone to lead the change they want to see in their communities by engaging in local boards, commissions, and committees. Let’s get started.
 
This week, something momentous happened. Whether or not it made the textbooks, it most certainly made history. Join HISTORY This Week as we turn back the clock to meet the people, visit the places and witness the moments that led us to where we are today. Vote for HISTORY This Week for a Best Series Webby Award.
 
For months after three white men chased Ahmaud Arbery to his death, Georgia of 2020 looked disconcertingly like Georgia of 1950. This is the story of the long arc of injustice in the American South -- and of the persistence that brought worldwide attention to coastal Georgia. Prior seasons tell the story of Isaiah Nixon, who was killed for voting in 1948 (season one), and A.C. Hall, who police shot in the back in 1962 because they mistakenly thought he was a thief (season two). Hosted by Han ...
 
Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
 
The Writer Wrong Podcast is a chapter-based fiction serial that invites the audience to participate in the craft of storytelling. With a focus on original tales of the strange and unexpected, host Patrick Emile creates and presents exciting audio plays, leads spirited discussions with a bullpen of highly diverse co-hosts, and ultimately offers two prompts of plot continuation. Listeners then go online to vote for what they feel is the strongest choice, and tune-in to see if their selection w ...
 
Battleground Wisconsin is Citizen Action of Wisconsin’s weekly podcast that features the latest political news from the front lines in the embattled state of Wisconsin. The show features: · Tanya Atkinson, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin · Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin · Matt Brusky, Deputy Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
Let’s vote through this apocalypse together. The executive directors of Vote.org and Spread The Vote are here to answer your voting questions with activists, politicians, and your favorite celebs. Vote! is for anyone who has ever felt powerless, overwhelmed, under-resourced, or just plain lost when it comes to voting -- aka pretty much all of us!
 
If there was a definitive discography of classic albums, what should be in it? Host Mark Fraser from The Curator Podcast, and titans of Glasgow music/co-hosts David Weaver from Detour and Chris Cusack from Bloc, discuss and dissect perceived classic albums to decide which albums would make this list. Then, after we've talked it to death, we turn it over to you to decide once and for all via a handy poll. Cast your vote on our Facebook page and let's celebrate unsung classics.
 
The Deckameron: A Year of Otherwordly Tales is a 10 minute weekly serialized story by Seana Kozar, featuring four characters from folklore who are stuck in our world during lockdown and decide to tell parts of an ongoing story every week on a text-based adventure site. As the story progresses, listeners will be able to vote on where the story goes next. Choose your own adventure meets the luck of the draw...
 
Vox Conversations brings you weekly discussions between the brightest minds and the deepest thinkers; conversations that will cause you to question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light, including five years' worth of episodes hosted by Vox co-founder Ezra Klein.
 
Wolf and David explore the history films we love or (or sometimes, films we’d loved just a little less but find interesting). Turns out we like different things…anyway, then we given them a score for two things – how good are they as a film, and how accurate are they with their history. When you’ve listened, join us at the History of England Facebook Group – you can vote, and tell us what you think of the film, and you can even tell us (in no uncertain terms) what you think of our views (whi ...
 
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 ...
 
Editors’ Notes: “I think there's a lot of valid, complicated, hard differences in America right now,” says Sarah Stewart Holland, co-host of Pantsuit Politics, a biweekly podcast in which she and longtime friend Beth Silvers tackle the ideological polarization in US politics head-on with nuanced, intelligent discussions. “I think what we try to do is say, 'We see it. We see how hard it is.' Sometimes, it's not a political question or a political solution as far as who you vote for or what pa ...
 
This isn't your typical political podcast. Brought to you by one of the oldest gun violence prevention organizations, Red, Blue, and Brady discusses current events and shares personal narratives in its exploration of America's epidemic of firearm woundings and deaths. In these episodes, you'll hear our host JJ talk with survivors, activists, academics, politicians, and more as they join together for insightful — and, despite the grim subject matter, at times humorous — dialogs about the coun ...
 
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Eddie Ahn is the executive director of environmental justice nonprofit Brightline Defense, based in San Francisco. He also serves on three government commissions: the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), San Francisco Commission on the Environment, and the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC). Prior to being a nonprofit lawye…
 
Mark Robinson, the Lt. Governor of North Carolina gave a terrific speech regarding voting rights before the House Judiciary Subcommittee, addressing the left’s claims that requesting identification is racist. The Sean Hannity Show is on weekdays from 3 pm to 6 pm ET on iHeartRadio and Hannity.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ihe…
 
When a very long year of doing business from home—in sweatshirts and pajamas and slippers—is over, how much effort will people be willing to expend on dressing for the office? Richard Thompson Ford, a law professor and the author of “Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History,” tackles that question along with the New Yorker editor Henry Fin…
 
Topics Discussed: State of the Economy Moment of Hope: Pardons of Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions Disinformation with Jane Lytvynenko Outside of Politics: Mother’s Day Thank you for being a part of our community! We couldn't do what we do without you. To become a financial supporter of the show, please visit our Patreon page, purchase a copy of o…
 
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says "GOP embraces free thoughts and debate" in letter about ousting Rep. Liz Cheney, who's under fire for criticizing Trump; FBI: criminal group originating from Russia responsible for cyberattack on U.S. pipeline; Democrats push national voting rights bill; 361 restrictive bills introduced in 47 states To lear…
 
Washington, D.C. has a language all its own. Words that mean something here in the nation's capital mean something completely different or nothing at all everywhere else. We're talking about sequestration and reconciliation, fiscal cliffs and super-secret SCIFs. Even SALT, COLA and iced tea - things normally found in your kitchen - have alternate d…
 
The hacker group blamed for the ransomware attack on the Colonial pipeline insisted it only wanted to make money and did not want to cause problems for society, tech stocks tumbled on Monday as investors braced for further signs of inflation, and Vice Media is joining the streaming gold rush. Plus, the FT’s management editor, Andrew Hill, explains …
 
Gadi Adelman, Chairman, and Media Relations for Back The Blue NC, North Carolina's largest grassroots police support group, and Sgt. Tre Pennie a 21 year veteran of the Dallas Police Force, President of the Dallas, Texas National Fallen Officer Foundation discusses the violence across the nation, and in major US cities. New York this weekend saw a …
 
There’s no vaccine for Covid-19 anxiety. Nor is there one for those who aren’t ready to “go back to normal.” But, as Vox’s Sigal Samuel explains, there is hope. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Support Today, Explained by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch…
 
Laura Mulliken, the Executive Director of Trafficking Justice, joins us to talk about the fight against human trafficking, plus Doug and Dan take a look at the week's headlines. traffickingjustice.com Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt The Comm…
 
A new episode of the Deckameron podcast is available today! This weeks episode... ‘Twelve Turns of the Screw, Part Two’ Lukas finishes his tale of the Ring with Twelve Screws. Ivan the Fool comes late to wisdom in untrue love. Baba Yaga draws a 10, and discovers a mysterious box she can claim at her ultimate performance. https://podcasts.apple.com/…
 
The US government enacted emergency powers on Sunday in a bid to keep fuel supplies flowing after a cyberattack shut down a key pipeline, and European and US banks are split on whether to bring staff back to the office. Plus, the FT’s race and equalities correspondent, Taylor Nicole Rogers, looks at how much US corporations have lived up to diversi…
 
Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, is celebrating a wave of election victories for his Conservative Party in the north of England. But in Scotland, pro-independence parties continue to dominate. Judges in Germany have demanded that the government take a more radical approach to climate change; their ruling could shake up climate policy around…
 
Vaccine hesitancy is a major reason that many experts now fear the United States will struggle to attain herd immunity against the coronavirus. And while many initially hesitant demographics have become more open to vaccinations, one group is shifting much less: white Republican evangelical Christians, who tend to live in rural communities. Here’s …
 
May 10, 1869. On the dusty, barren plains of Promontory Summit, Utah, a crowd is gathered to celebrate an American milestone – the completion of the transcontinental railroad, the first piece of infrastructure to connect the two sides of the United States. But this achievement didn’t come without great sacrifice, especially from Chinese immigrants,…
 
In this episode of The Sunday Read, we revisit a story from our archives. When the university told one woman about the sexual-harassment complaints against her wife, they knew they weren’t true. But they had no idea how strange the truth really was. This story was written by Sarah Viren and recorded by Audm. To hear more audio stories from publicat…
 
Two more classic episodes before we finally return! Thanks to everyone for sticking with us and everyone who is checking out the show for the first time. Enjoy this favorite from January 2018 with the hilarious Greg Ellis helping us discuss Philippe Petain! ********************** The hilarious Greg Ellis drops in to help us discuss General Phillipe…
 
The pandemic’s impact on politics is being picked over in India after a disappointment for the BJP in West Bengal's state election. Mark Tully was born in India in 1935 and reported from across the subcontinent for the BBC for many years - working as the chief of its Delhi bureau for some of that time. He still lives in the city and has recently be…
 
Rep Matt Gaetz, under federal investigation, joins forces with conspiracy theorist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene; The United States adds 266,000 jobs; economist predicted 1 million; Biden says United States economy recovery still has "A long way to go" Follow dismal April jobs report; Federal grand jury indicts Derek Chauvin, 3 other ex-Minneapolis o…
 
On our Common Good Science Friday Podcast hosts Doug Pagitt and astrophysicist Paul Wallace talk with medical doctor Erin Wise about getting reluctant evangelicals to get the Covid 19 Vaccine. Paul Wallace is an astrophysicist, professor, pastor, and avid birder. H writes and speaks at the intersection of faith and science and holds a PhD in physic…
 
We get in on some Outbreak: Undead with seasoned Action Ranger for Hunter's Entertainment Harold Corbett. The train home becomes ground zero for a mother of one and a set of Jocks but Brittney just wont shut up! https://linktr.ee/Haplo https://twitter.com/PurpleGorilla1?s=20 https://www.huntersentertainment.com/outbreakundead…
 
President Joe Biden heeded calls from low-income countries to try to relax patents on Covid-19 vaccines so they can make cheaper generic versions. Big Pharma was furious. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Support Today, Explained by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoice…
 
After a year of battling COVID-19, parts of the United States are celebrating a gradual turn toward normalcy, but the pandemic isn’t over—and it may never be over, exactly. Atul Gawande tells David Remnick that a hard core of vaccine resisters, along with reservoirs of the virus in domestic animals, may make herd immunity elusive. Rather, he says, …
 
Verno and KOC discuss the teams that are missing a vital player— the Mavericks and Kristaps Porzingis, the Nets and James Harden, and the Lakers and Anthony Davis (2:52)—then touch on their potential strategies heading into the playoffs. Later, they preview the play-in standings and discuss the East's top competitors, the 76ers and Bucks (16:45), b…
 
May Day is the biggest day of the year for the international labour movement, but it passes almost unmentioned each year in the United States. That’s in spite of the fact that the holiday commemorates the workers killed in the Haymarket riot in Chicago in 1886. As a corrective, Deconstructed offers a brief history of organized labor in the U.S. Jim…
 
On the 29th of April, 2021, a variety of survivors and members from the Time Is Now Coalition gathered together to hold their own State of the Union address on the national mall in Washington DC, calling out to elected officials to pass gun control legislation in the U.S. Senate. The coalition, made up of over 80 gun violence prevention groups, hav…
 
There's no way the lawmakers who drafted Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act way back in 1996 could have known that it would go on to determine the role user-generated content would play in the explosive growth of the internet. Those Congressmen probably also wouldn’t have guessed that Section 230 would end up, 25 years later, becoming a …
 
Demonstrations initially against tax reform have bloomed—and turned violent. The reforms have been shelved, but the protests now threaten President Iván Duque’s rule. The emissions contributions of the world’s armed forces are rarely reported and largely overlooked; we examine the efforts to make armies a bit greener. And an audio tour through popu…
 
From the earliest days of the pandemic, herd immunity has consistently factored into conversations about how countries can find their way out of lockdowns and restrictions. Now, many experts believe that the United States may never reach the requisite level of immunity. We explore why, and what it might look like to live in a country where there is…
 
We talk about the pandemic, mask wearing, “wokeness,” Trump, and how we process trauma. This is a hard conversation, but one that comes from a place of deep care. We know everyone will find something to disagree with here, but we hope you are challenged and encouraged, too. Thank you for being a part of our community! We couldn't do what we do with…
 
McCarthy, Stefanik, other Republicans still touting Biden bill they unanimously opposed. Florida Governor DeSantis signs restrictive voting bill into law. Texas lawmakers debate bills restricting ballot access. In the U.S., COVID-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalizations are at their lowest levels in 7 months. To learn more about how CNN protects list…
 
Angela Merkel has expressed opposition to the Biden administration’s proposal to suspend intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines, and Norway’s Telenor has written off its entire $782m investment in Myanmar but will remain in the country. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains what is behind the commodities super cycle and …
 
Doug Pagitt talks with author Todd Miller about his book Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders. Todd Miller has researched and written about border issues for more than 15 years, the last eight as an independent journalist and writer. He resides in Tucson, Arizona, but also has spent many years living and working in Oaxaca,…
 
We discuss the partisan vote in Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee which removed 280 publicly popular items from their state budget, including BadgerCare Expansion. Does this end the budget fight or is it really just getting started? Our panel talks about a Federal court ruling this week invalidating the CDC’s eviction moratorium. What is this Trump…
 
Scott Uehlinger is a retired CIA operations officer and Russian intel operations expert and sailed for 6 years in the Merchant Marines and Kiron Skinner, is the former Director of Policy Planning at the United States Department of State in the Trump administration and considering a run for Senate in PA. Today they comment on the Iran Nuclear conver…
 
One of the world's biggest video games is suing one of the world's biggest tech companies. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins explains how the fight might fundamentally change your phone. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support Today, Explained by making a financial contributio…
 
David, John and Emily discuss Liz Cheney's defiance of Trumpists; Trump’s Facebook suspension; and meatlessness getting (more) political. Here are some notes and references from this week’s show: Kimberly Robinson for Bloomberg Law: “Video: The Wild Hypotheticals Posed by Justice Stephen Breyer” John Dickerson for CBS News: “Ron Klain on ‘Face the …
 
New Socratic Method Socrates used direct questioning to make ancient Athenians reflect critically on their views, which often made people look foolish. The New Socratic Method is a kinder, gentler version that can actually change people’s minds without resentment. Clarifying questions can reveal why ideas are bad without antagonism. The New Socrati…
 
The social-media giant’s external-review body upheld a ban on former president Donald Trump—for now. We ask how a narrow ruling reflects on far broader questions of free speech and regulation. America’s young offenders are often handed long sentences and face disproportionate harms; we examine reforms that are slowly taking hold. And the Broadway m…
 
Was Facebook right to indefinitely bar former President Donald J. Trump from the platform after the Capitol riot? The company’s oversight board, which rules on some of the thorniest speech decisions on the platform, decided that, while the ban was justified at the time, the parameters of the suspension needed to be defined. What does the ruling tel…
 
Vox's Sean Illing talks with Sarah Marshall, co-host of the You're Wrong About podcast, about the Satanic Panic of the early 1980s. They discuss America's penchant for moral panics, why the country latches onto outlandish stories, and what the Satanic panic and its echoes today say about America's collective psyche. Host: Sean Illing (@seanilling) …
 
Cheney warns "Trump language can provoke violence again"; GOP Rep. Liz Cheney: We need to "Steer away from the dangerous anti-democratic Trump cult of personality" Facing leadership ouster, Cheney says GOP at "Turning Point"; Trump endorses loyalist Rep. Stefanik to replace Cheney; Cheney: McCarthy "Changed his story on Trump Jan 6 role; McConnell …
 
Little-known fact: in Chicago, you don’t need to be an elected official to propose legislation to City Council. But does this process really work? Has anyone ever done it? WBEZ city politics reporter Claudia Morell investigates. Along the way she speaks to a former governor and a cab driver who have tested it out for themselves.…
 
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