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How do landmark Supreme Court decisions affect our lives? What does the 2nd Amendment really say? Why does the Senate have so much power? Civics 101 is the podcast about how our democracy works…or is supposed to work, anyway.
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Trash pick up. EMS and 911 service. Roads and sidewalks. Business licenses. School bus routes. These are the things that impact your day-to-day life, and they are all part of local government. But hardly anyone pays attention to local government - until they have a problem. We want to change that. Simple Civics: Greenville County is here to help you learn about and get involved in your local government in Greenville County, South Carolina. Whether you live in downtown Greenville or Possum Ki ...
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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.
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60-Second Civics Podcast

Center for Civic Education

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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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The Civics Nexus

Patrick Haubold

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'The Civics Nexus' offers a unique and sometimes scary perspective on today's headlines, culture, and pressing political issues. Patrick's distinct way of viewing the world's nexus via the reflection of history exposes the connections from past to present. His thought-provoking questions, analogies, and perspectives challenge conventional thinking and will surely help uncover hidden connections that make up the big picture. Tune in Monday through Friday to see the patterns that shape our wor ...
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Civics on the Rocks

Anne Trominski

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A history teacher and an engineer walk into a bar…ouch! Except there isn’t a bar. But there are dad jokes. And whiskey. Two guys who know a few things, have been around a few blocks, and a few cocktails, discuss politics, science, history, technology, and the planet Earth. They also warp through rabbit holes in both the Federation and the Galactic Empire, and toast the ashes of the Twelve Colonies. And did I mention dad jokes? Yeah. Grab a drink, pull up a chair, and join us for Civics on th ...
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Learn about American History, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, & American holidays. Gain insights about our Founding First Principles (the rule of law, unalienable rights, the Social Compact, equality, limited government, and revolution); Founding Fathers (such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams) and other great patriots (such as Martin Luther King Jr, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton); key documents and speeches; and flags an ...
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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.
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Civics Undaunted

Patrick Johnson

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Providing American citizens with the tools and knowledge to become actively engaged members of their communities. Lowering the barriers to civic engagement and deepening understanding of our civic responsibilities as Americans. Democracy requires participation and engagement. Every episode will remove fear and give you something you can do TODAY to make a difference
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Civics for Life

Civics for Life

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This is the official podcast of Civics for Life. Civics for Life is an initiative of the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy. Civics for Life is an online resource center for multigenerational civics education, civil discourse and civic engagement.
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Christian Civics Podcast

Center for Christian Civics

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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 ...
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Civics Is Dead

LIU Studios

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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 ...
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Civics, the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizens on the national, state and local levels of governments. Also included is a unit on media literacy. The period of American History that is focused on is known as American History II, it covers from the end of World War I to the present day.
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Civics Reaffirmed

Civics Reaffirmed

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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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What types of rights are associated with citizenship? Professor Henry L. Chambers Jr. of the University of Richmond School of Law explains some useful ways to think about citizenship, including how the rights of citizens have changed over the years. Center for Civic EducationKirjoittanut Center for Civic Education
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Today, The 10th Justice says 🧑‍⚖️⚖️🏛️: Welcome to the wild world of journalism, where 'ethical and responsible media' is often just a fancy disguise for controlling the narrative. Think about it: credibility today is all about who has the most followers, not who tells the truth. Why is it that popularity trumps accuracy? Who's setting these rules, …
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You have questions about the future of the democratic ticket, and Civics 101's favorite explainer, Dan Cassino, has the answers. What happens to Biden's fundraising money? What will the delegates at the DNC do? Will there be any legal challenges? And finally, what does it mean for a party when they nominate a candidate different than the one that w…
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Should Democrats be looking to the other side of the aisle for political strategy? Political scientist and strategist Rachel Bitecofer seeks to explain the intricate dynamics of contemporary politics in her new book, Hit ’Em Where It Hurts. Seeking actionable strategies for Democrats to connect with voters and reclaim the narrative in a pivotal ele…
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Have you ever had a concern or issue with your child's school but didn't know where to turn? In this episode, we sit down with Kate Malone and Jason Warren, the district ombudsmen for Greenville County Schools. As former principals, they bring a wealth of experience and unique skill sets to their roles in helping students, parents, and community me…
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Join me this week as I dive into the latest listener request: the history of coffee in the United States. Coffee has long been associated with American culture. But how did we get here? Learn how a little revolution altered the drinking habits of colonists and how brewers sought to make the perfect coffee blend. Why was the coffee house considered …
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In light of calls for President Joe Biden to step down because of cognition issues and the near assassination of President Donald Trump, its time to revisit the 25th Amendment. Learn about how the original, unamended Constitution addressed the death, removal, or incapacity of the President or Vice President and its three major defects. The original…
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You’ve heard the term before, but did you realize how bad the situation really is? Buckle up, kids, this is a bumpy one. References Well? Steve is archaically correct. According to Merriam-Webster gerrymandering was originally pronounced with a hard g, but it now most commonly pronounced with a soft one. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/g…
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How did the 14th Amendment transform citizenship in America? Professor Henry L. Chambers Jr. of the University of Richmond School of Law explains the impact of the 14th Amendment on citizenship and its particular effect on formerly enslaved Americans who were born in the United States. Center for Civic Education…
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Today on The Civics Nexus, we dissect the trainwreck that is Kimberly Cheadle and her congressional hearing. She dodged every question, but is it sheer incompetence, or is she under orders from her boss, Alejandro Mayorkas, the puppet master of this chaotic administration? Joe Biden has been MIA for five days—no sightings, no statements. People are…
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What was citizenship in America before the Civil War? Professor Henry L. Chambers Jr. of the University of Richmond School of Law explains the uncertain status of citizenship before the Civil War, particularly for Black Americans. Center for Civic EducationKirjoittanut Center for Civic Education
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Today on The Civics Nexus: Joe Biden just dropped out of the presidential race, and we're all left wondering if he’s even still alive. After Trump politically assassinated him at the debate, Biden’s only sign of life is a lone post on X. His schedule is empty, his cabinet is having secret meetings, and his staff didn’t know about the dropout. Meanw…
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What was citizenship at the founding of our country? Professor Henry L. Chambers Jr. of the University of Richmond School of Law explains how citizenship was initially decided by each individual state, and how this presented a challenge as the United States gained independence and evolved into a more mature republic. Center for Civic Education…
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Today on The Civics Nexus: In the grand cosmic chess game, another major piece falls—Biden is too old to run for reelection. It’s been announced he’s dropping out and it could happen as early as Sunday. Coincidentally, that’s the same night Trump is set to deliver his epic Republican National Convention speech. We’ll let that move settle and break …
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How was segregation in public schools found to be unconstitutional? In this episode of 60-Second Civics, Dr. Lester Brooks, emeritus professor of American history at Anne Arundel Community College, explains the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education, which determined that separate schools for Black and White children was inherently unequal. C…
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Today’s episode is a whirlwind because, let’s face it, the news is all over the place. Senators are ripping into the Secret Service directors who should’ve resigned ages ago but instead are strutting through the Republican National Convention like it’s no big deal. Meanwhile, we’ve got World War II veterans ready to serve under Trump again, and his…
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You may have been surprised (or maybe not) when judge Aileen Cannon abruptly dismissed the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump. We dig into how and why that happened. CLICK HERE: Visit our website to donate to the podcast, sign up for our newsletter, get free educational materials, and more!…
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How did the Reconstruction Amendments set the stage for the ongoing battle for civil rights? In this episode of 60-Second Civics, Dr. Lester Brooks, emeritus professor of American history at Anne Arundel Community College, explains the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution. Center for Civic Education…
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Introducing the newest series from NHPR’s award-winning Document team: “The Youth Development Center.” New Hampshire has sent its most troubled kids to the same juvenile detention center for more than a century. It's a place that was supposed to nurture them, that instead hurt them – in some of the worst ways imaginable. It's now at the center of o…
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Pastor Stacey Mills of Mountain View Baptist Church and Emily Poole, staff attorney at the South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP), discuss the decades-long efforts for remediation of the contaminated Bramlett Road site near the Greenville community of Newtown in Southernside. Learn about the history of the neighborhood, the impact of coal…
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Doris Kearns Goodwin is one of the country’s most beloved presidential historians and authors, having written books about the Roosevelts, the Kennedys, and Lincoln, among many others. Her latest book is An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s. The book is part memoir, part in-depth journey through the Kennedy and Johnson administr…
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