Best Civic podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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Cyrus Says
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Hosted by the inimitable Cyrus Broacha, Cyrus Says is the definitive show on life in urban India, politics, sports, civic sense, traffic, kids, food, and everything that matters. Mostly.
 
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 ...
 
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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Civic Tech Chat
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Civic Tech Chat is a podcast about the civic technology movement. We seek to harness the power technology has to improve the delivery of public services to people everywhere.
 
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Positive Phil
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Inspiring conversations behind how people grow business, movements, ideas & civic grace. Positive Phil is a portal dedicated to sharing inspiring and positive news from around the world. Engaging interviews with famous people, celebrities, athletes, authors, spiritual educators, thought leaders, as well as others in the social, business and entertainment industry.
 
A forum for professional, student and community journalists in the north east of England to meet, learn and collaborate. It’s supported by Newcastle University and by BBC North East & Cumbria
 
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Civics 101
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What's the difference between the House and the Senate? How do congressional investigations work? What is Federalist X actually about? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.
 
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Civic Revival
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Keeping a watchful eye on the intersection of national politics, media, and elections.
 
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Future Hindsight
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Investing in the social contract is an obligation and an opportunity. Now more than ever, the need to be an engaged citizen is critical. Future Hindsight presents interviews that explore how each of us has the power to shape our society and fulfill our shared civic responsibility.
 
The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas across media, politics, technology, the arts and all realms of civic life.
 
Citizen University TV offers an up-close look at lessons in civic power and engagement. Host Eric Liu delivers short lessons on the values, knowledge and skills of effective citizenship. He shares local examples of civic leadership in action and talks to people who are effecting change in their communities.
 
This program is designed to educate first responders, civic leaders, social workers, education professionals, faith based leaders and parents about how predators access, groom, recruit and exploit victims into prostitution and sextortion. We analyze real cases from the perspective of Law Enforcement, the victim, and the perpetrator. We look at hard core trafficking cases and how law enforcement is able to intervene. We examine cases of child pornography and the Dark Web. We examine how preda ...
 
The Civics series at Town Hall shines a light on the shifting issues, movements, and policies, that affect our world. 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.
 
You're inspired to do greatness! And we're inspired by you! This podcast demystifies what it means to be in League of Women Voters today. We are volunteers with the League of Women Voters, a citizens’ organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives. We share stories, tips and how-tos to make sure you are informed and can activity participate in government. Continue the conversation at www.alicepaulpodcast.com.
 
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Civics 101
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What's the difference between the House and the Senate? How do congressional investigations work? What is Federalist X actually about? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.
 
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Let's Get Civical
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Launching January 30th, 2019, 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 ...
 
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Future Hindsight
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Investing in the social contract is an obligation and an opportunity. Now more than ever, the need to be an engaged citizen is critical. Future Hindsight presents interviews that explore how each of us has the power to shape our society and fulfill our shared civic responsibility.
 
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Nerd Farmer Podcast
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A National Conversation with a Local Lens
 
The next African story will be written by Africans. There are people crafting the narrative now. And we need to share that story. Building the Future Podcast chronicles African growth narrative through one-on-one interviews with people that are using entrepreneurship, technology, innovation, and civic leadership to shape the African future.
 
NEW podcast from one of the nation’s premier independent bookstores, in Pennsylvania’s capital city. We proudly host national award-winning authors and emerging literary sensations for free public readings and book signings. Join us each week as we celebrate the essential role of literature in contemporary culture and engage the region’s vibrant literary and civic community in wide-ranging discussions on books, politics, society and the arts. SIGNED new releases by visiting authors are avail ...
 
LatinxAmerica is focused on highlighting catalysts that are using, leveraging, creating or investing in technology that can positively impact the Latinx community. Experts cover topics ranging from education, health, diversity, and civic engagement to financial stability/wealth creation.
 
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Civic Duty
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A guy in a 99 civic/15 Civic documenting this journey
 
Selling Richmond: The Civic REALTOR® is a bimonthly podcast created and produced by the Richmond Association of REALTORS®. Subscribe and listen to hear Government Affairs Coordinator, Jo Gehlbach, sit down with leaders in the Richmond region who make big decisions affecting REALTORS® and their clients. Podcasts are published on the third Thursday of every other month.
 
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In The Loop
Monthly
 
In the Loop is a biweekly podcast by Civic Duty Rice, looking at current events through the lens of Rice students.
 
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How to Citizen
Weekly
 
There is a world of difference between the theory we learnt in school and the reality we experience everyday. This is especially true about Civics. This podcast lays bare the gap between what textbooks preach to school kids about politics and what we actually see in Indian politics. Starting with the 8th Grade CBSE CIvics textbook ( https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1x21Px3Cj8JJ3PvdahlHCcDJFajAKtiIQ?usp=sharing ), every episode will have a guest who will talk about their reflections, do ...
 
Host Chad Blair dives into the biggest stories of the week and what they mean for the people of Hawaii. He's joined by Civil Beat reporters who share their insights on issues they cover. Guests often include public officials, civic leaders and members of the community for a roundtable discussion on the hottest topics in Hawaii.
 
A program dedicated to educating, helping, informing, and inspiring the general public to be better versions of themselves and enjoy an enhanced quality of life. The topics offered cover a variety of lifestyle areas such as social, cultural, health and wellness, business, civic programs and initiatives, provincial and federal programs which impact local Calgary life - all presented in a new, fresh and dynamic package which listeners will easily understand and identify with.
 
This collection of programs from the University of California faculty and guests illuminates the crosscurrents in America that led to the election of Donald Trump and the ensuing impact on healthcare, immigration, foreign policy, human rights, journalism, Congress, the courts and other institutions in civic life.
 
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Tech for Good
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Tech For Good brings you the human side of technology for social change. We feature stories that help you navigate the world of tech and keep updated on society's most important topics. We share the best of tech for good with our community, reveal the impact that technology has - both good and bad - and encourage debate about the issues that matter now and in the future. Who are the people, projects, communities and industries that use technology to create social change?
 
Welcome to the basement of the Derry Civic Center. Pay no mind to the strange sounds coming from behind the Unfound Door. It’s just your ka-tet, who are here to provide you with a variety of perspectives on Stephen King’s work – ranging from the comfortably familiar to the frighteningly fanatic. Derry Public Radio is here to keep you up-to-date with all that’s happening in Derry, Maine and “beyond.”
 
Angie Smith and Deb Dale, CFRE, are fundraising consultants who’ve worn all the hats: development director, executive director, event volunteer, board member… and now, having worked with hundreds of nonprofits and funding organizations, they’ve seen it all! Learn why they want to share some of their stories ‘from the trenches’ with other industry professionals and volunteers ~ like you! Meet other folks who’ve been there, too ~ as fundraisers, funders, volunteers, and civic leaders ~ and lea ...
 
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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Civic Cocktail
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Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar.
 
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 ...
 
Machiavelli has created a ruthless guide on how to rule the country in his volume "The Prince". The book is dedicated to Lorenzo De Medici, the ruler of Florence. The author explains in simple language about the nature of great men and the characters of the government. The first chapter gives an outline of the book discussing various styles of ruling as a prince, character traits that a ruler should have and the political situation of Italy in the 16th century. The book is composed of 26 cha ...
 
Making sense of civic, social, and political issues, interviewing interesting people, and telling bad jokes.
 
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DIY Democracy
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A podcast to highlight civic engagement and to learn to be effective citizens, with a focus on Michigan.
 
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Civics 101
Monthly+
 
What's the difference between the House and the Senate? How do congressional investigations work? What is Federalist X actually about? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.
 
We're a civic-minded, community-focused organization putting together moderated panels, interviews, discussions, events focused on cool people doing groundbreaking things and possibly causing earth-shattering change in California and beyond.
 
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Honda Talk
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A podcast about Honda cars from the R-Type Civic to the CRV.News, views, opinions and advice on all things Honda and Acura.Honda Talk is pesented by Ian Wright and Matt Eugenio.
 
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UpZones podcast
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UpZones podcast features stories from the people building a richer, more cosmopolitan new Seattle. Host Ian Martinez, a former journalist and Obama Administration adviser, brings his unique conversational manner to long-form interviews with community leaders in the arts, politics & activism, business, and general civic life.
 
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Generation Justice
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Generation Justice’s mission is to inspire youth to become media makers committed to social transformation.Generation Justice trains teens to approach journalism from a social justice and media justice framework. This is a multi-media project that gives voice to activism– locally, nationally and internationally. The end desire of Generation Justice is that youth will leave our program more educated about community strengths and problems and that they will have the, critical thinking, inter-p ...
 
On Life and Meaning is a podcast about what matters most in our lives. We host conversations with compelling personalities about their lives and work. We explore human brilliance: our talents, endeavors, motivations and higher purposes. The show focuses on art, philosophy, leadership, literature, civic life and culture – seeking to inspire a more generative and humane world.
 
Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen," a locally produced program, created with teen input for a teenage audience. Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents. Over the last twenty years, programs have enlightened young people on countless subjects such as college admission, eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, career planning, civic associations focusing on young people, and politics, to name but a few. 411 Teen airs Sundays at 2:00 pm ET On 88.9 WFSU-FM.
 
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GOOD GRACIOUS
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GOOD GRACIOUS is a live variety show in Atlanta and a podcast spotlighting the best Southern music, arts, ideas, and more. Started in 2014 by Boyd Baker as a nod to The Ed Sullivan show, GOOD GRACIOUS hosts/interviews musicians, comedians, civic leaders, poets, filmmakers, authors, chefs, philanthropists, and folks who make the South the best - and more interesting - place to be. Podcasts include short showettes, as well as edited versions of our 2-hour live stage show. Some call it "A South ...
 
Selling Richmond: The Civic REALTOR® is a bimonthly podcast created and produced by the Richmond Association of REALTORS®. Subscribe and listen to hear Government Affairs Coordinator, Jo Gehlbach, sit down with leaders in the Richmond region who make big decisions affecting REALTORS® and their clients. Podcasts are published on the third Thursday of every other month.
 
Speeches, Ceremonies, and Panel Discussions of Civic Interest.
 
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In the Margin
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Created by co-hosts Robert Brown and Ian Heisler, In the Margin is a reading-based podcast about Christian civic engagement and public witness. In each episode, Ian and Robert (and occasional guests) consider the contributions of various authors to an ongoing conversation about how the Church can love, serve, and speak grace and truth to its neighbors. With the help of these authors, they ask, “What does it mean for Christians to be here? What should it look like to be in the world yet not o ...
 
Hosted by Melissa Ross, First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, arts, activities across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, along with spot news features and a weekly roundtable of local journalists.
 
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Upholding Matters
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What holds you up and what do you uphold? With the slipping of decency and decorum in our public and private spheres of life, and with once rock-solid faith in civic and social norms now in taters, many people are left feeling greatly concerned and uneasy about the future. We need to talk about this, about what we will uphold, and why that matters. And we will.
 
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After years of work by the Special Counsel's team, and weeks of waiting for the full report to be released, Attorney General William Barr released a redacted version of the Mueller Report. What do we know, what does it mean, and what impact will it have on the 2020 election?
 
In this episode on the reporting of Brexit, we'll hear the thoughts and experiences of LEWIS GOODALL, political correspondent for Sky News; LISA O'CARROLL, Brexit correspondent for The Guardian; FERGUS HEWISON, political correspondent for BBC North East; and DR DARREN KELSEY, author of Media and Affective MythologiesHas the media done a better ...…
 
A little while back Civic Tech Chat hit it's first year of existence. For this special episode, [Veronica Young](https://twitter.com/veronicajyoung) and [Leah Bannon](https://twitter.com/leahbannon) join us for a retrospective conversation looking at the past year in civic tech. We'll find out things that went well, things that didn't go so wel ...…
 
Eric Liu refers to America's favorite pastime, baseball, to help answer the question, what does it mean to be responsible? He says there are two ways to interpret this. First, what is it we should expect to be blamed for or held to account? Second, what ways are we living up to obligation or expectation? He says both are at play as our politica ...…
 
He introduces himself as "...a three-time cancer surviving, fully blind, Iranian American from a mixed religion, immigrant family." Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib shares personal stories and reveals his humorous side during a lively conversation with host Joni Balter. Habib describes his "coolest" moment serving as acting governor, a role he's assumed a ...…
 
This week on Left Arm Not So Orthodox Cyrus is joined by Co-Founder of The Fan Garage CP Thomas. The two of them talk about Dhoni's 84* knock against Bangalore, Ben Stokes turning out to be the biggest failure for Rajasthan and the inconsistency of the bottom 6 teams of the ongoing T20 tournament.
 
The modern day workplace is the product of a centuries-long battle for fair wages, reasonable hours and safe conditions. Today's episode tells the story of the labor in the United States -- from slavery and indentured servitude to the Equal Pay Act and the weekend. What did Americans workers have to go through to make their voices heard, and ho ...…
 
Initiative, referendum, recall are a trio of methods, begun during the Progressive era of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, which allow citizens to participate in direct democracy in their states. Center for Civic Education
 
Initiative, referendum, recall are a trio of methods, begun during the Progressive era of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, which allow citizens to participate in direct democracy in their states. Center for Civic Education
 
This week on Generation Justice, an informative, Indigenous-led panel on Climate Justice from the 2019 Climate Justice Alliance Member Convening which happened in Albuquerque, NM. Panelists include Julia Bernal of Pueblo Action Alliance, Leona Morgan of Nuclear Issues Study Group, Juan Reynosa of SWOP, Bineshi Albert of Indigenous Environmental ...…
 
We realize it’s really early to start thinking about this, but we decided to do an episode on the 2020 Democratic Party primary field. We each brought our Top Five candidates to the conversation and talked through their pros and cons. We also talked about who we do not support (no 75+ year-olds), and who we’d like to join the race: there’s poli ...…
 
On our very last episode of the season, the whole family gets together to talk our very favorite episodes of the season and Leya and Nishanth get kinda sappy.If you're interested in getting involved with International Justice Mission (or the podcast!) reach out to Lauren at lab2@rice.edu.We'll be back in September with all-new episodes!In the L ...…
 
The new logo celebrating the Jaguars’ 25th season contains an outline of downtown Jacksonville’s skyline, so it was no surprise when team owner Shad Khan said Thursday at the State of the Franchise that he is eager to get started on adding another piece to the skyline, with an estimated $500 million development next to the stadium .…
 
Ariel Camus cofounded his first venture, which was acquired by Lonely Planet. Microverse is his second startup and Ariel is using what he learned to make this a global venture. Microverse’s mission is to train 1 million professionals by 2030 and to connect them with global and remote jobs. Learn about his journey into becoming a founder and abo ...…
 
How state laws can break new ground for country-wide change. Center for Civic Education
 
How state laws can break new ground for country-wide change. Center for Civic Education
 
Celebrated Slovenian/American avant-garde artist Milenko Matanovic, also known for his tireless and effective community organizing here in the U.S., came by the bookstore for a philosophical barnburner while the "Puzzle Break" was in full swing next door. He shares his passion for that most democratic of institutions, the public meeting, and br ...…
 
This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus sits down with the multifaceted Natasha Malpani Oswal. She's studied immunology, has gotten an education from Stanford, Cambridge and Oxford, has worked in impact investing, built start ups between Silicon Valley, London and India, she currently heads Dice Media and if that's not all she recently published her fir ...…
 
Much like Gage, we’re laying this book to rest in our final episode of the Pet Sematary book. Join us as we discuss the tragedy of Louis succumbing to the power of the burial ground, the logistics of having an undead child, whether Ellie has the Shining, equating physically killing Gage to killing him through in action, the terrifying trek thro ...…
 
How these two mid-century presidents changed the relationship between federal and local spending. Center for Civic Education
 
How these two mid-century presidents changed the relationship between federal and local spending. Center for Civic Education
 
Upholding Matters Podcast Episode 51. David Paul talks about 4-20, the second season, The Muller Report, Trump, John Adams, Deep Space Robot Competition, and a couple of weeks of public meetings.
 
The Great Depression changed the relationship between the federal government and state governments. Center for Civic Education
 
The Great Depression changed the relationship between the federal government and state governments. Center for Civic Education
 
Rebuilding democracy from the ground up We need representatives who truly represent the people by directly engaging with and listening to their constituents. Removing the power of political action committees (PACs), special interests, and corporations is vital to getting our democracy back and making sure that elected government is responsive t ...…
 
Rebuilding democracy from the ground up We need representatives who truly represent the people by directly engaging with and listening to their constituents. Removing the power of political action committees (PACs), special interests, and corporations is vital to getting our democracy back and making sure that elected government is responsive t ...…
 
Pastor Charles Drew shares where his concern for the church in the face of political polarization comes from, and why he thinks Christians shouldn't let fear of excess prevent them from learning to engage politics responsibly.We also share the first of several upcoming events, and how you can join us for that event even if you aren't in the DC ...…
 
Liz Clasen-Kelly is executive director of The Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, which provides emergency shelter to men while working to end homelessness in the Charlotte region. Previously, Liz served as Associate Executive Director for the Urban Ministry Center, an interfaith organization dedicated to bringing the community together to end homeless ...…
 
On Friday's Media Roundtable, our panel of journalists looked at some of the biggest stories of the week, including:By samantha_kindler@aol.com (Samantha Kindler).
 
How federal and state cooperation raised funds and moved the U.S. capital. Center for Civic Education
 
How federal and state cooperation raised funds and moved the U.S. capital. Center for Civic Education
 
Mike Lewis is Co-Founder of Third Wave Farms- industrial hemp company that provides transparency from seed to sale.Third Wave Farm’s team is comprised of farmers and agriculture professionals. We are pioneers in the industry with a mission of expanding opportunities for American farmers. Our current accomplishments and joint venture partnership ...…
 
Two local men were recently freed after spending more than 40 years in prison for a murder that the evidence now shows they did not commit.By hschatz@wjct.org (Heather Schatz).
 
How federal and local authorities conflict over commerce and drug regulations. Center for Civic Education
 
How federal and local authorities conflict over commerce and drug regulations. Center for Civic Education
 
Parents are the most important factor in any child's life. It is one of the few relationships that will last a lifetime whether the parent is engaged and attentive or removed from the family. And, a parent will be one of the most important factors of a child's self worth and identity. But, there are no instructions on how to be a successful par ...…
 
On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined in the studio by economist, author & columnist,Vivek Kaul along with Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them discuss a range of topics from the cost of elections, predicting who will win with how many seats, to the first picture of a black hole to how many working hours in a day are productive? All this and much ...…
 
This week, we’re showcasing the wonderful community actions coming up in Albuquerque! We welcome Selina Villa of the Albuquerque Queer Resistance Collective to tell us about the upcoming Reproductive Justice Convergence. Plus, don’t miss our community calendar with upcoming events that you’ll want to know about!Don't miss GJ every Sunday night ...…
 
We took a closer look at the rapidly expanding medical marijuana market here in Florida with Columnist Shelton Hull , who covers cannabis for Folio Weekly ; and Jacksonville attorney Sally Kent Peebles , a Partner with Vicente Sederberg .By hschatz@wjct.org (Heather Schatz).
 
In this episode of Let’s Get Civical, Lizzie and Arden are joined by special guest Kyle Ishmael, the Executive Director of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus. Join them as they talk about what a legislative caucus does, who they are, how they’re funded, and why we should care about their existence! Fo ...…
 
Longtime Silicon Valley investor Roger McNamee would have howled with laughter just a few years ago if he had been told he would soon be devoting himself to decrying the massive social media engine that is Facebook. But despite his career as a mentor of tech leaders and his large shareholdings in Facebook, that’s exactly what McNamee is doing. ...…
 
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