Best Civics podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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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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How to Citizen
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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, doub ...
 
A national conversation through a local lens.
 
What is KOS Kommunity PodClass?* A Place for Brothers & Sistars to Unite!!!* A Place of Divine Principles - Love, Truth Peace, Freedom and Justice * A Place to Meet Ancient Knowledge * A Place for Adeptship and Mastery * From Self-Salvation into Deific Life How is the KOS Kommunity Beneficial? * Gives Ability to Learn the Language of Self* Acquire Tools and Solutions for All Matters* To Make GOD and MAN ONE (UNI) = (Universe)
 
Follow along and have some fun, in one of the longest running Real Play Podcasts.
 
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No Wrong Answers
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The conversations teachers are having in schools today could determine what our world looks like in the future. We give those teachers a voice through weekly conversations about the important issues of the day. Listen and get a teacherly take on the world. Hosted by public radio news anchor Kyle Palmer and a dedicated team of teachers.
 
Our weekday podcast brings you top news stories, plus analysis and insights from reporters and scholars about the state of play in America’s hottest policy debates.
 
Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.
 
Welcome to the Bisimoto Tech2sDay channel. Automotive tech, parts info, film and more.
 
A weekly podcast hosted by musician and writer Thomas V. Mirus, exploring everything Catholic, with a special focus on arts and culture. Dedicated to the Holy Family. An extension of CatholicCulture.org.
 
If our country was founded today, rather than 250 years ago, how would it be different? Would 12-year olds be allowed to vote? Would we have a president? "America From Scratch" is a new series exploring this big thought experiment. Each podcast episode tackles a provocative question like these and brings together smart people to hash it out. Check out our companion YouTube series at www.youtube.com/americafromscratch. Produced by Rewire.org at Twin Cities PBS in collaboration with PBS Digita ...
 
Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that's rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show breaks ideas, telling the stories of modern life through our digital economy. Marketplace Tech is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning ...
 
A weekly podcast hosted by musician and writer Thomas V. Mirus, exploring everything Catholic, with a special focus on arts and culture. Dedicated to the Holy Family. An extension of CatholicCulture.org.
 
Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle’s Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.
 
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Internet-connected doorbells with cameras built in are becoming very popular. Amazon-owned Ring is the best-known product. Google also has the Nest Hello. But the phenomenon of doorbell video has privacy experts worried. There's the potential for misuse and abuse of these home surveillance devices by people who are shaming each other or labelin ...…
 
In yesterday's show we talked about how advertisers are not leaving Facebook. But lots of them are migrating from Facebook proper to another platform it owns: Instagram. One analyst estimates that ads on Instagram will account for 70 percent of Facebook's new revenue by 2020. And the most exciting thing for the company is Stories, the little po ...…
 
Ignore the Women's March: women are actually hurt by abortion and the sexual revolution. Lila Rose of Live Action joins us to discuss that, why she has hope for Gen Z, and how you can change peoples' minds on abortion. Plus: Jarrett Stepman joins us to chat about the controversial view of masculinity in a new Gillette ad.We also cover these sto ...…
 
Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., joins us to discuss how he's ready to change Washington, D.C. The businessman turned politician shares why he advocates term limits, and wants lawmakers to lose pay if they don't pass a budget on time. We also cover these stories:--Second Lady Karen Pence is under fire for teaching at a Christian school that holds tradi ...…
 
Bisi talks Mazda CX9 signature, piston coatings, and the 2020 Supra
 
The national teacher of the year calls the detention of migrant children at the border “abuse” and an “atrocity”. But she says teachers can do something about it. Plus, as American cities are becoming less segregated…are schools following suit?
 
You, or people you know, might have quit Facebook over the last year or so. But you know who hasn't left? Advertisers. Facebook is still the second-biggest digital ad platform in the world, just behind Google. And in 2018, a lot of us realized just how Facebook uses our posts, our connections, photos, location, the quizzes we take, to help adve ...…
 
If you ask the major U.S. telecom companies, they'll tell you the next generation of mobile wireless technology, 5G, has arrived. But things are a little messy right now. Carriers still might mean different things when they say "5G." There aren't any 5G phones that operate on 5G mobile networks. And when there are, how much is the service going ...…
 
In our abbreviated episode today due to the snowstorm that hit the Washington, D.C., area, we feature an interview with C.J. Sailor of the Gloucester Institute, a nonprofit that works to engage minority students on campus.The Daily Signal podcast is available on Ricochet, iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play, or Stitcher. All of our podcasts can be ...…
 
In this installment of Critical Hit - A Major Spoilers Podcast: The Gith are attacking the fortress. Will our heroes save the day, or die trying? Visit the Major Spoilers store for Critical Hit and Major Spoilers merchandise! Character sheets for characters at level 20 are available at members.majorspoilers.com Show your thanks to Major Spoiler ...…
 
On today’s show, we feature an interview with BOLD founder Carrie Sheffield. Based in New York City, Sheffield discusses her political activism, the importance of civility, and what it's like for a conservative living in Manhattan.Her digital television network is comprised of three shows, one of which is co-hosted by Clay Aiken, who is famous ...…
 
Today is the last day of the huge Las Vegas tech conference CES, and it's ending on a mixed note when it comes to gender and diversity. On one hand, the Consumer Technology Association, which puts on CES, announced a $10 million fund at the show to support women and minority tech founders. On the other hand, the CTA gave an innovation award to ...…
 
Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin, discusses this week's 51% attack on the Ethereum Classic blockchain. He describes how the attacker was able to gain control of more than 51% of the network, why it was inexpensive for them to do so, how they profited from their attack and who loses money in such an attack. We talk about what types of blockc ...…
 
Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin, discusses this week's 51% attack on the Ethereum Classic blockchain. He describes how the attacker was able to gain control of more than 51% of the network, why it was inexpensive for them to do so, how they profited from their attack and who loses money in such an attack. We talk about what types of blockc ...…
 
Drones hold a lot of promise beyond delivering Amazon packages. They are already used to survey damage from hurricanes, and just this week, regulators granted a waiver to a major insurance company for “beyond visual line of sight” usage of drones to allow for more flights. What could relaxing regulations mean for businesses that want to use dro ...…
 
Traditional masculinity is “harmful” -- but don’t take it from us. That’s the new verdict of the American Psychological Association. We discuss the APA’s new guidelines on counseling for men and boys, as well as the ideological shift behind it. Plus: President Trump’s policy in Syria seems to be in flux. Las month, he announced U.S. troops woul ...…
 
Part of the Trump administration's hard line against China is focused on intellectual property concerns. One fear is that widespread investment of Chinese money in startups gives the Chinese too much access to cutting-edge American tech innovations. That's why legislation was passed to limit foreign investment. The Committee on Foreign Investme ...…
 
Does President Donald Trump have the authority to declare the situation at the border a national emergency? What should happen at the border? Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Mark Green of Tennessee, and Chip Roy of Texas, join to share their views. We also cover these stories:--Trump again suggested he might declare a “national emergency” if he can’t ...…
 
A Kansas teenager is set to graduate from his high school, and Harvard University this spring…at the same time. We have a whole lot of questions. Plus, is your school a happy place? Does it need to be in order to be successful? Our teacher’s answers might surprise you.
 
If there's one thing that's clear from the 2016 election, it's that the internet and social media have a huge influence on the political process. These days if you want to run a successful campaign, you need an effective digital strategy. Fortunately for politicians, Big Tech companies like Google and Facebook provide representatives to embed w ...…
 
When it comes to border security, what are the facts? Heritage Foundation analyst David Inserra, who focuses on immigration and homeland security, joins us to discuss whether walls work, whether the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border is a terrorism risk, and the flow of drugs into the United States from other countries. Plus: we play P ...…
 
Hardly anything happens these days that isn't caught on video. Cell phones, security cameras, drones, even doorbells have cameras built in these days. All of that video would seem to be evidence galore for law enforcement, except for a few problems. First: there's so much of it. Companies and law enforcement agencies are developing algorithms a ...…
 
Seinfeld is one of the highest grossing sitcom's of all time, but in 2019 it's rubbing some young people the wrong way. Are those concerns justified? We discuss in today's episode. Plus: It’s Week 3 of the partial government shutdown, and the president and Democrats are no closer to an agreement. Democratic leaders are quick to point out the pl ...…
 
In this installment of Critical Hit - A Major Spoilers Podcast: Time to head back to base and form a plan of action. Visit the Major Spoilers store for Critical Hit and Major Spoilers merchandise! Character sheets for characters at level 23 are available at members.majorspoilers.com Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becomin ...…
 
If you live in a city with a lot of tech companies, expect that city to be pretty empty next week. That's because tens of thousands of people are headed to Las Vegas for the annual tech trade show, CES. It's the place where companies roll out their newest technologies, from huge televisions to gaming laptops to virtual reality gear to Wi-Fi con ...…
 
On the 10th birthday of the Bitcoin network, Arjun Balaji, founder and managing partner at Shomei Capital, explains why doesn't worry too much about potential bugs in the code such as there was last fall, why we'll see improved scalability, privacy and fungibility in the top cryptocurrency in 2019, and why he believes the Lightning Network will ...…
 
On the 10th birthday of the Bitcoin network, Arjun Balaji, founder and managing partner at Shomei Capital, explains why doesn't worry too much about potential bugs in the code such as there was last fall, why we'll see improved scalability, privacy and fungibility in the top cryptocurrency in 2019, and why he believes the Lightning Network will ...…
 
We usually feature our "Problematic Women" segment on Friday's podcast. But in the aftermath of the sudden death of "Problematic Women" co-host Bre Payton, we spent today's episode remembering Bre, and how great she was. We talk about what a unique person she was in Washington, D.C. and some of the million little things that made her such a uni ...…
 
Dr. Morlo is an eco-terrorist, and the Super-Pets are revolting in this week's Legion Clubhouse! Listen to the Major Spoilers Podcast on Stitcher Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Adventure Comics #363 "Black Day ...…
 
Dr. Morlo is an eco-terrorist, and the Super-Pets are revolting in this week's Legion Clubhouse! Listen to the Major Spoilers Podcast on Stitcher Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Adventure Comics #363 "Black Day ...…
 
This week we're looking ahead at what to expect in tech and business in 2019. Today we're diving into tech policy and regulation. There’s the possibility of federal privacy legislation, net neutrality is still on the table, tons of state laws are in the works, and, in 2018 we saw the first big challenges around Section 230, the law that says te ...…
 
All this week, we're looking ahead to 2019 and what's likely to be big in business and technology. This year, expect the space economy to really take off. According to Space Angels, an investment firm that specializes in aerospace, private investment in space-related businesses has gone from a handful of companies and a couple hundred million d ...…
 
Happy New Year, Tech2sday. A segment from Bisimoto's Instagram show, with insights on 2018, into 2019. https://anchor.fm
 
More and more soldiers are being affected by PTSD--and horrifyingly, 20 veterans die by suicide every day. But Lt. Col. Damon Friedman, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and has experienced the struggle of PTSD personally, has a message of hope: there can be healing. He joins us to talk about what worked for him, and the brutal realities soldi ...…
 
Hey, happy New Year, everyone! Welcome to Marketplace Tech 2019 edition! The future looks about the same as yesterday, right? This week, we've been looking at what the near future of this year might look like in business and technology. Today, we’ve got a futurist on the show to talk about the big trends that will influence tech. Amy Webb is a ...…
 
It is New Year's Eve, and that means we made it to the end of 2018, which was by any account a huge year in the world of business and technology. It was a year of gigantic data and privacy scandals, Amazon's search for a second headquarters and MoviePass turning out to be too good to be true. This week, we look back at the year that was and ahe ...…
 
In this installment of Critical Hit - A Major Spoilers Podcast: The crew says goodbye and the Closing Argument is here. Character sheets for characters at level 23 are available at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure C ...…
 
Facial recognition software has made huge advancements in accuracy, but it has a long way to go — specifically when it comes to recognizing people of color. Commercially available software can tell the gender of a person using a photograph. According to researcher Joy Buolamwini, of the MIT Media Lab, that software is correct 99 percent of the ...…
 
Jemma Green, cofounder and chairman of PowerLedger, describes how the company, which won the 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge, spearheaded by Sir Richard Branson and CES, is using tokens to solve various energy problems. One is the principal-agent problem in which the landlords of residential buildings don't have an incentive to install renewables b ...…
 
Jemma Green, cofounder and chairman of PowerLedger, describes how the company, which won the 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge, spearheaded by Sir Richard Branson and CES, is using tokens to solve various energy problems. One is the principal-agent problem in which the landlords of residential buildings don't have an incentive to install renewables b ...…
 
Fake news is enemy No. 1 right now. Companies and governments are trying to figure out who should be in charge of spotting misinformation and getting rid of it. MIT researcher Sinan Aral has found that the not-true stuff, what he calls “false news,” is not only hard to stop, but also really effective. A study published last spring found that fa ...…
 
Self-driving cars will probably save a lot of lives in the future. But right now the tech is new, and most of it requires human intervention. Experts refer to several levels, one through five, of automation in cars. A fifth-level car would have no steering wheel or gas pedal. Several cars on the market now fit into the middle category, requirin ...…
 
Episode 58 of the Bisimoto Tech2sDay where Bisi talks rods ratio, lightweight piston advantages and 2019 projects. https://anchor.fm
 
It used to be that stories of tech companies breaking all the rules and fighting city hall were considered sexy. But right now we’re having conversations with more suspicion about things like unproven driverless technology, online advertising, unstoppable data collection and automation. Yet, here with a defense of tech’s disruptive mentality is ...…
 
Robots are coming for all our jobs, right? It can be hard not to feel that way given the pace of automation. But if it really is inevitable, are we doing anything to prepare for it? Enter the Automation Readiness Index, a research project put together by The Economist and funded by Swiss robotics giant ABB. It’s a global list ranking the nation ...…
 
In this installment of Critical Hit - A Major Spoilers Podcast: If you create a mess, you should clean up that mess. Visit the Major Spoilers store for Critical Hit and Major Spoilers merchandise! Character sheets for characters at level 23 are available at Patreon.com/MajorSpoilers Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becomin ...…
 
Time is pretty much up for you to do your last-minute Christmas shopping if you're buying through Amazon. You could still go to a store, but who does that anymore? It is not a stretch to say that Amazon is trying to take over all things holiday. It tends to offer something new this time of year. In 2018, it's fresh Christmas trees, delivered to ...…
 
Bloomberg reporter Matt Leising, who obtained bank statements from Tether's bank, Noble Bank in Puerto Rico, found that for those months, the number of dollars in the bank matched the amount of Tether outstanding. He talks about what this means, whether it matters that both Tether and Noble Bank were founded by Brock Pierce, and whether it matt ...…
 
Bloomberg reporter Matt Leising, who obtained bank statements from Tether's bank, Noble Bank in Puerto Rico, found that for those months, the number of dollars in the bank matched the amount of Tether outstanding. He talks about what this means, whether it matters that both Tether and Noble Bank were founded by Brock Pierce, and whether it matt ...…
 
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