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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
The Hartmann Report is an independent daily podcast hosted by award winning, author, radio & TV host Thom Hartmann. Thom’s podcast highlights the bigger picture behind politics, science and culture through discussion and debate. Catch Thom’s live show Monday through Friday noon ET / 9am PT- www.thomhartmann.com.
 
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Democracy in Question?

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Democracy in Question?

Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy

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Today, liberal democracies are under unprecedented strain from within and without. In each episode, renowned social anthropologist Shalini Randeria invites a leading scholar to explore the challenges and dilemmas facing democracies around the world. They investigate what needs to be done to ensure the future well-being of our democratic institutions and practices.
 
Since its origins, democracy has been a work in progress. Today, many question its resilience. How to Fix Democracy, a collaboration of the Bertelsmann Foundation and Humanity in Action, explores practical solutions for how to address the increasing threats democracy faces. Host Andrew Keen interviews prominent international thinkers and practitioners of democracy. Their conversations are designed to provoke discussion and curiosity about the state and future of democracy across the globe.
 
How does capitalism affect our personal lives? How does the economy affect life at home, relationships at work, romance and dating? Capitalism Hits Home with Dr. Harriet Fraad explores what is happening in the economic realm and its impact on our individual and social psychology. More about Capitalism Hits Home https://www.democracyatwork.info/capitalismhitshome
 
Is it possible for a democracy to govern undemocratically? Can the people elect an undemocratic leader? Is it possible for democracy to bring about authoritarianism? And if so, what does this say about democracy? ​​My name is Justin Kempf. Every week I talk to the brightest minds on subjects like international relations, political theory, and history to explore the democracy from every conceivable angle. Topics like civil resistance, authoritarian successor parties, and the autocratic middle ...
 
The Open Democracy Minute is a weekly 90-second broadcast on democracy issues and legislation in New Hampshire, so voters can be better informed, and how to be civically engaged. Episodes back to 2019 can be found at https://www.opendemocracynh.org/od_minute As Granny D said, Democracy isn't something we HAVE, it's something we DO!
 
The History of Ancient Greece Podcast is a deep-dive into one of the most influential and fundamental civilization in world history. Hosted by philhellene Ryan Stitt, THOAG spans over two millennia. From the Bronze Age to the Archaic Period, from Classical Greece to the Hellenistic kingdoms, and finally to the Roman conquest, this podcast will tell the history of a fundamental civilization by bringing to life the fascinating stories of all the ancient sources and scholarly interpretations of ...
 
All Things Co-op is a bi-weekly podcast produced by Democracy at Work that explores everything co-op. From theoretical and philosophical conversations about political economy and the relations of production, to on-the-ground interviews with cooperative workers, All Things Coop aims to appeal to a wide audience of activists, organizers, workers, and students to be better educated and motivated to creating a new cooperative society.
 
Aspen Ideas to Go is a show about big ideas that will open your mind. Featuring compelling conversations with the world’s top thinkers and doers from a diverse range of disciplines, Aspen Ideas to Go gives you front-row access to the Aspen Ideas Festival and other events presented by the Aspen Institute.
 
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Democracy Works

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Democracy Works

Penn State McCourtney Institute for Democracy

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The Democracy Works podcast seeks to answer that question by examining a different aspect of democratic life each week — from voting to criminal justice to the free press and everything in between. We interview experts who study democracy, as well as people who are out there doing the hard work of democracy day in and day out. The show’s name comes from Pennsylvania’s long tradition of iron and steel works — people coming together to build things greater than the sum of their parts. We belie ...
 
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Jonathan Mitchell

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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
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Your Undivided Attention

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Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin, The Center for Humane Technology

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In this podcast from the Center for Humane Technology, co-hosts Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin confront catastrophic risk with existential hope. How is technology both a symptom and a driver of broader social, political, and economic forces? How do we reimagine humane technology that supports our shared well-being, sense-making, and ability to tackle complex global challenges? And what can we do together to catalyze a more humane future? Tristan and Aza will treat your attention with care as ...
 
Most Americans love truth, democracy, and rationality. We hate lies, autocracy, and stupidity. We despise authoritarians. We reject religious rule under white evangelical fanatics: the American Taliban. We denounce Trump, Trumpublicans, and the crazy MAGA cult of personality. We know climate change is real and dangerous. And we like to celebrate life, love, goodness, decency, and happiness. You are one of us: the majority. You will love opening a bold new song each week that fuels your passi ...
 
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
We’re a country struggling to reset from a global pandemic, and September was supposed to be back to school, back to work, back to normal. But it feels like we’re still in a state of limbo. Why does it seem that so many women continue to bear the burden of this ongoing crisis? In Season 3 of All Ears, Abby interviews a slate of creative and courageous thinkers who are pushing back on old systems and reimagining what “normal” should look like.
 
What does research in democracy in the 21st century look like? How can we study a political system that is under constant challenge? For years, the Albert Hirschman Centre for Democracy has pioneered a collaborative approach that draws on the views of its namesake – Albert O. Hirschman – and now shares it with listeners in podcast form. Transgressing disciplinary and academic boundaries to bring new takes on forms of government, the Research at the AHCD podcast invites its researchers to med ...
 
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
 
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Unlocked from our Patreon: Bill and Rachel examine the evolution of the US timber industry during the Second Industrial Revolution away from raw material supply to mass-produced, manufactured forest products. Links and notes for Ep. 369 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Bonus-AFD-EP-369-Links-and-Notes-Forest-Products…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Pfizer’s contracts with countries like Brazil reveal how one of the world’s leading makers of COVID-19 vaccines has the power to silence governments, throttle supply, shift risk and maximize profits in the middle of a public health crisis. We speak with Public Citizen researcher Zain Rizvi, who examined the contracts in a new report out this week.…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-10-22 Friday Headlines for October 22, 2021 As Murder Trial Begins in Ahmaud Arbery's Killing, Family Worries About Impartiality of Jurors How Kyrsten Sinema, Once a Socialist, Is Now Obstructing the Democrats' Progressive Platform Sen. Joe Manchin's Opposition to Biden Agenda Backed by History of Putting Corporations Over Peopl…
 
The state of American democracy | American novelist, playwright, and essayist Darryl Pinckney takes host Andrew Keen on a tour d’horizon of the state of American democracy, from the current political discourse to the impact of identity politics, cancel culture, social media, and the role of education in teaching the young generation what it means t…
 
At the end of the day, I am optimistic despite all the evidence. First of all, I think there are a lot of resources that democracies can use. A lot of areas of law, where as long as we recognize what it is we're fighting for, democracy is worth fighting for and have a common view as to what that means that we can advance it in many places, not just…
 
On this episode of Democracy Sausage, Mark Kenny speaks with Craig Reucassel - formerly of The Chaser and director of the new two-part ABC film Big Deal - about the flaws in Australia’s political donation laws and what needs to happen to fix the system. Does Australia need to introduce a cap on political donations? What can be done to provide an im…
 
You're listening to the Open Democracy Minute, keeping Granite State government by and for the people. It appears that the Freedom to Vote Act will get its first of a number of votes in the U.S. Senate later this week. The first move will be to allow debate on the Freedom to Vote Act, which allow the larger public to learn more about the bill’s pro…
 
Over the past 30 years, citizens of democracies who claim to value freedom, tolerance, and the rule of law have increasingly embraced illiberal politicians and platforms on both the right and the left. Democracy is in trouble, but who is really to blame? In Our Own Worst Enemy, Tom Nichols challenges the current depictions of the rise of illiberal …
 
Popular sovereignty is a fundamental idea of democracy. It is also a simple idea: The people are the ultimate source of the authority of government. Find out more in today's episode! Center for Civic EducationBy Center for Civic Education
 
Democracy in Question? is brought to you by: • Central European University: CEU • The Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy in Geneva: AHCD • The Podcast Company: Novel Follow us on social media! • Central European University: @CEU • Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy in Geneva: @AHDCentre Subscribe to the show. If you enjoyed what you listened to…
 
The constant assault on reason, logic, facts, science, and reality is taking a toll. The non-stop barrage of nonsense, obfuscation, misdirection, lies, and treachery are undermining the very foundation of the nation we grew up believing in. Are we at a tipping point? Is there a way to put the brakes on this train that is speeding towards the end of…
 
Hey look over there! Oh no!Oh my God! Can you see?That jumbo jet's flying too low!And it's heading for our democracy!It's heading for the twin pillarsThe two that made America greatDemocracy and DecencyThey will murder with hateEverybody can clearly seeThe attack on our democracyHijacked planes oh so nearWeather conditions severely clearOh thank Go…
 
Thom welcomes former Republican Representative Joe Walsh, host, "White Flag w/Joe Walsh", author of "F--- Silence: Calling Trump Out for the Cultish, Moronic, Authoritarian Con Man He Is". Why are Republicans still lining up behind a would-be dictator? Also- are the stories Republicans tell about the economy coming true? See Privacy Policy at https…
 
Part 1 of 2. Dennis Prager & Eric Metaxas at Calvary Chapel The Eric Metaxas Show Dennis Prager joins Eric at Calvary Chapel in Chattanooga for an utterly no holds barred discussion about where America is headed -- and, yes, there's some good news! Oct 15 2021 The Eric Metaxas Show- https://metaxastalk.com/podcasts/ --------------------------------…
 
Part 2 of 2. Dennis Prager & Eric Metaxas at Calvary Chapel The Eric Metaxas Show Dennis Prager and Eric at Calvary Chapel continue their discussion of cultural life in America today in a fun and spirited interview that will ultimately encourage you Oct 15 2021 The Eric Metaxas Show- https://metaxastalk.com/podcasts/ -------------------------------…
 
Our American States On this podcast, we look ahead to the new term of the U.S. Supreme Court and look back at some decisions from the past term. Our guide is Lisa Soronen, the executive director of the State and Local Legal Center. Soronen is my guest on the podcast. Soronen keeps a sharp eye on the U.S Supreme Court and monitors the court for deci…
 
In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Margaret D. Jacobs, the author of “After One Hundred Winters: In Search of Reconciliation on America's Stolen Lands”, to confront the harsh truth that the United States was founded on the violent dispossession of Indigenous people and asks what reconciliation might mean in light of this haunted hist…
 
We spent 40+ minutes on the last premium episode talking about how many Germans are island boys deep down. Here's a little song I wrote about it. Even more bars in the full episode: https://www.patreon.com/posts/island-jungs-57775667 The video that started it all: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIWSEa5U9_U Follow them: https://www.instagram.com/fl…
 
Dissidents in the clergy have long played a critical role in fostering more inclusive faith spaces. Often this dissent doesn’t come from a place of ill-intent – in fact, it’s quite the opposite. These trailblazers are inspired by their faith to build a better world. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, …
 
In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by W. Ralph Eubanks, the author of “A Place Like Mississippi”, to discuss how the South has produced some of America’s most celebrated authors, and no state more so than Mississippi W. Ralph Eubanks is the author of A Place Like Mississippi, which will be released on March 16, 2021 by Timber Press. A P…
 
To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876 by Bret Baier. Fox News Documentary. To Rescue The Republic with Bret Baier - Fox News Documentary https://youtu.be/qqAoejKg0Nw Padma Enter 10 To Rescue The Republic with Bret Baier - Fox News Documentary #FoxNews #Documentary https://t.me/foxnewstrump https://t.me/…
 
Guests: Michael Schmidt, Rep. Elaine Luria, Timothy O'Brien, Robert Reich, Betsey Stevenson From cursing the president on the House floor, to scoring political points after a tragic death on a movie set, how the shock-jock caucus has taken over the Republican Party. Then, one day after the contempt vote for Bannon, a key actor in the DOJ coup comes…
 
Could Vice President Harris follow Richard Nixon and challenge the filibuster? Stanford University Professor of Psychiatry Dr. Anna Lembke joins the show on her new book, Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-m…
 
In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Josh Cohen, the author of “How to Live. What to Do: In Search of Ourselves in Life and Literature”, to explore a new way for us to understand ourselves from the perspective of iconic and historical fictional characters. Josh Cohen is Professor of Modern Literary Theory at Goldsmiths, University of L…
 
This week on All Ears, Abby is joined by Imara Jones. Imara is an activist, journalist and the creator of TransLash Media, a cross-platform journalism, storytelling and narrative project. She’s also the host of the TransLash podcast, a show that centers trans narratives and experience. Imara’s and Abby’s conversation was so rich and varied, we deci…
 
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed when film star fired prop gun. A man was also injured, and police say they're investigating but no charges have been filed. Also, our correspondent follows a group of migrants from Iraq to eastern Europe, and how ivory-poaching in Mozambique has led to more tuskless elephants being born.…
 
Pfizer’s contracts with countries like Brazil reveal how one of the world’s leading makers of COVID-19 vaccines has the power to silence governments, throttle supply, shift risk and maximize profits in the middle of a public health crisis. We speak with Public Citizen researcher Zain Rizvi, who examined the contracts in a new report out this week.…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-10-22 Friday Headlines for October 22, 2021 As Murder Trial Begins in Ahmaud Arbery's Killing, Family Worries About Impartiality of Jurors How Kyrsten Sinema, Once a Socialist, Is Now Obstructing the Democrats' Progressive Platform Sen. Joe Manchin's Opposition to Biden Agenda Backed by History of Putting Corporations Over Peopl…
 
The Federal Reserve is Being Taken Over By Marxists. Biden’s Massive Midnight Illegal Alien Flights. Miranda Devine, NY Post. Bannon's War Room The Federal Reserve is Being Taken Over By Marxists with Miranda Devine. Oct 18 2021 We discuss the economy and Miranda's most recent article and publication Our guests are: Miranda Devine Stay ahead of the…
 
Quick Take is a weekly dose of ideas and insights delivered in short form. Today’s episode features astronomer Jill Tarter. She co-founded SETI, or the “Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute.” Watch her full conversation from the Aspen Ideas Festival https://www.aspenideas.org/sessions/searching-for-aliens-finding-ourselves Follow us o…
 
This week in an interview with a British newspaper the Secretary General of Nato repeated his desire to widen its mandate to include China. His comments coincide with reports that Beijing has tested a hypersonic missile potentially capable of breaching US and European defences. There are concerns about China's cyber activities against Nato member s…
 
Renaissance is the period in European history when society moved out of the dark ages toward a recognition of the rights of individuals. Learn more about this period and how it influenced the start of the Reformation in today's episode! Center for Civic EducationBy Center for Civic Education
 
Guests: Rep. Jamie Raskin, Officer Michael Fanone, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Michael Daly Tonight: Congressman Jamie Raskin on the House vote to hold Bannon in contempt—and the high-stakes decision for the Justice Department. Then, beaten by the Trump mob on January 6th, police officer Michael Fanone joins Chris Hayes with reaction to today's big vo…
 
In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Sebastian Junger, the author of “Freedom”, to discuss the very human conflict between desiring self-reliance and our utter dependence on community. This interview was done in collaboration with the Miami Book Fair, which takes place on November 14-21, 2021. See the full lineup here. Sebastian Junger…
 
Kelsey Gallagher is a researcher at Project Ploughshares. He focuses on Canada's participation in the global arms trade. In 2014, Canada began a contractual sale of light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia. Since then, evidence has accumulated showing some of those weapons being used in war zones. This contravenes the condition attached to the sales…
 
As Texas gerrymandering and other election-rigging in red states go into effect, will racist Republicans be able to hang on to power even as white people become a minority? Or is the Republican party going down in flames? Veteran Progressive congressman Mark Pocan joins Thom- will Democrats finally pass some form Build Back Better agenda or face th…
 
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