Best foundations of democracy podcasts we could find (Updated August 2017)
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60-Second Civics Podcast
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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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60-Second Civics Podcast
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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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Conversations on Civics Podcast
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The Conversations on Civics Podcast features interviews, speeches, lectures, and presentations by teachers, students, and scholars from around the world who are committed to democracy, the rule of law, and civic education. The series will occasionally include full-length versions of interviews that appear in edited format in the Education for Democracy Podcast.The Conversations on Civics Podcast is produced by the Center for Civic Education and supports the Center's main curricular programs: ...
 
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Education for Democracy Podcast
 
The Education for Democracy Podcast is a monthly audio series devoted to promoting an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles. The podcast tells the stories of students and teachers throughout the world engaged in making their communities better places; learning about government, law, and democracy; and participating in the public policymaking process. The Education for Democracy Podcast is produced by the Center for Civic Education and focuses on the Center' ...
 
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Talking Civics Podcast
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Talking Civics is a personal look at civics in action. Podcasts feature conversations with individuals about their experiences as first-hand participants in civic history and civic affairs.The Talking Civics Podcast is produced by the Center for Civic Education and supports the Center's main curricular programs: We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, We the People: Project Citizen, the Civitas International Programs, the School Violence Prevention Demonstration Program, Representat ...
 
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Open Society Foundations Podcast
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The Open Society audio podcast features recordings of panel discussions, talks, book launches, and more. Brought to you by the Open Society Foundations, working to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
 
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FDA - World Democracy Discussion
 
Foundation for Democratic Advancement on World Democracy is a FDA podcast on the impact of various democratic processes from around the world on the welfare of individuals. This podcast is hosted by Mr. Stephen Garvey, Foundation for Democratic Advancement's Executive Director, who interviews qualified guests. Mr. Garvey uses the FDA's measurements and findings, and his experience to clarify the perspectives of the guests. The podcast's purposes are to both study and communicate the outcomes ...
 
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Modern and Contemporary History of Politics
 
In his inaugural lecture at the Collège de France, he expounded the originality of his approach, which is to consider the history of democracy as the exploration of a problematic experience. Democracy, he posited, establishes politics as a field that constitutively resists closure by virtue of the tensions and uncertainties that underpin it. "As it forms the basis for an experience of freedom, the history of democracy, he noted, is therefore not simply a history of frustrations or betrayed u ...
 
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Diffusion
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dif·fu·sion, noun: the spreading of something more widelyDiffusion is the podcast of Carnegie Corporation of New York, one of the first grantmaking foundations in the United States established by Andrew Carnegie in 1911. Our mission? To promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding around issues of peace, education and democracy.Twenty-five years after the fall of the Soviet Union, the U.S.-Russian relationship is in crisis. This podcast series offers nuanced debate ab ...
 
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Discovery Institute's Podcast
 
Mission: The mission of Discovery Institute is to advance a culture of purpose, creativity and innovation.Program: Discovery Institute is an inter-disciplinary community of scholars and policy advocates dedicated to the reinvigoration of traditional Western principles and institutions and the worldview from which they issued. Discovery Institute has a special concern for the role that science and technology play in our culture and how they can advance free markets, illuminate public policy a ...
 
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History of the United States, Vol. IV: The West and Jacksonian Democracy by BEARD, Charles Austin and BEARD, Mary Ritter
 
Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interests lay in feminism and the labor uni ...
 
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Lesterland
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From TED: The American political system has been foundationally weakened by a corrupt campaign funding system, creating a dangerously unstable and inequitable design that could destroy our republic — if we let it. In Le$terland: The Corruption of Congress and How To End It, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig assesses the deep flaws in our campaign finance system and lays out a plan for fixing it. Lessig describes a place called “Lesterland,” a fictional land with a population of 311 milli ...
 
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Community Rights Podcast
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Because it's "We the People", not "We the Corporations". The mission of Community Rights Portland (PDX) is to reclaim from corporations the Constitutional rights of people. We exercise our right of local self-government to protect the health, welfare, and dignity of our citizens, our commons, and our future generations. More info at cr-pdx.org Paul Cienfuegos is a regional leader in the Community Rights movement, which works to dismantle corporate constitutional so-called “rights” and assert ...
 
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We the People: Democracy in America
 
Live from the Friday Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, VoterRadio.com brings you this four-part lecture series featuring eminent researchers covering the foundations of American democracy.
 
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History of the United States, Vol. II: Conflict & Independence by BEARD, Charles Austin and BEARD, Mary Ritter
 
Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interests lay in feminism and the labor uni ...
 
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Congress Hears Tech Policy Debates
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The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee works to educate policymakers on critical Internet policy issues. With funding and logistical support from the Internet Education Foundation, the Internet Caucus Advisory Committee hosts regular debates to discuss important Internet policy issues. Since its founding, the Internet Caucus Advisory Committee has built a membership of over 200 organizations from a broad cross-section of the public interest community and the Internet industry. ...
 
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History of the United States, Vol. VII by BEARD, Charles Austin and BEARD, Mary Ritter
 
Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interests lay in feminism and the labor uni ...
 
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An attempt to digest the Charlottesville riots and the rise of violent hate groups in the United States This episode begins with a different song, as it covers different terrain. I recorded it on August 13, 2017 under the fresh impression of the white supremacist “protests” in Charlottesville, VA (USA). You’ll notice that I am struggling to fin ...…
 
Justice and Drew are joined by North Korea conflict expert and a senior fellow from the Foundation for Defense of Democracy, Anthony Ruggiero, to discuss threats of attack. They are also joined by Katie Pavlich to discuss health care, scandal, and more.
 
Justice and Drew are joined by North Korea conflict expert and a senior fellow from the Foundation for Defense of Democracy, Anthony Ruggiero, to discuss threats of attack. They are also joined by Katie Pavlich to discuss health care, scandal, and more.
 
By Nicole Powers On August 6, 2017, investigative journalist Greg Palast was presented with the Eleanor Roosevelt Award by the Southern California branch of Americans for Democratic Action, an organization which the former First Lady co-founded in 1947. The award was given to Greg for his: “Superlative investigative reporting and media coverage ...…
 
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First News with Jimmy Cefalo
 
John Hannah is a former Natl Security Advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State who serves as a Senior Counselor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
 
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The Future Is A Mixtape
 
On this episode, Jesse & Matt discuss the third most important element of The Golden Square which is so simple and obvious, that it’s remarkable this idea is even contested as a human right in the Yankee-lands of Ol’ Red, White and Blue: the absolute right to healthcare for every human being on Earth. Matthew will provide a surprising prologue ...…
 
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David Feldman Show
 
Howie Klein, Professor Corey Brettschneider and Dr. Jay Sutay. Marc Maron stars in the new critically acclaimed Netflix series "Glow." Randy "Iron Stache" Bryce is running for Wisconsin's first congressional district intent on defeating Speaker Paul Ryan. Howie Klein on Randy Bryce and the fight for Medicare For All. Professor Corey Brettschnei ...…
 
Africa Business Radio — According to an article written by Ebrahim Fakir who is an associate of the Democracy Works Foundation, and on the Advisory Council of the Council for the Advancement of South Africa’s Constitution; he has this to say about the currently concluded ANC Policy Conference:The ANC policy conference was a lot less policy and ...…
 
As a former member of Turkish parliament and a respected academic, Aykan Erdemir has important views on what last year's coup attempt did to Turkey and how President Erdogan used the episode to solidify his authoritarian hold on power. Ryan Evans spoke with him to mark tomorrow's anniversary of the attempted putsch, which killed 249 people. Erd ...…
 
This week the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had confirmation that IS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead. It never produced any proof, but it is the first "credible " organization to go that far. On this program we examine what 's known about al-Baghdadi's status, his elusiveness and what happens after he and h ...…
 
Grant Rumley is a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a Washington think tank, where he focuses on Palestinian politics. Amir Tibon is the newly-appointed bureau chief of Israel's Haaretz newspaper. Together, they authored a new biography of Mahmoud Abbas, (Abu Mazen) the President of the Palestinian Authority and the ...…
 
Wynton Marsalis joined us for Behind The Note Podcast today! We talked many things including leadership, building a team, and turning vision into reality.Rate Behind The Note Podcast on the platform you're using right now to read this script and to listen to the show.Press Play. Enjoy. Share. ---------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
Welcome to episode 16 in Season 2 of Real Democracy Now! a podcast. In this episode, I talk to a few of my previous guests about the relationship between representative democracy and capitalism. Some common themes emerge, specifically around the power of capital challenging the power of democratically elected governments and the problem of grow ...…
 
Don’t forget everyone; Hamilton knows about Greece and Rome. Hamilton begins his arguments in Federalist Paper No. 9 with another reference to Greek and Roman democracies to establish his historical “street-cred”. He then points to how the science of politics has evolved, and how the Anti-Federalists have mischaracterized the arguments of Monte ...…
 
President Trump hailed Poland as a great success of western civilization, on Friday, holding up the eastern European ally as a model of how a commitment to faith and freedom can overcome great challenges and oppression.In the speech, Trump urged other western nations to follow in Poland's footsteps and embrace the heritage that made the West gr ...…
 
This week, our podcast, "On Human Rights," is coming to you from the middle of the Baltic Sea, on the island of Gotland. Here all week at a political festival called almedalen, politicans, academics, the civil society, and the business community comes together to meet, debate and mingle. It’s sometimes called the largest democracy party.This ye ...…
 
Lessons from a Lame Duck Leader July 2, 2017 I Samuel 13-15 INTRO: In today’s passage, we’re continuing our look at Israel’s transition from God’s direct leadership in their nation through the priesthood to leadership through a monarchy. God had been their king but now the people were demanding a more visible, human leader. So their first king ...…
 
The past week's political events that help shape American politics. Políticos de la sem Hiroshimaana pasada que ayudan a conformar el cuerpo político estadounidense. Democracy Dies in Darkness Washington Post Stetson Kennedy Foundation http://www.stetsonkennedy.com/ “The president created his election commission based on the false notion that ‘ ...…
 
Nearly 7 in 10 rural residents say their values differ from those in big cities, a split that often centers on fairness: Who wins and loses in the new American society. https://www.washingtonpost.com/classic-apps/new-poll-of-rural-americans-shows-deep-cultural-divide-with-urban-centers/2017/06/16/d166c31e-4189-11e7-9869-bac8b446820a_story.html ...…
 
“Eulogy for the Information Age: The Future is Impact Not Access” ALIA New Librarians Symposium 8. Canberra, Australia (via Skype). Slides: Slides in PDF Speech Text: Read Speaker Script Audio: [This is an edited version of the script I used for my talk. However, it is not a word for word transcript.] I realize the New … Continue reading "Eulog ...…
 
Despite the position of the Trump administration, which has labeled climate change a "hoax" concocted by China, there is virtual universal unanimity that the Earth's temperature is rising and that human activity is largely responsible. In the face of this crisis Trump is cutting the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency and laying off s ...…
 
The West has long been a font of stability, prosperity, and security. Yet when faced with global instability and economic uncertainty, it is tempting for states to react by closing borders, hoarding wealth, and solidifying power. In a compelling new book, The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea, forme ...…
 
Whether we like it or not, democracy is in decline. Like climate change, the erosion of democratic institutions is something that creeps up on us. It’s what happens when you take countless insidious little short-cuts over time, end-rounding one law or the other, creating exceptions for some at the expense of others. Do this long enough and the ...…
 
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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet
 
Fascinating episode of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! this week as Tim Lo Surdo joins us to talk about social justice, “anti-rascism” and what inspired him to found Democracy in Colour. 🎙 Democracy in Colour is Australia’s first national racial justice advocacy organisation led by people of colour, who run campaigns to tackle structural rac ...…
 
An innovative group purchasing program in Boulder County, Colorado, put hundreds of electric vehicles on local roads and sparked the addition of more than 1 megawatt of rooftop solar in its first two years. Now, the initiative is a springboard for efforts nationwide to allow consumers to seize control of their clean energy future. The Boulder C ...…
 
Almost two weeks into the economic blockade against the Gulf state, what are the pitfalls and opportunities that Qatari businesses and workers face?Businessman Khalifa al Haroon tells presenter Ed Butler why he and fellow entrepreneurs are finding new doors opening to them, as the Saudis and other neighbours slam the door shut on trade with the ...…
 
This event occurred at The Institute of World Politics on June 13th, presented by Rebeccah L. Heinrichs. Rebeccah Heinrichs is a Fellow at the Hudson Institute, where she provides research and commentary on a range of national security issues, and specializes in nuclear deterrence, missile defense, and counter-proliferation. Her work has appear ...…
 
​​​​​The interview examines how Neo-liberal reforms (in the manner of De-regulation, austerity measures, common sense policies, privatization, etc.) are woven through and shape contemporary racial inequality in Canadian society. Using recent controversies in drinking water contamination and solid waste and sewage pollution, Where the Waters Div ...…
 
Welcome to Episode 12 of Season 2 of Real Democracy Now! a podcast. In today’s episode, we are talking at the democratic deficit, focusing on trust and the concept of stealth democracy. First up I talk to Professor Gerry Stoker at his research into trust and democracy as well as the concept of stealth democracy. Gerry is Professor of Governance ...…
 
Keelan Balderson of WideShut.co.uk joins me today for an in depth discussion of the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London. We begin by looking at the initial narrative that the media presented to us and how that quickly began to change within days of the event. Keelan discusses how the narrative had many of the hallmarks of the 7/7 Ter ...…
 
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