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This American history podcast explores why our government is the way it is and what potential reform could look like. Whether it's the Electoral College, gerrymandering, money in politics, or the Supreme Court, join host Brad Fallon and expert guests as they look into the history of our government to think critically about how improvements could be made.
 
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Terms

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Terms

Airship | Wondery

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On election night, two-term president Oliver Pierce watches in disbelief from the White House as Charles Dunwalke wins a controversial electoral college victory. With only 73 days before Dunwalke’s inauguration, president Pierce makes a secret decision to act, with historic and possibly catastrophic consequences.
 
This is an election year unlike any other in ways that are unsettling and dangerous. Unconventional Threat brings together exclusive interviews with newsmakers about everything that can happen between now and Inauguration Day, when it's possible we may still not have chosen a President. Journalist Peter Eisner and longtime State Department official Jonathan Winer will outline all the possibilities, including: the use of the military; uncounted ballots; and one scenario where the House of Rep ...
 
American politics from a Heartland perspective. Focusing on facts and fundamental fairness, but not afraid to embrace the funny where it exists. Dedicated to the quiet heroes of America's Heartland who are making a difference every day. Monday: The Heartland POD with host Adam Sommer's opening statement & Talkin' Politics with co-hosts Rachel Parker & Sean Diller. Wednesday: a rotation of High Country, a report from the Mountain West with Sean Diller, and The Delta with science teacher Nicho ...
 
Weekly radio show from the Democratic Socialists of America in NYC, recorded live at WBAI 99.5 in Brooklyn NY, Wednesday @ 9pm EST. Listen and call-in! Our vision for a democratic socialist future, from the minds and hearts of organizers fighting every day in NYC. Hear the latest news, analysis, and organizing experience from our members and partners and learn how to be part of a revolutionary political moment. Join the movement at socialists.nyc!
 
River to River is a conversation about the news with an Iowa perspective. Together we dig into the story behind the headlines - we talk with newsmakers and a diverse range of experts to find out how the news affects you. We take on challenging topics, explore issues from all sides, and foster conversation and understanding
 
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Millennial Myths

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Millennial Myths

The Heritage Foundation

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In this innovative series, we debunk the most common political myths plaguing young Americans, through a combination of on-the-street interviews from around Washington, D.C., featuring personal stories and expert analysis on every binge-worthy weekly episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The uniquely focused Guangdong Baiyun University Center for American Race and Culture, established by Johnson C. Smith University and funded by a generous grant from the US Embassy in Beijing, will set the African American experience within historical and contemporary contexts through books, multimodal digital documents, streamed media, and faculty and student exchanges. A nuanced view of racial issues through physical and electronic resources will be provided to Chinese audiences to promote ...
 
Class is in session. Interdependent Study is about the learning and unlearning work for social justice and collective liberation. Interdependent Study is hosted by Damien Franze, an angry Black man from Baltimore who wears his heart on his sleeve, and Aaron Hood, an angry white man from Florida who is always thinking. We’re two friends who work in education and share a commitment to social justice. We believe that we are always learning; always arriving. People constantly learn and unlearn b ...
 
Every other Wednesday, Rick Barron, invites you to a discussion about life’s happenings in this world that conjures up such words as complicated, intriguing, frightening, life-changing, inspiring, and more.Thoughts and perspectives will cover politics, climate change, human behavior, people’s beliefs, overcoming obstacles and more. He’ll touch on life’s imperfections as well as its celebrations, along with what life’s happenings can teach us and learn. After all, that’s life, I swear. Be sur ...
 
Join former lawyer, Bernie 2020 National Press Secretary, former Senior Politics editor at the Intercept, contributing editor to Current Affairs and heterodox leftist Briahna Joy Gray to talk about the tough, nuanced stuff too unwieldy to be contained by 7 min TV news interviews or even hour long podcasts. Help her workshop the tough stuff, and de-brie-f with Brie about all that’s gone down this week in media, politics, and entertainment. To hear more from Briahna listen to Bad Faith podcast ...
 
W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu are comedians who take politics seriously — and longtime friends, trying to help keep each other sane. Join them as they pull the alarm on the dumpster fire that is American politics, and talk to the creators, thinkers, and leaders doing the work to defend and reinvent our democracy.
 
If there's one thing we knew about 2020, it's that what's supposed to happen might not. This November was no exception. In Election 101, we’re getting back to the basics of what's at stake when you cast your vote. Whether you’re a political novice or longtime expert, this podcast will bring something new and vital to your understanding of what it means to be democratically elected. Hosted by CNN's Kristen Holmes.
 
Active, engaged citizens, fighting for progressive values, help make our democracy stronger. In the Moving Forward podcast, you’ll hear about the contributions these engaged citizens make to address the challenges that face us. Host Kate Sanner interviews candidates, community leaders, community activists, and elected officials on a number of civic, political and social justice topics.
 
The 2020s will be America’s deciding decade, full of choices that will determine our entire future. While this decade’s first year opened with chaos and anguish, there is still reason to believe we’re on the precipice of a new chapter. Who are the thinkers and doers who are catalyzing action and paving the way for enduring change? What are the big ideas worth wrestling with and placing bets on? Join Pete Buttigieg as he engages leaders who are confronting our greatest challenges and whose wo ...
 
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Author and Electoral College expert Tara Ross joins Tim to tell the story behind the Electoral College, how it governs elections and why it is still needed. Tara’s latest book is entitled, “Why We Need the Electoral College.” This episode was first released October 12, 2020.https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/shapingopinion/Encore_-_The_Electoral_Col…
 
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder joins CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers to explain why he wrote his new book, "Our Unfinished March: The Violent Past and Imperiled Future of the Vote-A History, a Crisis, a Plan." He shares why he remains optimistic about America's future while writing a call to action. In his book "Our Unfinished March," Holder …
 
The United States Electoral College process is a loaded gun pointed at our system of government. Yet, we continue to play Russian roulette with our democracy every four years. The question is, why? supporting links 1. Avoiding another Jan. 6th [NPR] 2. Reform that Congress must do on a bipartisan basis [The Washington Post] 3. The Constitution of t…
 
This week, I spoke to cheated Buffalo mayoral candidate India Walton about her campaign to keep Biden from running in 2024. Who is “left” enough to represent the Bernie movement in lieu of Bernie himself? Is the squad redeemable? Also, I spoke to Cenk Uyger of TYT about why he called me a fake leftist. He agreed to take me off the list at the end o…
 
Host: Adam Sommer - @Adam_Sommer85 Donate To the Mighty MO Funding Project: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/showmeblue AndyLeighton andy@leightonfordemocracy.com Adrian Plank adrianplank47@gmail.com Ann Zimpfer az4rep95@gmail.com https://heartlandpod.com/ Twitter: @TheHeartlandPOD "Change The Conversation"…
 
Heartland POD on Twitter - @TheHeartlandPOD Co-Hosts Adam Sommer @Adam_Sommer85 Rachel Parker @RaichetP Sean Diller @SeanDillerCO True or False - “MO Weed MO problems?” Missouri’s MJ Ballot Initiative Is The Right Answer For MO Weed in proposed Amendment 3 https://www.sos.mo.gov/default.aspx?PageID=10056 Crossing Paths PAC https://www.crossingpaths…
 
U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Ray Lujan both suffered strokes earlier this year. CBS congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane sat down with them to discuss their recovery, lessons learned, and warning signs for others. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell…
 
Host: Kevin Smith Dives into the weekly news most impactful to the Heartland Inflation Reduction Act and What it means to you | Getting by with a little help from the feds on Medicaid backlog | CAFO Deregulation | Tracy Grundy, Democrat for MO State House | Facebook Privacy and Women's Health in Nebraska | Climate Change Raising the Cost | Billions…
 
Host: Adam Sommer @Adam_Sommer85 Guest: Rev. Susan Shumway @SuzShumway Rev. Shumway is running for office for her second time. Not content to allow a seat to be uncontested she ran in 2020 against Justin Hill (the insurrection guy who resigned) and is back again, but this time simply being in the race might just be the start. Rev. Shumway chats wit…
 
The origins, history, and evolution of colonization, forced migration, genocide, slavery, war, and white supremacy shape our collective history and experiences to this day. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss the first half of the documentary series “Exterminate All the Brutes”, which explores and analyzes the troubling history and tremendous impact…
 
Host Kevin Smith: @KevINmidMO Guest Kiki Hubbar: @KristinaHubbard Organic Seed Alliance: @Seed_Alliance Kevin Smith is joined for a chat by Kiki Hubbard of Organic Seed Alliance. The two chat about the issues facing modern farming, the quality of product and input and how chemically altered seeds and farming practices impact not just the food we ea…
 
Heartland POD on Twitter - @TheHeartlandPOD NOTE - THERE IS NO LAST CALL THIS WEEK IGNORE ADAM ABOUT THAT! Co-Hosts Adam Sommer @Adam_Sommer85 Rachel Parker @RaichetP Sean Diller @SeanDillerCO Guest Hosts Reece Ellis @TheReeceEllis CW Gardner (Gardner 4 Missourah) @cwg18 True or False - Candidate Social Media presence translates to election perform…
 
Sharyl Attkisson joins Tim to talk about her latest book and the current state of the news media in society. Her book, “Slanted: How the news media taught us to love censorship and hate journalism,” centers on that dynamic called “The Narrative,” which appears to drive so much news coverage we see today. Sharyl talks of her many years as a network …
 
Former Detriot Lions players Calvin Johnson and Rob Sims are changing the conversation around cannabis with Primitiv, a cannabis brand that promotes education and wellness. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
 
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