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We The Teachers is a bi-weekly podcast featuring Teaching American History scholars discussing American history with a focus on primary documents. The Ashbrook Center and TeachingAmericanHistory.org seek to provide high-quality content-focused programs, resources, and courses for teachers of American History, Government, Civics, and related subjects. Students, citizens, and anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the American experience can also benefit from our resources, which include pod ...
 
P.S. You’re Interesting is a series of conversations on political science research hosted by Jeffery A. Jenkins. Formerly, “Our American Discourse,” we continue the series to pick up the tradition Anthony W. Orlando began. We hope to keep conversations … discourse alive. To keep thinking about the research we do in the academy, why it matters to us, and hopefully to you. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center http://bedrosian.usc.edu/ Recorded at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy http ...
 
The Thomas Jefferson Hour features conversations with Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, as portrayed by the award-winning humanities scholar and author, Clay Jenkinson. The weekly discussion features Mr. Jefferson’s views on events of his time, contemporary issues facing America and answers to questions submitted by his many listeners. To ask President Jefferson a question, visit our website at jeffersonhour.com
 
All over the world, liberal democracy is getting turned upside-down. Autocratic leaders are using populist appeals, the partisan media and the power of their offices to short-circuit deliberation and consensus. They flout the rule of law, unleash the police on their own people, suppress dissent and attack voting rights. So what can you do about it? Join hosts Will Hitchcock and Siva Vaidhyanathan on Democracy in Danger — a show that puts the illiberal turn in context. Each week Will and Siva ...
 
AJ Marks and Megan Sola-Guinto are two American musicians living in England who host a biweekly podcast with a variety of local and international guests to discuss the cultural and linguistic differences between the U.S. and the U.K. From explaining slang to debunking various misconceptions, Americans and Britons alike can tune in to hear fresh perspectives on what the other countries are like. Email your questions, corrections and stereotypes to AIAhosts@gmail.com and follow AJ and Megan on ...
 
"Whose Century Is It?" explores ideas, trends and twists shaping the 21st century, through a global lens. Host Mary Kay Magistad, a former NPR and PRI East Asia correspondent, offers interviews, stories and perspectives from around the world.
 
The intention of this podcast is to help us to open our minds, get curious about ourselves and take radical responsibility for our lives. Only through introspection and self-inquiry can we connect to our authentic truth and raise our vibration and consciousness levels. We have the power to consciously co-create our lives but we need to 'wake up' first. We're more than just this physical, mental and emotional body. Our essence is as an energetic, divine, spiritual being that is connected to t ...
 
World News from a US/UN Perspective. Meet the movers and shakers of the U.N. community. We interview authors, filmmakers, diplomats, messengers of peace, heads of state and special operatives of all member governments. Topics include: security, world health, famine, disaster relief, migration, military conflicts, drug intervention, sex trafficking, human rights and all other cultural and societal issues.
 
This is a podcast about people. A collection of stories from across the globe. Let's face it, we are all pretty dang busy these days. With a limited budget, and even more scarce vacation days, it can be hard to look beyond your day to day life. We keep hearing the benefits of travel such as the sparks of creativity, the understanding of people and cultures, and the digging into yourself to see whats inside. Although I can't provide everything travel has to offer through the convenience of yo ...
 
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Our Documents in Detail webinar for October 20th, 2021 focused on Abraham Lincoln's 1854 Peoria Speech, given in response to repeal of the Missouri Compromise. This document was drawn from our Causes of the Civil War Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. This one-hour program will air live at 7pm ET. All attendees of the …
 
Last year, Virginians approved a redistricting commission that was supposed to bring an end to gerrymandering. But this month the commission broke down while trying to decide on statehouse districts, and the process appears headed to the Virginia Supreme Court. Meanwhile, citizens in the Old Dominion are heading to the polls next month to elect the…
 
The creator of The Thomas Jefferson Hour, Clay Jenkinson, is joined this week by his good friend Russ Eagle. Russ shares the true story of Clay’s recent climb of Mount Whitney and also discusses the works of John Steinbeck. Both Clay and Russ comment on what Thomas Jefferson might have thought of Steinbeck’s work. You can order Clay's new book at A…
 
Sola and AJ are joined by Popheads mods Carlie and Tom to discuss Glee's lasting impact on music, television, fandom, and representation in media. Stick around until the end of the episode to hear our Top 5 Glee covers! You can follow Sola at @iamsolamusic, AJ Marks at @ajmarksofficial, and Popheads at r/popheads on Reddit, @popheads on Twitter, or…
 
Pieter Elsen Ph.D. CHt is currently one of the most prominent Life Between Lives regression hypnotherapist in the United States. Pieter has become well known all over the world for his successful book ‘When Souls Awaken, Real-Life accounts of Past-Life and Life-between-Lives Regressions’ found on Amazon. In 2014 Pieter attained his Ph.D. in Metaphy…
 
Besides all but banning abortions, GOP leaders in Texas are limiting what students may learn about slavery, sidelining transgender athletes, allowing citizens to carry guns unlicensed, and making voting more difficult. This week a teacher in Dallas explains why those education reforms hurt classrooms and democracy. Plus, we hear from two historians…
 
We spend this week answering listener questions, including one asking us to discuss Jack Jouett. On June 3, 1781, Jouett made a 40-mile "midnight ride" on horseback to Charlottesville, Virginia and gave advance warning to Thomas Jefferson and Virginia legislators that the British were coming. Jouett’s extraordinary ride that night enabled them to e…
 
Guest: Dr. Isa Blumi. This is a wide-ranging discussion about the political realignments in the Gulf states, new partnerships in the Middle East and Africa, Qatar’s involvement in the withdrawal from Afghanistan, developments in Yemen, quiet military repurposing of strategic island of Socotra, the long and complicated exploitation of East Africa, t…
 
In this week's episode, I riff a little on the importance of self-belief aka believing in ourselves. It really is so important, if we don't believe in ourselves, no matter who else does, we won't feel good enough or worthy enough of what we truly desire. I believe that if we don't believe in ourselves, we limit our possibilities. Doing the inner wo…
 
American democracy is supposed to come with a warranty: equal opportunity, social mobility, the promise of success with hard work. But the fabled Dream is fraying. In fact, journalist Eduardo Porter says, it was never sold as advertised. This week we’re replaying an episode that speaks to the current impasse in Congress over social spending. To men…
 
Clay Jenkinson and David Nicandri discuss Thomas Jefferson’s fascination with the mammoth, and his hope that Lewis and Clark would find living specimens. As it turns out, Nicandri and Jenkinson have an equal fascination. Also discussed is the changing influence written history has on us. You can order Clay's new book at Amazon, Target, Barnes and N…
 
The third episode in the Fall 2021 American Presidency Saturday Webinar series, in which our scholars examined the president's emergency, war and foreign policy powers. The program aired live on Saturday, 2 OCT 21 from 11am-12:15pm ET. Panelists: Dr. Chris Burkett, Ashland University Dr. Sarah Burns, Rochester Institute of Technology Dr. Stephen Kn…
 
Panelists: Peter Castagno, Gumby, Joanne Leon, Dan Wright. A panel discussion about the questions that are still unanswered 20 years after 9/11. This is part one of a series. There is an “after hours” bonus segment where we talk about turning this into a series, the fact that dissent from the official 9/11 story is (finally) being discussed more op…
 
Stephanie C Koehler is the founder of StephCharlotte.com and helps visionary female entrepreneurs to create the impact they desire on their own true path. She is an Alchemist and Accelerator of Human Potential using rituals, Quantum Healing, coaching, and shamanic practices and is passionate about helping people find their voice, shift from fear to…
 
In 1905, Austrian baroness Bertha von Suttner won the Nobel Peace Prize, which she had helped convince Alfred Nobel to establish. Largely forgotten among antiwar activists, she was an outspoken critic of efforts to make combat merely less brutal. Today, Yale legal scholar Samuel Moyn finds inspiration in Suttner’s story for his own provocative stan…
 
This week, an in-depth and revealing conversation with Joseph Ellis about his new book, The Cause: The American Revolution and its Discontents, 1773-1783. You can order Clay's new book at Amazon, Target, Barnes and Noble, or by contacting your independent bookstore. The Language of Cottonwoods is out now through Koehler Books. Mentioned on this epi…
 
Switched On Pop hosts Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding join AJ and Sola on Main Pod Girl to break down the genre-neutral music of Rina Sawayama, BTS, Justin Timberlake and Lil Nas X. We also discuss Olivia Rodrigo's crediting of Taylor Swift and Paramore in her music, what songwriting trends are coming into the charts, and our Top 5 songs written by …
 
Listen to Siva’s full conversation with Haiti expert Laurent Dubois, co-director of the UVA Democracy Initiative. Dubois narrates the early history of slave revolt in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, the founding of Haiti and the country’s history up through a brutal intervention of the U.S. Marines in the early 20th century. This past, he says…
 
Milagros Phillips is a keynote speaker, TEDx presenter, four times author, and certified coach. She designs strategic learning programs for organisations seeking to enhance their Diversity Equity & Inclusion initiatives through race literacy. Her programs use history, science, research, and storytelling to create compelling, life-transforming exper…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for September 22nd, 2021 focused on Albert Beveridge’s “March of the Flag” speech from 1898. This document is drawn from our Westward Expansion Core Documents Collection. Scholars Dr. David Krugler, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Dr. Will Atto, University of Dallas Dr. David Tucker, The Ashbrook Center Learn mor…
 
In 1791, the people of Saint-Domingue threw off the yoke of slavery and revolted against their French masters, eventually founding a new nation with the radical promise of universal freedom: Haiti. Then came the hard reality of a world-system that would plague the country with debt, discord and military interventions, including a 19-year occupation…
 
We speak with President Jefferson about his "Circular to the Heads of Departments," a memo he wrote dated November 6, 1801 which provides insight into Jefferson's governing style. He refers to his cabinet as one of the most harmonious in history, and he closes his letter by writing, "If I had the Universe to choose from, I could not change one of m…
 
Pair this 10 Question civics quiz with one of the Mix-and-Match Citizenship Interviews (https://bit.ly/mm-uscitizen) for a quick mock naturalization interview. Find more Constitution and Citizenship Week 2021 resources at https://www.uscitizenpod.com/2020/09/citizenship-resources-for-constitution.html. Find more Citizenship Resources for Hispanic H…
 
In this episode, I'm riffing a little on the idea of elevated consciousness & bringing about a new reality, both individually & collectively. Thinking better thoughts and feeling as if our desires are already done, is one way to bring about a new reality for yourself. www.soulpowerlight.com INSIDE OUT Coach - Mindset, Spirituality & Self-Worth. 1:1…
 
Join us as we cover issues facing America today. Bringing a fresh take from a Patriotic Point of View. Breaking down the double talk with facts and a little humor along the way! Check out our website https://thesecondrevolutionpodcast.com/ Our sponsor website https://thepatriotcafe.com/
 
It’s hard not to see shades of Saigon in the frenetic evacuation of Kabul last month — and wonder why U.S. leaders seem not to have learned from bungled foreign wars and nation-building efforts. In this second part of a series reflecting on the debacle in Afghanistan, Will and Siva speak with two historians of the post-Vietnam era. They shed light …
 
The noted author and historian Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky joins Clay Jenkinson this week for a discussion about the Enlightenment. Together they try to answer the question whether or not it is a self correcting mechanism that will lead us into greater human rights and progress, or is it now in jeopardy in the midst of the explosion of human knowledge. …
 
This is a short clip from my IG video on the topic of cause and effect. We're always at the effect of something in our life. Think of the effect like the 'end product', what then may be the cause and how can we change the effect? INSIDE OUT Coach - www.soulpowerlight.com 1:1 Coaching - Mindset, Spirituality & Self-Worth. Inside first, outside follo…
 
Part 2 of our Fall 2021 series on the American Presidency, which aired live at 11am ET on Saturday, 11 SEP 21. This 75-minute webinar featured a discussion between scholars about the relationship between Congress and the President. Scholars: Dr. Chris Burkett, Ashland University Dr. David Alvis, Wofford College Dr. Joe Postell, Hillsdale College Su…
 
The “forever war” in Afghanistan claimed 243,000 lives and cost $2.3 trillion over two decades, ending with the chaotic withdrawal of U.S. troops last week. But what about the costs you can’t count? In this first of a series on lessons inscribed in America’s foreign military ventures, Will and Siva speak with Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Spenc…
 
When reading Thomas Jefferson’s correspondence, one often sees examples of his belief that the less government, the better. In this week's episode, President Thomas Jefferson discusses the writing of the Constitution and comments on The Journal of the Federal Convention by James Madison. Jefferson wrote, "it may be proved that no society can make a…
 
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