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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/ ...
 
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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.
 
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
 
Each week, Milan Vaishnav and his guests from around the world break down the latest developments in Indian politics, economics, foreign policy, society, and culture for a global audience. Grand Tamasha is a co-production of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Hindustan Times.
 
A color-conscious political podcast, hosted by Steve Phillips, that releases episodes every other Thursday. While grassroots organizations raised voters of color turnout to historic levels, securing Democratic victories in 2020 and 2021, there remain strong differences of opinion about the right strategy for winning in a racially-polarized electoral landscape. “Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips” offers candid and data-driven analysis on how progressives can win. Join Steve for a convers ...
 
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!
 
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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The Truth

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The Truth

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.
 
Albertastan.ca is a progressive & independent Alberta political commentary podcast discussing popular social issues, critical of the way in which our popular media covers all things politics in our province. From a social-democratic & satirical view, hosted by Richard Gordon, we offer a voice for real change & understanding in Alberta’s political & environmental climate!
 
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Your Undivided Attention

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Your Undivided Attention

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 ...
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
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Making Democracy Work

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Making Democracy Work

Shelly Roehrs of the League of Women Voters

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Making Democracy Work asks questions and provides information to help voters and community members be more active and engaged citizens. Join us as we look for better ways to make democracy work. This podcast is produced by the League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region (LWVPPR). The mission of the League of Women Voters is: Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy. LWVPPR members actively promote voter and civic education for the public and themselves. This podcast is made possible throug ...
 
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.
 
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The Cable

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The Institute of Current World Affairs

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The Cable with Gregory Feifer - saving democracy one podcast at a time! We address the threats to democracy in Europe and the transatlantic relationship, with a particular focus on backsliding countries in Central Europe.
 
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 ...
 
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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The Conscious Vibe

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The Conscious Vibe

Dr. Daryl L. Jones & Charles Mitchell, Esquire

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Elevating intellect through conscious dialogue. An innovative podcast for sharing compelling stories, capturing critical concepts, and building sustainable intellectual capital. Discussing race, politics, business and culture. Hosted by Dr. Daryl L. Jones & Charles Mitchell, Esquire www.tcvpodcast.com
 
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 ...
 
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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…
 
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 problem is ourselves." Timothy Snyder describes why the challenges of our democracies are not so much political figures like Trump, but ourselves as citizens. Snyder says it's about breaking down social barriers while addressing structural political problems like voter suppression and the manipulation of the electoral college. "A failed coup a…
 
Learn about your choices in Manitou Springs for the November 2, 2021 election. Hear from candidates for mayor, city council, and school board, plus advocates for and against the 4C bond measure for Manitou School District 14. This forum was hosted on October 11 by the Pikes Peak Bulletin and the League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region. The …
 
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…
 
Unlocked Patreon episode: In the early 19th century, the New England region of the United States emerged as the global leader of a lucrative new industry that would change the world: Harvesting and transporting ice from ponds and rivers. Nate and Bill discuss. Links and notes for Ep. 351 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021…
 
Ahead of the 2022 midterms, we survey the landscape of key races in battleground states and discuss why they matter, as well as which exciting candidates to watch. We explain how Democrats can break the “midterm curse” and why investing in voters of color across the South and Southwest is the way to win next year.We also dive into a brief commentar…
 
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…
 
Frances Haugen, a former product manager turned whistleblower, heavily criticised Facebook at a hearing on Capitol Hill, telling US lawmakers that the company repeatedly prioritised profits over its users safety. Facebook denied the claims and said Ms Haugen spoke about areas she has no knowledge of. Also, relations between France and Mali go from …
 
Technology has changed the way we think and interact with one another, and social media platforms are intentionally engineered to be addictive and manipulative. Those messages are in the documentary "The Social Dilemma," which was created by Jeff Orlowski's filmmaking company Exposure Labs. "Big social," says Orlowski, is transforming our informati…
 
The newest episode of theResearch at the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracypodcast brings a first for this project, miniseries. This particular miniseries on technologies and democracy will delve into the world of civic technologies throughout this, and future episodes. Jerôme Duberry, Lecturer and senior Researcher at the Albert Hirschman Centre…
 
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.…
 
Branko Marcetic and Stephen Smith on Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema; Ahmaud Arbery's aunt and attorney on the trial of the three white men who fatally shot him in 2020; Public Citizen researcher Zain Rizvi exposes the quiet monopoly of vaccine companies like Pfizer that put profit over public interest.Get Democracy Now! delivered right to …
 
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.…
 
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…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the strengths of socialism in German elections, British and US public opinion; and the US policies that are impoverishing its Puerto Rican colony. The second half of the show features an interview with Dr. Cornel West, with special attention to the contradictory realities of Harvard University, t…
 
By Amy Goodman & Denis MoynihanA tectonic shift is underway in public awareness of the pervasiveness of police violence, especially directed at young, Black men. It will be an engaged citizenry, both documented and undocumented, that will end the epidemic of police killing.Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning jour…
 
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…
 
If art is a window on the soul of a nation, what does ours look like? Who do we think we are in the sense of identity? We live in a time of profound change. For anyone who doubted how fundamentally our world is changing, the global pandemic was a catastrophic proof point. Even as we in the West become more conscious of inequalities that have been p…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-10-21 Thursday Headlines for October 21, 2021 Ilhan Omar Blasts Manchin & Sinema for Siding with Big Pharma, Big Oil & Wall Street in Budget Talks "Dirty Empire": Sen. Joe Manchin Demands Dems Drop Climate Funding as He Makes Millions from Coal Jailed Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah Publishes Prison Writings as Sisi Cracks …
 
In Part 2 of our interview with the mother of prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El-Fattah, who faces trial before an Emergency State Security Court in Cairo, Laila Soueif describes his conditions in prison and how authorities have barred him from sending or receiving any letters and emptied the cells around him. This week a collectio…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-10-21 Thursday Headlines for October 21, 2021 Ilhan Omar Blasts Manchin & Sinema for Siding with Big Pharma, Big Oil & Wall Street in Budget Talks "Dirty Empire": Sen. Joe Manchin Demands Dems Drop Climate Funding as He Makes Millions from Coal Jailed Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah Publishes Prison Writings as Sisi Cracks …
 
In Part 2 of our interview with the mother of prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El-Fattah, who faces trial before an Emergency State Security Court in Cairo, Laila Soueif describes his conditions in prison and how authorities have barred him from sending or receiving any letters and emptied the cells around him. This week a collectio…
 
In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Ethan Lou, the author of “Once a Bitcoin Miner: Scandal and Turmoil in the Cryptocurrency Wild West”, to go on an epic quest through the proverbial cryptocurrency Wild West. Ethan Lou is a journalist and author. He writes a column in the Financial Post and also in publications around the world, incl…
 
Concerns are growing that the big climate conference in Glasgow next month will not do enough to avert climate breakdown. International tensions are widespread including between the US and China, and between the UK and Europe. Someone who knows first hand how hard it can be to make climate negotiations succeed in such conditions is Connie Hedegaard…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the author and philosopher Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999). In her lifetime she was most celebrated for her novels such as The Bell and The Black Prince, but these are now sharing the spotlight with her philosophy. Responding to the horrors of the Second World War, she argued that morality was not subjective or a matter o…
 
Guests: Sherrilyn Ifill, Rep. Pete Aguilar, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Sen. Sherrod Brown Tonight: The expansion of federal voting rights are blocked in the Senate as Trump's henchmen menace the select committee. Plus, what we're beginning to learn from the select committee about pre-insurrection planning meetings. Then, Senator Sherrod Brown on what might …
 
It recommends he face a series of charges including crimes against humanity. Also, Kenya's president lifts a nationwide coronavirus curfew introduced 18 months ago, and new research into why the woolly mammoth died out suggests humans may be less to blame than previously thought.By BBC World Service
 
In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Armand D'Angour, the translator and editor of the new collection, "How to Innovate: An Ancient Guide to Creative Thinking," to discuss what we can learn about fostering innovation and creative thinking from some of the most inventive people of all times—the ancient Greeks. Armand D’Angour is profess…
 
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…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-10-20 Wednesday Headlines for October 20, 2021 Striketober: Labor Militancy Grows as U.S. Workers Walk Off the Job & IATSE Members Get Tentative Deal 10,000 Striking John Deere Workers Demand "Equitable" Pay & Benefits as Company Sees Record Profits "Dire Crisis of Poverty": NYC Taxi Drivers Launch Hunger Strike to Demand Relief…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-10-20 Wednesday Headlines for October 20, 2021 Striketober: Labor Militancy Grows as U.S. Workers Walk Off the Job & IATSE Members Get Tentative Deal 10,000 Striking John Deere Workers Demand "Equitable" Pay & Benefits as Company Sees Record Profits "Dire Crisis of Poverty": NYC Taxi Drivers Launch Hunger Strike to Demand Relief…
 
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