Civics 101

Series produced by New Hampshire Public Radio

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A podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.

Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? How do congressional investigations work? What does the minority whip actually do? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.


176 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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How do candidates do it? What are the rules? What are the tropes?

Bought by WCNY and WFHB


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Direct democracy. What are the pros and cons?

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 25:55
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Why even bother? What does voting do for you?

Bought by WCNY, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, and WFHB


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The obscure English parchment that has nothing -- and everything -- to do with our idea of freedom.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 1
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The shortest document with the biggest possible job.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 26:36
  • Purchases: 2
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So you've declared independence. Now what?

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 20:56
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 37:06
  • Purchases: 3
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The all-out op-ed battle over the U.S. Constitution.

Bought by KMUN, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:23
  • Purchases: 3
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A "nauseous project" becomes a bulwark of liberty.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 23:40
  • Purchases: 4
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What does it mean to be born a U.S. citizen?

Bought by PRX Remix, KVSC, and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:54
  • Purchases: 3
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How the government and schools have danced together for 400 years. And do you have to even go?

Bought by PRX Remix and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 30:47
  • Purchases: 2
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What are your employment rights and where did they come from?

Bought by PRX Remix and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 33:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Love had nothing to do with it.

Bought by PRX Remix and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 33:42
  • Purchases: 2
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How do we prepare for life after work?

Bought by KMUN, PRX Remix, and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 27:28
  • Purchases: 3
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Or How I Stopped Grieving and Learned to Love Bureaucracy

Bought by KMUN, PRX Remix, and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:07
  • Purchases: 3
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From President to Postal Worker.

Bought by WFHB, PRX Remix, and WXAV 88.3FM Chicago


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 21:22
  • Purchases: 3
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Rules, roles and representation in the People's branch.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 23:59
  • Purchases: 1
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One big government and the fifty little governments that comprise it.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, PRX Remix, and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 24:20
  • Purchases: 3
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4% of bills become laws. 90% die in committee. Here's why.

Bought by WFHB, WNYO, and WXAV 88.3FM Chicago


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 24:42
  • Purchases: 3
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They used to meet in a basement.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 20:54
  • Purchases: 2