Civics 101

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How do landmark Supreme Court decisions affect our lives? What does the 2nd Amendment really say? Why does the Senate have so much power? Civics 101 is the podcast about how our democracy works…or is supposed to work, anyway.

Episode Date
The Constitution is not vegan! (A D.C. field trip dispatch)
Apr 24, 2024
Why is Marbury v. Madison in Trump’s Supreme Court brief?
Apr 23, 2024
What do the RNC and DNC do?
Apr 16, 2024
How to file your taxes
Apr 09, 2024
Why do we pay income taxes, again?
Apr 09, 2024
Promises, Promises: What Biden and Trump are saying they'll do if elected
Apr 02, 2024
How did Lochner v New York end up on the naughty list?
Mar 26, 2024
How Can The Government Ban TikTok?
Mar 18, 2024
Can the Supreme Court save us from ourselves?
Mar 12, 2024
Amending the Constitution
Mar 05, 2024
What's Going On With Civics Education?
Feb 27, 2024
Extra Credit: How to Argue Against Disinformation; Trump Trials Update
Feb 20, 2024
What Are Presidential Pardons?
Feb 13, 2024
How Should We Govern the Algorithm?
Feb 06, 2024
What is Federalist 10?
Jan 30, 2024
Election 2024: What Is Happening?
Jan 23, 2024
How much do government employees get paid?
Jan 16, 2024
Rumors and Lies, the American Version
Jan 09, 2024
Expulsion from Congress
Jan 02, 2024
Can we fix school lunch?
Dec 26, 2023
The Politics of School Lunch
Dec 19, 2023
Does Santa Break The Law?
Dec 12, 2023
What is a Federal Holiday?
Dec 05, 2023
Term Limits for Congress?
Nov 28, 2023
What is the Order of Succession?
Nov 21, 2023
SCOTUS Watchlist
Nov 14, 2023
What powers does the Speaker of the House have?
Nov 07, 2023
The After School Satan Club
Oct 31, 2023
Heather Cox Richardson on the State of America
Oct 24, 2023
The National Weather Service
Oct 17, 2023
Separation of Church and State
Oct 10, 2023
BONUS: American Girl Dolls and YOU
Oct 04, 2023
What Are Government Shutdowns?
Oct 03, 2023
A (Sorta) Civics Trivia Battle
Sep 26, 2023
Did American Girl Dolls Do Right By History? (Part 2)
Sep 19, 2023
Did American Girl Dolls Do Right By History? (Part 1)
Sep 19, 2023
Classified Documents
Sep 12, 2023
What is RICO?
Sep 05, 2023
The Republican and Democratic Parties
Aug 29, 2023
Civics Education 2: When the Curriculum is Against the Law
Aug 22, 2023
What Is (or Was) Affirmative Action?
Aug 15, 2023
When Espionage Means The Death Penalty
Aug 08, 2023
The Presidential Records Act
Aug 01, 2023
What Moore v Harper Means for Elections
Jul 25, 2023
Civics Education 1: What Do We Teach?
Jul 18, 2023
America's "War on Drugs"
Jul 11, 2023
What Is "The Shadow Docket?"
Jul 04, 2023
How Have Supreme Court Arguments Changed?
Jun 27, 2023
Socialism, Communism, Fascism
Jun 20, 2023
The 14th Amendment
Jun 12, 2023
Supreme Court Ethics
Jun 06, 2023
What's the Debt Ceiling and the National Debt?
May 30, 2023
The Fairness Doctrine
May 23, 2023
BONUS: Talking to Kids About the News
May 19, 2023
Reconstruction: The Laws of the Land
May 16, 2023
Reconstruction: The Big Lie
May 08, 2023
Reconstruction: Why We Didn't Learn About It
May 02, 2023
Defamation, Libel, and Dominion, Oh My!
Apr 23, 2023
US vs: Freedom
Apr 18, 2023
How Can The Government Ban An App?
Apr 11, 2023
How Do Indictments and Grand Juries Work?
Apr 02, 2023
Jury Duty: What To Expect When You Get That Summons
Mar 28, 2023
Who Writes Bills?
Mar 21, 2023
Paying Income Taxes
Mar 14, 2023
A Primary Battle
Mar 07, 2023
Who owns the sky?
Feb 28, 2023
The 2008 Financial Crisis Explained
Feb 21, 2023
Why Do We Have an Income Tax?
Feb 14, 2023
What's Up With The Space Force?
Feb 07, 2023
The Government and Housing: Policy
Jan 31, 2023
The Government and Housing: One City's Story
Jan 31, 2023
Federal Courts: Muhammad Ali and the Draft
Jan 24, 2023
The Last State To Hold Out Against Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 16, 2023
The Life of a Political Operative
Jan 10, 2023
The Lavender Scare
Jan 03, 2023
How the Government Makes a Holiday
Dec 27, 2022
Is Santa a Criminal?
Dec 20, 2022
The President & The 25th Amendment
Dec 13, 2022
Who gets to run for president?
Dec 06, 2022
Propaganda
Nov 29, 2022
Post-Presidency Perks
Nov 22, 2022
The White House Press Corps & The Press Secretary
Nov 15, 2022
Are We A Democracy? Or Are We A Republic?
Nov 08, 2022
American Myths Part Two: Progress
Nov 01, 2022
American Myths Part One: Origins
Nov 01, 2022
Host v Host: A Trivia Battle of Wits
Oct 25, 2022
Civics 101 Presents: Future Hindsight on the Asian American Vote
Oct 18, 2022
Nina Totenberg Live On Stage
Oct 11, 2022
Taking the Fifth: When What You Say Could Be Used Against You
Oct 04, 2022
Oaths
Sep 27, 2022
Federal Courts: The Trial of the Chicago 7
Sep 20, 2022
How Powerful Is The President's Veto?
Sep 13, 2022
Disinformation and Misinformation
Sep 06, 2022
What's The Difference Between The House & The Senate?
Aug 30, 2022
Federal Courts: Espionage and the Rosenbergs
Aug 23, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Midterms
Aug 16, 2022
Federal Courts: Our First Treason Trial
Aug 09, 2022
What is the National Debt?
Aug 02, 2022
How to Vote
Jul 26, 2022
Why You Should Vote (Even When They Don't Want You To)
Jul 26, 2022
The Declaration Does Not Apply
Jul 19, 2022
The 1965 Voting Rights Act
Jul 12, 2022
The 4th of July Myth (and Other Patriotic Trivia)
Jul 04, 2022
The National Park Service
Jun 28, 2022
M, F & X: Gender Markers & Government Documents
Jun 21, 2022
What Does The 2nd Amendment Say?
Jun 14, 2022
Precedent and the Leaked Draft SCOTUS Opinion
Jun 10, 2022
Precedent and the Supreme Court
Jun 07, 2022
Update: Happy the Elephant is Not a Person
Jun 03, 2022
Should Animals Have Human Rights?
Jun 02, 2022
Quick Update
May 31, 2022
District, Circuit, Supreme: How does the federal court system work?
May 24, 2022
Freedom of the Press, Part 2
May 17, 2022
Freedom of the Press, Part 1
May 17, 2022
The Shadow Docket
May 10, 2022
Roe v Wade: Facts of the Case
May 03, 2022
The First National Park
Apr 26, 2022
What is NATO?
Apr 19, 2022
Citizens United v FEC
Apr 12, 2022
US vs: Constitutions
Apr 05, 2022
Why Is The Senate Parliamentarian So Powerful?
Mar 29, 2022
The Constitution and the Bill of Rights
Mar 22, 2022
Election Security
Mar 15, 2022
Why You Should Care About the Federal Reserve
Mar 08, 2022
When the Supreme Court Got It Wrong: Civil Rights and Dred Scott
Mar 01, 2022
How Realistic is National Treasure?
Feb 24, 2022
What are Committees?
Feb 22, 2022
Who Writes the President's Speeches?
Feb 15, 2022
How Does Security Clearance Work?
Feb 08, 2022
The President and the Price of Gas
Feb 01, 2022
The Politics Of The Olympics
Jan 26, 2022
The USDA
Jan 18, 2022
Congressional Investigations
Jan 11, 2022
Declaring War
Jan 04, 2022
A Civics Trivia Special!
Dec 28, 2021
The Lottery
Dec 21, 2021
Federal Holidays
Dec 14, 2021
Civics at the Movies: NASA and Hollywood
Dec 09, 2021
Emergency Powers of the President
Dec 07, 2021
US vs: Two Party System
Nov 30, 2021
Diplomacy
Nov 23, 2021
Gerrymandering
Nov 16, 2021
After 9/11: The Department of Homeland Security
Nov 02, 2021
Government Shutdown
Oct 19, 2021
State Attorneys General
Oct 05, 2021
After 9/11: The FBI
Sep 08, 2021
John Marshall and the Supreme Court
Aug 24, 2021
Civil Rights: Obergefell v Hodges
Aug 10, 2021
Civil Rights: Loving v Virginia
Jul 27, 2021
Civil Rights: Brown v Board of Education of Topeka
Jul 13, 2021
Japanese American Internment
Jun 29, 2021
Civil Rights: Korematsu v United States
Jun 15, 2021
Civil Rights: Plessy v Ferguson
Jun 01, 2021
Civil Rights: Dred Scott v Sandford
May 18, 2021
There Ought to Be a Law: Student Contest Finalists
May 04, 2021
The Chinese Exclusion Act
Apr 20, 2021
Right to Privacy: Roe v Wade
Apr 06, 2021
Right to Privacy: New Jersey v T.L.O.
Mar 23, 2021
Right to Privacy: Griswold v Connecticut
Mar 09, 2021
Right to Privacy: Mapp v Ohio
Feb 23, 2021
Electoral College Addendum
Feb 09, 2021
Insurrection, Protest, Terrorism, Sedition, Coup
Jan 22, 2021
Ask Civics 101: The 25th Amendment
Jan 08, 2021
The Election
Oct 27, 2020
Freedom of the Press: Part 2
Oct 20, 2020
Presidential Debates
Oct 06, 2020
Freedom of the Press: Part 1
Sep 22, 2020
Declaration Revisited: The Declaration of Sentiments
Sep 08, 2020
Birthright Citizenship: US v Wong Kim Ark
Aug 25, 2020
The Declaration Revisited: Native Americans
Aug 11, 2020
The Declaration Revisited: Black Americans
Jul 28, 2020
Civic Action: Voting, Part 2
Jul 14, 2020
Civic Action: Voting, Part 1
Jul 02, 2020
Posse Comitatus
Jun 16, 2020
Civic Action: Protest
Jun 09, 2020
The United States Postal Service
May 19, 2020
AP US Government Prepisode
May 08, 2020
Emergency Powers of the Governor
Apr 14, 2020
19th Amendment: Part 2
Apr 07, 2020
19th Amendment: Part 1
Mar 24, 2020
Money
Mar 10, 2020
Independents
Feb 26, 2020
The Republican Party
Jan 28, 2020
The Democratic Party
Jan 14, 2020
Third Parties
Dec 18, 2019
Becoming a U.S. Citizen
Dec 03, 2019
Census
Nov 19, 2019
Electoral College
Nov 05, 2019
Conventions
Oct 22, 2019
Impeachment
Oct 08, 2019
Primaries and Caucuses
Sep 24, 2019
How to Run for President
Sep 10, 2019
Starter Kit: How A Bill (really) Becomes a Law
Aug 06, 2019
Starter Kit: Federalism
Jul 30, 2019
Starter Kit: Judicial Branch
Jul 23, 2019
Starter Kit: Legislative Branch
Jul 16, 2019
Starter Kit: Executive Branch
Jul 09, 2019
Starter Kit: Checks and Balances
Jul 02, 2019
Life Stages: Death
May 14, 2019
Life Stages: Retirement
May 07, 2019
Life Stages: Marriage
Apr 30, 2019
Life Stages: Work
Apr 23, 2019
Life Stages: School
Apr 16, 2019
Life Stages: Birth
Apr 09, 2019
Founding Documents: Bill of Rights
Feb 26, 2019
Founding Documents: The Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers
Feb 19, 2019
Founding Documents: The Constitution
Feb 12, 2019
Founding Documents: Articles of Confederation
Feb 05, 2019
Founding Documents: Declaration of Independence
Jan 29, 2019
Founding Documents: Magna Carta
Jan 22, 2019
Midterm Edition: Why Vote?
Nov 06, 2018
Midterm Edition: Propositions
Oct 30, 2018
Midterm Edition: Campaigning
Oct 23, 2018
Midterm Edition: House v Senate
Oct 16, 2018
Midterm Edition: State and Local Elections
Oct 09, 2018
Midterm Edition: 5 Things to Know about the Midterms
Oct 02, 2018
The Death Penalty
Jul 31, 2018
The Equal Rights Amendment
Jul 24, 2018
The Affordable Care Act
Jul 17, 2018
Tariffs
Jul 10, 2018
Contest Winner: Unconventional
Jul 03, 2018
The Draft
Jun 26, 2018
The Federal Register
Jun 19, 2018
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Jun 12, 2018
Police
Jun 05, 2018
Infrastructure – Water!
May 29, 2018
Freedom of Information Act
May 22, 2018
NASA
May 15, 2018
The White House Press Secretary
May 11, 2018
ICE
May 08, 2018
The National Guard
May 01, 2018
Presidential Transitions
Apr 24, 2018
IRL 2: The Flag and the Pledge
Mar 06, 2018
IRL 1: Free Speech in Schools
Nov 24, 2017
U.S. Territories
Jul 25, 2017