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The United States of Anxiety is a show about the unfinished business of our history, and its grip on our future. Each week, host Kai Wright invites listeners to gather for intimate conversations and deeply reported stories about the choices we’ve made as a society -- and the new choices we can imagine now. We’re learning from our past, meeting our neighbors, and sharing the joy (and the work!) of living in a plural society. Our inbox is also open for your voice memos—send them to anxiety@wny ...
 
Poignant and candid stories that explore what it means to experience race in America - from our earliest childhood memories to our current day social and political beliefs. Some heartbreaking, some cringe-worthy, some uplifting – all very personal. By sharing the stories of when we first learned we are all different, we find the common thread that shows us how much we’re all the same. Follow #unitedstatesofrace for more content at instagram.com/unitedstatesofrace and medium.com/united-states ...
 
Veterans Deb Lewis, Doug Adams, and their dog Daisy embark on an ambitious (some say crazy!) year-long cycling tour of the United States to educate and inspire Americans to pay attention to what REALLY helps our veterans, military & families. Along the way, they engage local communities, collecting and sharing stories about the people, organizations, and communities making a difference.
 
Did you ever wish you could go back to class and learn about the most interesting, important, and impactful events in US history all over again...this time without the homework? If so, join the club! In this podcast, join Chris Caldwell and his fellow history nerds as they re-examine United States history one lesson at a time. Enjoy the podcast, and hopefully now you can take pride in knowing just a little bit more about the history of the United States.
 
What happens when college public radio becomes unhinged? Join Professor Gordon Pringle of La Brea Community College ("Where The Tar Meets The Sidewalk"), for These United States Stories, as he interviews a man who lives in a whale, a consumer advocate for watchers of online porn, the proprietor of a family billy club business and other craftsmen, crackpots and characters from around the country. A new interview each week, painting a picture of the USA, one disturbing story at a time.
 
Immigration Consultant Mitchell Saum discusses Employment-Based visas, green cards, and general immigration to the United States.**Disclaimer: This content does not constitute legal advice and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. I am not an immigration attorney and if you are seeking legal advice, please contact a licensed immigration attorney.
 
In 1880, the New York Times reported a curious story from St. Albans, Vermont, about a mysterious figure, an attorney and Democratic operative named A. P. Hinman. Hinman privately told local Democratic leaders that he had been hired by the Democratic National Committee to obtain evidence that Vice-President-elect Chester A. Arthur was not qualified to hold the office of Vice President, but rather that Arthur was a Canadian-born alien. President Garfield was assassinated in 1881 and Arthur be ...
 
More commonly know as "The Blue Book" written by "Baron von Steuben" this publication was key to organizing the young American military in the Revolutionary War with England. This book served both as a regulation and a how-to manual. Each officer was required to: purchase a copy upon being commissioned, carry it at all times, read it, and use it. (Summary by David Olson)
 
Through the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) this series of communications has been de-classified and made public. Most names have been omitted, however much information of the sightings of UFOs in 1947 can be gleaned from these communications which were primarily between the FBI and other U.S. Government and military organizations. It should be noted that the U.S. Air Force only became a separate entity in 1947, having split from the U.S. Army at that time. And they became very busy t ...
 
"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-keepers. They are required to read them carefully and attentively, and to refer to them whenever they are any doubt in regard to their duties or the manner of performing them. Each keeper and assistant keeper will be furnished with a copy, to be kept and used at the light-stations where they are employed; to be handed over to their successors when they are relie ...
 
A biographical encomium delivered on the occasion of Roosevelt's death. Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. (1858 – 1919) was an American author, naturalist, explorer, historian, and politician who served as the 26th President of the United States. He was a leader of the Republican Party (the "GOP") and founder of the Progressive Party. He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his "cowboy" persona an ...
 
The National Sewer Agency is spying on people's toilets, looking for food terrorists... Food Enforcement Agent Jason Frolick believes in America. He believes in eating air. He struggles to get the food monkey off his back. As part of the Global War on Fat, his job is to put food terrorists in Fat Camp. When a pizza dealer gets whacked in the park across the street from the Thin House, the Prophet Jones himself asks Frolick to investigate. For the first time ever, Frolick solves a murder--but ...
 
Vol. I: The Colonial Period. Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first Greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interes ...
 
The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated by events in August 2008, when US forces bombed the Afghan village of Azizabad. This gave rise to a public dispute between the US Government and the United Nations about the level of fatalities caused by the attack and about whether those killed had been civilians or Taliban-linked insurgents. Allegations soon emerged that the attack had been based on fal ...
 
A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.
 
Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interests lay in feminism and the la ...
 
Henry Wirz (November 25, 1823 – November 10, 1865) was the only Confederate soldier tried after the end of the American Civi War. He was tried, convicted, and executed, not for being a Confederate soldier, but for conspiracy and murder relating to his command of Camp Sumter, the infamous Confederate prisoner-of-war prison at Andersonville, Georgia. Wirz encouraged and commanded barbaric and murderous policies and actions in the prison. This Librivox recording is excerpts from the 850 page su ...
 
The Articles of Confederation: On November 15th, 1777 The Articles of Confederation became the first constitution of the United States, though not yet ratified by the thirteen original colonies. Ratification of the Articles took place almost three and a half years later on March 1st, 1781. The purpose of the articles was to create a confederation of sovereign states with a weak central government; thus allowing state governments to wield most of the power. It wasn’t long before the need for ...
 
Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interests lay in feminism and the labor uni ...
 
American history is more than a collection of interesting stories, so why is it most often presented as such? It matters why things happened in the order they did. Join social historian Dr. Heath Mitton as he unpacks the story of the American Republic with special attention to how social and economic factors drove the politics of ideas, from the American Revolution through the presidency of Barack Obama. These episodes originally aired as a regular segment on 610 KVNU's For The People radio ...
 
First published in 1908, A Short History of The United States by Edward Channing aims to provide a compact and concise account of the events that went into the making of the United States of America. Divided into 45 short chapters which are laid out point-wise, the book is designed as a school text book. Each chapter has a section at the end with a set of questions regarding the facts given in it. Beginning with theories about the first European who may have “discovered” the North American c ...
 
Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interests lay in feminism and the labor uni ...
 
The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776. It announced that the thirteen American colonies, who were at war with Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, no longer considered themselves part of the British Empire. They now called themselves a new nation, The United States of America. This famous document went on to become a well-known keystone of the human rights movement. However, the newly formed state had no real identity or philosophy and were merely a loose col ...
 
For American journalist and humorist Edgar Wilson Nye who wrote under the pen name Bill Nye in the late 19th century, facts are not to be presented in their newborn, bare state. They should be properly draped and embellished before they can be presented before the public. Hence, in the Comic History of the United States published in 1894, he gives his readers the facts. But in a bid to make the historical figures more human he describes them as “people who ate and possibly drank, people who ...
 
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A retired NYPD detective says the force’s stubborn, insular culture was built to last. And Elie Mystal explains a 1989 Supreme Court ruling that made killing “reasonable.” Armed with the lessons from a 20-year-long career in law enforcement, retired NYPD Detective Marq Claxton talks about the police mindset and how a badge never shielded him from t…
 
Join us this week as we head up to the Dakotas and discuss a small-town murder in North Dakota that had everyone worried that they could be next. Then, we’ll talk about the Duct Tape Killer in South Dakota. So buckle up and join us on this dark and twisted ride through the Peace Garden State and the Mount Rushmore State. CW: Mention of Rape, Sexual…
 
QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erroneously held, in conflict with decisions of other circuits and general antitrust principles, that the National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility rules regarding compensation of student-athletes violate federal antitrust law. DateProceedings and Orders (key to co…
 
Year(s) Discussed: 1748-1836 Studies of Thomas Jefferson’s life often discuss the impact of the two Marthas – his wife, Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, and his daughter, Martha Jefferson Randolph – on him, but few studies examine matters with the focus on the lives of the two women. While our knowledge of Martha Jefferson is limited, in this episo…
 
In this episode, we consider the problem of foreign interventions in American political campaigns—and what to do about it. And we’re also going to look at how Trump blocked and tackled the free press, especially when it reported on Trump’s foreign ties. If you like this episode, subscribe here or go to AfterTrumpPod.com. Learn more about your ad ch…
 
Subscribe to The Realignment’s Substack, now released on Thursdays: https://therealignment.substack.com/Check out Elliot and Admiral Stavridis’s Bookshop recommendations on the U.S. and China, foreign policy, and warfare: https://bookshop.org/lists/2034-admiral-james-stavridis-and-elliot-ackerman-book-recommendations Elliot Ackerman, co-author of 2…
 
Bookshop link for Lisa’s books, plus recommendations discussed in the episode: https://bookshop.org/lists/the-realignment-episode-116-lisa-napoli-books-recommendationsLisa Napoli, author of Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR and Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN, and the Birth of 24-Hour News, returns to …
 
Virginia Heffernan is here to introduce the first episode of her new podcast. After Trump is a guidebook alongside legal scholars Jack Goldsmith and Bob Bauer—both former Trumpcast guests—to reforming our laws, norms, and ethical codes so we never get in that fix again. In this first episode, they explore some of President Trump’s most brazen trans…
 
How did Americans come to think so poorly of government? And how did Joe Biden come to be the first modern president who’s even tried to change our minds? Kai talks with three change-makers about the role of government in our lives. Activist Mari Copeny a.k.a. “Little Miss Flint” recounts how a letter that she sent as an elementary school student b…
 
This week the train stops in Connecticut and we discuss a widely unknown monster by the name of Michael Ross. Born in Connecticut to a middle-class family in the egg business, Michael's childhood was anything but normal. Starting around the age of 13 he started having sexual fantasies that would eventually turn very violent. While attending Cornell…
 
Join us this week as we head to Montana to discuss a chilling home invasion. Then, we will talk about a fatal trip to a national park. So buckle up and join us on this dark and twisted ride through the Treasure State. CW: Physical Violence, Home Invasion, and Murder You may now join us on Patreon! Check it out and see what bonus goodies we offer. B…
 
QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether either Article III or Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 permits a damages class action when the vast majority of the class suffered no actual injury, let alone an injury anything like what the class representative suffered. DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding) Sep 02 2020 | Petition for a writ of certiorari …
 
QUESTION PRESENTED: 1) Whether a defendant in a securities class action may rebut the presumption of classwide reliance recognized in Basic Inc. v. Levinson by pointing to the generic nature of the alleged misstatements in showing that the statements had no impact on the price of the security, even though that evidence is also relevant to the subst…
 
Hey Trumpcast listeners! Your host Virginia has some big news. Her next podcast—After Trump—is a guidebook alongside legal scholars Jack Goldsmith and Bob Bauer—both former Trumpcast guests—to reforming our laws, norms, and ethical codes so we never get in that fix again. After Trump is coming soon to a podcast app near you. To learn more, go to Af…
 
Subscribe to Frank’s YouTube channel on realignments: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyI2l4jUJ-GqtbtMhCvsWzgFrank DiStefano, author of The Next Realignment: Why America’s Parties Are Crumbling and What Happens Next, joins The Realignment to explain why realignments are a regular feature of American politics, the need to move beyond 20th century d…
 
Glenn Greenwald, Co-Founder of The Intercept and author of Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom and Justice in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, joins The Realignment to discuss the past, present, and future of Brazil, America’s involvement in Latin America during and after the Cold War, and the legacy of the Edward Snowden leaks.Check out our Bookshop…
 
During the early 1900's Atlanta was terrorized by a string of brutal murders in which African American women were being murdered at a rate of one per week. The Atlanta RIpper's identity is still unknown and it is argued whether or not he even existed. Join us this week as we discuss this morbid tale of murder and mystery. ------ Sources: The Atlant…
 
A gun-toting Black Power advocate was made principal of a Marin County, California school during efforts to desegregate 50 years ago. As they try again, we recount his radical legacy. As the Sausalito Marin City School District continues to grapple with school desegregation, Reporter Marianne McCune brings us the sequel -- and the prequel -- to “Tw…
 
Join us this week as we head to Nebraska to discuss the aftermath of a chilling Tinder date. Then, we will talk about the case of a college freshman who disappeared between work shifts. So buckle up and join us on this dark and twisted ride through the Cornhusker State. CW: Mention of Rape, Dismemberment, Torture, and Physical Violence. You may now…
 
Hey Trumpcast listeners! Your host Virginia has some big news. Her next podcast—After Trump—is a guidebook alongside legal scholars Jack Goldsmith and Bob Bauer—both former Trumpcast guests—to reforming our laws, norms, and ethical codes so we never get in that fix again. After Trump is coming soon to a podcast app near you. To learn more, go to Af…
 
This week's AOM is about everyone's favorite subject, cannibalism. In this episode, we discuss the definition of cannibalism and the various types that we usually see in serial killers. We also discuss 4 serial killers that practice cannibalism including the Boogeyman himself, Albert Fish. ------ Email the podcast: msomindpod@gmail.com ------ Follo…
 
We’ve built a special Bookshop selection on Obamacare, healthcare, and Medicare for All: https://bookshop.org/lists/the-realignment-episode-113-obamacare-healthcare-reform-and-the-medicare-for-all-debateJonathan Cohn, a senior national correspondent at HuffPost and the author of The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal C…
 
This week the Murder Train rolls into beautiful New Jersey as we discuss the Last Call Killer Richard Rogers operated between 1991-1993 and killed 4 Gay men. The police had no leads and the cases went cold until Rogers apprehension in May of 2001. Join us this week as we discuss this brutal and meticulous serial killer ------ Sources: Last Call By …
 
We’ve built a special booklist selection of 10 books to understand the U.S. and China: https://bookshop.org/lists/the-realignment-episode-112-u-s-china-book-listJosh Rogin, Washington Post columnist and author of Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the 21st Century, joins The Realignment to discuss U.S.-China relations under Obama, Tr…
 
Andrew Cuomo’s just the latest. Why is masculinity so often conflated with domination? And how do we separate the two? Kai turns to a historian and to a novelist for answers. Linda Hirschman, author of Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment, tells the story of how a small group of women in a room in Ithaca, New York, came up…
 
This week we’re joined by the podcast Diamond State: Murder Board with cohosts George and Andrew as we cover part-two of Mississippi. Today we will be discussing the 27-club and the life, legacy, and lore of blues musician Robert Johnson. So buckle up and join us on this dark and twisted ride through the Magnolia State. CW: Mention of Suicide, Subs…
 
QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the “community caretaking” exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement extends to the home. DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding) Aug 10 2020 | Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 14, 2020) Sep 02 2020 | Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 14, 20…
 
QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the lower courts erred in suppressing evidence on the theory that a police officer of an Indian tribe lacked authority to temporarily detain and search the respondent, Joshua James Cooley, a non-Indian, on a public right-of-way within a reservation based on a potential violation of state or federal law. DateProceedings a…
 
QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the uncompensated appropriation of an easement that is limited in time effects a per se physical taking under the Fifth Amendment. DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding) Jul 29 2020 | Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 2, 2020) Aug 06 2020 | Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Ce…
 
Hey Trumpcast listeners! Your host Virginia has some big news. Her next podcast—After Trump—is a guidebook alongside legal scholars Jack Goldsmith and Bob Bauer—both former Trumpcast guests—to reforming our laws, norms, and ethical codes so we never get in that fix again. After Trump is coming soon to a podcast app near you. To learn more, go to Af…
 
In this week's installment of AOM, we discuss Healthcare Serial Killers otherwise known as Angels Of Mercy. Join Murderous States of mind as we discuss how an HSK is classified and some profile characteristics. In this episode, we also discuss a few Angels Of Mercy including Donald Harvey and Charles Cullen. ------ Email the podcast: msomindpod@gma…
 
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