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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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
"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 ...
 
Produced and Hosted by Whitworth University church music professor Dr. Ben Brody, the Voices United podcast is supported by The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada and Whitworth University. As the podcast host, Ben’s task is to have as many conversations as he can with as many different congregational song enthusiasts as he can find. These meaningful conversations will seek to explore why people are passionate about congregational song, what works for their congregations, and storie ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
VOA Asia presents the best and most interesting stories from our veteran reporters covering Asia. VOA Asia tells what U.S.-Asian relationships might mean in your daily life, and what Asians think about life in the United States.
 
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Remembering the life of Bob Moses, and his mission to build a more equitable America from the bottom up. From teaching in New York City to registering Black voters in the 1960’s Mississippi, Moses was a measured man who believed leadership was about listening, not talking. Rutgers University Professor of African American Studies Charles M. Payne jo…
 
United States Real Estate Investor News is Sponsored by Longhorn Investments Real Estate Investors Creating Struggle For Regular Home Buyers In 31 top United States markets, real estate investors are making regular home buyers work even harder for their property bounties, therefore worsening the current housing crisis according to new data. Dallas …
 
This week we’re in Kentucky discussing a horrific sexual assault that turns deadly. Then, we’ll talk about a case involving bigamy, love triangles, and financial ruin. So buckle up and join us on this dark and twisted ride through the Bluegrass State. CW: Mention of Rape, Sexual Assault, Violence, and Murder. Be sure to check out Scary Time...if yo…
 
Tenure of Office: 11 September 1789 – 31 January 1795 (Secretary of the Treasury) We begin our new special series with the first Cabinet member to assume office under the constitutional government – Alexander Hamilton! You may have seen the musical, but there are a few more parts of his history that didn’t make it into that production. Thanks so mu…
 
William Penn finally returns to Pennsylvania. Despite the decades-long absence, he quickly finds himself having to turn around and rush back to England. Before he can do that, however, he must first settle the question of the government. The result? The Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges in 1701.Por Allen Ayers
 
Vivek Ramaswamy, Executive Chairman of Roivant Sciences and author of Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America’s Social Justice Scam, joins The Realignment to debate whether companies should take stands on issues like Black Lives Matter, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and other political issues, the social contract between corporations and the public, and the role…
 
Description: It took a while to figure out how to mass-produce glassware, given the complexity of it, but that had profound implications on the lives of American consumers and workers. Bill, Kelley, and Rachel discuss. (This is the Mason Jars episode, among other things.) Links and notes for Ep. 391 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/…
 
Quality time talking technology with an ag engineer can also cover a lot of topics. That's what we found out when we connected with John Fulton, extension ag engineer, Ohio State University. Fulton is involved with a lot of different engineering projects and research working with grad students at the school, and he works closely with farmers too. H…
 
Learn more about Statehouse Futures: http://www.StatehouseFutures.orgAmanda Litman, co-founder of Run for Something, and Pete Davis, co-founder of the Democracy Policy Network, join The Realignment to discuss Statehouse Futures, their progressive policy and strategy, one of the largest convenings of state and local leaders of the year, why progress…
 
Introduction to a new special series of episodes titled “Seat at the Table” where I will be joined by special guests each episode to discuss a Cabinet member’s life and tenure in office and rank how they did before determining if they deserve a seat at the table of Cabinet All-Stars. Featured Images: “Alexander Hamilton” by John Trumbull [c. 1805],…
 
Real Estate Investing Success Saint Louis, Season 2 is proudly sponsored by the industry certified construction experts at ARS Construction. https://www.advancedroofsys.com/ Join me, Antonio Holman, founder of United States Real Estate Investor for Real Estate Investing Success, Saint Louis, Season 2, where we have conversations about the ins and o…
 
Today’s viral videos of police abuse have a long political lineage. But what if one of the oldest tools of copwatching is now taken away? Ron Wilkins takes us back to 1966, in the wake of the Watts uprising, in which he joined an early cop watch program -- one that would inspire the likes of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. Then, reporter …
 
This week we’re in South Carolina discussing the search for a missing couple. Then, we’ll talk about a southern dynasty that is surrounded by scandals and murders. So buckle up and join us on this dark and twisted ride through the Palmetto State. CW: Mention of Rape, Sexual Assault, Underage Drinking, Drunk Driving, Violence, and Murder You may now…
 
United States Real Estate Investor News is Sponsored by Longhorn Investments Trump Pal Barrack Under Massive Scrutiny, Arrested Donald Trump real estate acquaintance, Tom Barrack is under investigation over illegal United Arab Emirates activities with relationships that stem over 50 years. Big Bad Wolves Continue To Bully Three Little REI Pigs With…
 
Description: In 1918, against better judgment and with few achievable goals, the US intervened militarily in the Russian Civil War in Siberia and Archangel. Almost immediately, everyone knew it was a disaster. Bill, Kelley, and Rachel examine it. Links and notes for Ep. 390 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/AFD-Ep-390…
 
USDA's Farm Service Agency is the most directly linked to farmers, often administering payments and providing other support for farmers. In this episode, Zach Ducheneaux, FSA administrator, talks with Jacqui Fatka, policy editor, Farm Progress, about a wide range of issues from pandemic-related livestock indemnity payments to the spreading drought.…
 
Apply to attend The Realignment’s conference in Miami on October 22nd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-realignment-conference-tickets-158996058491Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang, technology reporters at The New York Times and authors of An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination, join The Realignment to discuss Facebook’s fall from gra…
 
Apply to attend The Realignment’s conference in Miami on October 22nd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-realignment-conference-tickets-158996058491Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell, authors of The Cult of We: Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion and Wall Street Journal reporters, join The Realignment to discuss what the rise and fall of Adam …
 
This week we’re in Indiana discussing the most documented case of demonic possession in the US. Then, we’ll talk about an IU Freshman who went on a morning bike ride and seemingly vanished. So buckle up and join us on this dark and twisted ride through the Crossroads of America. CW: Mention of Violence and Murder You may now join us on Patreon or B…
 
2021 began with an insurrection, and it’s remained quietly intense ever since. We open the phones for a six-month check in on the political culture of the Biden era. Kai is joined by Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, to unpack all that has — and hasn’t — happened this year. Did the Jan. 6 attack on the…
 
United States Real Estate Investor News is Sponsored by Longhorn Investments West Coast Pandemic Real Estate Market Not What It Seems With many buyers consistently receiving rumblings of a sunshine ladened tech paradise exodus, which in turn caused an overpriced west coastal housing rush, people are now starting to see that the massive exit eastwar…
 
Description: For a brief moment in time, during the transition from the first to the second industrial revolution, it looked like pneumatic tubes might be the next wave of the future. Bill, Kelley, and Rachel discuss. Notes and links for Ep. 389 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/AFD-Ep-389-Links-and-Notes-Pneumatic-Tu…
 
From three University of Washington classmates opening an import-export company to trade fish meal and other products, to a $3 billion company celebrating 100 years in business. The CEO of Wilbur Ellis chats with host Willie Vogt about the past, and looking to the future. John Buckley covers some wide-ranging territory in the interview including so…
 
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