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.


108 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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What are unions, and why do they matter?

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:21
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What kind of power does the President's second in command have?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Reading up on the meaning and history of the Second Amendment.

Bought by KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 3
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What's the Secret Service up to, anyways?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Where does the Constitution's protection for journalists end?

  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:07
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Why we should still read the Federalist Papers.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 1
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What exactly is Populism and how can you identify a Populist candidate?

Bought by KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 3
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A closer look at our constitutional right to "peaceably" assemble.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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We take a tour through the multi-faceted Environmental Protection Agency.

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
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What role does the Secretary of Education play in U.S. schools?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 1
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The agency that protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Demystifying the debt ceiling.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:24
  • Purchases: 1
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What does it mean to be the lawyer for the U.S. government?

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:13
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How do we manage power between the national government and the states?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 1
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How and why we count every person living in the United States of America.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1
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How the government shuts down, and what happens when it does.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:08
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We investigate one of the President's most important roles: as head of our armed forces.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 2
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A broader look at the often-referenced First Amendment of the Constitution - and a deeper dive into what it means to have freedom of speech.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 2
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A look at the central banking system of the United States.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 1
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The process that aims to keep classified material out of the wrong hands.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSFR, KPIP-LP, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 4