The Spot

Thursdays at 5:30pm

The Spot is KALW’s weekly showcase for the best in public radio podcasts, including 99% Invisible, Blank on Blank, Everything Sounds, Fugitive Waves, Life of the Law, The Memory Palace, The HeartRadio Ambulante, Stanford Storytelling Project, Tiny Spark, and Youth Radio... just to name a few.

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Youth Radio podcast:  Civic Education for a New Generation

Contrary to popular belief, nearly 90 percent of high school students take a civics class. But what's the quality of those classes? This week's Youth Radio podcast looks at how racial and political diversity in the classroom affects what young people learn about politics and society.

99% Invisible:  Symphony of Sirens