A show about the unfinished business of our history and its grip on our future.

Live Sundays at 6PM on 93.9 FM and AM 820.

  • An Anti-Racism Refresher

    Nov 29, 2021
    Anti-racist work snuck into the mainstream last year. But ever since, it’s received a huge backlash. Why, and what did right-wing media have to gain?
  • The Myth of a ‘United’ States

    Nov 22, 2021
    History shows that our country’s been divided from the start. So should we just break up already? Plus, what to do when the divide gets real at the Thanksgiving table.
  • Promises to Help the Climate Keep Breaking

    Nov 15, 2021
    Who’s breaking them, and why? After COP26, we talk to climate journalists Elizabeth Kolbert and David Wallace-Wells about the real cost of the crisis and who is paying the price.
  • Fired at 59: Lessons on Job Insecurity in the U.S.

    Nov 8, 2021
    Ray Suarez was 59 when he lost a dream job that took decades to reach. What he did next reveals a harsh reality of class blindness and the consequences of job insecurity in the U.S.
  • How the Dead Still Speak to Us

    Nov 1, 2021
    This Halloween, we reveal its history and why connecting to the dead is important to so many, from Ireland, to Mexico, to NYC. Plus a guided meditation to help you connect, too.
  • Making it in New York: The Eric Adams Story

    Oct 25, 2021
    In just two weeks, New Yorkers could elect Eric Adams, making him the city’s second-ever Black mayor. What does his story tell us about the ways race and power have evolved in NYC?
  • What’s Wrong With the NFL?

    Oct 18, 2021
    Football is a big part of community and culture in the U.S. But as the NFL confronts another scandal involving racism, misogyny, and homophobia: how should fans respond?
  • The True Story of Critical Race Theory

    Oct 11, 2021
    Is racism a permanent fixture of society? Jelani Cobb, staff writer for The New Yorker, unravels the history of Derrick Bell’s quest to answer that question.
  • Hear No Evil: Asylum Policy in America

    Oct 4, 2021
    Displaced Haitians are still seeking safe harbor. But the U.S. long ago abandoned the ideal that all migrants should at least be allowed to tell their stories.

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