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.

  • Government: A Love-Hate Story

    Apr 12, 2021
    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?
  • Desegregation By Any Means Necessary

    Apr 5, 2021
    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.
  • How to End the Dominion of Men

    Mar 29, 2021
    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.
  • The Missing History of Asian America

    Mar 22, 2021
    We’ve been here before: A time of national stress, Asian Americans made into scapegoats, and violence follows. The community saw it coming. So why didn’t everybody else?
  • Collective Loss, Collective Care

    Mar 15, 2021
    We’re looking back at a year with Covid-19 to reflect on our tremendous losses and the remarkable ways communities have come together to take care of themselves.
  • Capitalism vs. Time

    Mar 8, 2021
    As Amazon workers conclude a historic unionization drive, we consider the history of collective action -- and the struggle to shield our humanity from the demands of productivity.
  • The Secret Tapes of a Suburban Drug War

    Mar 1, 2021
    A cop in Westchester, NY, was disturbed by what he saw as corruption. He started recording his colleagues -- and revealed how we’re all still living with the excess of the war on drugs.
  • Blackness (Un)interrupted

    Feb 22, 2021
    Our Future of Black History series concludes with conversations about self-expression. Because when you carry a collective history in your identity, it can be hard to find yourself.