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

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  • A Zombie Political Party

    Oct 19, 2020
    Conservatives who’ve shunned the GOP say it’s given up on democracy. Which begs the question: How long ago did that happen?
  • Inside the Pandemic's First Days

    Oct 12, 2020
    What can we learn from our short, grim history with Covid-19? Former New York City health commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot reflects on the opening weeks of the nation’s largest outbreak.
  • How to Steal an Election

    Oct 5, 2020
    The president has made clear he will dispute the results if he loses in November. But actually, the fight over the count has already begun.
  • A Historian's Guide to the 2020 Election

    Sep 28, 2020
    Many of the conflicts that we face today echo from the often forgotten Reconstruction era. We go back 165 years to understand the unfulfilled promises of our past and how we got here.
  • A Court On The Edge

    Sep 21, 2020
    Voting rights cases are moving fast. The Affordable Care Act faces yet another life or death hearing. And that’s before we even get to the fight over who’ll replace Justice Ginsburg.
  • Dissent, Dissent, Dissent

    Sep 20, 2020
    As the country mourns the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we gather together to honor the life and legacy of the woman, the pioneer, the icon and the daughter of Brooklyn.
  • Serving Up Social Justice

    Sep 14, 2020
    Despite empty stands, athletes are making waves across the sports industry speaking out against anti-black violence. Many Americans support, but not everyone is a fan.
  • The Necessary Work

    Sep 7, 2020
    Public and care workers have been on the frontlines of the pandemic, but who takes care of them? We explore the histories, realities and hopes of these very essential workers.
  • Scared in the Suburbs

    Aug 31, 2020
    The suburbs have long been considered safe spaces for white Americans to retreat from ‘dangerous’ big cities. Now violent unrest around the country threatens that sheltered way of life.

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