January 5, 2023

Mann the Magician

This show originally aired on September 23, 2021. Thomas Mann was one of those cultural giants the world doesn’t seem to make anymore—artists with authority,...| More
December 29, 2022

Liner Notes for the Revolution

This show was originally broadcast on July 15, 2021. We know their songs, not so much what they were going through, those Black women artists...| More
December 22, 2022

Thoroughly Modern Mozart

This show first aired on September 30, 2021. Who else could be said to make you smarter, just listening to the sound of his music?...| More
December 15, 2022

Prudent Statecraft

John Quincy Adams was the model president in the early republic who declared that the United States “goes not abroad in search of monsters to...| More
December 8, 2022

The Maelstrom of Geopolitics

A briefing session this hour from our strategic special branch, which is to say: the mind of Chas Freeman in the maelstrom of geopolitics. If...| More
December 1, 2022

Silent Spring, 60 Years Later

How’s to rescue the Earth from us people? Rachel Carson’s way – 60 years ago – was to write a book, and call it Silent...| More
November 24, 2022

Origin Stories

This show was originally broadcast on December 5, 2019. Origin stories can be educated guesses, or leaps of collective imagination as to who we are,...| More
November 17, 2022


Our unipolar moment may be remembered as the United States’ turn as “king of the hill,” two decades or so between the collapse of the...| More
November 10, 2022

The New Right

The hatching of a New Right Republican party, under fire, is the substance of this radio hour. It was simpler in Gilbert and Sullivan when...| More
Older Entries Newer Entries
Open Source is an open conversation. We depend on your contributions - your comments, ideas and your voice.

What's on your mind?