Jun 27, 2021
Season Finale! Robin plumbs parallels from the 1920s—from pandemic to pandemic, automobile to Harlem Renaissance, prohibition to evolution, women’s enfranchisement to The Great Migration. So how can we avoid repeating our mistakes this time?
Jun 20, 2021
Robin celebrates Juneteenth, Jubilee or Freedom Day, commemorating the end of enslavement in the United States. Special Guest: Dr. Janet Dewart Bell, social justice activist and author.
Jun 13, 2021
Robin explores both the crucial importance and the crisis in cities, how COVID has forever altered city life, and how those radical changes will inform our future.
Jun 6, 2021
Robin traces the surprising, acidic, and hilarious history of American political parties, from George Washington's denunciation of them up to today, and explores third (or more) party alternatives, and how and why they have so far failed.
May 23, 2021
Robin explores the general crisis in journalism—especially print journalism, despite the current Golden Age for print investigative reporting. Special Guest: Gail Collins, New York Times columnist.