Open Source

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An American conversation with global attitude — on the arts, humanities, and global affairs — with your host, Christopher Lydon.

Consider adding us to your weekly schedule; we post regular broadcast hours for public radio Friday afternoons.

For shorter stand-alone radio stories and podcasts: check out our series "Open Source Shorts."

Full-length conversations are also available via podcast or at radioopensource.org

Ask us to make your station a custom promo! Contact us at info@radioopensource.org.

Series

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30 Pieces

Everything but the broadcast hours.

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287 Pieces

An American conversation with global attitude - on the arts, humanities, and global affairs, hosted by Christopher Lydon.

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5 Pieces

“Reading Chekhov” is the name of this game – a podcast experiment with, by all accounts, the greatest short-story writer of them all, the medical doctor who was also the “Cherry Orchard” playwright, Anton Chekhov.


Pieces

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A conversation about Astra Taylor’s new documentary What Is Democracy? with Astra Taylor, David Runciman, and Kali Akuno.

Bought by KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KICI and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with Shoshana Zuboff, author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism"

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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David Graeber's Guide to Meaningless Work

Bought by WLPR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation about the “Green New Deal” with Bill McKibben, Naomi Oreskes, and Daniel Schrag.

Bought by KWMR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A conversation with Stephen Walt and Fintan O’Toole on the state of the world at the beginning of 2019.

Bought by KWMR, KWIT, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A Tribute to 5,000 Hours of Radio Magic

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KICI, WCAI / WNAN, KWIT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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A Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

Bought by KICI, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, KALW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation about Brexit, yellow vests, and the state of the European Union with Arthur Goldhammer, Vanessa Bee, Julian Bourg, and Alan Rusbridger.

Bought by KWIT, KICI, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A conversation about social media, technology, and society with Fred Turner, Moira Weigel, and Ben Tarnoff

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WLPR, KWIT, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The CRISPR Conundrum

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, KICI and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8