Jeet Heer

National Affairs Correspondent

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Jeet Heer is a national affairs correspondent for The Nation and host of the weekly Nation podcast, The Time of Monsters. He also pens the monthly column “Morbid Symptoms.” The author of In Love with Art: Francoise Mouly’s Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman (2013) and Sweet Lechery: Reviews, Essays and Profiles (2014), Heer has written for numerous publications, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The American Prospect, The GuardianThe New Republic, and The Boston Globe.

The Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University

Columbia University and the New Student Anti-War Movement Columbia University and the New Student Anti-War Movement

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Joe Howley on how Israel’s war in Gaza is coming to the home front.

Apr 28, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

United States Supreme Court justices

The Reactionary Justices Won’t Stop Until Abortions Are Illegal Everywhere The Reactionary Justices Won’t Stop Until Abortions Are Illegal Everywhere

Oral arguments in Idaho case make clear that further, even more radical attacks on reproductive freedom are coming.

Apr 26, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Trump leaving court

Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be. Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be.

His true addiction explains the president’s doziness.

Apr 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

President Joe Biden joined Israel's prime minister for the start of the Israeli war cabinet meeting, in Tel Aviv on October 18, 2023.

Where Did Biden’s Foreign Policy Go Wrong? Where Did Biden’s Foreign Policy Go Wrong?

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, David Klion on the president’s fatal flaw.

Apr 21, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Woman walks by photo of Iranian missiles

Joe Biden Is Destroying His Own Foreign Policy by Giving Israel Impunity Joe Biden Is Destroying His Own Foreign Policy by Giving Israel Impunity

World / April 19, 2024 Joe Biden Is Destroying His Own Foreign Policy by Giving Israel Impunity The administration’s blatant double standard demonstrates that the new “liberal…

Apr 19, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Biden and Netanyahu

Will Benjamin Netanyahu Drag America Into a Big Middle Eastern War? Will Benjamin Netanyahu Drag America Into a Big Middle Eastern War?

Biden is for pushing de-escalation—but Israel could still go rogue.

Apr 15, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Larry David on April 18, 2024, in Hollywood, California.

Is Larry David the Last Man? Is Larry David the Last Man?

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Daniel Bessner talks about Jewish comedy, Seinfeld, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Apr 14, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

O.J. Simpson tries on glove during trial

O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder

The accused killer won and lost in court depending on his bank account.

Apr 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Brodner, a frequent contributor to The Nation, is both a great caricaturist and a great portraitist.

Apr 10, 2024 / Comment / Jeet Heer

Hollywood’s New Lesbian Plot

Hollywood’s New Lesbian Plot Hollywood’s New Lesbian Plot

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Moira Donegan on Drive-Away Dolls and Love Lies Bleeding.

Apr 10, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

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