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A postcard printed in the USSR shows aview of Leningrad Hotel, circa 1978.

Soviet Monumental Architecture Soviet Monumental Architecture

On this episode of American Prestige, Katherine Zubovich on her new book about skyscrapers in Moscow.

May 21, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

US Representative Bob Good attends a press conference on the government funding bill at the US Capitol on March 22, 2024, in Washington, D.C. The Freedom Caucus chastised House Speaker Mike Johnson for working with Democrats and urged their Republican colleagues not to support the funding bill while calling for a government spending reduction, increased border security and scaling back of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

The New Threat to Civil Liberties After Gaza The New Threat to Civil Liberties After Gaza

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Tom Durkin and Joe Ferguson on FISA renewal.

May 19, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Boys watch smoke billowing during Israeli strikes east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on May 13, 2024.

Biden’s Carte Blanche for Israel, an Assassination Attempt on the Slovakian PM, and More Biden’s Carte Blanche for Israel, an Assassination Attempt on the Slovakian PM, and More

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

May 17, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Stella Li, vice president of BYD, during the launch event of the BYD Shark plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 14, 2024.

How BYD Is Upending the EV Market How BYD Is Upending the EV Market

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paolo Gerbaudo on the Chinese car maker moving into the US market.

May 16, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

Danzig-Polish fugitives, mostly Jews from the towns surrounding Warsaw, waiting in the quarantine station at Danzig for vessels sailing to the United States, in 1920.

American Origins of the Israel-Palestine Conflict—Plus, Climate Hope American Origins of the Israel-Palestine Conflict—Plus, Climate Hope

On this episode, Harold Meyerson talks about the immigration restriction act passed 100 years ago this month and Elizabeth Kolbert about her new climate change book, H Is for Hope...

May 15, 2024 / Audio / Jon Wiener

The New York Knicks' Stephon Marbury watches as the New Jersey Nets' Jason Kidd shoots a free throw in the second half of Game 4 of first-round playoffs at Madison Square Garden.

NBA Playoffs: Round One Understood NBA Playoffs: Round One Understood

On this episode of Edge of Sports, Dave and Arya discuss the playoffs.

May 14, 2024 / Audio / Dave Zirin

The first atomic bomb test was conducted at Alamogordo, New Mexico, on July 16, 1945.

The Nuclear Club, Part 2 The Nuclear Club, Part 2

On this episode of American Prestige, a continuation of our discussion on US efforts to maintain nuclear supremacy during the early Cold War.

May 14, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A man stands by as a fire rages in a livestock market area in al-Fasher, the capital of Sudan's North Darfur state, on September 1, 2023, in the aftermath of bombardment by the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces.

The Past, Present, and Future of the War In Sudan The Past, Present, and Future of the War In Sudan

On this episode of American Prestige, Khalid Medani on the conflict in Sudan.

May 10, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

Tesla electric vehicle on display

Tesla Is Choosing Hype Over Substance Tesla Is Choosing Hype Over Substance

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Ed Niedermeyer on Tesla's stagnation as an electric-vehicle manufacturer.

May 9, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

The Mob Attack on UCLA’s Protest Encampment—Plus Israel, Hamas, and Sexual Violence

The Mob Attack on UCLA’s Protest Encampment—Plus Israel, Hamas, and Sexual Violence The Mob Attack on UCLA’s Protest Encampment—Plus Israel, Hamas, and Sexual Violence

On this episode of Start Making Sense, David Myers comments on protest at UCLA, and Azadeh Moaveni discusses sexual violence on October 7 and after.

May 8, 2024 / Audio / Jon Wiener

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