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Dahlia Lithwick on Voting Rights, plus Katha Pollitt on 'The Forgotten Girls' Dahlia Lithwick on Voting Rights, plus Katha Pollitt on 'The Forgotten Girls'

On this episode of Start Making Sense, conversations about the Supreme Court, and about girls growing up in a small Southern town.

Sep 28, 2023 / Podcast / Jon Wiener

Supporters and workers cheer as United Auto Workers members go on strike at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant on September 15, 2023, in Wayne, Mich.

Trump and the Auto Strike— Plus, the Politics of Insecurity Trump and the Auto Strike— Plus, the Politics of Insecurity

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Nelson Lichtenstein analyzes the politics of the UAW strike, and Astra Taylor talks about “manufactured insecurity.”

Sep 21, 2023 / Podcast / Jon Wiener

Former Northwestern football player Lloyd Yates speaks Wednesday, July 19, 2023, alongside other former players, from left, Warren Miles Long, Tom Carnifax, and Simba Short about the abuse and hazing they say occurred in the program.

Northwestern’s Hazing Scandal Northwestern’s Hazing Scandal

On this episode of Edge of Sports, activist and documentarian Byron Hurt joins the podcast to discuss the harms of hazing and how we can stop it.

Sep 18, 2023 / Podcast / Dave Zirin

The Triumph and Tragedy of Betty Friedan

The Triumph and Tragedy of Betty Friedan The Triumph and Tragedy of Betty Friedan

Podcast / The Time of Monsters / Sep 17, 2023 The Triumph and Tragedy of Betty Friedan On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Moira Donegan on lessons from the life of a fe…

Sep 17, 2023 / Podcast

Port-au-Prince residents evacuate the city in a truck

From Mandela to Black Lives Matter—Plus, Haiti in September From Mandela to Black Lives Matter—Plus, Haiti in September

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Gary Younge discusses Black writing and Black writers, and Amy Wilentz reports on the news from Port-au-Prince.

Sep 14, 2023 / Podcast / Jon Wiener

Chamique Holdsclaw #23, Forward for the Tennessee Lady Volunteers cuts the net on the backboard hoop to celebrate winning the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Midwest Regional Tournament Final game against the University of Connecticut UConn Huskies on March 24, 1997, at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa.

Chamique Holdsclaw on Depression and Fame Chamique Holdsclaw on Depression and Fame

On this episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, the legendary athlete speaks frankly about sports fame and mental health.

Sep 12, 2023 / Podcast / Dave Zirin

US journalist Naomi Klein (L), columnist for The Nation and The Guardian and the author of “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism,” speaks as Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize–winning economist and University Professor at Columbia University, listens at a debate on Economic Power on October 20, 2008, during the Great Issues Forum at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in New York.

Naomi Klein and Her Doppelgänger Naomi Klein and Her Doppelgänger

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Laura Marsh discusses the differences between Naomi Klein and Naomi Wolf.

Sep 10, 2023 / Podcast / Jeet Heer

President Trump Departs White House For Campaign Stops In Minnesota

Heather Cox Richardson on “Our Authoritarian Experiment” Heather Cox Richardson on “Our Authoritarian Experiment”

On this episode of the Start Making Sense podcast, conversations about Trump, Chile, and “the other 9-11.”

Sep 7, 2023 / Podcast / Jon Wiener

Michael Jordan during the first quarter of Game 5 of the NBA finals in Chicago, June 12, 1998.

Basketball Butterfly Effect Part III: MJ in Portland? Basketball Butterfly Effect Part III: MJ in Portland?

On this episode of Edge of Sports, Arya Shirazi discusses Michael Jordan and Michael Oher.

Sep 5, 2023 / Podcast / Dave Zirin

Cillian Murphy in “Oppenheimer”

Oppenheimer’s Inopportune Opportunism Oppenheimer’s Inopportune Opportunism

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Doug Bell joins the show to discuss Oppenheimer, McCarthyism, and the great scientist's compromises with witch-hunters.

Sep 3, 2023 / Podcast

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