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The Time of Monsters features Nation national-affairs correspondent Jeet Heer’s signature blend of political culture and cultural politics. Each week, he’ll host in-depth conversations with urgent voices on the most pressing issues of our time.

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From McCarthyism to “Citizens United”

From McCarthyism to “Citizens United” From McCarthyism to “Citizens United”

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Douglas Bell discusses Chandler Davis and the contest over free speech.

Feb 18, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y..) speaks at a news conference after a weekly policy luncheon with Senate Democrats at the US Capitol on February 6, 2024.

The Democrats Embrace the Right on Immigration The Democrats Embrace the Right on Immigration

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, a discussion with Adam Johnson on the Democrats’ failed border policy.

Feb 11, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Protesters hold a huge banner reading

The Abortion Battle Needs a Fighting President The Abortion Battle Needs a Fighting President

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Moira Donegan on Joe Biden’s need to embrace pro-choice politics.

Feb 4, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Israeli forces invade Gaza.

Dangers of a Wider War in the Middle East Dangers of a Wider War in the Middle East

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Trita Parsi on how the Gaza onslaught is fueling regional conflict.

Jan 21, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Celebrating Linda Hirshman’s Legacy

Celebrating Linda Hirshman’s Legacy Celebrating Linda Hirshman’s Legacy

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Moira Donegan remembers a feminist giant.

Dec 17, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hugs US President Joe Biden upon his arrival at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport on October 18, 2023.

Biden’s Bear Hug Disaster Biden’s Bear Hug Disaster

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Yousef Munayyer on the folly of America’s Israel policy.

Dec 10, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Israeli soldier at border near Gaza

Kissinger’s Corruption and Palestinian Solutions Kissinger’s Corruption and Palestinian Solutions

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Matt Duss on moving on beyond war.

Dec 3, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Garry Wills and the Real Kennedy Curse

Garry Wills and the Real Kennedy Curse Garry Wills and the Real Kennedy Curse

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, talking with Sam Adler-Bell and Matt Sitman about the toxic legacy of a famous family.

Nov 26, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Joe Biden AIPAC

AIPAC Versus the Squad AIPAC Versus the Squad

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Alexander Sammon on how the pro-Israel group wants to destroy progressive politics.

Nov 19, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

John Hagee

The Religious Right Is Loving the Middle East Apocalypse The Religious Right Is Loving the Middle East Apocalypse

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Chris Lehmann on the holy warriors excited at the world coming to an end.

Nov 12, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

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