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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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The Reactionary Social Vision of the Supreme Court

The Reactionary Social Vision of the Supreme Court The Reactionary Social Vision of the Supreme Court

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Moira Donegan discusses the court’s rollback of a century of economic and social progress.

Jul 5, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Demonstrators protest against the constitutional process during a meeting of the Constitutional Convention outside the former Chilean National Congress in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.

The State of the Left in Chile, El Salvador, and Nicaragua The State of the Left in Chile, El Salvador, and Nicaragua

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Jeffrey Gould and Doug Bell discuss recent political trends in Latin America.

Jun 28, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy and inflation in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on January 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Establishment Economics Is Under Siege Establishment Economics Is Under Siege

Podcast / The Time of Monsters / Jun 21, 2023 Establishment Economics Is Under Siege On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Marshall Steinbaum weighs in on the inflation de…

Jun 21, 2023 / Audio

Television evangelist and conservative political activist Pat Robertson poses in the control room for his TV show

Pat Robertson’s Terrible Legacy Pat Robertson’s Terrible Legacy

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Sarah Posner on a titan of the religious right.

Jun 14, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Car Dealers Versus Electric Vehicles

Car Dealers Versus Electric Vehicles Car Dealers Versus Electric Vehicles

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Alexander Sammon on the political power of a reactionary car cartel.

Jun 7, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

The live Twitter talk with Elon Musk as Ron DeSantis announces his 2024 presidential run on his Twitter page.

How Ron DeSantis Botched His Launch How Ron DeSantis Botched His Launch

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Parker Molloy on how Elon Musk used the Florida governor.

May 31, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Biden and McCarthy

Biden, the Republicans, and the Debt Ceiling Biden, the Republicans, and the Debt Ceiling

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Brian Beutler discusses the dangers of caving in on the debt ceiling.

May 23, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Speaker of the House Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) speaks to reporters on his way to the House Chamber at the US Capitol on May 15, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Slaying the Debt Ceiling Dragon Slaying the Debt Ceiling Dragon

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Jeff Hauser discusses why negotiating with the Republicans is no solution.

May 17, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Demonstrators with signs of U.S. Supreme Court justices

Can the Corrupt Courts Be Fixed? Can the Corrupt Courts Be Fixed?

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Alexander Sammon discusses scandals and gridlock.

May 10, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

The US Supreme Court Building

A Corrupt Court Faces No Accountability A Corrupt Court Faces No Accountability

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Moira Donegan discusses the coming constitutional crisis.

May 3, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

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