Podcasts

How Foreverism Degrades Our Culture, With Grafton Tanner How Foreverism Degrades Our Culture, With Grafton Tanner

On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, a discussion about the dangers of companies’ co-opting nostalgia.

Tech Won’t Save Us / Paris Marx

“Renters Are the Sleeping Giants of LA Politics”—Plus the Hidden History of AIDS “Renters Are the Sleeping Giants of LA Politics”—Plus the Hidden History of AIDS

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Peter Dreier reports on the fight for control of LA, and Kai Wright and Lizzy Ratner talk about “the plague in the shadows.”

Start Making Sense / Jon Wiener

The Forgotten Stars of the NBA’s 1980s The Forgotten Stars of the NBA’s 1980s

On this episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, Arya Shirazi joins the show for yet another installment of the Basketball Butterfly Effect.

Edge of Sports / Dave Zirin

Contempt of Court with Elie Mystal

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Contempt of Court is an original podcast series from The Nation about how to reform the Supreme Court. Host Elie Mystal delves into distinct avenues for change, featuring historical insights, fresh analysis of the latest SCOTUS news, and conversations with experts and changemakers who are actively working to shape the future of the judiciary.

Nadine Seiler attends a rally for voting rights in front of the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C., on December 7, 2022.

Delegitimize the Supreme Court Delegitimize the Supreme Court

On the final episode of Contempt of Court, Elie Mystal is joined by legal experts Nikolas Bowie and Rhiannon Hamam to understand how we might strip the court of its presumed legit…

Elie Mystal

People protest in front of the US Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, in Washington, D.C in response to the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization ruling.

Can’t Reform the Court’s Power? Then Let’s Take It Away. Can’t Reform the Court’s Power? Then Let’s Take It Away.

On this episode of the Contempt of Court podcast, a deep dive into jurisdiction stripping.

Elie Mystal

Start Making Sense with Jon Wiener

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Start Making Sense is The Nation’s flagship weekly podcast, hosted by contributing editor Jon Wiener, featuring the magazine’s writers and editors as well as activists who shape the week in news. New episodes each Wednesday.

Nithya Raman won a Los Angeles City Council seat as a progressive political newcomer.

“Renters Are the Sleeping Giants of LA Politics”—Plus the Hidden History of AIDS “Renters Are the Sleeping Giants of LA Politics”—Plus the Hidden History of AIDS

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Peter Dreier reports on the fight for control of LA, and Kai Wright and Lizzy Ratner talk about “the plague in the shadows.”

Jon Wiener

A messy empty hospital dormitory room after an armed attack forced the closure of Fontaine Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Families That Made Fortunes Selling Opium, Plus the News from Haiti The Families That Made Fortunes Selling Opium, Plus the News from Haiti

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Amitav Ghosh explains what the “China trade” was actually doing, and Amy Wilentz reports on the continuing American disaster in the Caribbea…

Jon Wiener

The Time of Monsters with Jeet Heer

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The Time of Monsters podcast features the Nation’s 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. New episodes each Sunday.

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.

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.

Jeet Heer

Edge of Sports with Dave Zirin

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Edge of Sports is where sports and politics collide. Sports Editor and Host Dave Zirin talks to the trailblazers and earth shakers at the intersection of sports and politics.

The Forgotten Stars of the  NBA’s 1980s

The Forgotten Stars of the NBA’s 1980s The Forgotten Stars of the NBA’s 1980s

On this episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, Arya Shirazi joins the show for yet another installment of the Basketball Butterfly Effect.

Dave Zirin

Ben Wallace, #3 of the Detroit Pistons, holds up the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship trophy as he celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 100-87 in game five of the 2004 NBA Finals on June 15, 2004.

How the Pistons Clawed Their Way to Two Titles How the Pistons Clawed Their Way to Two Titles

On this episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, another installment of the Basketball Butterfly Effect.

Dave Zirin

Tech Won’t Save Us with Paris Marx

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The metaverse and web3 are the latest in a long line of commercial frameworks the tech industry has tried to force on us to enhance its power and profits. In this podcast from The Nation, Paris Marx speaks with experts every Thursday to dissect what new technologies and the companies behind them are doing to our world, and why we should stop them.

Network cables in a server room in New York City, 2014.

How Foreverism Degrades Our Culture, With Grafton Tanner How Foreverism Degrades Our Culture, With Grafton Tanner

On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, a discussion about the dangers of companies’ co-opting nostalgia.

Paris Marx

How Interfaces Shape Our Relationship to Tech

How Interfaces Shape Our Relationship to Tech How Interfaces Shape Our Relationship to Tech

On this episode of the Tech Won’t Save Us podcast, Zachary Kaiser explains why data isn’t an accurate reflection of the world.

Paris Marx

American Prestige

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A podcast hosted by Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.

Palestinians in a destroyed residential area try to collect usable items under the rubble.

The Gaza War, Ansar Allah (Houthi) Attacks, and Russia Advancing in Ukraine The Gaza War, Ansar Allah (Houthi) Attacks, and Russia Advancing in Ukraine

This week on American Prestige, the latest news from around the world.

Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A digital composite of a UFO flying above an urban park.

UFO Mythology, With David Halperin UFO Mythology, With David Halperin

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion about the role of UFO sightings in politics and culture.

Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Going for Broke with Ray Suarez

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Going for Broke with Ray Suarez is about Americans on the edge. On this show, we talk to people who have lost jobs, lost their homes and sometimes lost the narrative thread of their lives. But with those hardships, they’ve gained valuable insights into the problems facing millions of people in this country.

Why We Made “Going for Broke”

Why We Made “Going for Broke” Why We Made “Going for Broke”

In this video roundtable, Laura Flanders joins Ray Suarez and Ann Larson to talk about our newest podcast.

Going for Broke with Ray Suarez / The Nation, Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and Laura Flanders

Jen Fitzgerald: A Poet Without a Home

Jen Fitzgerald: A Poet Without a Home Jen Fitzgerald: A Poet Without a Home

As the pandemic closed down New York City, Fitzgerald found her daughter and herself priced out of a place to live.

The Nation and Economic Hardship Reporting Project

System Check with Melissa Harris-Perry & Dorian Warren

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On System Check, hosts Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren set about diagnosing and repairing our malfunctioning democracy. Dorian and Melissa talk with leaders you already know and changemakers you need to know, to figure out how we can work around, smash through, or re-create the systems that shape our lives.

Political Violence Is No Anomaly in American History

Political Violence Is No Anomaly in American History Political Violence Is No Anomaly in American History

Throughout our nation’s history, the threat—and actuality—of political violence has served to thwart and suppress Black agency and emancipation.

Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian T. Warren

The ‘System’ Check Book Club

The ‘System’ Check Book Club The ‘System’ Check Book Club

Featuring Maria Hinojosa, Rumaan Alam, Scott Farris, John Nichols, and Shana Redmond.

Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian T. Warren

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