US Wars and Military Action

Israeli soldier at border near Gaza

Gaza and Us: Amy Wilentz Gaza and Us: Amy Wilentz

On this episode of the Start Making Sense podcast, a conversation about Israel, Hamas, and the Palestinians.

Oct 19, 2023 / Audio / Jon Wiener

Katha Pollitt on Women in 2023, Plus Christian Appy on Protest in 1969

Katha Pollitt on Women in 2023, Plus Christian Appy on Protest in 1969 Katha Pollitt on Women in 2023, Plus Christian Appy on Protest in 1969

On this episode of the Start Making Sense podcast, we review the bad news–and the good news–about American women. We’ll also talk about the Vietnam Moratorium protests.

Mar 23, 2023 / Audio / Jon Wiener and Start Making Sense

Biden Afghanistan speech

Will the Afghanistan Withdrawal Hurt Biden? Will the Afghanistan Withdrawal Hurt Biden?

John Nichols doesn’t think so. Plus Adam Shatz on William Gardner Smith’s Parisian years.

Sep 2, 2021 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

Talban in Herat

Andrew Bacevich: The Taliban’s Triumph Andrew Bacevich: The Taliban’s Triumph

Plus John Powers on Dick Gregory.

Aug 19, 2021 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

The Failure of Trump’s Strike Against Iran

The Failure of Trump’s Strike Against Iran The Failure of Trump’s Strike Against Iran

Andrew Bacevich on the Middle East, Henry Louis Gates on American Slavery, and Jelani Cobb on Joe McCarthy.

Jan 9, 2020 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

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