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Boys watch smoke billowing during Israeli strikes east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on May 13, 2024.

Biden’s Carte Blanche for Israel, an Assassination Attempt on the Slovakian PM, and More Biden’s Carte Blanche for Israel, an Assassination Attempt on the Slovakian PM, and More

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

May 17, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Danzig-Polish fugitives, mostly Jews from the towns surrounding Warsaw, waiting in the quarantine station at Danzig for vessels sailing to the United States, in 1920.

American Origins of the Israel-Palestine Conflict—Plus, Climate Hope American Origins of the Israel-Palestine Conflict—Plus, Climate Hope

On this episode, Harold Meyerson talks about the immigration restriction act passed 100 years ago this month and Elizabeth Kolbert about her new climate change book, H Is for Hope...

May 15, 2024 / Audio / Jon Wiener

The first atomic bomb test was conducted at Alamogordo, New Mexico, on July 16, 1945.

The Nuclear Club, Part 2 The Nuclear Club, Part 2

On this episode of American Prestige, a continuation of our discussion on US efforts to maintain nuclear supremacy during the early Cold War.

May 14, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A man stands by as a fire rages in a livestock market area in al-Fasher, the capital of Sudan's North Darfur state, on September 1, 2023, in the aftermath of bombardment by the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces.

The Past, Present, and Future of the War In Sudan The Past, Present, and Future of the War In Sudan

On this episode of American Prestige, Khalid Medani on the conflict in Sudan.

May 10, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

The Mob Attack on UCLA’s Protest Encampment—Plus Israel, Hamas, and Sexual Violence

The Mob Attack on UCLA’s Protest Encampment—Plus Israel, Hamas, and Sexual Violence The Mob Attack on UCLA’s Protest Encampment—Plus Israel, Hamas, and Sexual Violence

On this episode of Start Making Sense, David Myers comments on protest at UCLA, and Azadeh Moaveni discusses sexual violence on October 7 and after.

May 8, 2024 / Audio / Jon Wiener

Colonel Ibro Amadou, an influential member of the military regime in power in Niger, reacts during his arrival to a demonstration for the immediate departure of United States Army soldiers deployed in northern Niger in Niamey, on April 13, 2024.

State of the Sahel: Niger and Chad State of the Sahel: Niger and Chad

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion on the US withdrawals from the two African nations.

May 7, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A large crowd of NYPD officers in riot gear on the Columbia campus.

Biden Versus the Pro-Palestinian Protesters Biden Versus the Pro-Palestinian Protesters

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Yousef Munayyer on a president at war with his base.

May 5, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

Demonstrators led by the protest group Code Pink wear masks of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they sit at the entrance to the AIPAC policy conference, March 1, 2015.

Netanyahu Rejects the ICC; the Saudis Push for a Security Deal With the US; Chinese Companies Will Be Sanctioned… Netanyahu Rejects the ICC; the Saudis Push for a Security Deal With the US; Chinese Companies Will Be Sanctioned…

On this new episode of American Prestige, this week’s headlines from around the globe.

May 3, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

SHEIN product at a garment factory in Guangzhou, in China's southern Guangdong province.

How SHEIN Took Over Fast Fashion How SHEIN Took Over Fast Fashion

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Nicole Lipman on how SHEIN exacerbates the fashion industry's labor and environment problems.

May 2, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

black and white photo of nuclear explosion test USA marshall islands

The Nuclear Club The Nuclear Club

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion about US efforts to maintain nuclear supremacy during the early Cold War.

Apr 30, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

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