96 episodes

Sarah Kendzior and Andrea Chalupa are experts on authoritarian states who warned America about election hacking years before 2016. Here, they take a deep dive on the news, skipping outrage to deliver analysis, history, context, and sharp insight on global affairs.

Gaslit Nation with Andrea Chalupa and Sarah Kendzior Andrea Chalupa & Sarah Kendzior

    • News
    • 4.8, 2.7K Ratings

Sarah Kendzior and Andrea Chalupa are experts on authoritarian states who warned America about election hacking years before 2016. Here, they take a deep dive on the news, skipping outrage to deliver analysis, history, context, and sharp insight on global affairs.

    Corruption Kills: The Warnings of Orwell and Mr. Jones

    Corruption Kills: The Warnings of Orwell and Mr. Jones

    This week, Gaslit Nation brings you a special episode on the making of Mr. Jones, the journalistic thriller exploring Stalin’s crimes in Ukraine that Andrea wrote and produced! This movie about a Welsh journalist, Gareth Jones, whose attempts to bring the truth about Russian terror to light made him not only a threat to the Soviets but a target of sneering reporters at The New York Times is all too relevant to our era. 

    • 57 min
    ‘Oligarchy Won the Cold War’: The Timothy Snyder Interview

    ‘Oligarchy Won the Cold War’: The Timothy Snyder Interview

    We interview special guest Dr. Timothy Snyder, the historian of fascism whose warnings about American authoritarianism under Trump were prescient yet unheeded by officials. Dr. Snyder is the author of the recent bestsellers On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century and The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America, and was a historical consultant on Andrea’s film, Mr. Jones, a journalistic thriller set during Stalin’s genocide famine in Ukraine, available now on streaming services like Amaz

    • 50 min
    Protect the Election: Impeach Barr

    Protect the Election: Impeach Barr

    This week on Gaslit Nation, we flip through the deck of white supremacist kleptocrat playing cards that comprises the Trump administration and deal out a hand of doom! We start with Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, who is currently refusing to disclose the corporate recipients of a taxpayer-funded $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid program, and detail his long history of looting.

    • 52 min
    Protest Season

    Protest Season

    This week Gaslit Nation discusses the protests against racism, imperialism, and police brutality that have rocked the world this week – and caused debate about where to go from here. 

    • 59 min
    Reichstag Fire

    Reichstag Fire

    We are in a horrific time and it’s not going to be easy, but we are grateful for the brave Americans who continue to embrace free speech and free assembly despite a pandemic and a vicious regime.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Walter Duranty: "Resistance Journalist"

    Walter Duranty: "Resistance Journalist"

    Gaslit Nation is back trying to save the 2020 election! This week we discuss Trump and the GOP’s attempt to illicitly influence the election, using old tactics from 2016 along with a new assault on the vote-by-mail policies that are being recommended due to the coronavirus pandemic. We go on to examine Ben Smith of the New York Times' hit piece against investigative journalist Ronan Farrow, and the New York Times history of attacking those who risk their lives and careers for the truth.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.7K Ratings

2.7K Ratings

drw67@juno ,

Crucial Voices

Gaslit Nation is so aptly named! The more I listen the scarier and more urgent their message is! It’s frustrating to hear about all of the apathy and missed opportunities, sheer corruption and the steady and alarming rise in fascism and the patriarchy in its most insidious form taking over government institutions and legislative branches and laws.
Keep speaking up! We need you more than ever!

Mr. Jo987 ,

The Nation is Gaslit - by the Media

Parrots the same points the media has been making since the CIA took the steering wheel in 1947.

David Berger17 ,

A Must Listen

If you want to understand what is going on in America right now, no other podcast will help you understand it. And along with that they offer an action guide of things you can do to help.

There is no other podcast that I feel is truly essential listening right now. Also follow Sarah and Andrea on twitter.

Top Podcasts In News

Listeners Also Subscribed To