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Gaslit Nation with Andrea Chalupa and Sarah Kendzior

Apr 8, 2020

On our one billionth week in self-isolation, we discuss the trauma of the coronavirus crisis and how it’s reshaping our political landscape. We conclude with a special interview with Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker kidnapped from Crimea and imprisoned in Russia for his activism. Sentsov’s story of persevering...


Apr 1, 2020

We discuss how Trump, a life-long mobster and aspiring autocrat, is trying to shake down individual states and deny medical workers and their patients life-saving equipment. While he is more overtly sadistic to so-called “blue” states, Trump is also endangering residents of so-called “red” states – and that...


Mar 25, 2020

We call out the disaster capitalists running this horror show, including Treasurer Steven Mnuchin, one of the only people who profited off of Bernie Madoff’s ponzi scheme and who currently serves as an oligarch lackey about to make yet another fortune off a tragedy. We delve into the history of this sadistic...


Mar 18, 2020

On the first Gaslit Nation recorded from self-quarantine from a pandemic, we discuss the terrible political, psychological, and economic toll of the coronavirus. The pandemic has exposed our nation’s hypocrisies and flaws, including income inequality and corruption. The coronavirus catastrophe is currently being...


Mar 11, 2020

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and we’re feeling…not particularly great about that! In this special pre-quarantine Gaslit Nation, we discuss the coronavirus and its potential to revolutionize the world. This is a terrifying time in human history, and every country’s flaws and vulnerabilities are...