Gaslit Nation with Andrea Chalupa and Sarah Kendzior

7 EpisodesProduced by Critical Frequency

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.

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The American Crisis: The View from Flyover Country, Part 2

September 19th, 2018


In episode 6, Gaslit Nation continues its look at the decades of American crises that gave rise to Trumpism and paved the way for Russian interference in our democracy.

The American Crisis: The View from Flyover Country, Part 1

September 3rd, 2018


In part one of a two-part interview, Andrea talks to Sarah about income inequality, the loss of the "American dream," and the inspiration for her NYT bestseller The View from Flyover Country.

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Computer Scientist Barbara Simons on Hacking, Paper Ballots, and Securing U.S. Elections

August 21st, 2018


Sarah and Andrea interview Barbara Simons PhD, a computer scientist who specializes in election security, to answer the question on everyone’s mind: can our voting machines be attacked? Were they attacked in 2016? …

Robert Mueller and the Iron Triangles

August 7th, 2018


In the final installment of our three-part series looking back at the 2016 election, we get into the hacking, the recount, the trail of dead Russians, and Robert Mueller's prescient Iron Triangles report, which …

Harry Reid, Access Hollywood, and the Comey Chameleon

July 23rd, 2018


What a week to be talking about the 2016 election! Amid the arrests of various Russian agents for hacking or otherwise influencing the U.S. election, here we are with the second in a three-part series in which Sarah …

Manafort, Wikileaks, and Trump's Long Bromance with Putin

July 9th, 2018


Welcome to Gaslit Nation, a podcast to help cut through the noise in the most important midterm election year of our lives. The last most important election year of our lives was 2016, a gaslit election. In the first …

Welcome to Gaslit Nation

June 19th, 2018


Gaslit Nation is a bi-monthly podcast from DAME magazine that cuts through the noise of the news cycle to help listeners gain a sense of control in …

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