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Join Shaun as he unpacks the most important stories of injustice, racism and corruption, but also tells you who's fighting back and how you can support and join them with practical action steps.

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Join Shaun as he unpacks the most important stories of injustice, racism and corruption, but also tells you who's fighting back and how you can support and join them with practical action steps.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 841 - Ceasefire negotiations are underway + Nasser Hospital has been surrounded

2/13/2024
Today is one of those days where all I know to do is pray. And to ask you to pray as well. Palestinian leadership has sent in their framework for what the need for a ceasefire and now the nations at the table will HAVE to find a way to make it work. Please pray for their success, OK? And, as we speak, the Israeli military has surrounded one of the last remaining hospitals in Gaza, and are killing anyone that comes or goes. Some of my closest friends in Gaza are in there right now. Please also pray for them! To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:59

Ep. 840 - Endless massacres of Palestinians during the Super Bowl last night

2/12/2024
Every night is horrible in Gaza. Without fail. But somehow, last night was one of the worst ever as Israel and the United States bombed refugee camps all over Rafah, in Southern Gaza. Over 1.6 million Palestinians have crammed into a community meant for 150,000 people - after they were told it was a safe zone, but now they are being bombed endlessly. And the fallout is beyond words. What I saw last night took my breath away. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:58

Ep. 839 - Israel is in full, open defiance of the ICJ orders

1/30/2024
Last week the International Court of Justice ruled that Israel is committing genocide and, in essence, ordered them to stop all genocidal actions, genocidal speech, and to open up ports for humanitarian aid. And gave them 30 days to do so. We are now within that 30 day period and Israel is in full, open defiance of every one of those orders. The genocide is in full force. The question now is this: what will the ICJ, and the rest of the world, do about it? Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:59

Ep. 838 - The ICJ makes a very important ruling today.

1/26/2024
Hey my friends. When you see this, the International Court of Justice will have either already made their ruling on the genocide case brought by South Africa against Israel or will be close to releasing their findings. Let me tell you what I expect to happen. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:40

Ep. 837 - Tanks fired upon a UN center in Gaza yesterday, but the American media REFUSED to say who they belonged to

1/25/2024
In the center of Khan Younis, in Southern Gaza, a United Nations training center that was housing thousands of Palestinian refugees was fired upon indiscriminately by Israeli tanks. The UN reported the massacre themselves across social media, but leading American newspapers, knowing full well that Palestinians don't own a single tank (or airplane or warship or submarine for that matter) outright REFUSED to say WHOSE tanks caused the massacre. At this point, the media is complicit in this genocide. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:56

Ep. 836 - Donald Trump just won New Hampshire, and likely the Republican nomination.

1/24/2024
Ron DeSantis put all of his eggs in the Iowa basket and lost there to Donald Trump last week. Nikki Haley did the same thing in New Hampshire and lost to Trump just like DeSantis. This means the race is all but over. It's going to be Trump vs. Biden. If these men can live until the election, and if Trump can stay out of prison, they will be facing each other in November. Let me unpack and explain it.To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:10

Ep. 835 - What I think about the current temporary cease-fire option that's on the table

1/23/2024
In short, the offer is a non-starter. A pause in your own genocide means next to nothing if Israel is openly admitting, as they are, that it will simply start back up again in 60 days. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:32

Ep. 834 - Massacres all over Khan Younis in Gaza this morning

1/22/2024
Hundreds of innocent men, women, children, and elders have been slaughtered by Israel and the United States all over the Gazan city of Khan Younis in Southern, Gaza. Bombs and missiles are being dropped everywhere - on homes, on refugee camps, on schools - nothing and no one is being spared. And this is where people were told to flee for safety. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:51

Ep. 833 - What happened when a journalist called the White House out on their hypocrisy toward Palestinians.

1/19/2024
Have you seen the gleeful videos posted by Israelis where they gleefully film themselves committing genocide? Well, another one went viral 2 days ago, and it showed Israeli's blowing up the largest university in Gaza - as in the entire university - and they said it took 350 bombs that they placed all over the campus - which was clearly empty and not being used by anyone. So, why did they blow it up, the journalist asked? And the White House simply could not come up with a remotely coherent answer. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:07

Ep. 832 - 5 reasons I won't be voting for Joe Biden (Part 1)

1/18/2024
I have 55 reasons, but for the next 2 days I want to unpack and explain 5 of them. Let's start with the horrific genocide of the Palestinian people. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:58

Ep. 831 - Why it's ridiculous for The United States to put The Houthis on the nation's terror list

1/17/2024
We live in a time where nations around the world have charged Israel with the genocide of over 30,000 Palestinian people, but the United States, which openly supports the genocide, and defends it at every turn, is rushing to put one of the nation's leading the charge against it, on its terror list. The Houthis, during this entire genocide, have not killed a single soul. It does not appear that they've even injured anyone. That's why I am hoping that the world sees just how outrageous it is to put these men on the terror list. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com.Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:54

Ep. 830 - Let me explain what just happened at the International Court of Justice

1/12/2024
As you may know, South Africa brought a genocide case against Israel before The International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands. And yesterday, before the court, South Africa masterfully argued their case, and truly allowed the facts to simply speak for themselves. Today, pitifully, Israel attempted to defend itself, but we will have to wait to see the results. Because of the emergency nature of the genocide of the Palestinian people, the ICJ may rush this case and make a decision in the next week at the fastest, but I think it will likely be a month at the longest. Let me unpack and explain it.To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:16

Ep. 829 - BREAKING: We just filed a legal appeal with the Meta Oversight Board

1/9/2024
Last night, my attorneys filed a legal brief with the Meta Oversight Board to not only have my Instagram account restored, but for them to change their policies, and address and correct the gross discrimination against Pro-Palestinian voices on their platforms. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:27

Ep. 828 - The important difference between the ICC and ICJ

1/5/2024
Today please allow me to explain the most fundamental differences between the ICC (The International Criminal Court) and the ICJ (The International Court of Justice) and how it all applies to the genocide and war crimes of Israel. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast.If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:56

Ep. 827 - Who are REALLY the dangerous organizations in this moment we are in right now?

1/4/2024
The past 24 hours in Gaza were absolutely atrocious. Every day is bad, but some days are horrible and other days are somehow even worse. Yesterday and last night were such moments. And the WHOLE WORLD knows who the dangerous organizations in this moment truly are. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:58

Ep. 826 - The single most important action happening right now for Palestine

1/3/2024
I want to unpack and explain today why I think the actions of Yemen are the single most important actions happening in the world right now that have the best chance to stop the genocide of the Palestinian people. I will be very specific on why, but I need you to hear this today. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:15

Ep. 825 - I'm being deplatformed and censored, but am undeterred.

1/2/2024
Welcome back to Season #6 of The Breakdown with Shaun King. Tens of thousands of you are here for the first time - and tens of thousands more of you have been here listening for the past 6 years. Until this genocide ends, I am dedicating every single episode to Palestine. We're also going to bring back The Breakdown Live - my Twitch video show unpacking and explaining the news. Let me catch you up on where things stand and tomorrow I'll begin taking deep dives into individual stories that deserve our attention. Love and appreciate each of you. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:26

Ep. 824 - Joe Biden should be charged with war crimes

10/24/2023
Virtually every war crimes expert in the world now agrees that Israel is committing THOUSANDS of war crimes violations against Palestinians. I am posting these violations on my Instagram day and night. But what I need you to understand is that Joe Biden is also committing war crimes. And should be charged for them. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:15

Ep. 823 - Some of the craziest few days of my life

10/23/2023
The genocide of Palestinians from the hands and bombs of Israel and the United States is still fully in motion. Which makes me taking this episode to talk about myself frustrating, but for my own record, I must document what went down. I was the #1 trending topic in the United States after people first lied and said I took sole credit for freeing the American hostage, Natalie Raanan. That never happened. It's a complete fabrication. Quite the opposite, I said I was one of dozens of people that helped behind the scenes. Then the lie pivoted from me saying I took sole credit to people saying I never helped at all and made the whole thing up. Thankfully, my attorneys advised me ahead of time to keep records of every text, DM, and phone call I made about this. Then, yesterday, the Israeli military literally released a video of propaganda about me. All of this tells me one thing: what we are doing to fight for Palestinians is clearly seen as a threat. And we are influencing the hearts and minds of the world. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast.If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:15

Ep. 822 - Joe Biden is a war criminal that I would never vote for

10/20/2023
I said this on Instagram yesterday and just want to be sure that you know I meant it. Let me unpack and explain it. To listen to today’s FULL EPISODE of The Breakdown go now to Apple Podcasts or Spotify and search for “The Breakdown with Shaun King.” Subscribe there for FREE and listen to the whole podcast. If you are already on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you enjoy your podcasts, please subscribe, listen, share, leave reviews, and listen daily to the entire episode. The more of it you listen to, the better it is for us. Also, PLEASE BECOME A MEMBER of The North Star now @ http://TheNorthStar.com. Love and appreciate you all. Shaun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:23