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Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary—Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed and others—discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.

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Iran: What Next?
Trump's assassination of Qassim Suleimani was an offensive act of war.
75 min
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2 min
3
Capitalism’s Consigliere
McKinsey’s work for insurance companies, ICE, drug manufacturers, and despots.
66 min
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We Tortured Some Folks
The Report’s Daniel Jones on the ongoing fight to hold the CIA accountable.
95 min
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The CIA Torture Cover-Up
We tortured some folks.
69 min
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A Message from Jeremy on Giving Tuesday
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2 min
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Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s Life as an “Un...
House Democrats are pushing forward with their investigation into President Donald Trump’s abuse of power, sparked by an internal whistleblower complaint.
42 min
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Ghosts of Mossadegh: The Iran Cables, U.S. Empi...
As U.S. sanctions strangle Iran’s economy, anti-government protests are spreading.
55 min
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What the Iran Cables Tell Us About the U.S.-Mad...
The leak of these files is historic.
36 min
10
Bolivia and Brazil at the Crossroads
Evo Morales is in Mexico vowing to fight the coup against him in Bolivia.
46 min
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The Case of Rodney Reed
Will Texas execute an innocent man?
25 min
12
The Case for Economic Disobedience
Millions of Americans are in crushing medical, student or housing debt.
50 min
13
American Horrors
From regime change in Iraq to the rise of ISIS.
55 min
14
Omnicidal Tendencies
The nuclear presidency of Donald Trump.
70 min
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Wasteland of Corruption
The toxic dumpster fire that is the Trump presidency rages on.
83 min
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The Trump Effect
As all eyes are on the White House, struggles against oppression play out across the globe.
63 min
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We've Got Impeachment
President Donald Trump can’t stop committing impeachable offenses.
44 min
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We Were Warned: The Climate Emergency and the S...
The mainstream media still doesn’t call our situation what it is: a climate emergency.
72 min
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BONUS: Philosopher Srecko Horvat
The Yugoslav fight against fascism, rising right-wing political forces in Europe, and Julian Assange.
72 min
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Whitewashing History
America’s racist legacy from slavery to the war on immigrants.
60 min
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Gulf of Tonkin Redux
Powerful forces within the Trump administration appear intent on war against Iran.
69 min
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Running for Justice
The public defenders looking to transform the role of district attorney.
71 min
23
Criminalizing Freedom
Lies, lies, and more over the top lies to demonize abortion.
79 min
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BONUS: "We've Got People"
The Intercept's Ryan Grim on the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi, and the 2020 campaign.
62 min
25
A Coup Against the First Amendment
The Trump administration’s prosecution of Julian Assange is an all out assault on freedom of speech.
69 min
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Authoritarians Like Us
Trump targets Iran as Brazil’s Bolsonaro rewards the prosecutor who jailed Lula.
66 min
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The Espionage Axe
Another alleged whistleblower has been charged with espionage.
78 min
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Everywhere Is War
John Bolton threatens Iran with “unrelenting force.”
78 min
29
Shadow Players
Erik Prince, Julian Assange, and the bizarre world of Trump.
66 min
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Introducing Running from COPS
After 30 years on television, COPS has evolved into a constant messaging machine about policing in America.
2 min
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Immoral Compass
The purge continues within the Trump administration over border and immigration policy.
83 min
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American Dystopia
Law enforcement, the surveillance state, and the illusion of choice.
51 min
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The Day After Mueller
The Mueller report is a devastating rejection of the Democrats’ major conspiracy theory on Donald Trump.
82 min
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Radical White Terrorism
The threat of violent “white power” terrorism is real.
57 min
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The American Machine: Police Torture to Drone A...
The tactics and aims of COINTELPRO continue to this day.
76 min
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American Misdirection
As Washington waits for the Mueller report, the goal posts are shifting fast.
77 min
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The Secrets of American Power
The unitary executive theory, Guantanamo Bay prison, and extraordinary rendition.
84 min
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Regime Change We Can Believe In
The U.S. agenda in Venezuela, Haiti and Egypt.
89 min
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Neoliberalism or Death: The U.S. Economic War A...
The U.S. is weaponizing humanitarian aid in an effort to sell its regime change campaign against Venezuela.
73 min
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Trump Headlines a Benefit Concert for Imperialism
As Trump openly pushes regime change in Venezuela, Democrats cheered him on.
76 min
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Donald Trump and the Yankee Plot to Overthrow t...
The White House is openly plotting to bring down the government of Nicolas Maduro.
65 min
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Intercept Podcast Special: Alexandria Ocasio-Co...
The New York representative joins Ryan Grim and Briahna Joy Gray for an in-depth conversation about her new life on Capitol Hill.
40 min
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Donald Trump and the Media Temple of BOOM!
Buzzfeed or Buzzkill?
79 min
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One Wall, Supersized, Extra Racism, Hold the Wars
By the end of this year, the war in Afghanistan would be old enough to vote.
74 min
45
Introducing Murderville (Part 2)
A new investigative series from The Intercept. Episode 2: The Trial.
35 min
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Introducing Murderville (Part 1)
A new investigative series from The Intercept. Episode 1: Murder at Taco Bell.
34 min
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Supreme Injustices
A legislative coup in Wisconsin and a wrongful conviction in Georgia.
63 min
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George H. W. Bush, American War Criminal
An honest memorial service for an unrepentant warmonger.
83 min
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Killing Asylum
How decades of U.S. policy ravaged Central America.
89 min
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BONUS: Rapper Vic Mensa
On Palestine, the Chicago police, and the poisoning of Flint.
57 min
51
Donald Trump and the Counterrevolutionary War
For non-powerful people in this country, this isn’t politics. This is life or death.
93 min
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The Rot Within the American System
We are always on the hamster wheel of American electoral politics.
81 min
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The Doctrine of American Mythology
The horrid stench of violent authoritarianism and fascism is in the air.
96 min
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Royal Murderers
Mohammed bin Salman, Donald Trump and the bipartisan brotherhood with Saudi Arabia.
86 min
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Brazil on the Brink. The Saudi Regime Under Fire.
The rise of the most extreme right-wing candidate in the democratic world.
61 min
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Chicago Claps Back
Donald Trump can’t seem to stop talking about Chicago.
121 min
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BONUS: From Nation State to Empire State
A radical history of how we got to Trump.
44 min
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Raging Bullsh*t
The injustice of Brett Kavanaugh and his enablers.
86 min
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American Dissident: Noam Chomsky on the State o...
The world laughed at U.S. President Donald Trump, but the imperial declarations he issued are no laughing matter.
82 min
60
Hurricane Colonialism
The economic, political, and environmental war on Puerto Rico.
79 min
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Donald Trump, the Democrats and the Illusion of...
The future of the Democratic Party is at a crossroads.
96 min
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Double Negative
Trump, Putin, and the Destruction of Political Intelligence.
87 min
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A Message from Jeremy
We'll be back.
0 min
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A Judicial Coup, the Carceral State, and the Wa...
Donald Trump is poised to make another lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.
71 min
65
Intercepted Live from Brooklyn
With Sy Hersh, Mariame Kaba, Lee Gelernt, and Narcy.
69 min
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Administration of Hate
All mass crimes in history start with a justification, a necessity rationalization, a sick form of nationalism and racism.
78 min
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Kim Meets Trump
U.S. warmongers are in panic mode.
86 min
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The Persecution of Reality Winner
One year ago this month, the FBI arrested a decorated Air Force veteran and NSA contractor and charged her under the Espionage Act.
57 min
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White Fear
As the GOP veers toward fascism, establishment Democrats face a grassroots insurgency.
70 min
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The Killing Machine
Legalized torture, propaganda, and endless war in the time of Trump.
101 min
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War Crimes and Collective Punishment
As Jared and Ivanka partied, Palestinian civilians were being slaughtered.
78 min
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Just Following Orders
Donald Trump loves Gina Haspel, particularly because of her role in torture.
88 min
73
War Games
John Bolton was ecstatic with Bibi’s dangerous stunt about Iran and nukes.
90 min
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BONUS: Ralph Nader on Gina Haspel, John Bolton,...
Our complete conversation with Ralph Nader.
56 min
75
The Haspel Ultimatum
As the CIA wages a domestic propaganda campaign to push through Gina Haspel’s nomination, Jeremy breaks down the history of the CIA.
98 min
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Evening at the Talk House (Part 3)
All it takes is complacency to enable the dirty work of an authoritarian regime.
34 min
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Evening at the Talk House (Part 2)
As drinks and hors d’oeuvres are consumed, small talk evolves into more sinister topics.
30 min
78
Evening at the Talk House (Part 1)
A group of writers and actors reunite to celebrate a collaboration from their past. But the world is now very different. And so are they.
38 min
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A Nation Addicted to War
The bipartisan war party is once again giddy with excitement as Trump prepares to become “presidential” again.
92 min
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Injustice League
Two million Palestinians live in the open air prison that is Gaza.
79 min
81
Donald Trump's 'Stache Infection
Donald Trump is shaking up his administration yet again.
88 min
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Presenting: Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan
In The Intercept's new podcast, host Mehdi Hasan talks to Bernie Sanders about poverty, inequality, media bias, and the 2020 presidential election.
23 min
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Legacy of Blood
The 55-Year U.S. War Against Iraqis
95 min
84
The Lyin', the Rich and the Warmongers
A mercenary, a torturer and a conspiracy theorist walk into the White House.
86 min
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Covert History, Revolutionary Hip-Hop, and the ...
The Trump administration seems to be crumbling.
70 min
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BONUS: Mat Johnson Talks "Incognegro," Guns, Bl...
The award winning novelist and comic book writer on “The Loving Generation.”
59 min
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White Supremacy and the Church of the Second Am...
The Constitution is the sacred text of the civic religion that is U.S. nationalism.
82 min
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RussiaMania: Glenn Greenwald vs. James Risen
A head-to-head debate on Trump/Russia.
51 min
89
BONUS: The Laundering of American Empire
NYU professor Nikhil Singh challenges us all to examine both the forrest and the trees of American Empire.
76 min
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America's Distribution of Violence
The golden calf of American exceptionalism.
85 min
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BONUS: Jim Risen Goes Inside the NSA’s Secret C...
How U.S. spies used Twitter to send Russia coded messages.
41 min
92
Memo and Memoer
A bipartisan love affair with mass surveillance.
97 min
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BONUS: The NFL's Violent Ballet
There have been 281 recorded concussions in the National Football League this year.
40 min
94
Hate of the Union
Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech was a hateful assault.
86 min
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First They Came For the Immigrants
Donald Trump promised to go to war against immigrants.
89 min
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BONUS: Leading Marxist Scholar David Harvey on ...
Our full interview with Prof. David Harvey.
81 min
97
White Mirror
Donald Trump is a racist and the perfect man to represent America’s racist legacy in the countries he called shitholes.
106 min
98
BONUS: All The News Unfit to Print
James Risen on His Battles with Bush, Obama, and the New York Times
63 min
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Full Metal Jackass
Former Nixon Lawyer John Dean and Daniel Ellsberg Analyze the Trump Moment
94 min
100
Who's Afraid of the Alt-Deep State?
Donald Trump wants to make 1980s Reagan-era covert wars great again.
104 min