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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Ruth Wilson Gilmore Makes the Case for Abolitio...
The movement to defund the police in the United States is gaining unprecedented momentum as protests continue across the globe.
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Ruth Wilson Gilmore Makes the Case for Abolitio...
The movement to defund the police in the United States is gaining unprecedented momentum as protests continue across the globe.
54 min
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The Rebellion in Defense of Black Lives Is Root...
Donald Trump is threatening to escalate the violent crackdown on national protests against police killings of African Americans.
71 min
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The Disenfranchiser: Donald Trump’s Attack on V...
Donald Trump is on a rampage against mail-in voting and is already questioning the legitimacy of the 2020 election.
69 min
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The Jungle and the Pandemic: The Meat Industry,...
The presidency of Donald Trump has placed a mirror in front of the harsh realities of the United States.
64 min
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What Reconstruction and the New Deal Can Teach ...
An in-depth historical look at some of the great crises in U.S. history and how presidents, Congress, and social movements have responded.
79 min
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Donald Trump, Joe Biden, and the Politics of Se...
The Democratic and Republican parties are set to run candidates for president in 2020 who have been accused by women of sexually assaulting them.
83 min
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BONUS: Race, Trust, and the Chicago Police — Th...
Somebody explores the racial disparities and turbulent relationship between law enforcement and citizens in one of America’s largest cities.
49 min
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Viral Injustice
The pandemic is unmasking the U.S. economic, racial, and immigration systems.
69 min
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Coronavirus and the Radical Religious Right's B...
Donald Trump and extreme right groups are encouraging people to take to the streets during a pandemic.
66 min
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BONUS: "Burials Are Cheaper Than Deportations"
Across the United States right now, there are over 32,000 people in the custody of ICE.
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Introducing Somebody Episode 1: Courtney
Somebody explores the racial disparities and turbulent relationship between law enforcement and citizens in one of America’s largest cities.
29 min
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The Failed State of America
What we are witnessing in stark reality is a mask now being lifted to reveal a failed state.
49 min
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Pandemic Racism: The Wisconsin Primary, Disenfr...
The Wisconsin GOP forced an election during a pandemic and people are going to die.
70 min
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Essential Workers and the Reverse Robin Hood Co...
Donald Trump now admits that Covid-19 could kill hundreds of thousands of Americans.
78 min
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Capitalist Death Panels: If Corporate Vultures ...
The Trump administration is pushing a deadly cocktail of lies and propaganda.
62 min
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Organizer Mariame Kaba: We Need a People’s Bail...
Many people across the United States are finally facing the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic.
43 min
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Naomi Klein and Jeremy Scahill Discuss Coronavi...
Our world is in deep trouble.
51 min
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We Need to Talk About Joe
Bernie Sanders's insurgent campaign against the Democratic establishment and massive corporate power is in the fight of its life.
79 min
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Super Tuesday: Which Side Are You On?
The Democratic Party establishment is rapidly consolidating around the candidacy of Joe Biden.
53 min
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Bernie’s Fight Against Trump, the GOP, the Demo...
Anti-Sanders Democrats and Michael Bloomberg are raining attacks down on the front runner.
61 min
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BONUS: We Are Not Your Firewall
Nina Turner and Briahna Joy Gray on South Carolina and the attacks they endure.
42 min
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BONUS: Inside the Secretive Court at Guantanamo...
The architect of the CIA's torture program, Dr. James Mitchell, was brought to the war court as a witness.
22 min
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Mike Bloomberg Ran Stasi-Style Police and Surve...
Mike Bloomberg ran a sweeping surveillance operation against Muslim Americans.
61 min
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"It's Armageddon Time for the Democratic Party"
As Trump basks in his “acquittal” in the Senate, the DNC is acting shady in managing the Democratic primaries.
61 min
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On the Ground in Iowa
The Intercept’s Washington D.C. bureau chief Ryan Grim reports from the ground in Iowa.
35 min
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John Bolton and the Giant Impeachment
Former National Security Adviser John Bolton has never had more people interested in listening to him in his life.
53 min
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Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and the Rewriting of ...
This month marks 29 straight years that the US has been bombing Iraq.
65 min
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Iran: What Next?
Trump's assassination of Qassim Suleimani was an offensive act of war.
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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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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
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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
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The Case for Economic Disobedience
Millions of Americans are in crushing medical, student or housing debt.
50 min
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American Horrors
From regime change in Iraq to the rise of ISIS.
55 min
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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