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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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.
75 min
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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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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
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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.
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
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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.
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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