Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 17 hours 49 minutes


"Lever Time": Dissent Will Not Be Tolerated in the Democratic Party

Today, we’re sharing the re-launch of The Lever’s flagship podcast Lever Time. In this week’s episode, David Sirota and senior podcast producer Arjun Singh discuss the 2024 presidential election, and the Democratic Party’s efforts to prevent a primary challenge to President Biden.

Since 2008, Democratic Party leadership have worked to suppress primary challengers and support incumbent politicians...



episode 14: Solidarity Forever: Building Movements Amid Today’s Crises

Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on their new book, “Solidarity: The Past, Present, and Future of a World-Changing Idea.”



episode 13: No to Biden, No to Trump: Insights From Swing-State Voters

Analyzying double-haters’ criticisms of both presidential candidates with campaign adviser Anat Shenker-Osorio and Ryan Grim.



episode 12: How the Gaza War Is Reshaping Social Media

As reports of Gaza censorship on Instagram and Facebook raises alarms, Congress targets TikTok while X profits from government surveillance.



episode 11: Havana Syndrome: How the Biden Administration Is Driving Cubans Into Misery

Protesters have taken to the street on the island, decrying power blackouts and food shortages.


 March 22, 2024  42m

episode 10: A New Haitian Revolution?

Rampaging gangs, deploying revolutionary rhetoric, have vowed to repel an international intervention.


 March 15, 2024  46m

episode 9: Intercepted: U.S. Endorses Pakistan’s Sham Election

Allegations of widespread electoral fraud, rigging, and violence mar Pakistan’s election.


 March 6, 2024  42m

episode 8: Fatal Neutrality: Lumumba, the CIA, and the Cold War

Ryan Grim speaks to Stuart Reid about his new book, “The Lumumba Plot.”


 March 1, 2024  46m

episode 7: Life Inside the Brutal U.S. Prison That Awaits Julian Assange

Over two days this week, a U.K. court will hear Julian Assange’s appeal against extradition to the U.S.


 February 20, 2024  45m

episode 6: “America’s Fair-Haired Boy,” Notorious Mass Murderer, on Brink of Indonesian Presidency

Gen. Prabowo Subianto, who has been implicated in some of the country’s worst massacres, will soon be president of Indonesia.


 February 17, 2024  44m