Deconstructed

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.

https://theintercept.com/deconstructed/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 134 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 4 hours 6 minutes

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episode 1: Why is America Helping to Kill Kids in Yemen?


Democratic Senator Chris Murphy discusses U.S. complicity in the civilian deaths resulting from the war in Yemen.


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 2018-09-13  27m
 
 

episode 2: Is Ilhan Omar Donald Trump’s Worst Nightmare?


The progressive Minnesota congressional candidate joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss her background and plans for 2019.


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 2018-09-20  28m
 
 

episode 3: What The Kavanaugh Scandal Says About America


Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by three different women, one of whom said that she witnessed his efforts to inebriate girls so they could be “gang raped.” His first accuser, Christine Ford, recalls thinking that he may “inadvertently” kill her while trying to attack her and remove her clothing. Deborah Ramirez, his second accuser, says she had felt “mortified...


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 2018-09-27  31m
 
 

episode 4: Riz Ahmed on Politics, Identity, and Being Brown in Hollywood


The Venom star joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss his acting career, his music, and the gift and curse of being a minority in the media.


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 2018-10-04  28m
 
 

episode 5: The Right Won the Battle Over Kavanaugh. Can the Left Win the War?


What does Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation mean for women in America and what can the Democrats do to stop a Supreme Court dominated by the hard right from rolling back everything progressives have fought for?


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 2018-10-06  44m
 
 

episode 6: Live Special: Are the Democrats Ready to Get Radical?


Will the Democrats use their impending House majority in 2019 not just to restrain Donald Trump, but to push for a more progressive agenda?


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 2018-10-11  55m
 
 

episode 7: Why Won't Trump Condemn the Saudis? (Hint: It's Israel. Also, Iran)


The United States and Saudi Arabia have been best friends since 1945, even after 9/11, when 15 of the 19 hijackers who brought down the Twin Towers turned out to be Saudi nationals. Their alliance still holds strong, despite the sudden disappearance and likely murder of Washington Post journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey...


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 2018-10-18  27m
 
 

episode 8: From Caravans to Cages: Why Trump Bashes Migrants


If the media is to be believed, the United States is about to be overrun by a horde of terrorists and criminals from Central America. It’s a distraction from what has really been an immigration crisis at the border: the so-called separation of migrant children from their parents by the Trump administration. According to the latest official numbers from the Trump administration, at least 66 children are still “separated” from their families and being held in detention centers...


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 2018-10-25  28m
 
 

episode 9: Is Trump Inciting Far Right Terror In the U.S.?


Contrary to Donald Trump’s warnings, terrorists weren’t coming from Mexico or Syria; they were here in America, and some of them attended his rallies.


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 2018-10-29  30m
 
 

episode 10: Race or Class: What Will Drive Trump Voters in the Midterms?


Author and political scientist John Sides debates The Intercept’s senior politics editor, Briahna Joy Gray, on whether Trump voters were motivated by race or class.


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 2018-11-01  41m
 
 
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