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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      Evening at the Talkhouse (Part 3)


      Intercepted presents "Evening at the Talk House", an original play by Wallace Shawn.  Part 3 of 3.  All it takes is complacency to enable the dirty work of an authoritarian regime.
      Cast: JANE - Annapurna Sriram; DICK - Wallace Shawn; ROBERT - Matthew Broderick; TED - John Epperson; NELLIE - Jill Eikenberry; TOM - Larry Pine; ANNETTE - Claudia Shear; BILL - Michael Tucker
      Based on the original U.S. theatrical production directed by Scott Elliott for the New Group in New York....


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      Evening at the Talkhouse (Part 2)


      Intercepted presents "Evening at the Talk House", an original play by Wallace Shawn.  Part 2 of 3.  As drinks and hors d’oeuvres are consumed, small talk evolves into more sinister topics.
      Cast: JANE - Annapurna Sriram; DICK - Wallace Shawn; ROBERT - Matthew Broderick; TED - John Epperson; NELLIE - Jill Eikenberry; TOM - Larry Pine; ANNETTE - Claudia Shear; BILL - Michael Tucker
      Based on the original U.S. theatrical production directed by Scott Elliott for the New Group in N...


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      Evening at the Talkhouse (Part 1)


      Intercepted presents "Evening at the Talk House", an original play by Wallace Shawn.  Part 1 of 3.  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

      Cast: JANE - Annapurna Sriram; DICK - Wallace Shawn; ROBERT - Matthew Broderick; TED - John Epperson; NELLIE - Jill Eikenberry; TOM - Larry Pine; ANNETTE - Claudia Shear; BILL - Michael Tucker

      Based on the original U.S. theatrical...


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      A Nation Addicted to War


      Historian Andrew Bacevich and Jeremy make the case against escalating U.S. military action in Syria even if Assad’s forces were behind the attack. The acclaimed novelist Arundhati Roy talks about her new novel, "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness," and offers insights on Kashmir, Narendra Modi, Trump, and more. Actor and writer Wallace Shawn (My Dinner with Andre, The Princess Bride) talks about the U.S. assassination program, imperial wars and collective responsibility. He and Jeremy also d...


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      Injustice League


      Yusuf Maima, a 24-year-old nursing student in Gaza who witnessed the massacre, describes the killings and the aftermath and he has a message for U.S. lawmakers. Then, key narratives about the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooter, Omar Mateen, and his motives and alleged accomplices are falling apart. The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald talks about the new information. We speak to two DA candidates in California: Geneviéve Jones-Wright of San Diego and Pamela Price of Alameda County. If successful, th...


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         1h19m
       
       

      Donald Trump's 'Stache Infection


      Famed women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred, who has a case against Trump that may result in her deposing the president, analyzes the legal battles ahead for the president. Former national security briefer to George HW Bush, Ray McGovern, talks about John Bolton, Russia, and the CIA’s twitter account engaging in domestic propaganda. The Intercept’s Ryan Grim and Alex Emmons talk about Kushner, the Presidential Daily Brief, and MBS’s royal putsch that made him next in line for the Saudi throne...


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      Presenting: Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan


      In the debut episode of The Intercept’s new podcast, Mehdi Hasan sits down with independent senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to discuss why the mainstream press ignores so many of the economic issues that affect the lives of average Americans: poverty, homelessness, and inequality. Subscribe at theintercept.com/deconstructed or search for Deconstructed on your podcast platform of choice.


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       2018-03-23  23m
       
       

      Legacy of Blood


      Jeremy digs deep into the U.S. legacy in Iraq.  Mehdi Hasan, host of the new Intercept podcast "Deconstructed," talks about the commercial that 60 Minutes ran for the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman and the war in Syria. Matthew Cole talks about how, before becoming FBI director, Chris Wray supervised an investigation that found that Blackwater founder Erik Prince likely broke U.S. laws. The Intercept’s Sam Biddle takes us inside the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the chaos at F...


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       2018-03-21  1h35m
       
       

      The Lyin', the Rich and the Warmongers


      The Intercept’s Matthew Cole and Jeremy analyze the major re-shuffle in Trumpland and what it means for the future of the planet. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, who led the investigation of Erik Prince and Blackwater for years in Congress, analyzes the ongoing scandal over his alleged role in the Trump era. Musical artists Ana Tijoux and Lila Downs talk about the politics of colonialism, neoliberalism, and revolution and their new collaboration, Tinta Roja.


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       2018-03-14  1h26m
       
       

      Covert History, Revolutionary Hip-Hop, and the Politics of Empire


      This week we're taking a step back to look at the larger implications of the Trump administration. Rebel historian and professor Alfred McCoy breaks down the history of America's geopolitical maneuvering and how it has shifted under Obama and Trump. He explains why Trump reminds him of disgraced former British Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. We also speak to acclaimed hip-hop artist Felipe Coronel, better known as Immortal Technique, on issues of American imperialism, racism, global covert...


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       2018-03-07  1h10m