Scheer Intelligence: What They Got Wrong In ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’

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“The Trial of the Chicago 7,” an Aaron Sorkin film that recently aired on Netflix, brought an important chapter in the history of American activism to screens around the globe. Based on real [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Don’t Believe Anything You Were Told About Populism

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The word “populism” gets a bad rap these days as corporate media warns of its alleged dangers and President Barack Obama goes so far as to blame Sarah Palin for its recent rise. But, according to [...]

Fortress On A Hill: ‘I Ain’t Marching Anymore’

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Chris Lombardi, editor at Democratic Left Online, stops by the podcast to discuss her new book “I Ain’t Marching Anymore: Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars”.  It’s an amazing [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Tracing America’s Brutal Imperialist History

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The United States has the largest number of military installations in the world, with about 5,000 bases in total and at least 600 overseas, according to the Pentagon. Although the Department of [...]

Scheer Intelligence: How Big Oil Weaponized The Judicial System

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Steve Donziger has dedicated the latter part of his life to fighting oil companies’ greedy destruction of indigenous lands and peoples in the Amazon. After a decades-long legal battle against [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Wrestling Back Privacy From The Jaws Of Big Tech

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Over the course of just a few decades, technology has come to play a role in nearly every single aspect of our lives. While there have been undeniable benefits to technological advances, one of [...]

Scheer Intelligence: In A Time Of Mortal Crisis

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There’s no denying there’s been a renewed wave of interest in socialism in the United States, thanks in large part to Bernie Sanders. While the Vermont senator gained support across the country [...]

Fortress On A Hill: Understanding The War Industry

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Christian Sorenson stops by the podcast to discuss his new book “Understanding the War Industry”, a detailed look at contracting within the U.S. military industrial complex and how its giant war [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Justice Ginsburg’s Life And Legacy

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The documentary filmmakers discuss their film “RBG” on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. While Justice Ginsburg did not grant access to filmmakers Betsy West and [...]

Scheer Intelligence: How Today’s Uprisings Compare To The 1960s Rebellions

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The 1960s live on in U.S. memory as an era of counterculture rebellions and the civil rights movement that changed the course of the nation’s history. The mass uprisings that took place from [...]

Scheer Intellience: The 1918 ‘Spanish Flu’ Was A US Export

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Don’t say we weren’t warned.  As President Trump’s subversion of science wreaks havoc with American society, the reappearance on bestseller lists of John Barry’s 2004 classic work, “The Great [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Revolt Of The Black Athlete

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Howard Bryant is a senior writer for ESPN.com and appears regularly on the sports network and NPR. His most recent book “The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Something’s Rotten In The Corporate States Of America

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Beginning with the slave trade and leading all the way up to the climate crisis, author Barbara Freese’s “Industrial Strength Denial” examines eight of private industries’ most egregious crimes [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Questioning Corporate Media’s Thirst For Scandal In The Age Of #MeToo

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The Times Literary Supplement in a rave review of JoAnn Wypijewski’s provocative new book states: “It is thrilling and cathartic to watch Wypijewski slice through our culture’s flabbiest [...]

Are Russia And US Different When It Comes To Election Meddling?

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On this week’s installment of “Scheer Intelligence,” Robert Scheer challenges guest David Shimer on the fundamental conclusions of his new book, “Rigged: America, Russia and 100 Years of Covert [...]

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