25 episodes

Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.

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Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.

    The CIA’s Complicity in Modern Global Atrocities Revealed

    The CIA’s Complicity in Modern Global Atrocities Revealed

    Intelligence expert William Binney discusses the revelation that a widely used encryption service has been in CIA hands for decades.

    • 44 min
    The Clinton Machine Will Do Anything to Stop Bernie

    The Clinton Machine Will Do Anything to Stop Bernie

    It’s not just Sanders that the Democratic establishment is frightened of, it’s the powerful working class movement he’s helped build. 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Dennis Kucinich: The Democratic Party Has No Soul

    Dennis Kucinich: The Democratic Party Has No Soul

    As tensions between the left and right wings of the Democratic Party continue to rise, the former Congress member offers an insider’s take on the party. 

    • 40 min
    The Greatest Threat to the Prison Industrial Complex

    The Greatest Threat to the Prison Industrial Complex

    A new PBS documentary provides insight into a prison initiative that is fighting recidivism with an unlikely tool.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Noam Chomsky Makes the Case for the Lesser of Two Evils

    Noam Chomsky Makes the Case for the Lesser of Two Evils

    In the second part of an engrossing interview, the renowned thinker explains his criticisms of Israel and his take on U.S. electoral politics.  

    • 40 min
    Noam Chomsky: America Has Built a Global Dystopia

    Noam Chomsky: America Has Built a Global Dystopia

    In the first installment of a remarkable two-part interview, the two left-wing public intellectuals meet for the first time to discuss world politics.

    • 43 min

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