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He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into these questions. We’ll be layout out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including On the Media, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. ProPublica is a non-profit investigative newsroom.
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He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into these questions. We’ll be layout out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including On the Media, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. ProPublica is a non-profit investigative newsroom.
© WNYC Studios

    We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 3

    We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 3

    State Supreme Court elections across the country are getting ever more expensive and more partisan. In the third episode of “We Don’t Talk About Leonard,” ProPublica reporters Andrea Bernstein, Andy Kroll, and Ilya Marritz drill even further into the fight to gain influence over state courts, and reveal what Leo and his allies are planning for the future.

    This series is created in partnership with On the Media and ProPublica. Listen to On the Media wherever you get your podcasts. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive their biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

    • 51 min
    We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 2

    We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 2

    Leonard Leo realized that in order to generate conservative rulings, the Supreme Court needs the right kind of cases. In the second episode of We Don't Talk About Leonard, ProPublica reporters Andrea Bernstein, Andy Kroll, and Ilya Marritz investigate the machine that Leonard Leo built across the country to bring cases to the Supreme Court and fill vacant judgeships, and the web of nonprofits he’s created through which to funnel dark money into judicial races.

    This series is created in partnership with On the Media and ProPublica. Listen to On the Media wherever you get your podcasts. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive their biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

    • 51 min
    Introducing We Don't Talk About Leonard

    Introducing We Don't Talk About Leonard

    In this first episode of We Don't Talk About Leonard, a new miniseries created in partnership with On the Media and ProPublica, ProPublica reporters Andrea Bernstein, Andy Kroll, and Ilya Marritz investigate the background of the man who has played a critical role in the conservative takeover of America's courts — Leonard Leo. From his humble roots in middle class New Jersey, to a mansion in Maine where last year he hosted a fabulous party on the eve of the Supreme Court decision to tank “Roe.”

    Listen to On the Media wherever you get your podcasts. This podcast was created in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive their biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

    • 52 min
    Andrea Bernstein introduces Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery

    Andrea Bernstein introduces Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery

    Andrea Bernstein introduces WNYC colleague Nancy Solomon's new podcast: Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery.
    New Jersey politics is not for the faint of heart. But the brutal killing of John and Joyce Sheridan, a prominent couple with personal ties to three governors, shocks even the most cynical operatives. The mystery surrounding the crime sends their son on a quest for truth. Dead End is a story of crime and corruption at the highest levels of society in the Garden State.

    • 5 min
    Introducing Will Be Wild

    Introducing Will Be Wild

    Andrea Bernstein introduces Will Be Wild, a new 8-part series about the forces that led to the January 6th insurrection and what comes next. Through in-depth stories from a wide range of characters – from people who tried to stop the attack to those who took part – hosts Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz explore the ongoing effort to bring autocracy to America, the lasting damage that effort is doing to our democracy, and the fate of our attempts to combat those anti-democratic forces. Because January 6th wasn't the end of the story, January 6th was just a practice run.

    • 3 min
    And Now, The End Is Near

    And Now, The End Is Near

    This story was co-published with ProPublica.
    A birth certificate, a bar receipt, a newspaper ad, a board game, a Ziploc bag of shredded paper, a pair of museum tickets, some checks, and a USB drive. The series finale of Trump, Inc.
    This episode was reported by Andrea Bernstein, Meg Cramer, Anjali Kamat, Ilya Marritz, Katherine Sullivan, Eric Umansky, and Heather Vogell. We assembled our time capsule at Donald J. Trump State Park; it will be stored until 2031 with WNYC's archives department.
    Trump, Inc. is produced by WNYC Studios and ProPublica.

    This is the last episode of Trump, Inc. But it's not the end of our reporting: subscribe to our newsletter for updates on what we're doing next. Show your support with a donation to New York Public Radio.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5.6K Ratings

5.6K Ratings

brobubbalus ,

Time Capsule

I listened to this one through '21/'22. My takeaway was the last episode as the reporters collect in a park and reflect on their work over the previous months. They collected evidence and made what they believed was a strong case that would disqualify any previous politician. And hearing the tone in their voices as they were coping with the idea that in 2021, evidence no longer means what it did 5 years earlier. That the kind of journalism they did was not as relevant as it used to be. That, for lack of a better way of putting it, it sounded like they were coming to terms with the fact that they may have actually wasted their time. It encapsulates how discourse changed in those years. They seemed to really believe they were developing a Woodward/Bernstein level moment. And it just never got any purchase amidst viruses, George Floyd, "fake news," and Q.

susannj ,

We don’t talk about Leonard

It’s too bad that most journalists are unaware of theology, church history, especially the last 200 years. The Federalist Society’s approach to the interpretation of the Constitution is deeply rooted in fundamentalism which was a religious backlash to the deconstructionism of The Enlightenment. Arguing that we interpret the Constitution based solely on the “intention” or “meaning” of the original writers is parallel to those who argue that we interpret the Bible literally. Leonard Keo is ultimately a religious zealot, a mysoginist and racist. He is perpetrating Christian nationalism with a major Roman Empire bent and flavor

csebird ,

Brilliant and important

Each focus of these shows is really so well done and filed with important information. Should be required listening to all students of current events, politics and current usa history.

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