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A podcast from The Intercept

Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan

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96 Episodes • Released Weekly

96 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from The Intercept

Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan

Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

96 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Journalist Mehdi Hasan is known around the world for his televised takedowns of presidents and prime ministers. In this new podcast from The Intercept, Mehdi unpacks a game-changing news event of the week while challenging the conventional wisdom. As a Brit, a Muslim and an immigrant based in Donald Trump's Washington D.C., Mehdi offers a provocative perspective on the ups and downs of American—and global—politics.

Latest Episode

21 Aug 2020 • 37 mins

Democratic Convention Special: Do Biden and Harris Have What It Takes to Beat Trump?

This week, The Democrats broadcast their nominating convention from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it was a largely virtual affair, with generally well-reviewed speeches from leading party figures like Barack and Michelle Obama, the Clintons, and Elizabeth Warren. Other than a speech by Bernie Sanders and a 1-minute cameo by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, though, the party’s left wing was largely shut out. Missouri congressional candidate Cori Bush and Pod Save America co-host Tommy Vietor join Mehdi Hasan to discuss the convention and the prospects for Democrats in the Fall.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.