Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill podcast artwork

A podcast from The Intercept

Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

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173 Episodes • Released Weekly

173 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from The Intercept

Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

173 Episodes • Released Weekly

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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.

Latest Episode

5 Aug 2020 • 1 hour 22 mins

Escape From the Nuclear Family: Covid-19 Should Provoke a Re-Think of How We Live

As Washington cuts off desperately needed aid to the unemployed, millions of families face the reality that many K-12 schools likely aren’t reopening, and young adults look ahead to a bleak future, reality is setting in that the Covid 19 crisis was not a blip. This week on Intercepted: guest host Naomi Klein argues that it’s time for some big bold thinking about how we can safely live, work, and learn with the virus — and maybe even enjoy ourselves. She takes us to visit friends in Oakland, California who have been living in a multi-family housing compound for years. Longtime environmental justice organizer and co-founder of Movement Generation Gopal Dayeneni explains that living in a democratic community with friends, rather than a single-family home, has meant far more capacity to deal with the labor of lockdown, and far less isolation for everyone. Klein is also joined by Rutgers University- Newark historian Neil Maher to discuss how a reboot of the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps could provide opportunities for young adults to find work, battle climate disruption, and live in their own communities of peers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.