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The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com

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The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com

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iTunes Ratings

440 Ratings
Average Ratings
360
40
18
8
14

I need u spoken edition

By martytravolta - Jan 10 2020
Read more
Plz come back. I listen to you while I move furniture.

Where did it go?

By Haroo7 - Nov 24 2019
Read more
What happened to the spoken edition?
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Fearless, Adversarial Journalism – Spoken Edition

Latest release on Sep 24, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: How the FBI Increased Its Power After 9/11 and Helped Put Trump in Office

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Mike German, a former FBI special agent, had four years on the job when he took an assignment that would change his life forever. It was 1992. A jury in Simi Valley, California, had just acquitted a group of mostly white Los Angeles police officers for the videotaped beating of a black construction worker named Rodney King.

Sep 17 2019

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Rank #2: With Trump in Office, Newspapers Increasingly Quoted Anti-Immigrant Groups Without Explaining Who They Were

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The Center for Immigration Studies, a far-right, anti-immigrant group, was frequently cited by major U.S. newspapers in the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency — without mention of the group’s deep ties to the Trump administration, according to a report released Thursday.

Sep 13 2019

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Rank #3: The Best Movie Ever Made About the Truth Behind the Iraq War Is “Official Secrets”

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“Official Secrets,” which opened Friday in New York and Los Angeles, is the best movie ever made about how the Iraq War happened. It’s startlingly accurate, and because of that, it’s equally inspiring, demoralizing, hopeful, and enraging. Please go see it.

Sep 03 2019

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Rank #4: Here’s How Much the Democratic Party Charges to Be on Each House Committee

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House Democrats are woefully behind on dues owed to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, according to an internal party document provided to The Intercept. The rank-and-file’s lagging participation in the party’s money chase is being made up for, however, by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s prolific buckraking. By the end of June, she had raised the DCCC more than $43,000,000.

Sep 04 2019

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Rank #5: Steve Schwarzman, a Top Financier of Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump, Is a Driving Force Behind Amazon Deforestation

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Two Brazilian firms owned by a top donor to President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are significantly responsible for the ongoing destruction of the Amazon rainforest, carnage that has developed into raging fires that have captivated global attention. The companies have wrested control of land, deforested it, and helped build a controversial highway to their new terminal in the one-time jungle, all to facilitate the cultivation and export of grain and soybeans.

Aug 28 2019

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Rank #6: Joe Biden Is Proud of His Record on Iraq, But His Plan to Segregate It Would Have Unleashed Chaos

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Asked this week to respond to criticism of his judgement on Iraq, like his senate vote to authorize the use of force in 2002, and his much-derided later proposal to divide the country in three along sectarian lines, Joe Biden laughed and assured Asma Khalid of NPR that “the vast majority of the foreign policy community thinks it’s been very good.

Sep 09 2019

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Rank #7: Larry Fink, Joe Biden’s Wall Street Ally, is Deeply Invested in Amazon Cattle Ranching, a Force Behind Deforestation

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Larry Fink, the influential chief executive of BlackRock, which manages more than $6 trillion in investments, wants the public to know that he is using his enormous power to press companies to “serve a social purpose.” Fink — a Democratic donor who reportedly promised to help Joe Biden get elected president — wrote to businesses his firm invests in last year to urge them to consider their “impact on the environment” and the threat of climate change.

Sep 02 2019

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Rank #8: Conservative Revolt Against Boris Johnson Exposes Republicans’ Complicity in the Cult of Trump

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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speak before a working breakfast at the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25, 2019. Photo: Erin Schaff/AFP/Getty Images “Boris Johnson and Donald Trump, brothers in chaos,” read a headline in the Los Angeles Times over the weekend. Chaos, indeed.

Sep 05 2019

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Rank #9: Emails Show Monsanto Orchestrated GOP Effort to Intimidate Cancer Researchers

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In 2015, the World Health Organization’s cancer researcharm,the International Agency for Research on Cancer, classifiedglyphosate,an active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup,as a “probable carcinogen,” setting off a global debate about the world’s most popular weedkiller.

Aug 27 2019

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Rank #10: Isiah James Wants to Take Brooklyn’s Fight for Affordable Housing to Congress

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It’s a hot, humid summer evening in Brooklyn, the kind that would keep most people inside with the air conditioner blasting. But not Isiah James. The towering 32-year-old veteran who’s running for Congress in New York’s 9thDistrict, in the heart of Brooklyn, is walking with me down Flatbush Avenue, talking a mile a minute as he points to the luxury developments that have sprouted up amid the modest row homes and small shops of the Prospect Heights neighborhood.

Sep 10 2019

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