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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

429 Ratings
Average Ratings
350
38
19
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: Exxon Mobil Is Funding Centrist Democratic Think Tank, Disclosures Reveal

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The Progressive Policy Institute, a centrist Democratic think tank that grew out of the party’s pro-business wing in the 1980s and ’90s, received $50,000 from Exxon Mobil in 2018 via its parent organization, the Third Way Foundation, according to the oil giant’s 2018 Worldwide Giving Report. Exxon Mobil did not return The Intercept’s multiple requests for comment.

Sep 11 2019

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Rank #4: 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 #5: Bernie Sanders’s Climate Plan Is More Radical Than His Opponents’ — And More Likely to Succeed

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If you tried to design a program with the aim of offending the top brass of the world’s most powerful corporations and the politicians whose careers they bankroll, you’d get something like what Bernie Sanders unveiled today in his $16.3 trillion Green New Deal platform. That’s part of the point.

Aug 26 2019

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Rank #6: Why the Democratic National Committee Must Change the Rules and Hold a Climate Debate

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A girl holds a sign that reads “pull the emergency brake” at a ceremony to commemorate the Okjökull glacier in Iceland, on Aug. 18, 2019. Photo: Felipe Dana/AP Dear Members of the DNC: Your meeting in San Francisco this weekend takes place against a backdrop that is literally on fire. You are gathering one month after the hottest month ever recorded in human history.

Aug 22 2019

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Rank #7: For Years, Reporters Questioned the Terror Prosecution of Hamad Hayat. Now He’s Been Freed.

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After spending 14 years in prison on charges that he attended a terrorist training camp in Pakistan, Hamid Hayat was freed on August 9 following a California judge’s decision to overturn the conviction. From the start, Hayat’s case had been controversial. The government’s star witness, Naseem Khan, was a fast-food worker earning $7 per hour before the FBI enlisted him as an informant and paid him nearly $230,000 over three years.

Aug 23 2019

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Rank #8: When Ilhan Omar Is Accused of Anti-Semitism, It’s News. When a Republican Smears Muslims, There’s Silence.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar participates in a panel discussion during the Muslim Collective For Equitable Democracy Conference and Presidential Forum at the The National Housing Center in Washington, D.C., on July 23, 2019. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images “It’s all about the Benjamins baby.” That is, of course, what Rep. Ilhan Omar famously tweeted on Feb. 10, in response to a tweet from my colleague Glenn Greenwald decrying “how much time U.S.

Aug 29 2019

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Rank #9: Harrowing Cables Detail How the CIA Tortured Accused 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Jeopardizing the Case Against Him

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In March 2003, in a secret CIA prison cell in Poland, a small frog jumped out of a drain and an interrogator caught it. “No, no,” said Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused architect of the 9/11 attacks. “Let it stay.” He asked that the frog be returned to the drain. Later that day, an unnamed observer included the incident in a CIA cable addressed to “IMMEDIATE DIRECTOR,” calling it “a poignant moment.” DV.load('//www.documentcloud.

Sep 12 2019

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Rank #10: 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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