Intercepted Podcast: The Undisciplined Authoritarian

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James Risen exposed warrantless wiretapping by Bush and Cheney, faced imprisonment under Obama’s Justice Department, and is preparing to do battle with Donald Trump. This week on Intercepted, the New York Times investigative journalist breaks down Trump’s declaration that journalists are the enemy and analyzes Trump’s royal court. Transgender Americans are being targeted in record numbers as Attorney General Jeff Sessions moves to quash LGBTQ rights. ACLU lawyer Chase Strangio and former New England Patriots star Donté Stallworth talk about the war on the transgender community and the rising resistance of pro athletes. Sam Biddle exposes the Trump-connected firm set up by the CIA that helped the NSA spy on the world, and actor Wallace Shawn stars as an NSA operative who is worried about adversaries spying on his luncheons. Plus music from Anohni.

Transcript coming soon.

Top photo: Donte Stallworth (L), Chase Strangio (C), and James Risen (R).

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