Episode

5/12 Why Joe Biden Is the Embodiment of US Empire Foreign Policy w/ Jeremy Scahill

May 12, 2021

Sam and Emma host founder and senior correspondent at the Intercept Jeremy Scahill to discuss his new series Empire Politician on how Biden is the manifestation of US foreign policy over the past 50 years, including Biden’s relationship to the intel community, the on-going apartheid efforts in Israel and more.

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