Intelligence Community

It’s another EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with James Risen, senior national security correspondent at The Intercept, and co-author Thomas Risen, to discuss their recent book The Last Honest Man: The CIA, the FBI, the Mafia, and the Kennedys—and One Senator’s Fight to Save Democracy. First, Emma runs through updates on ANOTHER Fed rate raise despite cooling inflation, […]
It’s another EmMajority Report Thursday! She hosts Matthew Connolly, professor of international and global history at Columbia University, to discuss his recent book The Declassification Engine: What History Reveals About America’s Top Secrets. Then, Emma speaks with Orly Noy, editor at Local Call and chair of B’Tselem’s executive board, to discuss her recent piece in +972 Magazine entitled “Do Israeli protesters really want democracy?” First, Emma […]
Sam hosts author Scott Anderson to talk about his new book, “The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War — A Tragedy In Three Acts.” On today’s show: GOP State Rep J. Todd Smith confuses epidemiologist with epistemologist. Sam hosts author Scott Anderson to talk about his new book, “The Quiet […]
Sam recaps the week’s biggest stories with Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of The Benjamin Dixon Show; and then Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) joins the program to discuss summer movie recommendations for this summer without blockbusters. On today’s show: Trump calls Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler “a little weak.” Trump touts the strength of shower heads and other appliances under his […]
Vox environmental reporter David Roberts explains the term tribal epistemology and how it explains contemporary politics. The climate crisis and the closing of the conservative mind to objective reality. The origins of the Right’s attack on science. Why conservatives don’t believe in neutrality. Are there tensions inside the political Right? Do Americans want to restore […]