Scheer Intelligence

Scheer Intelligence

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Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.

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Experts worldwide are trying to tackle climate change with radical proposals, but one thinker is advocating for a more moderate approach.

An in-depth look at a debate between James Baldwin and Buckley reveals ever-relevant truths about racism in modern America.

A gripping documentary documents the surprising role drug cartels and illegal traffickers are playing in the looming extinction of a rare whale.

Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

In a world in which global opinion reigns, public diplomacy rooted in nationalism and propaganda will not save us from pressing crises.

The two international giants are linked in inextricable ways, and yet Americans’ understanding of China consistently lacks nuance.

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