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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It’s not just Sanders that the Democratic establishment is frightened of, it’s the powerful working class movement he’s helped build.

As tensions between the left and right wings of the Democratic Party continue to rise, the former Congress member offers an insider’s take on the party.

A new PBS documentary provides insight into a prison initiative that is fighting recidivism with an unlikely tool.

In the second part of an engrossing interview, the renowned thinker explains his criticisms of Israel and his take on U.S. electoral politics.

In the first installment of a remarkable two-part interview, the two left-wing public intellectuals meet for the first time to discuss world politics.

When it comes to the U.S. housing crisis, the blame from the wholesale swindling of the American people lies on all ends of the political spectrum.

Several nations have played a role in the WikiLeaks publisher’s demise as corporate media stands idly by.

A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.

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