KCRW's Scheer Intelligence 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.
KCRW's Scheer Intelligence

KCRW's 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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Jane Olson: Storytelling Exposes Humanity

Numbers and facts only tell half the story of some of the world's most horrendous circumstances.

Ex-CIA Agent John Kiriakou: The Deep State's Attack on Dissent Beginning With MLK

The FBI, CIA, NSA and other agencies have historically exploited their power but their limits appear boundless in the modern age.

Ex-CIA Agent John Kiriakou: The Deep State's Attack on Dissent Beginning With MLK

Israel Fascist?

Israel's sharp turn to the extreme right has startled American Jews.

Dr. Warren Hern: Humans are a metastasizing cancer terminating all life on the planet

Physician and anthropology scholar Dr. Warren Hern delves into some of the most upsetting aspects of human behavior as a fatal threat to all life on earth in the near future.

Dr. Warren Hern: Humans are a metastasizing cancer terminating all life on the planet

Fact-Checking Jesus

The Rev. Madison Shockley discusses the historical, political and controversial misconceptions of the Christmas story.

You know gay rights are mainstream when Biden picks up the Rainbow flag

Larry Gross, author of the LGBTQ civil rights treatise, "Up From Invisibility," honors the achievement of the new same-sex marriage law with only feint appreciation for the president who signed the bill.

Who's crazy, you or your nation?

Dr. Gabor Maté's new book strips back the realities of the neoliberal system that has been plaguing the health of US and the world citizens.

Peace Candidate Matthew Hoh: War is a cancel culture

How Democrats, their pro-war Republican cohorts and the media canceled the U.S. Senate campaign of ex Marine and US foreign policy official Matthew Hoh.

The US spends almost as much on healthcare as the rest of the world combined and has one o...

Esteemed physician Dr. Stephen Bezruchka explains why spending the most in the midst of inequality and flawed politics produces an unhealthy prognosis.

The US spends almost as much on healthcare as the rest of the world combined and has one o...

Joel Beinin: Israel's Elections Spell More of the Same for the Country, Only With an Even ...

Historian Joel Beinin uses his personal experiences to paint a picture of Israel, past and present, as a country and an idea.

Joel Beinin: Israel's Elections Spell More of the Same for the Country, Only With an Even ...