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Useful Idiots is an informative and irreverent politics podcast with journalist Matt Taibbi and podcaster/writer Katie Halper. Episodes feature on-the-road coverage of the 2020 campaign and exclusive interviews, with humor, commentary and dissection of the politics news of the week. Join Matt and Katie as they examine important stories that have slipped through the cracks and what the media got wrong – and laugh about whatever is left to laugh about.

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A highlight from Erin Brockovich on U.S. Water Crisis, Biden's EPA Transition Board Pick, and More

A highlight from Erin Brockovich on U.S. Water Crisis, Biden's EPA Transition Board Pick, and More

A highlight from Erin Brockovich on U.S. Water Crisis, Biden's EPA Transition Board Pick, and More

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Bamut And Officer discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Bamut And Officer discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Bamut And Officer discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Aired 3 months ago

US Supreme Court: The possible nominees to fill vacancy

US Supreme Court: The possible nominees to fill vacancy

US Supreme Court: The possible nominees to fill vacancy

Aired 4 months ago

Thomas Chatterton Williams on Cancel Culture, Bari Weiss Leaves NYT  - burst 18

Thomas Chatterton Williams on Cancel Culture, Bari Weiss Leaves NYT - burst 18

Thomas Chatterton Williams on Cancel Culture, Bari Weiss Leaves NYT - burst 18

Aired 6 months ago

"White Fragility," Plus Adolph Reed on Identity Politics - burst 23

"White Fragility," Plus Adolph Reed on Identity Politics - burst 23

"White Fragility," Plus Adolph Reed on Identity Politics - burst 23

Aired 7 months ago

Mark Mccloskey, George Bush And Matt discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Mark Mccloskey, George Bush And Matt discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Mark Mccloskey, George Bush And Matt discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Aired 7 months ago

Joe Biden, Osama Bin Laden And President Obama discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Joe Biden, Osama Bin Laden And President Obama discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Joe Biden, Osama Bin Laden And President Obama discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Aired 9 months ago

Adam McKay on 'Coke vs. Pepsi' Politics, Plus Biden vs. Trump, Matt on Congressional Insider Trading - burst 16

Adam McKay on 'Coke vs. Pepsi' Politics, Plus Biden vs. Trump, Matt on Congressional Insider Trading - burst 16

Adam McKay on 'Coke vs. Pepsi' Politics, Plus Biden vs. Trump, Matt on Congressional Insider Trading - burst 16

Aired 10 months ago

Biden, Matt And DNC discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Biden, Matt And DNC discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Biden, Matt And DNC discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Aired 10 months ago

Felix Salmon on Bloomberg, Wall Street, Michael Milken, and the 2020 Campaigns. Plus the Latest WaPo Op-eds - burst 19

Felix Salmon on Bloomberg, Wall Street, Michael Milken, and the 2020 Campaigns. Plus the Latest WaPo Op-eds - burst 19

Felix Salmon on Bloomberg, Wall Street, Michael Milken, and the 2020 Campaigns. Plus the Latest WaPo Op-eds - burst 19

Aired 11 months ago

Dennis Kucinich on Surviving Three Assassination Attempts, Plus an Update on Glenn Greenwald  - burst 12

Dennis Kucinich on Surviving Three Assassination Attempts, Plus an Update on Glenn Greenwald - burst 12

Dennis Kucinich on Surviving Three Assassination Attempts, Plus an Update on Glenn Greenwald - burst 12

Aired 1 year ago

Dennis Kucinich on Surviving Three Assassination Attempts, Plus an Update on Glenn Greenwald  - burst 10

Dennis Kucinich on Surviving Three Assassination Attempts, Plus an Update on Glenn Greenwald - burst 10

Dennis Kucinich on Surviving Three Assassination Attempts, Plus an Update on Glenn Greenwald - burst 10

Aired 1 year ago

Bonus Holiday Episode! Michael Moore Pt. 2, Matt on the Afghanistan Papers - burst 03

Bonus Holiday Episode! Michael Moore Pt. 2, Matt on the Afghanistan Papers - burst 03

Bonus Holiday Episode! Michael Moore Pt. 2, Matt on the Afghanistan Papers - burst 03

Aired 1 year ago

David Duke, New York Times And Jank discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

David Duke, New York Times And Jank discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

David Duke, New York Times And Jank discussed on Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper

Aired 1 year ago