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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Thomas Frank on Anti-Populism, Plus Biden's Most-Stoned Moment Ever 2020-08-07
Dr. Robert Gallo on Vaccines, Plus the Democrats' Campaign Strategy | Useful Idiots 2020-07-31
Thomas Chatterton Williams on Cancel Culture, Bari Weiss Leaves NYT 2020-07-17
True Anon's Liz & Brace on Ghislaine Maxwell and Epstein, Plus the Harper's Letter 2020-07-10
"White Fragility," Plus Adolph Reed on Identity Politics 2020-07-03
Omar Wasow on Violent vs. Non-Violent Protests, Plus Katie and Matt on Trump's Rally 2020-06-26
Dr. Cornel West on Protests, Bernie's Campaign, His New Podcast, and Much More 2020-06-19
Shahid Buttar on Running Against Nancy Pelosi, Kente Cloth, and Police Reform 2020-06-12
Marianne Williamson and Dr. Gerald Horne on Protests, Dems' Failures, and 2020 2020-06-05
Michael Moore on Planet of the Humans 2020-05-31
The Case Against Censoring Trump and Palestinians With Ali Abunimah + George Floyd and Amy Cooper 2020-05-29
Jimmy Dore on Bernie Sanders, the CARES Act + the Dems Ditch Civil Liberties 2020-05-22
Aaron Mate on New #Russiagate Bombshells, Plus More From the Stupid Bay of Pigs 2020-05-15
Covid-19 With Virologist Dr. Christian Bréchot, Plus Rambo Goes to Venezuela 2020-05-08
Rashida Tlaib on Urgent Needs During Covid-19, Dealing with Trump, Plus a Discussion of Web Censorship 2020-05-01
Nina Turner on the Future of Progressive Politics, Plus - Why Networks Air Trump’s Pressers in Full 2020-04-24
Analyzing Bernie's Endorsement of Biden, Plus David Rees On Predicting The Election 2020-04-17
Matt Stoller On The Covid-19 Bailout, Plus Live Reactions To Bernie's Campaign Suspension 2020-04-10
Dealing With Quarantine Anxiety & Depression With Johann Hari, Plus Matt On Bailouts 2020-04-03
Adam McKay on 'Coke vs. Pepsi' Politics, Plus Biden vs. Trump, Matt on Congressional Insider Trading 2020-03-27

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