Scott Anderson Keeps His Oath
Season 3, Ep. 584
Wherein Scott Anderson returns to the show to discuss this week's indictment of the Oath Keepers's chieftain for seditious conspiracy.
International Matt Tait of Mystery
Season 3, Ep. 583
Wherein we pwn all the things with @pwnallthethings! Matt Tait—hacker, spy, audodidact, and unusually fun guy—returns to the show to shoot the breeze about Ukraine and Russia and, of course, cybersecurity.
Josh Marshall Returns
Season 3, Ep. 582
Wherein we are joined by Josh Marshall, who returns not to discuss woodworking, but the politics of the day.
Molly Ball on "What Mike Fanone Can't Forget"
Season 3, Ep. 580
Wherein we are joined by Molly Ball of TIME magazine to discuss her cover article, "What Mike Fanone Can't Forget." Ball is TIME's National Political Correspondent. Previously, she covered U.S. politics for The Atlantic and Politico, and worked for newspapers in Nevada and Cambodia. She is the author of Pelosi, a bestselling biography of the first woman Speaker of the House.
Seamus Hughes on One Year of 1/6
Season 3, Ep. 580
Wherein we are joined by the estimable Seamus Hughes. Hughes is the Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University. Hughes has authored numerous academic reports on extremism in America and published a critically acclaimed book, Homegrown: ISIS in America. He regularly provides commentary to media outlets, including the New York Times, The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, CNN, MSNBC, FoxNews, BBC, PBS, and CBS’ 60 Minutes. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on multiple occasions. In addition to his academic pursuits, Hughes has also reported as a New York Times journalist, working with their D.C. and Investigative Bureaus on multiple stories related to the federal court system.Hughes previously worked at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), serving as a lead staffer on U.S. government efforts to implement a national countering violent extremism strategy. He regularly led engagements with Muslim American communities across the country, provided counsel to civic leaders after high-profile terror-related incidents, and met with families of individuals who joined terrorist organizations. Hughes created a groundbreaking intervention program to help steer individuals away from violence through non-law enforcement means and worked closely with the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, Fusion Centers, and U.S. Attorney Offices.
Ryan Mac on Apple AirTag Stalking
Season 3, Ep. 579
Wherein we are joined by the New York Times's Ryan Mac to discuss his recent reporting on recent stories about misuse of Apple AirTags for stalking and other privacy violations.