Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan
About This Show
Journalist Mehdi Hasan is known around the world for his televised takedowns of presidents and prime ministers. In this new podcast from The Intercept, Mehdi unpacks a game-changing news event of the week while challenging the conventional wisdom. As a Brit, a Muslim and an immigrant based in Donald Trump's Washington D.C., Mehdi gives a refreshingly provocative perspective on the ups and downs of American—and global—politics.
Most Recent Episode
How Bad Is The News? With Hasan Minhaj
2 days ago
Comedian Hasan Minhaj is best known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show and his acclaimed stand-up special "Homecoming King." This year he’s slated to host his own talk show on Netflix, and on this week’s podcast he and Mehdi Hasan discuss comedy and free speech in the Trump era.
Rated 3 out of
My only gripe is that this was way too short. I'd be willing to listen to a podcast that lasted an hour, if it was truly informative. A suggestion for the future: could you perhaps highlight the few media outlets that actually do report on poverty in America (if there are any)?
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 5 out of
Mehdi Hasan is a wonderfully entertaining explainer. Another great podcast from The Intercept!
Date published: 2018-04-05