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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice. From CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice. From CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.


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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice. From CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.




What Could End the World? (with Ian Bremmer)

Ian Bremmer, founder and president of Eurasia Group, has long been one of the most trusted voices on global affairs in the 21st century. Preet speaks with Bremmer about his new book, The Power of Crisis: How Three Threats — and Our Response — Will Change the World. They also discuss the intensifying competition between the U.S. and China, and why Bremmer believes that we should all pay more attention to quantum computing. Plus, updates from the January 6th committee and a potential DOJ case...


CAFE Insider Sample 5/17: Racist Massacre

Over the weekend, a white gunman carried out a racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing ten people and injuring three others. The majority of the victims were Black. In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the possibility that federal prosecutors bring hate crime charges against the shooter. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss: – The January 6th Committee’s decision to issue subpoenas to sitting members of Congress; – The racist...


Climate Emergency Mode (with Peter Kalmus)

Peter Kalmus, a climate scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, was arrested in April for leading a protest against JP Morgan Chase’s continued investment in fossil fuels. Preet speaks with Kalmus about whether it is possible to stop the climate crisis, the science behind global warming, and the role of climate activism within the scientific community. Plus, Preet’s thoughts on whether Chief Justice Roberts will find the leaker, and why the Southern District of New York seems to always get...


CAFE Insider Sample 5/10: “Hellish Dystopian Nightmare”

In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the latest developments from the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. Why did Justice Alito focus on policy arguments to rationalize his decision? And how might classifying a “fetus” as a person further restrict reproductive rights? In the full episode, Preet and Joyce further discuss issues stemming from the leaked opinion: – The extent to which overturning Roe would restrict abortion...


The "Culture Wars" (with Symone Sanders)

In 2015, at 25 years old, Symone Sanders was hired as the National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. She went on to hold senior communications positions for President Biden’s 2020 campaign, and for Vice President Harris in the White House. Now, she’s the host of Symone, an opinion show on MSNBC. Preet speaks with Sanders about the private personalities of her famous bosses, the strength of the Biden administration’s message, and how to reach “non-political group...


Reversing Roe

In this special episode of CAFE Insider, Preet and Joyce discuss the leaked Supreme Court opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito, which, if adopted by the Court, would overturn Roe v. Wade. Why was the draft opinion leaked? How would the opinion restrict reproductive rights? And what are its implications for other constitutional rights? Stay informed. For continued coverage of the Supreme Court — and the other pressing legal and political issues of our time — try the membership for one...


The “Perfectly Imperfect” Mayor (with Eric Adams)

When Eric Adams was sworn in as mayor of New York City in January, he became the second Black mayor in the city’s history. A former police officer, Adams has emerged as a national voice on crime and public safety. Preet interviewed Adams live on stage at Cooper Union in New York City on Tuesday, April 26th, for the 2022 John Jay Iselin Memorial Lecture. Plus, Preet’s thoughts on Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, a background on Supreme Court chief justices, and a civics lesson on the bail...


An Interview with Associate AG Vanita Gupta (hosted by Joyce Vance)

In this special episode of the CAFE Insider podcast, United States Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta joins Joyce Vance to reflect on her first year in office. They talk about the Department of Justice's investigations into January 6th, the relationship between civil rights activists and law enforcement, and the ongoing work to preserve reproductive and voting rights. Plus, how does DOJ make decisions around what kind of information to share with the public? In a segment of the...


Up Against Putin (with Bill Browder)

Few people know more about Vladimir Putin — and his financial schemes — than Bill Browder. Browder, an investor and a political activist, is the architect of the Magnitsky Act, which allows the US government to sanction foreign nationals who have perpetrated human rights abuses. He joins Preet to discuss his new book, Freezing Order: A True Story of Russian Money Laundering, State-Sponsored Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath. Plus, the federal case against the Brooklyn subway...


CAFE Insider Sample 4/19: “The Devil Made Me Do It”

The January 6th Capitol attack, the Brooklyn subway shooting, and the indictment of since-resigned New York Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin are in the headlines this week. In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the SDNY indictment of former NY Lt. Gov. Benjamin on bribery and fraud charges for allegedly taking part in an illegal campaign fundraising scheme. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss: – The obstruction of Congress conviction of a January...


The Price and Politics of Oil (with Daniel Yergin)

Gas prices remain volatile in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Preet speaks with Pulitzer Prize winning author Daniel Yergin about how that conflict is impacting the global energy market, the future of electric cars, the shale revolution in the U.S., and the time Vladimir Putin raised his voice to Yergin at a conference in St. Petersburg. Plus, updates on the January 6th committee’s effectiveness, slow movement from DOJ, and a civics lesson on federal grand juries. In the Insider...


CAFE Insider Sample 4/12: Kidnapping & Contempt

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, New York Attorney General Letitia James, and Steve Bannon are making headlines this week. In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down a Michigan jury’s acquittal of two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Governor Whitmer in 2020. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss: – The court filing in which Attorney General James asked a judge to hold Donald Trump in contempt for failing to provide documents in her investigation...


Stay Tuned Live ft. Ben Stiller, Garry Kasparov, & Alexander Vindman

In a special live show at New York City’s Town Hall theater on March 31st, Preet was joined on stage by Ben Stiller, Garry Kasparov, and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman (Ret.) for a discussion about the war in Ukraine, what Putin is thinking, and the importance of humor, especially in dark times. This recording is the interview portion of the event, which also featured a monologue by Preet and an audience Q&A session. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to:...


Foreign & Domestic Wars (with David Frum)

David Frum, the Atlantic staff writer and longtime conservative commentator, joins Preet for a conversation about the political impact of the war in Ukraine on the US, the rise of congressional internet celebrities, and the strength of Trump’s message heading into 2024. Plus, the House is considering a ban on congressional stock trading, and there’s news from the January 6th Committee’s investigation. In the Insider bonus, Frum addresses Sarah Palin’s bid for Congress and a prediction he...


CAFE Insider Sample 4/5: DOJ Pressure & January 6th

The January 6th Committee, Attorney General Merrick Garland, and Jared Kushner are making headlines this week. In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down reports indicating that the Department of Justice is expanding the January 6th investigations to include people who funded and planned that day’s events. They also discuss the likelihood that Garland feels pressure from the Committee to intensify investigations. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss: –...


Procrastination, Polarization & Politics (with Tim Urban)

Tim Urban is the author of the immensely popular blog “Wait But Why.” He writes about things like artificial intelligence, human psychology, relationships, and other topics that pique his curiosity. Preet speaks with Urban about what happens when we procrastinate, and the social consequences of political tribalism. Plus, a new ruling from US District Judge David Carter that attorney-client privilege can't protect certain communications between Donald Trump and John Eastman. And,...


CAFE Insider 3/29: Trump Trouble & Thomas Texts (with Dan Goldman)

The January 6th Committee, John Eastman, and Ginni Thomas are making headlines this week. This week on the CAFE Insider podcast, Dan Goldman guest co-hosts with Joyce Vance. Dan served as House Majority Counsel during the first impeachment of Donald Trump, and before that, he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York under Preet. In this sample from the episode, Joyce and Dan break down a federal judge’s determination that Trump likely committed crimes in his...


All Eyes on SCOTUS (with Jeffrey Rosen)

As the Senate Judiciary Committee holds confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Preet speaks with Jeffrey Rosen, the president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and host of the NCC’s We the People podcast. One of the nation’s foremost experts on the Court, Rosen reacts to the hearings and breaks down some hot-button issues before the Court, including abortion rights and affirmative action. Plus, the latest on the DOJ's case against Steve Bannon...


CAFE Insider Sample 3/22: SCOTUS Hearings & Hunter's Laptop

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Steve Bannon, and Hunter Biden are making headlines this week. In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce discuss the New York Times report that confirmed the authenticity of business emails that were obtained from Hunter Biden’s laptop in 2020. The revelations are reportedly related to the Department of Justice’s ongoing investigation into Hunter Biden’s tax affairs and international business dealings. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce...


Protest & Politics (with Cori Bush)

Rep. Cori Bush’s unusual path to Congress has included working as a pastor, a nurse, a teacher, and a Black Lives Matter activist in Ferguson, Missouri. Preet speaks with Bush about how her experiences have informed her politics, her fight to extend the eviction moratorium, and her defense of defunding the police. Plus, has President Biden spoken with AG Merrick Garland about the Trump investigation? And, who — of all the people in the world — does Preet most want to trade places with? In...