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Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/dworkinreport/subscribe The Dworkin Report is one of the most listened to independent podcasts in the world. New releases are ranked top 200 in news & politics on iTunes in 30+ countries. The podcast has listeners in almost every country in the world. Some of Scott’s guests have included Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Alyssa Milano, Alec Baldwin, Bill Browder, Rob Reiner, Rep. Steve Cohen, Mary L. Trump, Bandy X. Lee, Cheri Jacobus, Lilly Ledbetter, Judd Legum, Tom Arnold, Rep. Gwen Moore, Rosie O’Donnell, David Priess, Michael Rapaport, and Malcolm Nance. The podcast covers news, politics, books, culture, and more.

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Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/dworkinreport/subscribe The Dworkin Report is one of the most listened to independent podcasts in the world. New releases are ranked top 200 in news & politics on iTunes in 30+ countries. The podcast has listeners in almost every country in the world. Some of Scott’s guests have included Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Alyssa Milano, Alec Baldwin, Bill Browder, Rob Reiner, Rep. Steve Cohen, Mary L. Trump, Bandy X. Lee, Cheri Jacobus, Lilly Ledbetter, Judd Legum, Tom Arnold, Rep. Gwen Moore, Rosie O’Donnell, David Priess, Michael Rapaport, and Malcolm Nance. The podcast covers news, politics, books, culture, and more.

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Episodes

Reporter reveals Facebook paid Eastern European troll farms and the sinister secrets behind its algorithm

10/10/2021
Scott speaks with Karen Hao the senior Artificial Intelligence editor for MIT Technology Review whose groundbreaking work looking into Facebook just got validated in a massive way this week by whistleblower Francis Haugen's testimony to the U.S. Senate. Hao holds a mechanical engineering degree from MIT, which she took to outlets like Mother Jones and Quartz where she honed her craft as a data journalist before earning her current senior role and recently becoming a Knight Science Journalism...

Duration:00:28:27

Reality Winner’s mom calls on President Biden to grant her daughter clemency

10/8/2021
Scott speaks with Billie Jean Winner-Davis, whose daughter Reality spent years in federal prison for revealing Russia’s cyberattack on America’s elections in 2016. Reality’s mom shared some of her frustrations, several of her hopes, shots of her wisdom, and situations she personally experienced through years marked by the most unexpected events, and recently punctuated by her reunion with her daughter. Billie’s daughter still remains under carceral control with an ankle bracelet and very...

Duration:00:41:38

Reality Winner’s sister talks about growing up with an American patriot

10/6/2021
Scott speaks with Brittany Winner, whose sister Reality Winner just got out of federal prison after disclosing a classified record from the NSA revealing Russia’s attack on the 2016 election. Besides all of the many reasons why we would interview Brittany, there is one she raised that people might not be aware of; as she explains, her whistleblower sister Reality’s body is free, but she is still muzzled from speaking to the media by the rest of her sentence and court controls. She explained...

Duration:00:46:41

Reality Winner’s lawyer lays out the case for her freedom

8/4/2021
Scott speaks with Alison Grinter Allen, a lawyer to some of America’s most politically persecuted people, including Reality Winner, whose bombshell NSA leak about Russia's attack on the 2016 election changed the course of our nation's politics. This is the first in a series of three interviews with Reality Winner's inner circle, the first such interviews her family has given since her release from federal prison earlier this year. Grinter Allen didn’t start her career as a civil rights...

Duration:00:27:51

"Worst day ever." How a Capitol Police officer fought off the January 6th insurrection

7/27/2021
Scott Dworkin speaks with Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn (part 2). Officer Dunn will be one of the first officers called to testify in front of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection against Congress. We released part one of our interview with Officer Dunn last week, after the most-watched right-wing extremist Fox News opinion host mercilessly attacked him for having personal, political views so we advanced the release of this first part of a gripping...

Duration:00:40:25

Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn's harrowing firsthand account of the January 6th insurrection

7/22/2021
Scott Dworkin speaks with Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn. Officer Dunn will be one of the first officers called to testify in front of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection against Congress. Last night, the most-watched right-wing extremist Fox News opinion host mercilessly attacked him for having personal, political views so we advanced the release of this first part of a gripping two-part interview with Officer Dunn so the public can learn more about him...

Duration:00:26:06

Author reveals the story behind Obama calling Trump a "corrupt motherf**ker"

7/16/2021
Scott speaks with award-winning journalist and author Edward-Isaac Dovere about his new book, “Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats' Campaigns to Defeat Trump." Isaac spent the 2020 campaign on the road for The Atlantic after leaving his post as Chief Washington correspondent for Politico. The advance copy of his book made global news the moment it came out because he reported President Obama’s private thoughts about his successor. If you follow the news or Democratic politics, you’ll...

Duration:00:25:43

DC statehood bill gets boost from 39 constitutional scholars support says Congresswoman

5/28/2021
Scott speaks with Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton, the House delegate from Washington, D.C. She is here to discuss the momentous drive for D.C. statehood to admit Washington, Douglass Commonwealth as a state, and her bill the DC Admission Act. It passed the House in a historic vote, only to meet with opposition on constitutional grounds, but her office just released a legal memo backed by 39 top law professors including Harvard’s Lawrence Tribe that sets the record straight, and she...

Duration:00:14:19

Senator Hirono just shamed a Republican's lone vote to allow more hate crimes

5/17/2021
Scott speaks with Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) about her new book "Heart of Fire: An immigrant daughter's story" which chronicles her humble beginnings that led to her five-decade career in public service. Her fight to protect the vulnerable recently culminated in getting the typically obstructed Senate to pass her bill making it illegal to commit hate crimes against persons of Asian-American and Pacific Island (AAPI) descent, like herself. Surprisingly, the senator from Hawai'i revealed...

Duration:00:22:53

Bestselling author explains how he was able to connect with millions of hard-to-flip voters

5/12/2021
Scott speaks with novelist Gregg Hurwitz about his latest New York Times bestseller "Prodigal Son" his latest installment in the OrphanX series and his political activities that spanned the partisan divide, as well as his writing for The Bulwark. He even revealed for the first time how his own personal experiences partly inspired the creation of Evan Smoak, the heroic assassin from his book series. "I didn't want to just write within publications that are read by people who agree with us...

Duration:00:54:50

Rep. Gomez just revealed why he’s filing the bill to expel Marjorie Taylor Greene

1/30/2021
Scott speaks with Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) about his decision to file a bill to expel newly sworn Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA) from Congress. The Representative was unsparing about his dismal opinion of Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) whom he described as "owned by QAnon and the QAnon believers and the hard right." Additional video of Rep. Greene leaving the White House before the insurrection riot and then glorifying violence afterward has emerged since Gomez took action, adding...

Duration:00:16:33

EMILY's List President just released a blueprint for activists who want to run for office

1/29/2021
Scott speaks with Stephanie Schriock, the President of Emily's List about her new book "Run to Win: Lessons in Leadership for Women Changing the World," as well as the impact and repercussions of the disgraced ex-President's insurrection against the Capitol, which led to his historic second impeachment. Born in Minnesota, Schriock became a key member of a presidential campaign before leading two successful senatorial campaigns in the midwest which led to her elevation to guide America's top...

Duration:00:33:44

A Forbes journalist just exposed Jared Kushner's Qatar business ties. Congress is investigating

12/9/2020
Scott presents an interview with Producer Grant Stern and Forbes editor and author Dan Alexander whose new book "White House Inc.: How Donald Trump turned the Presidency into a business" exposes the business ties that sent foreign cash directly into the hands of President Trump. While the Trump Administration is rife with apparent conflicts of interest, this interview focuses on the ties that Alexander uncovered exclusively between the gas-rich Persian Gulf nation of Qatar and the entire...

Duration:00:30:02

Speaker Pelosi reveals the plan for investigating Trump’s abuses of power

11/2/2020
Scott speaks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) about what's next for the House's investigation of Donald Trump over his administration's failed coronavirus response has killed over 235,000 Americans. The Speaker also explained her plan to continue exposing Trump's abuses after the 2020 election. Our book Meet the Candidates 2020: Joe Biden is available at all major bookstores and online.

Duration:00:06:08

Pelosi: "Republicans want to take away your healthcare. Vote to save it!"

10/28/2020
Scott talks with elected DNC member Christine Pelosi about the Trump Administration's failure to adequately respond to the pandemic. They spoke about the Heroes Act coronavirus relief package Speaker Pelosi passed in May which Senate Majority leader "Moscow" Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump refused to pass before the election. They also spoke about her book “The Nancy Pelosi Way." You can find the book at Barnes & Noble and Amazon. "Donald Trump's theory of the case is that he would be...

Duration:00:16:18

Mary L. Trump blames her Uncle's "criminal" coronavirus response for 200,000+ American deaths

10/20/2020
Scott talks with Mary L. Trump in this fascinating and wide-ranging interview. Mary told us about the details of her NY Times #1 bestselling book "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man," including why she went public. We also asked Donald Trump's niece for her insights into his failed coronavirus response, which she calls "criminal," as well as NBC's decision to air a town hall last week when her Uncle backed out of the formal debate because as she...

Duration:00:23:51

Meet the journalist who asked Trump if he "regrets all the lying" to the American people

10/19/2020
Scott talks to S.V. Daté the world traveler who is now White House Correspondent for HuffPost. Daté is the author of a new book entitled, “The Useful Idiot: How Donald Trump Killed the Republican Party with Racism and the Rest of Us with Coronavirus.” Now only did S.V about what it's like to work in the White House as a journalist, he also diagnosed some of the problems that are plaguing American politics today and the GOP's failure to take responsibility for the security risk and governance...

Duration:00:27:56

A WaPo journalist exposed Trump's selfish handling of Covid relief checks

10/18/2020
Scott talks with Toluse Olorunnipa, who covers the White House for the Washington Post and is a political analyst for CNN who blew the lid off of Trump’s self-serving decision to stamp his name all over the last round of covid stimulus checks. Toluse told us how that all happened behind the scenes. Toluse also peels back the layers of how things are really working in DC. If you have wondered how professional journalists managed to keep the public informed during a global pandemic, then you...

Duration:00:19:09

"Rigged" author explains how Russia is interfering in the 2020 election today

10/16/2020
Scott speaks with author David Shimer, whose new book "Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference" has received critical acclaim, including from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Shimer is a Yale fellow and associate of the Wilson Center think tank whose work has appeared in Foreign Affairs and the New York Times. "I show how the Soviet Union in the United States interfered in elections all over the world during the Cold War," Shimer told us. "[The...

Duration:00:25:26

MoveOn.org's senior strategist just gave calming advice for the 2020 election

10/15/2020
Scott talks with Reggie Hubbard, a senior political strategist at MoveOn.org and advisor to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. In addition to being one of DC's top political movers and shakers, Reggie is also a spiritual leader and certified yoga instructor. Hubbard wrote a thesis in his field entitled "Yoga and Spiritual Activism: Serving Humanity from a Sense of Devotion and Love," after completing his B.A. in philosophy from Yale University and an MBA in international strategy from the...

Duration:00:54:24