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Heidi Siegmund Cuda

The Red States’ War on Human Rights

, 25 April 2022
From abortion bans to 'Don't Say Gay' bills and attacks on critical race theory, the Republicans are waging a war against human rights, reports Heidi Siegmund Cuda

Putin’s War of Annihilation: A Decrepit Empire’s Last Stand

, 24 February 2022
Heidi Siegmund Cuda speaks to political scholar Michael MacKay on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and how the West has failed to respond to its dictator for a number of years

A ‘Brainwashed Death Cult’: The Gamification of Conspiracy

, 10 August 2021
Heidi Siegmund Cuda investigates how the QAnon movement modelled itself on popular gaming culture

End Game: Why the Council for National Policy’s Machine is a Threat to US Democracy in 2022

, 2 July 2021
Heidi Siegmund Cuda explains how a consortium of far-right religious extremists and fossil fuel magnates are not only a threat to democracy, but to the earth itself

‘Public Threat’ Rudy Giuliani’s Law License Suspended

, 25 June 2021
Heidi Siegmund Cuda reports on the unprecedented suspension of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer for misconduct and deception over the 2020 Presidential Elections

Forever Young: Reflections on Bob Dylan at 80

, 24 May 2021
Heidi Siegmund Cuda celebrates the proto-punk’s protest songs as epic short stories painting a history of radical anti-war, anti-establishment America

The Ukraine Disinformation Plot: FBI Raid Home and Office of Trump’s Personal Lawyer

, 29 April 2021
Heidi Siegmund Cuda explains the background to the search warrants executed on Rudy Giuliani

The Network: The American and Russian Moralists Behind the January Insurrection

, 2 March 2021
Heidi Siegmund Cuda talks to network disinformation specialist Dave Troy about how a trifecta of Conservative, Russian and military psyops tried to overturn global democracy

Second Impeachment: American Kompromat Author – ‘We Have to Prosecute Trump To the Fullest Extent of the Law’

, 9 February 2021
As Donald Trump faces an unprecedented second Senate trial, journalist Craig Unger tells Heidi Siegmund Cuda that the most terrifying aspect of modern America is the things that are still legal

‘Strongmen’: How a Crisis in Masculinity Paved the Way for Fascism

, 28 December 2020
Heidi Siegmund Cuda speaks to the historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat about the new global rise in authoritarianism and why the recent defeat of Donald Trump in the US Presidential Election was so significant

Follow the Money: Trump’s Banker Resigns Amid Internal Investigation

, 23 December 2020
Heidi Cuda reports on how many criminal and civil investigations probing the financials of the outgoing US President Donald Trump end up on the doorstep of Deutsche Bank

The Tax Man Cometh: Robert Mercer, William Barr and Trump’s Chinese Bank Account

, 1 December 2020
Heidi Siegmund Cuda talks to veteran tax investigator Martin Sheil about how much the incoming Biden administration could do by enforcing existing laws

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