Ken Silverstein was an investigative reporter for The Intercept. He previously worked for Racket, Racket Teen, Harper’s Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. He has written for numerous magazine and has authored several books, including “The Secret World of Oil” (Verso) and “The Radioactive Boy Scout” (Random House). His primary obsessions are political and media corruption, Sarah Silverman and Janet Malcolm. You can contact him at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter at @KenSilverstein1.