Nausicaa Renner is Deputy Editor of The Intercept. She was previously Washington Editor at The Intercept, digital editor at Columbia Journalism Review, and a senior editor at n+1. Her essays on politics, psychoanalysis, and books have appeared in n+1, the New York Times Magazine, NewYorker.com, and the New Republic, among others. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, and grew up in Chicago.
Biden Administration Drafting Order to Invoke Defense Production Act for Green Energy Storage Technology
A draft of the executive order obtained by The Intercept would use the Defense Production Act to ramp up mineral production for electric car batteries.
Don’t Tell Cable Pundits That Bernie Sanders Is Leading Nationally Among Black Voters
MSNBC pundits were so excited about Biden’s win in South Carolina that they wrote off Sanders’s national support among black and young people.
As House Impeaches Trump, Senate Carnage Plods Along
While impeachment dominates the news cycle, Trump’s policies accelerating the border crisis are held up as “achievements” in Congress, with little Democratic pushback.
“If It’s Gonna Come Out, It’s Gonna Come Out the Right Way”: Heroes of Torture Report Movie Are Lauded for Dodging Reporters
A choice moment in “The Report” comes when Dianne Feinstein asks Daniel J. Jones what he thinks of Edward Snowden. “I think he’s a traitor,” she says.