Mike Rinder

Mike Rinder

Biography:

Mike Rinder was raised as a Scientologist from early childhood. He went on to serve as Scientology’s international spokesperson and as the head of its Office of Special Affairs and was a member of the Board of Directors of Church of Scientology International from its creation in 1983 until he left in 2007. Since renouncing Scientology, Rinder has become a prominent whistleblower against its abuses. He appeared in the HBO documentary Going Clear and cohosted all three seasons of the Emmy award–winning show Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath on A&E. He and Remini currently cohost the podcast Scientology: Fair Game.

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Past Shows:

  • Inside Scientology / Strange Lore of Vermont & NY

    Ex-Scientologist Mike Rinder revealed the workings of the organization, and his difficulties escaping from it. Followed by author Paul Bartholomew chronicling strange tales from the Adirondack and Green Mountains.More »

Last Night

Inside the CIA / Rethinking Death
Inside the CIA / Rethinking Death
Analyst J. Michael Waller discussed the history and operation of the CIA and some of its failings. Followed by death doula Alua Arthur on the dying process and our attitudes around it.

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