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The Majority Report is a scathingly funny, no-holds-barred, informative talk show focused on politics. Sam Seder hosts this daily podcast with guests including comedians, politicians, writers and musicians.

The Majority Report is a scathingly funny, no-holds-barred, informative talk show focused on politics. Sam Seder hosts this daily podcast with guests including comedians, politicians, writers and musicians.
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The Majority Report is a scathingly funny, no-holds-barred, informative talk show focused on politics. Sam Seder hosts this daily podcast with guests including comedians, politicians, writers and musicians.

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@majorityfm

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Episodes

2132 - The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business w/ David T. Courtwright

7/15/2019
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On today's show, David T. Courtwright, author of The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business and presidential professor emeritus in the Department of History at the University of North Florida, joins us. On today's show: Mike Pence observes men in cages at Southern border. David T. Courtwright, author of The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business and presidential professor emeritus in the Department of History at the University of North Florida, joins us. Most...

Duration:01:02:59

AM QUICKIE: July 15, 2019

7/15/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From (NYT) Trump trails Biden, Warren and Sanders in new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll (NBC) Top 2020 Dems wouldn't reverse Trump's Jerusalem embassy decision (AXIOS) And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: Large-scale federal immigration raids of people illegally in the U.S. again failed to materialize Sunday after being...

Duration:00:04:08

2131 - Sam Live from Netroots Nation Conference, Day 2

7/12/2019
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Sam at Netroots! Day 2. Sam is joined by Adele Stan from Right Wing Watch, Briahna Joy Gray and Winnie Wong from the Bernie Sanders campaign, Jeff Hauser of the Revolving Door Project, Alexandra Rojas of Justice Democrats, Adam Green of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Ryan Grim of The Intercept, and Matt Christman, Brendan James and Virgil Texas of Chapo Trap House. Also: Bernie gets an approving pat from a postal worker, Trump says Acosta did a great job as labor secretary,...

Duration:04:28:44

AM QUICKIE: July 12, 2019

7/12/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: President Trump stuns his conservative allies by announcing that he’s finally caving his plan to add a citizenship question to the Census (Mother Jones) Conservative Democrat William Lacy Clay accused Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of using the race card in her dust-up with Nancy Pelosi (Splinter) San Francisco Bay Area immigration rights group says ICE arrests that were scheduled to start this weekend...

Duration:00:03:54

2130 - Sam Live from Netroots Nation Conference, Day 1

7/11/2019
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Sam reports live from the Netroots Nation conference in Philadelphia. On day one of Netroots, Sam speaks with Dean Obeidallah, host of SiriusXM's 'The Dean Obeidallah Show;" David Dayen, executive editor of 'The American Prospect;' David Weigel of The Washington Post; Sean McElwee and Julian Brave NoiseCat of Data For Progress; Jared Holt of Right Wing Watch; and Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA. Also on today's show: Bernie tells Rachel Maddow that as...

Duration:02:18:08

AM QUICKIE: July 11, 2019

7/11/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: 'Do not tweet': Pelosi scolds progressives in closed-door meeting (POLITICO) AOC says Pelosi is "singling out" women of color in Congress (Axios) ICE just opens three new detention centers, after Congress told it not to (Mother Jones) Trump’s July 4 event and weekend protests bankrupted D.C. security fund, mayor says (WAPO) And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of...

Duration:00:04:32

2129 - Fighting Inequality by Turning Workers into Owners w/ Loren Rodgers

7/10/2019
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Happy Wednesday, joining Michael Brooks on today’s Majority Report is Loren Rodgers, Executive Director of the National Center for Employee Ownership to discuss a recent article featured in the New Republic. In America there are now over 7,000 employee owned businesses who revenue totals close to half a billion dollars. The history of employee ownership is one was designed and adapted to deal with the growing wealth inequality, namely investment banker Louis Kelso who was instrumental in...

Duration:01:34:50

AM QUICKIE: July 10, 2019

7/10/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question (WAPO) Migrant kids in Yuma report sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents (NBC NEWS) France to slap new 'ecotax' on plane tickets from 2020 (AP) And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: The government no longer wants Michael Flynn to testify against ex-partner (WAPO) New North Carolina law...

Duration:00:04:11

2128 - Outside Money in School Board Elections w/ Sarah Reckhow

7/9/2019
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On today's show, Sarah Reckhow (@SReckhow), co-author, Outside Money in School Board Elections: The Nationalization of Education Politics. Reckhow and her co-authors looked at 5 cities where outside money was flooding into local school board elections including Indianapolis, Denver, Los Angeles, New Orleans, and Bridgeport, CT. After pouring over close to a decade's worth of campaign contributions, Reckhow and her colleagues found that there was a huge surge of money coming from the...

Duration:01:53:04

2127 - Billionaire Sex Offender Charged, Border Crisis Deepens, & Pelosi Punches Left w/ the MR Crew

7/8/2019
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We're back from the July 4th holiday and got a piping-hot plate of news for you, our loyal listener. The big story coming into Monday is the bombshell indictment of Jeffrey Epstein on new charges of human trafficking. The charges first reported by the Daily Beast "allege that Epstein sexually exploited dozens of underage girls...molesting or sexually abusing them in his Upper East Side mansion or his palatial residence in Palm Beach." In an era where #MeToo has taken down powerful men across...

Duration:01:33:18

2126 - Trump Tanks the Fourth of July w/ Alex Pareene

7/5/2019
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Alex Pareene (@Pareene) stops by to discuss Trump's extra Freedom Fourth of July, impeachment, the democrats, and more! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Get your tickets to the TMBS Chicago Live Show here! Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs, and the TMBS YouTube channel for all short TMBS clips. And check out Year Of Lead, a new book on Brazil with introduction by Michael Brooks! Check out Matt’s podcast, Literary Hangover, at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover...

Duration:01:42:03

2125 - End of Term SCOTUS Review w/ Matt Ford

7/3/2019
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On today's show, The New Republic's, Matt Ford (@fordm), joins us to review the Supreme Court's latest term. Broadly speaking the term was mixed bag, with some small victories for the court's liberals, but mostly the court maintained its steady slide towards conservatism. While Republican presidents have appointed more justices over the past 50 years, those appointments have never been as conservative as Trump's appointments, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh. Ford believes that this Roberts court will...

Duration:00:55:00

2124 - Biased: Uncovering The Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See w/ Jennifer L. Eberhardt

7/2/2019
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On today's show, Jennifer L. Eberhardt, author of, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, And Do. Dr. Eberhardt's take a look at the difference between what we understand in our culture as racism and the implicit biases we pick up within our society. Through extensive studies including both clinical and social studies, Dr. Eberhardt addresses how racial bias is not restricted to a few bad actors but is present at all levels of society in media, education, and...

Duration:01:07:21

2123 - Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff w/ Anthony McCann

7/1/2019
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Anthony McCann, journalist and author of 'Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff,' joins us. On today's show: Joe Biden says kids in hoodies might become poet laureates and not just gangbangers. Biden re-uses gay waiter anecdote from 15 years ago. Journalist and author Anthony McCann joins us to discuss his new book, 'Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff.' In 2016, an armed group of protesters led by Ammon Bundy occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in...

Duration:01:15:50

2122 - Biden Self-Immolates & An Update From The Posting Wars w/ Digby & Matt Binder

6/28/2019
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Digby (Heather Parton) (@digby56) and Matt Binder (@MattBinder ) join us. On today's show: AOC explains that there's no oversight of spending on Senate bill funding ICE. Digby (Heather Parton) (@digby56) joins us to break down the latest news from Washington, including: the latest Supreme Court decisions, the Democratic debates, the new center of gravity in the Democratic Party, and how the race will change now that Biden has self-immolated in public. Also: the role of never-Trumpers and...

Duration:04:19:55

Democratic Debate Night 2: Miami Heat Turns Up w/ the MR Crew

6/27/2019
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Good evening, welcome to the second 2020 Democratic debate watch show with the MR crew! We're live at 8:50 and will be covering the stage of former VP Joe Biden, VT Senator Bernie Sanders, CA Senator Kamala Harris, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, former CO Governor John Hickenlooper, Senator Michael Bennett, Rep. Eric Swalwell, orb mistress Marianne Williamson, and Andrew "Daddy Yangbucks" Yang. We break down the candidates' performances and look at who made a splash,...

Duration:02:47:39

Democratic Debate Night 1: Miami Heat w/ the MR Crew

6/27/2019
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Good evening, welcome to the first 2020 Democratic debate watch show with the MR crew! We're live at 8:50 and will be covering the stage of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio, Former Obama HUD Secretary Julian Castro of Texas, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas, Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state, Former Rep. John Delaney of Maryland. We...

Duration:04:57:20

2121 - The Iran War Cabal & Its Proxies w/ Murtaza Hussain

6/26/2019
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Joining Michael Brooks on today's Majority Report is Murtaza Hussain to talk about the right wing's secretive efforts to start a war with Iran and the writings of the fake journalist Heshmat Alavi. On today's show: DSA-endorsed public defender Tiffany Cabán (most likely) wins Queens DA race. Murtaza Hussain (@MazMHussain), journalist at The Intercept, joins us to talk about the right wing's secretive efforts to start a war with Iran and the writings of the fake journalist Heshmat Alavi....

Duration:00:53:28

2120 - Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing w/ Matt Stroud

6/25/2019
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Matt Stroud (@MattStroud), author of "Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing," joins us. On today's show: Trump misnames Iran's Supreme Leader. Trump says he does not need Congress to strike Iran. Author Matt Stroud (@MattStroud) joins us to discuss his new book "Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing." While technologies like the taser were supposed to transform law enforcement for the better, in reality they've only made it "lazier, more reckless, and more...

Duration:01:05:56

2119 - Bernie: Cancel All Student Debt Now! & the Barbarism of the Border Crisis

6/24/2019
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The MR Crew brings you a Monday news rundown, Bernie Sanders powerful critique of Trump's Iran war mongering and incompetence and the media's devotion to war. The humanitarian crisis at the border, the Administration and ICE lawyers defend denying basic care to children at the border. Sanders, very, very good student debt elimination bill. Fox and Friends, can't handle Bernie's plan and its very funny. The census case and will the Supreme Court care at all about how bias they look? On The...

Duration:00:56:11