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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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Episodes

2196 - Impeachment Floodgates Open & Trump Stokes Nativist Hatred w/ Benjamin Dixon & Tim Heidecker

10/11/2019
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Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, and comedian and filmmaker Tim Heidecker (@timheidecker) join us for Casual Friday. On today's show: Trump says Somalis have ruined communities, promises crackdown on refugees and immigrants. Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, joins us to break down the news. Support for impeachment is rising among voters and the Democratic Party establishment is finally on board. What does it mean for...

Duration:01:33:09

2195 - Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom w/ Sarah Seo

10/10/2019
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Good morning, this Thursday is another Sam/Michael hybrid episode. Today's show features an interview Sam recorded with Iowa University Law Professor Sarah Seo about her latest book, Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom. Sam and Seo discuss how the rise of personal automotive transportation led Americans to expect and accept a seemingly ever-growing police state in America. Michael will host the Fun Half. We're live at noon EST. Become a member of the Majority...

Duration:00:54:06

2194 - William Barr's 40-Year War Against Congressional Oversight w/ Rep. Brad Miller

10/9/2019
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Happy Yom Kippur! It's a Michael/Sam hybrid Wednesday featuring a recent interview Sam did with former North Carolina Representative Brad Miller on his latest piece in the American Prospect, "The 40-Year War: William Barr’s long struggle against congressional oversight." On today's show: Bernie announces he's reducing number of 2020 campaign events. Bradley Miller, former House Rep. from North Carolina's district 13, joins us to discuss his latest piece in the American Prospect, "The...

Duration:00:53:40

2193 - The White House Obstructs Justice & Sets The Stage For Genocide In Syria

10/8/2019
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The MR crew breaks down the news. On today's show: Fox News: Charles Payne wants college players paid, Bill Hammered disagrees. Schiff responds to WH withholding Sondland testimony. Schiff says Sondland has text messages the State Dept is withholding. 2012: Trump on Turkey: "I have a little conflict of interest...It's called Trump Towers." Ron Johnson attacks press over Trump's Ukraine actions, deflects to 2016. On the fun half: Ben Shapiro says Trump has no plan. Scott Walker and Pete...

Duration:01:11:00

2192 - Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections & Saving America

10/7/2019
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Ian Haney López (@IanHaneyLopez), Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at the University of California, Berkeley, joins us to discuss his book, 'Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America.' On today's show: Brian Kilmeade is upset US is abandoning Kurds in Syria. Ian Haney López (@IanHaneyLopez), Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at the University of California, Berkeley, joins us to discuss his book, 'Merge Left: Fusing Race and...

Duration:01:15:25

2191 - Impeachment Approaches & Bernie's Electoral Chances w/ Virgil Texas

10/4/2019
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Virgil Texas (@virgiltexas) from Chapo Trap House joins us for a freebie Friday. On today's show: FEC chair Weintraub writes letter clarifying laws on foreign interference in elections. 4Doc on text messages from members of the Intelligence, Oversight and Reform, and Foreign Affairs Committees. Virgil Texas (@virgiltexas) from Chapo Trap House joins us to break down the news. Impeachment: how Trump's current predicament compares to Watergate. Rep. Lee Zeldin contradicts publicly...

Duration:02:21:10

AM QUICKIE: October 4th, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

10/4/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: A stunning new report claims Trump removed the Ukrainian Ambassador because Rudy Giuliani said she was interfering with his investigation into Joe Biden. Meanwhile, here comes another one! A new whistleblower from inside the IRS says the Treasury Department tried to interfere with an audit of Trump’s tax returns. And lastly, progressives warn of a stealth privatization effort by the White House as...

Duration:00:05:08

2190 - The Bernie vs. Warren Debate We Need w/ Eric Levitz

10/3/2019
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Good morning, Eric Levitz joins the Majority Report to discuss his essay in New York, "The Bernie vs. Warren Debate We Need," and provide some clarity to the intra-left "Bernie or Warren" discourse. Sam and Levitz begin their conversation exploring the idea that "the American left's bark is louder than its bite." The left has helped shift the country's political discussion in the past several years and has gotten the ear of mainstream political elites and media, but it does not have the...

Duration:01:05:36

AM QUICKIE: October 3rd, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

10/3/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop Reminder, this is the last week you'll find the AM Quickie in your Majority Report feed. So go to AMQuickie.com and subscribe today! TODAY'S HEADLINES: It was only a matter of time! Trump’s loyal number 2, Mike Pence, finds himself caught up in impeachment. Meanwhile, House Democrats threaten to subpoena the White House as they get ready to launch a new phase of the impeachment inquiry. And lastly, the cruelty is...

Duration:00:05:29

2189 - Pompeo Can't Get His Story Straight & On The Fun Half, The Crowder Files

10/2/2019
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On today's show: Bernie campaign announces his stent procedure. Sunday: Pompeo says he didn't hear Trump's call with Ukraine president Zelensky. Tuesday: Pompeo admits he was on the call with Zelensky. Gorka is in Rome with Pompeo, reveals the Obamagate house of cards is collapsing. Kevin McCarthy gives GOP's worst defense of Trump's convo w/ Zelensky. Ainsley Earhardt says Americans can't follow how Trump, Giuliani and Bill Barr are connected. On the fun half: Warren vs. Bernie on taking...

Duration:01:01:13

AM QUICKIE: October 2nd, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

10/2/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop Reminder, this is the last week you'll find the AM Quickie in your Majority Report feed. So go to AMQuickie.com and subscribe today! TODAY'S HEADLINES: ecretary of State Mike Pompeo reject Democrats demands for State Dept. officials’ testimony in impeachment depositions scheduled for this week. Meanwhile, billionaire Tom Steyer launches a $3 million pro-impeachment ad campaign that will target vulnerable Republican...

Duration:00:02:56

2188 - Why Student Debt Cancellation Must Be on the Progressive Agenda w/ Marshall Steinbaum

10/1/2019
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Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall), assistant professor of economics at the University of Utah, joins Sam to discuss his latest piece in Current Affairs, "Cancelling Student Debt Reduces the Racial Wealth Gap." Michael Brooks hosts the fun half. On today's show: Worker says he's going broke due to healthcare costs on his union plan, Amy Klobuchar responds that it's most important to let workers keep the plans they fought for. Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall), assistant professor of...

Duration:01:23:11

AM QUICKIE: October 1st, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

10/1/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop Reminder, this is the last week you'll find the AM Quickie in your Majority Report feed. So go to AMQuickie.com and subscribe today! TODAY'S HEADLINES: Bernie Sanders raises a massive $25.3 Million in the third quarter - - possibly the largest haul from any 2020 candidate so far. Meanwhile, CNN and The New York Times report that AG Bill Barr actually asked Trump to get Australia to help him review the origins of...

Duration:00:06:12

2187 - The Hidden History of the Supreme Court & the Betrayal of America w/ Thom Hartmann

9/30/2019
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Thom Hartmann (@Thom_Hartmann), progressive radio host and author, joins Sam to discuss his latest book, The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of America. Michael Brooks hosts the Fun Half for members. On today's show: Robert De Niro says "fuck em" to Fox News. Thom Hartmann (@Thom_Hartmann), progressive radio host and author, joins Sam to discuss his latest book, The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of America. While the Supreme Court frequently...

Duration:00:54:25

AM QUICKIE: September 30th, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

9/30/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop Reminder, this is the last week you'll find the AM Quickie in your Majority Report feed. So go to AMQuickie.com and subscribe today! TODAY'S HEADLINES: Trump quotes a mega-church pastor on Fox News who warned of civil war if the President is impeached. Meanwhile, a new study warns that big banks are offloading risky mortgages onto taxpayers as the climate crisis threatens to put many of those homes literally...

Duration:00:04:38

2186 - The Democrats Should Impeach Trump For All His Crimes w/ Mehdi Hasan

9/27/2019
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Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan), columnist and senior contributor at The Intercept, joins us. On today's show: Schiff asks why WH saw whistleblower complaint first, Maguire says it's unprecedented situation. Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan), columnist and senior contributor at The Intercept, joins us to talk impeachment: The Democratic base wants it, but Pelosi and co are trying to rush it after fighting against doing it at all. Why are the Democrats being so squeamish? Some possible explanations....

Duration:01:00:38

AM QUICKIE: September 27th, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

9/27/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Trump is caught on tape suggesting that the whistleblower who filed a complaint against him should be executed. Meanwhile, the Chairman of the House Ways and Means is reportedly sitting on another explosive whistleblower complaint - - this one alleging that Trump attempted to influence an IRS audit of his tax returns. And lastly, chaos at Fox News, where management is divided over whether to stay...

Duration:00:05:21

2185 - The Harlan Co. Miners Strike & Campus Free Speech Hypocrisy in No. Carolina w/ Cal Winslow & Djene Bajalan

9/26/2019
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Michael Brooks is joined by two guests this Thursday on the Majority Report: Author and historian Cal Winslow joins the program to discuss his piece about the ongoing protests by Blackjewel Kentucky miners, "No Neutrals in Harlan County." And Djene Bajalan also joins the program to discuss the Trump administration's plans to pull grant funding from UNC and Duke's joint Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies. On today's show: Zelensky says he was not pushed by Trump, doesn't want to be...

Duration:00:59:45

AM QUICKIE: September 26th, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

9/26/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: The Washington Post reports that the acting director of national intelligence threatened to resign if he couldn’t speak freely before Congress on whistleblower complaint Meanwhile, a new report claims the whole Ukraine scheme began as effort to pardon former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort! And lastly, Trump’s pick to lead the Fish and Wildlife Service is linked to Monsanto AND...

Duration:00:04:55

2184 - The Day One Agenda, Using Presidential Power for Good w/ David Dayen

9/25/2019
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On today's show, Executive Editor of the American Prospect, David Dayen (@ddayen) joins the Majority Report to premiers the American Prospects new vertical, "The Day One Agenda." In it Dayen and other leading progressive media figures examine how a Democratic president can change the American state of affairs from day one in the executive office without resorting to abusing its authority. Sam and Dayen review some of the actions a Democratic president can take in January 2021 including a...

Duration:01:05:55