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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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English

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Episodes

2219 - Part 2 - The Trump Impeachment Hearings

11/13/2019
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Sam broadcasts the Trump impeachment hearings live! Today's hearings feature testimony from former top US Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and George P. Kent, the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the European and Eurasian Bureau at the U.S. Department of State. Subscribe to the AM Quickie here. Check out today’s sponsors: Bitsbox is a monthly subscription box that teaches real computer coding for kids ages 6-12. Our listeners can get $25 off any Bitsbox subscription of $50 or more by going...

Duration:03:55:32

2219 - Part 1 - The Trump Impeachment Hearings

11/13/2019
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Sam broadcasts the Trump impeachment hearings live! Today's hearings feature testimony from former top US Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and George P. Kent, the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the European and Eurasian Bureau at the U.S. Department of State. Subscribe to the AM Quickie here. Check out today’s sponsors: Bitsbox is a monthly subscription box that teaches real computer coding for kids ages 6-12. Our listeners can get $25 off any Bitsbox subscription of $50 or more by going...

Duration:02:23:02

2218 - Evo Morales' Ouster in Bolivia w/ Mark Weisbrot & Nomiki Konst

11/12/2019
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Mark Weisbrot (@MarkWeisbrot), co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, joins Sam to discuss the military government takeover in Bolivia and Weisbrot's latest in the Nation, "The Trump Administration Is Undercutting Democracy in Bolivia." Plus, Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst) On today's show: Biden reminds voters he will get GOP support for legislation. Mark Weisbrot (@MarkWeisbrot), co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, joins Sam to discuss the...

Duration:01:13:08

2217 - The Finance Curse w/ Nicholas Shaxson

11/11/2019
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Journalist and author Nicholas Shaxson (@nickshaxson) joins us to discuss his new book, The Finance Curse: How Global Finance Is Making Us All Poorer. On today's show: Jamie Dimon says he can't solve problems of wealth inequality with his compensation. Nicholas Shaxson (@nickshaxson) joins us to discuss his new book, The Finance Curse: How Global Finance Is Making Us All Poorer. How the world's major powers (minus the Soviet Union) established a postwar Keynesian economic consensus and...

Duration:00:58:42

2216 - Impeachment's 2020 Shockwaves & What's Bloomberg Doing? w/ Alex Pareene & Film Guy Matthew Weiss

11/8/2019
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Alex Pareene (@pareene) and Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) join us. On today's show: Meet the Press just making stuff up about Bloomberg and his potential campaign. Impeachment update: what are the political effects of this timeline? Pete Hegseth freshman dorm bong philosophy: "Trump is the whistleblower." Trump's defense against whistleblower accusations: completely inconsistent, really bad. Just what does Mike Bloomberg think he's doing? Film Guy Matthew (@langdonboom) joins us...

Duration:01:41:14

2215 - Understanding Kashmir w/ Mohamad Junaid

11/7/2019
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Good morning, joining Michael Brooks on today's Majority Report is Professor Mohamad Junaid to discuss the on-going situation in Kashmir. Brooks and Junaid begin their conversation with an overview of Kashmiri history, including its constitutional autonomy and the recent decisions by Modi's government to revoke the region's relative independence. Junaid explains that the Modi regime wants demographic transformation in Kashmir, moving Hindu Indians into the territory as a means to make way...

Duration:01:00:16

2214 - The Blue Wave Crashes Once More In Swing States & Red States

11/6/2019
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On today's show: Trump rally for Bevin on Monday: On prospect of Bevin losing: "You can't let that happen!" Andy Beshear declares victory in Kentucky. Matt Bevin in August: "If you support Andy Beshear you support Bernie Sanders' communism." PA swing districts swing to the Democrats. Dems flip seats in VA house of delegates, state senate. Bernie gains on Warren and Biden in latest Monmouth poll. Amazon spends $1.5 million to kill Kshama Sawant's campaign. Sondland revises his testimony to...

Duration:01:02:04

2213 - Homewreckers: How Wall Street Kingpins Suckered Millions out of the American Dream w/Aaron Glantz

11/5/2019
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Author Aaron Glantz (@Aaron_Glantz) joins us to discuss his new book, 'Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream.' On today's show: Leon Cooperman is upset that Warren is going after billionaires. Author Aaron Glantz (@Aaron_Glantz) joins us to discuss his new book, 'Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream.' The 2008 financial...

Duration:01:09:38

2212 - The Enigma of Clarence Thomas w/ Corey Robin

11/4/2019
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Author Corey Robin (@CoreyRobin) joins us to discuss his new book, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas. On today's show: Kevin McCarthy indignant about impeachment, Steny Hoyer says GOP is just getting mad now. Corey Robin (@CoreyRobin), professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, joins us to discuss his new book, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas. While Clarence Thomas is currently the longest serving justice on the SCOTUS, he is...

Duration:01:27:35

2211 - Capitalists Kill Deadspin & Warren's M4A w/ Digby & David Roth

11/1/2019
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Digby a.k.a. Heather Parton (@digby56) of Salon.com and David Roth, former Deadspin editor, join us. On today's show: Joe Rogan has had it with "classical liberals." Digby (@digby56) a.k.a. Heather Parton, of Salon.com and Hullabaloo, joins us to discuss the latest impeachment news. Also: Elizabeth Warren's Medicare-for-all plan. David J. Roth (@david_j_roth), former editor of the recently gutted Deadspin, joins us to discuss the sad fate of his website and the media business in general....

Duration:01:51:57

2210 - Halloween Scary News Special w/ ???

10/31/2019
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On today's program, we planned to discuss, The Fallacy of Dynamic Scoring in Social Security and why we should use the first scenario in the Social Security trustee report, with Dr. Leonard Fleishman. Unfortunately, Brendan chewed through critical ethernet cables. The interview was lost, the show halted, and the MR team pivoted to its backup programming, Stoughton, Massachusetts' own Ken, Ken & Ken show. On the Ken, Ken, & Ken show, Ryan Grim joins the Deuce to discuss the vicious Squad and...

Duration:01:16:13

2209 - Dave Rubin Blames 'Wokeness' For CA Fires & Chicago Teachers Revolt

10/30/2019
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The MR crew breaks down the news. On today's show: Tucker Carlson and Dave Rubin blame diversity and "woke" culture for California fires. Vindman testifies the Ukraine phone call transcripts have omissions he tried to correct. Police arrest Chicago teachers engaged in civil disobedience. Sex trafficking victim sues hotel chain for profiting off of sex trafficking. Rex Tillerson to appear in court for Exxon climate change case. On the fun half: Meghan McCain dares Cory Booker to try to take...

Duration:01:03:14

2208 - Make America Radical Again w/ Harvey J. Kaye

10/29/2019
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Harvey J Kaye (@harveyjkaye), Professor of Democracy at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay and author of Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again, joins us. On today's show: John Yoo and Laura Ingraham insinuate Vindman is a double agent. Harvey J Kaye (@harveyjkaye), Professor of Democracy at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, joins us to discuss his book, Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again. Max Lerner and the tradition of the "Marxist Democrat." The...

Duration:01:19:21

2207 - Goliath: The Hundred Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy w/ Matthew Stoller

10/28/2019
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On today's show, Matt Stoller, author of Goliath: The Hundred Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy, joins Sam to discuss the history and future of antitrust and monopoly in America. Stoller says the inspiration for his book started with his work as a congressional staff member during the 2008 financial crisis and the Democrats' failure to hold the big banks accountable for their actions. Sam and Matt begin their conversation with the 1912 presidential election and the different...

Duration:01:27:34

2206 - Kashmir & The Bernie/Warren Divide On Foreign Policy w/ Daniel Bessner & Nomiki Konst

10/25/2019
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Happy Friday! While Sam travels back from Las Vegas, the venerated Michael Brooks brings you this week's Casual Friday featuring Daniel Bessner from the University of Washington and activist/organizer Nomiki Konst. On today's show: Bernie explains Medicare-for-all on Kimmel. Daniel Bessner (@DBessner), Anne H. H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Assistant Professor in American Foreign Policy in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington, joins Michael to...

Duration:02:39:13

2205 - Live from Las Vegas: Sam at the Mass Torts Conference Day 2

10/24/2019
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Sam is back for day two at the Mass Torts Conference in Las Vegas. Chris Tisi first joins Sam to discuss the progress on the Talcum powder lawsuit and when Johnson & Johnson knew its product caused cancer in women. While the litigation moves through the courts, Tisi hopes the FDA will follow the lead of Canadian Drug regulators and label Talcum as a "not fit for human consumption." Attorney Matt Schultz joins Sam next to discuss potential litigation against Juul, the vaping giant owned by...

Duration:01:07:18

2204 - Live from Las Vegas: Sam at the Mass Torts Conference Day 1

10/23/2019
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Sam makes his triumphant return to Las Vegas for the Mass Torts Conference! Jeff Gaddy from Levin Papantonio is Sam's first guest of the day to discuss the on-going multi-jurisdiction litigation going on against the opioid producers and distributors across America. Gaddy and Sam explore the extensive lawsuits against drug-makers and distributors and make sense of the various settlements decided in the past several months. Gaddy gives a play-by-play of how Judge Dan Polster separated the...

Duration:01:28:30

2203 - Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business w/ Pamela Newkirk

10/22/2019
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Good morning! Today Michael Brooks will host the Fun Half after Sam's interview with journalist Pamela Newkirk about her new book, Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business. On today's show: Trump says Obama did his Netflix while in office and that emoluments is "phony." Pamela Newkirk (@PTnewkirk), joins Sam to discuss her new book,Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business. In their discussion, Sam and Pamela explore the business behind...

Duration:00:47:34

2202 - Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Punish the Poor w/ Virginia Eubanks

10/21/2019
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Sam is en route to Las Vegas for the biannual Tort Law Conference. Michael Brooks hosts today's Fun Half after an interview Sam recorded with Professor Virginia Eubanks on her book, Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor. Join us as Sam and Eubanks discuss the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive models on the working poor in America. On today's show: Jagmeet Singh final campaign video: "I Choose You." Virginia Eubanks...

Duration:00:54:41

2201 - Quid Pro Turkey, & The Chicago Teachers Strike w/ Nomiki Konst & Eric Blanc

10/18/2019
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Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst) and Eric Blanc (@_ericblanc) join us. On today's show: Eric Blanc (@_ericblanc), author of 'Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics,' joins us to discuss the Chicago teachers strike. The participation of other school workers in the strike. The involvement of the wider community and the kind of "social unionism" on display. The strike's offensive character, whereby it seeks to roll back past cuts. The strike's racial justice...

Duration:01:24:54