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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

2225 - Analyzing the Impeachment Hearings & Wednesday's Debate

11/21/2019
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After 8+ hours of streaming on Wednesday, today's Majority Report features a breakdown of impeachment testimony from Kurt Volker, Tim Morrison, and George Sondland. Sam and the crew also assess candidates' performances during last night's Democratic debate in Atlanta. MSNBC hates Bernie, Pete says a whole lot of nothing, Klobuchar gets massive amounts of talking time, Biden is going to punch misogyny in the face, and more! Become a member of the Majority Report today! And subscribe to the...

Duration:03:37:20

2224 - The Trump Impeachment Hearings: Ambassador Gordon Sondland Testimony

11/20/2019
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The Majority Report continues its live coverage of the House impeachment hearings of Donald Trump today at 9 AM EST with testimony from Gordon Sondland the US Ambassador to the EU. This is only the first stream of the day. We'll be back live both for the hearings this afternoon and for the debate tonight. Become a member of the Majority Report today! And subscribe to the AM Quickie here. Make the AMQ part of your Alexa Flash Briefing too! Check out today’s sponsors: Hunt A Killer is...

Duration:03:22:44

2223 - Trump Impeachment Hearings Recapping Alexander Vindman & Jennifer Williams

11/19/2019
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MR covers the impeachment hearings live. On today's show: Vindman speaks to father about speaking truth to power. Williams on July 25th call, what the committee has asked her, and what she found unusual. Schiff shoots down the theory that Giuliani was freelancing. Vindman retells Bolton "drug deal" story, Vindman explains why he went to NSC IG after July call. Goldman walks Vindman through Trump's call, its lack of official US policy, Bidens. Goldman lays out April to May timeline. Schiff...

Duration:01:17:43

2222 - Is Trump Hurting Red State Republicans? & Picking Up Statehouses in 2020 w/ Aaron Kleinman AKA @BobbyBigWheel

11/18/2019
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Aaron Kleinman (@bobbybigwheel), Director of Research at the Future Now Fund, joins Sam to discuss the 2019 election results, Trump's position in Deep Red America, and what it means for 2020. On today's show: John Bel Edwards beats Trump-backed Republican in LA governor's race. Last week: Trump says he needs a win in LA. Aaron Kleinman (@bobbybigwheel), Director of Research at the Future Now Fund, joins Sam to discuss the 2019 election results, Trump's position in Deep Red America, and...

Duration:01:13:11

2221 - Stone Convicted, Impeachment Marches On & What's Deval Patrick's Game? w/ Emma Vigeland & Judy Gold

11/15/2019
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Sam hosts Emma Vigeland from The Young Turks (@EmmaVigeland) and comedian Judy Gold (@JewdyGold) to recap the week's news, including impeachment, the 2020 democratic primary, and more. On today's show: Yovanovitch on her order to leave Ukraine because her safety was threatened. Trump tweets about Yovanovitch during her testimony. Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland), correspondent and producer at The Young Turks, joins us to discuss the news of the day: Cenk's run for Congress, Roger Stone's...

Duration:01:28:57

2220 - Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control w/ Stephen Kinzer

11/14/2019
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Good Thursday morning, today's show features a recent interview Sam recorded with journalist Stephen Kinzer about his new book, Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control. Kinzer and Sam begin their interview with a brief history of Allen Dulles and Sydney Gottlieb's obsession with mind control, which each man thought was essential to counter-intelligence during the Cold War era. Kinzer believes Gottlieb was one of the most powerful and unchecked government...

Duration:00:47:20

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