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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

2156 - Israel Bans Tlaib and Omar + Shapiro and Miller Talk Comedy w/ Benjamin Dixon & Andy Kindler

8/16/2019
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On today's show, The Host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) and the renowned Andy Kindler (@AndyKindler ). Benjamin Dixon joins Sam to recap the biggest stories of the week including the change in Public Charge laws, the possibility of an economic recession, and Israel's decision to ban the first two Muslim American congresswomen from visiting the "only democracy in the Middle East." Sam and Benjamin agree that changes to the Public Charge laws function as a...

Duration:01:59:43

AM QUICKIE: August 16th, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

8/16/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Israel now says they will allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit the country—but only as a private citizen. An ex-Blackwater contractor is sentenced to life in prison for his part in a 2007 massacre of Iraqi civilians. Trump wants to buy Greenland. You heard that right folks, Greenland. And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: A Fox News poll released Thursday showed Trump losing head-to-head matchups...

Duration:00:05:05

2155 - Kashmir & the Global Far Right w/ Vijay Prashad

8/15/2019
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Vijay Prashad (@vijayprashad), director of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research and Chief Editor at LeftWord Books, joins Michael Brooks to discuss the on-going lockdown in Kashmir. On today's show: Ben Shapiro says if you have to work two jobs to live, "that's a you problem." Vijay Prashad (@vijayprashad), director of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research and Chief Editor at LeftWord Books, joins Michael Brooks to discuss the on-going lockdown in Kashmir. Last...

Duration:01:08:08

AM QUICKIE: August 15th, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

8/15/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Stocks plunge and the Dow Jones tanks 800 points as warnings of a new recession begin to stack up. (CNBC) Meanwhile, Bibi Netanyahu wants to block Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel for a planned visit next week. (Daily Beast) And lastly, Congressman Steve King tells a crowd of conservative voters in Iowa that centuries of rape and incest has actually been really good for the...

Duration:00:04:26

2154 - Corporate Media vs. Bernie & Editing America's Huddled Masses

8/14/2019
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News day with the MR team. On today's show: CNN says Sanders campaign calling out pro-corporate bias is "really dangerous line." Noam Chomsky explains how the media and our education system manufacture consent. Round 3: Cuccinello says Statue of Liberty poem was about Europeans. Ronald Raygun gives details on "public charge" laws: their long history and the recent changes made by Trump admin. On the fun half: Trump defends Cuccinelli and public charge law changes after Cuccinelli edits the...

Duration:01:05:56

AM QUICKIE: August 14th, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

8/14/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: The New York Times reports that prison guards assigned to Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep and falsified records to cover it up. (NYT) More than a century of temperature data has been analyzed by the Washington Post, and guess what folks… extreme climate change has officially arrived in America. (WaPo) An assault weapons ban picks up steam in the House of Representatives as 7 out of ten Americans now...

Duration:00:04:37

2153 - Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State w/ Samuel Stein

8/13/2019
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Samuel Stein joins Sam to discuss his book, Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State. In this book, Stein shows how the $200T real estate industry has accounted for more than 60% of the global assets and how urban planning policy has enabled its tremendous growth. On today's show: Ainsley Earhardt says it's great that kids are praying (after losing their home, car, and parents' jobs). Samuel Stein, PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center, joins Sam to discuss his book,...

Duration:01:07:58

2152 - Health Justice Now: Single Payer & What Comes Next w/ Timothy Faust

8/12/2019
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Healthcare advocate Timothy Faust (@crulge) joins us to discuss his book, "Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next." On today's show: MSNBC's Vaughn Hillyard asked Iowa voter Bob Fisher which candidate he supports, he responds, "I'm white, old, they call me all kinds of name, who do you think?" Healthcare advocate Timothy Faust (@crulge) joins us to discuss his book, "Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next." The foundational issues with how the private health...

Duration:01:04:06

AM QUICKIE: August 12th, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

8/12/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Joe Biden mistakenly tells the press that he met with Parkland shooting victims while he was vice president. (CNN) Meanwhile, Kamala Harris condemns Trump’s immigration raids part of campaign of terror hat will result in “flawed’”census. (Politico) And lastly, Hong Kong International Airpot cancels all of its departing flights as mass protests continue for the 10th straight weekend. (Bloomberg) And...

Duration:00:04:16

2151 - Where Taking The Concerns of Racists Seriously Has Gotten Us w/ Tom Scocca

8/9/2019
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Tom Scocca (@tomscocca) joins the MR Crew in studio to discuss his recent piece in Slate, "Where Taking the Concerns of Racists Seriously Has Gotten Us," and to recap the week's biggest stories. On today's show: CNN reports that the two-month old baby orphaned in El Paso shooting was discharged from hospital, then brought back for Trump's photo op. Trump gives a "thumbs up" with the baby. Tom Scocca (@tomscocca), politics editor at Slate, joins the MR Crew in studio to discuss his...

Duration:04:53:12

AM QUICKIE: August 9th, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

8/9/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Lindsey Graham promises to repeal ObamaCare if Trump and House Republicans win in 2020. (The Hill) Meanwhile, Trump and Melania smiling photo opp with a baby orphaned in El Paso massacre draws global criticism. (The Independent) And lastly, a new study finds that police are a leading cause of death for young men, especially those of color. (Daily Beast) And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: From The...

Duration:00:04:21

2150 - Why the Right Hates Ilhan Omar w/ Branko Marcetic

8/8/2019
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Good morning, Branko Marcetic from the Jacobin joins Michael Brooks to discuss his recent story, "Why the Right Hates Ilhan Omar." Conservatives hate her because of her race and religion, but they also fear the organizing and fighting she has done for working people of all races and beliefs. As Donald Trump launches his 2020 campaign with his most extreme white supremacist rhetoric to date, Ilhan Omar finds herself at the center of the right's sight. Brooks and Marcetic break down the...

Duration:00:56:30

AM QUICKIE: August 8, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

8/8/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: The NRA pulls its leash on Trump after he shows support for background checks. (Raw Story) Meanwhile, all hospitalized victims of Sunday’s mass shooting in Texas refuse to meet with the president during his visit to El Paso. (CBS News) And lastly, ICE detains nearly 700 workers in Mississippi. (Payday Report) And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: Elizabeth Warren is proposing a public option for...

Duration:00:04:52

2149 - The Code: Silicon Valley And the Remaking of America w/ Margaret O'Mara

8/7/2019
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Margaret O'Mara (@margaretomara), Professor of History at the University of Washington, joins us to discuss her book, The Code: Silicon Valley And the Remaking of America. On today's show: Latino communities afraid in the wake of the El Paso shooting. Trump says it's a "terrific" opportunity to thank cops and first responders in TX and OH. Margaret O'Mara (@margaretomara), Professor of History at the University of Washington, joins us to discuss her book, The Code: Silicon Valley And the...

Duration:00:52:58

AM QUICKIE: August 7, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

8/7/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democrats while Warren surges and Harris drops. (The Hill) Elizabeth Warren Leads the way among crossover donors. (WSJ) Orange County, the place where Ronald Reagan said ”the good Republicans go to die" is now a place where Democrats outnumber Republicans. (OCR) And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES: The AP reports that North Korea leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire...

Duration:00:04:22

2148 - On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane w/ Emily Guendelsberger

8/6/2019
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Journalist Emily Guendelsberger, author of 'On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane,' joins us. On today's show: Stuart Varney says Democrats raising the minimum wage to $15/hour is "basically" vote buying. Ainsley Earhardt once again brings up her friend's mayo restaurant. Journalist Emily Guendelsberger joins us to discuss her new book, 'On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane.' In the tradition of Barbara...

Duration:01:32:42

AM QUICKIE: August 6, 2019 w/ Lucie Steiner & Sam Seder

8/6/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: The NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against background check expansion laws in months leading up to the nations latest mass shootings. (CNBC) Meanwhile, China confirms it will be suspending agricultural product purchases in response to President Trump’s new tariffs. (CNN) And lastly, AOC rips Mitch McConnell after a picture surfaces of young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts ‘groping & choking’ cutout of...

Duration:00:04:44

2147 - Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns w/ Igor Volsky

8/5/2019
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Igor Volsky, Executive Director of Guns Down America and author of 'Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns,' joins us. On today's show: Beto responds to question about what Trump can do to unite country: "He's not tolerating racism, he's promoting racism." Trump addresses nation: "Hate has no place in America." May 2019: Trump says migrants are an "invasion," laughs when someone in crowd says "shoot 'em!" Igor Volsky, Executive Director of Guns Down...

Duration:04:32:04

AM QUICKIE: August 5, 2019 w/ Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

8/5/2019
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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: 8Chan, a web forum popular with white supremacists is dropped by its cybersecurity provider in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso. (NBC News) Mexico looks into taking legal action against the US after six Mexican nationals were killed and seven others were injured in El Paso. (CNN) A leaked international climate report says attempts to solve our climate crisis by cutting carbon emissions from...

Duration:00:04:49

2146 - Ganging Up on Shaky Joe Biden w/ Alex Pareene

8/2/2019
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On today's show, Alex Pareene joins us to discuss Mitch McConnell, election security, and why Marianne Williamson's platform is more durable than politicos think. We're live at noon eastern time. In his first day back from debate coverage, Sam assesses the Sanders/Warren coalition and the wide-ranging demographics the two candidates cover. Alex Pareene explains Joe Biden's declining on-stage performance and why attacks from Cory Booker and Kamala Harris are beneficial to progressive left...

Duration:02:58:50