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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

1970 - Trump's Matt Whitaker Fail & Coming Indictments? w/ Marcy Wheeler

11/14/2018
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Marcy Wheeler (@emptywheel), independent journalist at EmptyWheel.net, joins us. On today's show: Stuart Varney drags AOC on Amazon, says "the young lady does not understand growth." Marcy Wheeler (@emptywheel), independent journalist at EmptyWheel.net, joins us to discuss the latest on the Mueller investigation, including Jeff Sessions' firing, the potential number of indictments coming down the pike, and how Trump's decision to install loyalist Matt Whitaker as Sessions' replacement (and...

Duration:01:21:31

1969 - Identity Crisis: The Battle for the Meaning of America w/ John Sides

11/13/2018
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John Sides (@johnmsides), professor of political science at George Washington University and co-author of Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America, joins us. On today's show: Andrew Gillum talks Florida recount...in 2002 documentary. John Sides (@johnmsides), professor of political science at George Washington University, joins us to discuss his new book, Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of...

Duration:01:11:40

1968 - Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation & Radicalization in American Politics w/ Yochai Benkler

11/12/2018
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Yochai Benkler (@YochaiBenkler), Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School, joins us to discuss his new book, Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics. On today's show: Trump thanks WW2 veterans, says "you look so comfortable" under rain shelter. Macron denounces nationalism as "a betrayal of patriotism" in rebuke to Trump at WW2 remembrance. Yochai Benkler (@YochaiBenkler), Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial...

Duration:01:11:12

1967 - Midterms Getting Wavier As GOP Tries To Obstruct Votes w/ Benjamin Dixon & Judy Gold

11/9/2018
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Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) and Judy Gold (@JewdyGold) join us for Casual Friday. On today's show: Trump "regrets" his "tone" over the past two years. Trump blasts "disgrace" Jim Acosta, "loser" April Ryan, suggests more reporters could lose credentials. Trump tells black CNN reporter Abby Phillips she "asks a lot of stupid questions." Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) joins us to discuss midterm election results and more. The need for structural reforms in campaign finance,...

Duration:03:15:51

1966 - Trump & the Future of the INF w/ Joseph Cirincione

11/8/2018
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On today’s show, Joseph Cirincione (@Cirincione), President of the Ploughshare Fund, joins Michael to discuss the future of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and why elected officials on both sides of the aisle are pleading with President Trump and John Bolton to keep the 30 year old Cold War treaty in tact. We’re live at 12:00 pm EST. Joseph Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund joins us to breakdown the history of nuclear and intercontinental missiles and how close we have gotten...

Duration:01:00:27

1965 - 2018 Midterm Election Breakdown w/ Dave Weigel

11/7/2018
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The Washington Post's Dave Weigel (@daveweigel ) joins us to discuss the midterm election results. On today's show: Woman describes why she voted for McCaskill: her husband was poor in America and died because he didn't have health insurance; Steve Doocy immediately moves onto MAGA chud. Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) joins us to discuss the midterm election results. Turnout is up and Democrats out-performed their baselines. But Republicans did, too. Nancy Pelosi and bipartisanship: has she...

Duration:00:57:57

Midterm Elections 2018: Continuous Coverage

11/6/2018
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Full coverage of the 2018 US midterm elections, featuring the MR Crew and special guests Nomi Konst, David Dayen, and more.

Duration:05:02:15

1964 - This Election’s Greatest Wave Could Come Down-Ballot, Way Down-Ballot w/ Sean McElwee

11/6/2018
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Sean McElwee (@SeanMcElwee) of Data For Progress joins us to discuss his predictions for the midterms. On today's show: Trump says he (kind of, maybe) regrets his tone over the past two years, but it's the media's fault. Sean McElwee (@SeanMcElwee) of Data for Progress joins us to discuss his predictions for the midterms, and why he believes the most important results of this year's election will come in local and state races as well as the less-discussed local ballot measures. You can...

Duration:00:53:57

1963 - Midterm Elections Preview w/ MR Crew

11/5/2018
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On today's show: Ohio congressional candidate Danny O'Connor explains how GOP will take away your healthcare in debate against Republican Troy Balderson. Stacey Abrams calls her opponent Brian Kemp an "architect of voter suppression." Morning Joe reveals Trump once admitted he plays the race card: "I know it's bad, but it works." Trump says the media are the ones creating violence in America with their fake news lies. Steve Martin lookalike chants "CNN sucks!" outside a Miami Trump...

Duration:00:53:31

1962 - GOP Leans Into Fascism For Midterms & Dennis Miller To Leave Politics? w/ Digby & Andy Kindler

11/2/2018
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Today, on Casual Friday, Digby joins the Majority Report to discuss the latest Trump tactics as we slam into Tuesday's midterms, and then Andy Kindler makes his Majority Report return to breakdown Dennis Miller's current relationship with the conservative movement. We're live at 12:00 pm ET. Digby and Sam kick off Majority Report's 8th birthday show talking about cassettes, 8 tracks, and AM radio before diving into the news of the week. Digby lays out how Trump's rhetoric became so over the...

Duration:03:14:16

1961 - Why Bolsonaro Won: Beyond the Cliches w/ Brian Mier

11/1/2018
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Journalist Brian Mier joins the Majority Report to discuss Jair Bolsonaro's election in Brasil and his latest piece for Brasil Wire, "Why Bolsonaro Won: Beyond the Cliches." On today's show: Dave Chappelle says Trump hasn't made this fascist wave, he's just surfing it. Brien Mier, editor of Brasil Wire, joins us to discuss Jair Bolsonaro's election in Brasil and his latest piece for Brasil Wire, "Why Bolsonaro Won: Beyond the Cliches." In this piece, Mier argues that Bolsonaro's electoral...

Duration:01:09:40

(UNLOCKED!) A Very Dumb Dumb Halloween, 2018

10/31/2018
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We had a horrible accident in the studio, which kicked off a bizarre series of events from which the MR crew might never recover. Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Check out today's sponsor: Blue Apron’s mission is to make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone. So check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free at BLUEAPRON.COM/MAJORITY Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs, and the new TMBS YouTube channel for all short TMBS clips Check out...

Duration:00:58:26

1960 - Pittsburgh Mourners Reject Trump

10/31/2018
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On today's show: Mourners in Pittsburgh protest Trump's visit. Jewish Pittsburgh hospital president explains why they treated the terror suspect. Nikki Haley says GOP didn't blame Obama for racial divide after Dylann Roof shooting (how nice of them)...which she linked to Trump's rhetoric at the time. Beto O'Rourke rejects Trump's effort to militarize the border, calls it "ridiculous." Senate candidate Martha McSally (R-AZ): "I'm getting my ass kicked" because of vote to repeal Obamacare....

Duration:01:51:59

1959 - How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing & Resistance w/ LA Kauffman

10/30/2018
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rganizer and movement historian LA Kauffman (@LAKauffman) joins us to discuss her new book, How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance. On today's show: Trump says he will end birthright citizenship in interview with Axios. Organizer and movement historian LA Kauffman (@LAKauffman) joins us to discuss her new book, How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance. From the 1963 March on Washington to the millions-strong Iraq War protests, most large scale...

Duration:00:57:31

1958 - The Elite's Failure to Hold Trump's Enablers Accountable

10/29/2018
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MR reports on the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 dead. Michelle Malkin says refugees are a "hostile force" invading our country. Chris Farrell says caravan is made possible by "Soros occupied State Department." Hugh Hewitt says there is political violence on both sides, Trump is not to blame for the violence. Sam and Barbara Boxer debate how to handle right wing political violence; Sam says you have to do more than vote, calls out the media for creating false equivalancies....

Duration:00:54:15

1957 - The MAGABomber & the Caravan w/ Benjamin Dixon & Ted Alexandro

10/26/2018
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Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) and comedian Ted Alexandro (@tedalexandro) join us. On today's show: Trump compares ICE fighting and liberating towns with MS 13 to fighting Nazi-occupied Europe. Benjamin Dixon, editor-in-chief of Progressive Army and host of The Benjamin Dixon show, joins us to break down the week's news. Bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc identified. Fox News' Trish Regan accuses the media of "playing the victim" w/r/t bombs. Martha McSally says she doesn't want to talk...

Duration:01:39:32

1956 - The Path to a Blue Future w/ Nick Guthman

10/25/2018
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Nick Guthman (@NickGuthman), the co-founder and executive director of Our Blue Future joins Michael to discuss how young progressive Americans are working to elect Democrats in 2018 and beyond. Guthman explains how and why very few youth organizations do coordinated electoral work. Guthman and his friends were very involved in the American University College Democrats and after graduating used their network and resources to raise money and awareness for 2018 Democratic candidates across the...

Duration:00:46:07

1955 - Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class w/ Devin Fergus

10/24/2018
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Devin Fergus (@Devin_Fergus), the Arvarh E. Strickland Distinguished Professor of History and Black Studies at the University of Missouri and author of Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class, joins us. On today's show: Trump says Khasshogi cover-up was "worst ever." Devin Fergus (@Devin_Fergus) joins us to discuss his new book, Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class. In this book, Fergus explores the impact of hidden...

Duration:01:02:51

1954 - The GOP's Nationalist Caravan Conniption

10/23/2018
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Sam is back from Politicon. Let's see how he did in his debate against Charlie Kirk! On today's show: Sam's debate with Charlie gets the Bob's Burgers treatment. Trump explains why he's a nationalist, not a globalist. Trump wants reporters to embed with migrant caravan to find MS 13 and terrorists. Mike says CBP apprehends 10 terrorists every day at the southern border. Fox news segment: "Griff Jenkins foils illegals' attempt to cross border." On the fun half: John from San Antonio calls...

Duration:00:56:25

1953 - Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World w/ Anand Giridharadas

10/22/2018
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Anand Giridharadas (@AnandWrites), author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, joins us. On today's show: Candidate Andrew Gillum talks about climate change while DeSantis looks like his human face is about to melt off in FL gubernatorial debate. Anand Giridharadas (@AnandWrites) joins us to discuss his new book, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World. In this book, the former New York Times columnist explores how global elites' efforts to...

Duration:01:31:24