Episode

1/5 David Neiwert: Oregon, Oath Keepers & the III Percenters

January 5, 2016

Investigative journalist David Neiwert explains what is motivating the militiamen who have takeover the Federal Wildlife Refuge in Oregon (12:55). The armed wing of the Koch brothers efforts to destroy America’s public lands. Religions role in the far Right militia movement (19:40). The different strains of the extremist right. The Oath Keepers and the many ways that Right Wing groups threaten public safety. How racism drives the movement and why do we take the Militia movement seriously at all (29:54)?

And how much Raman do the Oregon survivalists have with them?

On The Fun Half: President Obama issues new executive orders on gun safety and “Nation of Islam Obama” explains the real plan. We take a call form our favorite right wing caller Doug. And your calls and your IMs.

Members make the Majority Report possible. Please join us by becoming a MEMBER. You can also show your support by clicking thru to the DONATE button for a one-time donation. Thanks!

Past Episodes

It's Casual Friday! Emma and the MR Crew break down the biggest headlines of the day. Then, they're joined by comedian Matt Lieb, co-host of the Bad Hasbara podcast! First, Emma runs through updates on the Supreme Court’s upholding of the right to seize arms from domestic abusers, the continued ...
It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Joanna Wuest, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College and author of the book Born This Way: Science, Citizenship, and Inequality in the American LGBTQ+ Movement, to discuss her recent piece in Jacobin entitled "The Best Way to ...
It's Hump Day! Sam and Emma speak with Dr. Robert Greene, assistant professor of history at Claflin University in South Carolina & president of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) , to discuss his writing on Juneteenth. Then, they speak with Jaz Brisack, co-founder of ...