Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray), founder of Jacobin Magazine and author of ‘The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality,‘ joins us.
On today’s show: UAW workers explain bargaining demands to CNN anchor.
Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray), founder of Jacobin Magazine and author of ‘The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality,‘ joins us to talk socialism. The difference between a democratic socialist and a social democrat and the idea of worker control. Historical examples of social democracy in action. Which sectors should the state control, and which should the workers? A brief response to the left-critiques of market socialism. How does democratic socialism fit into the left’s current political project? Where do race and “status” fit in?
On the fun half: Trump asks campaign advisor Steve Cortes how he looks so WASPy and if he likes the Hispanics or the country more. Asked about the UAW GM strike, Trump says he’s got the workers’ support. WFP director explains why party endorsed Warren over Sanders. Chris Coons explains (walks back) his call to strike Iran. Ben Shapiro says nobody has yet described Kavanaugh’s penis. Ben Shapiro time travels back to the ’90s, says rap isn’t music. Steven Crowder’s bonkers gun insurance commercial. A caller recounts how MR helped him leave the Yang gang. TI asks Candace Owens which era of American history was so great for black people that she wants to bring it back.
Become a member of the Majority Report at JoinTheMajorityReport.com
Reminder to our NY listeners: the deadline to register to vote in the presidential primary is October 11!
Check out today’s sponsor: Blinkist, you get unlimited access to read or listen to a massive library of condensed non- fiction books: Go to Blinkist.com/MAJORITY to try it FREE for 7 days AND save 25% off your new subscription.
Get your tickets to the Michael Brooks live show in Philadelphia on Saturday, November 23rd (the weekend before Thanksgiving) with special guests Krystal Ball and Emma Vigeland! Get your tickets here.
Get your tickets to the Goth Socialist Variety Hour w/ The Antifada and Pod Damn America at Littlefield NYC on Saturday, October 12 here!
Check out Matt’s podcast, Literary Hangover, at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover, or on iTunes.
Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: