Episodes

Michael Brooks hosts Professor Daniel Bessner to discuss the growing gig economy in academia and what’s happening in Minnesota as protestors square of with authorities in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. We’re live at noon ET. Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Check out the Brand New Majority Report Merch Shop https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/ (Merch issues and […]

May 28, 2020

Sam hosts Touré F. Reed, professor of history at Illinois State University, to discuss his new book Toward Freedom: The Case Against Race Reductionism and the reforms needed to address racial inequality and disparities. On today’s show: Andrew Ross Sorkin loses it over co-hosts’ lack of human empathy: “100,000 dead!” Sam hosts Touré F. Reed, professor of history […]

May 27, 2020

Sam hosts HuffPost journalist Zachary Carter to discuss his new book, The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes. Carter and Sam explore the life of Keynes and his role in developing the concept of Macroeconomics and the social implication of economics. Keynes’ thinking on how to deal with crises and emergencies […]

May 26, 2020

Sam recaps the week’s biggest stories with Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse podcast, and Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) shares his latest movie picks for shelter in place. On today’s show: Trump’s Abbott and Costello explanation of his most recent Covid test. Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse joins Sam to discuss the week’s big stories: […]

May 22, 2020

Michael Brooks host The Nation‘s John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) to discuss his upcoming book, The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics.  On today’s show: Trump says voting is an honor, should not be a write-in thing. The Nation‘s John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) joins Michael to discuss his upcoming […]

May 21, 2020

Sam hosts Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser to discuss the 2020 Supreme Court term, including Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, Trump v. Vance, and what we can expect from the court going forward. On today’s show: Man with many Instagram followers refuses to wear a mask in Costco. Sen. Ron Johnson and Martha MacCallum want to know why […]

May 20, 2020

Sam hosts Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) to discuss the 2020 Supreme Court term, including Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, Trump v. Vance, and what we can expect from the court going forward. On today’s show: Man with many Instagram followers refuses to wear a mask in Costco. Sen. Ron Johnson and Martha MacCallum want to know […]

May 20, 2020

Sam hosts Yale epidemiologist, Gregg Gonsalves, co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, to discuss the prospects of “reopening America” and what to expect during the summer months in the age of COVID. And in the Fun Half: the Trump hydroxychloroquine saga, Pelosi gets her meme points, the Right’s efforts to undermine Biden are not […]

May 19, 2020

Sam hosts Nathan Tankus, director of research at the Public Money Network, to discuss the Fed, PPP’s shortcomings, and the incoming corporate consolidation post-Covid-19. Enjoy a 20% discount at Nathan Tankus’ substack here! (https://tinyurl.com/y76aljt4) On today’s show: Eric Trump claims coronavirus is Democratic hoax, will ‘magically’ vanish after 2020 election. Nathan Tankus, director of research at […]

May 18, 2020

Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), executive editor at The American Prospect, and Matt Binder (@MattBinder), host of the DOOMED podcast and writer at Mashable. On today’s show: Whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright says winter 2020 could be “darkest in modern history.” David Dayen (@ddayen), executive editor at The American Prospect, joins Sam to break down the House […]

May 15, 2020