Episodes

Happy Tuesday! Sam hosts Ganesh Sitaraman of Vanderbilt Law School to discuss his new book The Great Democracy: How to Fix Our Politics, Unrig the Economy, and Unite America. Sam also interviews progressive candidate Morgan Harper, who is challenging Joyce Beatty in Ohio’s 3rd District. Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com And subscribe to the AM Quickie here. Make […]

February 18, 2020

Sam explains how his philosophy on primary challenges has developed. Nancy Pelosi’s primary opponent Shahid Buttar joined Sam to discuss his effort to unseat her from the left. Check out Shahid here: https://shahidforchange.us/ Then, Michael Rothfeld joins us to discuss his new book, “The Fixers” on the bottom-feeders who helped Trump take the presidency. What the […]

February 17, 2020

Sam hosts Emma Vigeland of TYT (@EmmaVigeland) and Ben Dixon of the Benjamin Dixon Show (@BenjaminPDixon) to discuss the week’s top stories. On today’s show: Hero takes selfie with Bloomberg, gets him to say “stop and frisk!” Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) joins us to discuss his discovery and viral propagation of the racist Bloomberg video. How […]

February 14, 2020

Happy Thursday! Michael Brooks hosts Eric Blanc, author of Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics, to discuss his experience organizing, the state of strikes in France, and why single-payer is the way forward on healthcare. On today’s show: Woman protests Bloomberg rally in Tennesee. Eric Blanc, author of Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike […]

February 13, 2020

On today’s show: Bloomberg with Christine Lagarde at the IMF in April of 2018 on the virtues of regressive taxation. Bernie wins NH primary! Trump to AG Bill Barr: “Congratulations” for undermining Roger Stone prosecutors. Trump asked about Roger Stone, says he has an “absolute right” to tell the Justice Department what to do. On […]

February 12, 2020

Happy Tuesday! We’re previewing tonight’s New Hampshire primary with Dave Weigel proprietor of the Trailer from the Washington Post. Looking back at the last week of electoral primary, Weigel says the most significant outcome from the Iowa app debacle was how it shifted the narrative, helping Pete Buttigieg surge in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Weigel diagnoses […]

February 11, 2020

Happy Monday! Sam is back from his quick trip to New Hampshire and is joined by the executive editor at the American Prospect David Dayen to discuss his latest, “Welcome to the Bullshit Economy,” which examines why our economy rewards grift over competency. Sam and Dayen take stock of the Democratic Party leadership after its […]

February 10, 2020

Comedian David Feldman (@David_Feldman_) and The New Republic’s Alex Pareene (@pareene) join us for Casual Friday. And check out Alex’s new podcast at the New Republic The Politics of Everything. On today’s show: 2017: Mayor Pete extols Bernie’s ability to work across the aisle and the Senator’s consistency. 2o2o: Pete says his issue with Bernie is […]

February 7, 2020

Happy Thursday, Michael Brooks hosts Connor Kilpatrick from the Jacobin to discuss “Mayor Pete Was the Kinda Kid Who Unplugged the Sega If He Was Losing” and the state of play in the Democratic primary and what will happen to the Pete Buttigieg campaign. Just as the interview with Connor began, Tom Perez tweeted that there would […]

February 6, 2020

News with MR crew and Dr. Rob Davidson (@DrRobDavidson) joins us to discuss Medicare. On today’s show: Steve Kornacki explains the convoluted Iowa caucus delegate count. Dr. Rob Davidson (@DrRobDavidson), ER doctor and Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Medicare, joins us. Davidson discusses his confrontation with Mike Pence over “block grants,” a GOP strategy […]

February 5, 2020