Episodes

Cliff Schecter (@CliffSchecter) from the UnPresidented podcast joins us. On today’s show: Pompeo says Saudi Arabia should get a few more days for Khashoggi investigation. Cliff Schecter (@CliffSchecter) joins us to discuss the week in news including the fallout from Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, Chuck Schumer and the Dems stumbling into the midterms, and the GOP’s new take […]

October 19, 2018

Jeff Hauser (@jeffhauser) from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) joins the Majority Report to discuss his latest piece in The Hill, “Dems Can Use Subpoena Power to Reclaim the Mantle of Populism.” In this piece, Jeff lays out plans for how Democratic representatives in Congress could use their powers of oversight to stand up […]

October 18, 2018

Tina Vasquez (@TheTinaVasquez) of Rewire.News joins the Majority Report to discuss her latest piece, “Abolish ICE: Beyond a Slogan.” On today’s show: Mike Pompeo says “I don’t want to talk about any of the facts” re: Khashoggi. Tina Vasquez, of Rewire.News, joins us to talk about her latest piece, “Abolish ICE: Beyond a Slogan.” The 2003 […]

October 17, 2018

Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall), the Research Director & Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute joins us to detail the demise of Sears and explain the state in our current financial system. Steinbaum lays out how the wealthiest parties in the economy use their legal standing to maximize profits at the expense of the company’s financial health. At the […]

October 16, 2018

Author Erik Loomis (@ErikLoomis) joins us to discuss his new book, A History of America in Ten Strikes. On today’s show: Elizabeth Warren takes DNA test, finds she has some Native American ancestry; Trump refuses to pay up. Erik Loomis (@ErikLoomis) joins us to discuss his new book, A History of America in Ten Strikes. Why organized […]

October 15, 2018

Heather “Digby” Parton (@digby56) and Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) join us. On today’s show: Michigan GOP governor is a creep in found 1989 TV interview. Digby a.k.a. Heather Parton, of Salon.com and Hullabaloo, joins us to break down the news from Washington. Turkey has video of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing inside the Saudi consulate in […]

October 12, 2018

Eric Levitz (@EricLevitz) of New York Magazine joins Michael to discuss his latest piece on conservative outrage and militarism, “Republicans: Protesters Are an Unruly Mob — Unless They’re Heavily Armed and Support Us.” On today’s show: TV shrink Gina Loudon says she has learned to trust Donald Trump. Eric Levitz, staff writer at New York […]

October 11, 2018

On today’s show: Trump wants to know who “drew” the IPCC report. How the GOP is suppressing the voting rights of Native Americans in ND. Ford lays off 20% of workforce due to Trump’s tariffs. Trump at Iowa rally warns of the Democrat “left wing mob” ahead of midterms, implies Feinstein leaked Blasey Ford letter; […]

October 10, 2018

New York Magazine’s David Wallace-Wells, (@dwallacewells) joins us to discuss the new IPCC report on the acceleration of the climate crisis. Read his piece, “How Did the End of the World Become Old News?” On today’s show: Nikki Haley out at UN, claims the world now respects US power. David Wallace-Wells, deputy editor of New York […]

October 9, 2018

Good morning on today’s show, Carol Anderson, (@ProfCAnderson) the Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies at Emory University and author of One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy joins us. Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy explores the history of voting and its struggle […]

October 8, 2018