Episodes

It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma speak with Jeet Heer, national affairs correspondent for The Nation, to round up the week in news. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel’s retaliation against Iran, the US veto of UN Membership for Palestine, Trump’s legal woes, the State Department’s internal reports of Israel’s human rights violations, Mike Johnson’s […]

April 19, 2024

It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Max Felker-Kantor, associate professor of history at Ball State University, to discuss his recent book DARE to Say No: Policing and the War on Drugs in Schools. Then, she speaks with journalist Erin Reed, author of the Erin In The Morning newsletter on SubStack, to discuss the […]

April 18, 2024

It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks with Daniel Poppen, member of the union organizing committee at the Trader Joe’s location in the North Center neighborhood of Chicago, to discuss the staff’s decision to file for a union election. Then, he speaks with Matt Bruenig, founder of the People’s Policy Project, author of the NLRB Edge newsletter, […]

April 17, 2024

It’s News Day Tuesday! But first, Sam and Emma speak with Matt Duss, executive vice president at the Center for International Policy, to discuss the events of the past weekend involving Iran & Israel. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Trump’s legal woes, Israel’s ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, the New York Times’ anti-Palestinian bias, […]

April 16, 2024

It’s ESVN week #79! Emma and Bradley discuss the upcoming NBA play-in games, the NHL playoff picture, and Aaron Rodgers…continuing to talk. Follow Emma and Bradley on Twitter: @EmmaVigeland @BradKAlsop Check out Ava Raiza’s music here! https://avaraiza.bandcamp.com/

April 15, 2024

Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Dylan Penningroth, professor of Law and History at the University of California, Berkeley, to discuss his recent book Before The Movement: The Hidden History of Black Civil Rights. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Iran’s military-specific retaliation to Israel’s bombing of their consulate, Trump’s ongoing hush money […]

April 15, 2024

It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma speak with Heather Digby Parton, contributing writer at Salon.com and proprietor of the blog Hullaballoo, to round up the week in news. Then, they’re joined by Mark Bankston, partner at the law firm Farrar & Ball, to discuss a new case that he is taking up. First, Sam and Emma […]

April 12, 2024

It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Brett Christophers, Professor at the Department of Geography at Uppsala University in Sweden, to discuss his recent book The Price Is Wrong: Why Capitalism Won’t Save The Planet. Then, she’s joined by Ronnie Chatah, host of the Beirut Banyan YouTube channel and co-host of the MTV podcast, […]

April 11, 2024

It’s Hump Day! Sam and Emma speak with Jeremy Kimbrell, a measurement machine operator at the  Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance, Alabama and member of the volunteer organizing committee at the plant, to discuss the plant’s recent decision to file for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), to join the United Auto […]

April 10, 2024

It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. First, they run through updates on Netanyahu’s plan to cleanse Rafah, the ceasefire deal being pushed in Egypt, the UNSC’s assessment of Palestinian membership, the GOP’s insistence on maintaining child poverty, environmental regulation, and the legal woes of Donald Trump and […]

April 9, 2024