Episodes

On today’s show: Tom Perez defends the cost of the DNC’s lawsuit against Russia and Wikileaks. Milo gets shouted out of a Manhattan bar by the DSA. Gina Haspel’s involvement in Bush-era torture program, black site prisons, destroying evidence. Wisconsin is ramping up its punishment of food stamp recipients. The teacher strikes spread to IN, […]

April 23, 2018

Good morning everyone, on today’s show Digby and Andy Kindler join us. Digby joins us to talk about the Cuomo/Nixon democratic primary in NY and why Cuomo is in more trouble than he appears prepared for before discussing the legal jeopardy Michael Cohen is in. Finally, the shock doctrine is in full effect in Puerto […]

April 20, 2018

Professor Daniel Bessner joins Majority Report to discuss his new book, Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual and Daniel Bessner shows how the experience of the Weimar Republic’s collapse and the rise of Nazism informed Hans Speier’s work as an American policymaker and institution builder. How intellectuals began embedding themselves in the […]

April 19, 2018

Domingo Morel (@domingomorel), Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University – Newark and author of Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy, joins us. On today’s show: Comey has said the GOP has “lost their way.” Domingo Morel joins us to discuss his book, ‘Takeover: Race, Education and American Democracy.’ By the ’60s and ’70s, […]

April 18, 2018

David Faris (@davidmfaris), an associate professor of political science at Roosevelt University in Chicago, joins us to discuss his book, It’s Time to Fight Dirty: How Democrats Can Build A Lasting Majority in American Politics. On today’s show: Sean Hannity is the third Michael Cohen client revealed by court, claims it’s no big deal. David Faris […]

April 17, 2018

On today’s show: Libertarian economist finds regulations have no negative impact on business dynamism. Trump addresses nation on Syria strikes. KY governor Matt Bevin claims kids will be poisoned and molested because teachers are striking. Why the Democratic Party is supporting the current wave of teacher strikes. The crew discusses Cynthia Nixon’s chances of beating […]

April 16, 2018

On today’s show: Sam speaks with radio host Thom Hartmann about the history of reform and where America is headed. The cycles of reform and backlash that characterized much of the 20th century. Paul Manafort’s sociopathic career. How the Republican Party has changed. The various factors that will contribute to an economic crisis worse than […]

April 13, 2018

Sam broadcasts live from the Mass Torts conference in Las Vegas, NV! On today’s show: Jimmy Kimmel takes down Paul Ryan. Sam speaks with Jared Johnson of SueTheCollector.com about consumers’ rights when dealing with debt collectors. The many ways debt collectors can break the rules, rendering your debts null and void. How to deal with […]

April 12, 2018

Alex Hochuli (@Alex_1789), writer and host of the Aufhebungabunga podcast, joins us to discuss the slow motion coup against former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. On today’s show: Paul Ryan will not seek re-election, is a grotesque person. Alex Hochuli joins us to discuss the slow motion coup against Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da […]

April 11, 2018

Professor Elizabeth Anderson joins the show to discuss why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments—and why we can’t see it. In her new book, Private Government How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It), Anderson breaks down how Americans continue to talk as if early advocates of market society—from John Locke and Adam […]

April 10, 2018