Episodes

On today’s show, Mehdi Hassan (@mehdirhasan) from the Intercept and Al Jazeera joins Sam to discuss the case to impeach Trump and Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) to give us an update on his eBay store and some film recommendations. Mehdi and Sam begin their conversation talking about Justin Amash’s recent Twitter threads outlining how both the […]

May 24, 2019

Joining Michael Brooks this Thursday is Miles Kampf-Lassin to discuss his piece, “No One Should Ever Listen to Anything Rahm Emanuel Has to Say About Politics” at In These Times. While the now former mayor of Chicago embarks on his path to punditry, Brooks and Kampf-Lessin hope to show why Emanuel should be ignored completely. On […]

May 23, 2019

On today’s show: Steve Mnuchin says the Harriet Tubman redesign of the $20 bill has been postponed. Beto says we don’t have time to do Medicare-for-all because people are sick now. Rep. Sylvia Garcia asks Carson why HUD is looking to make children of migrants homeless. Ben Carson explains why he thought Katie Porter said […]

May 22, 2019

Journalist David Wallace-Wells (@dwallacewells), author of The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, joins us. On today’s show: Alabama public TV pulls the ‘Arthur’ episode where two guys get married; Steven Crowder reacts. Nancy Pelosi still doesn’t want impeachment proceedings, for reasons that all start with “p.” Journalist David Wallace-Wells (@dwallacewells), author of The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming and deputy […]

May 21, 2019

Author and activist Peter Daou (@peterdaou) joins us to discuss his new book, Digital Civil War: Confronting the Far Right Menace. On today’s show: Billionaire Robert F. Smith to pay off class of 2019 Morehouse grads’ student debt. Brian Kilmeade says desegregation was school choice and Fox & Friends now love loan forgiveness. Author and activist […]

May 20, 2019

Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) and H. Jon Benjamin (@HJBenjamin) join us for Casual Friday. On today’s show: The real reason the religious right is attacking abortion rights. Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh says abortion = “destruction of evidence” in cases of rape and incest. Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, joins us to break down the news. How […]

May 17, 2019

Joining Michael Brooks on today’s Majority Report is Laura Carlsen, a political analyst and director of the Americas Program at the Center for International Policy, to discuss Mexico under the presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador. While the mainstream media is happy to cover the humanitarian crisis at the US southern border, Carlsen provides a look […]

May 16, 2019

Activist and historian Dennis Lewycky joins us to discuss his new book, Magnificent Fight: The Winnipeg General Strike. On today’s show: Joe Biden says once Trump is gone, GOP will have epiphany. Flashback: Obama says GOP “fever” will break after 2012 election victory. Activist and historian Dennis Lewycky joins us to discuss his new book, Magnificent Fight: […]

May 15, 2019

Sam analyzes yesterday’s Supreme Court verdicts including the 5-4 decision to overrule Nevada v. Hall, a 1979 ruling that allowed an individual to sue a state in another state’s courts. Sam explains why the conservative opinion will be used as precedent to “make it more difficult for lawyers to refrain from challenging settled law” as stated by […]

May 14, 2019

W. Fitzhugh Brundage, William B. Umstead Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, joins us to discuss his new book Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition. On today’s show: Biden doesn’t want Medicare-for-all because it would let employers “off the hook” for healthcare. W. Fitzhugh Brundage, William B. Umstead Professor of History […]

May 13, 2019