Episodes

Sam hosts Alex Pareene, staff writer at the New Republic and host of The Politics of Everything podcast, to discuss the ideological impediments of the Democratic Party in 2020. Andy Kindler joins in the Fun Half to discuss the retirement of Dennis Miller and his podcast–bapbabap. Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Check out the Brand New Majority […]

November 25, 2020

Sam and Emma take a closer look at the Biden cabinet picks and what lies ahead for the now-sanctioned Biden transition. Sam and Emma explain why it’s important to not travel this Thanksgiving and why our hospitals are on the brink. The duo also takes a deep dive into how Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson […]

November 24, 2020

Sam hosts Will Bunch (@Will_Bunch), columnist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, to discuss his recent piece “How Trump became all of America’s Frank Rizzo,” and the potential of a perpetual Trump candidacy. On today’s show: Sidney Powell says she’s going to blow up Georgia because of “dominion scam.” Trump campaign releases statement distancing itself from Sidney Powell’s […]

November 23, 2020

Sam hosts Ben Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, to break down the Trump legal team’s efforts to thwart democracy in America. And then David Roth (@david_j_roth), co-owner of Defector and host of its The Distraction podcast, joins Sam to discuss the culture Trump has built over the past 4 years. On today’s show: Sam […]

November 20, 2020

Sam hosts author Scott Anderson to talk about his new book, “The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War — A Tragedy In Three Acts.” On today’s show: GOP State Rep J. Todd Smith confuses epidemiologist with epistemologist. Sam hosts author Scott Anderson to talk about his new book, “The Quiet […]

November 19, 2020

Sam hosts infectious disease expert Dr. MarkAlain Dery (@drdery) to discuss the latest rapid spread of the coronavirus and Jean Ross, President of National Nurses United, to share how frontline workers are dealing with increased hospitalizations. On today’s show: Kayleigh McEnany celebrates Wayne Co. not certifying its election (which it later would). Sam hosts infectious disease […]

November 18, 2020

Sam and Emma break down the stories of the week, including Trump’s efforts to install conservative ideologues in career government positions. Sam and Emma discuss the potential of meaningful economic stimulus from the Biden administration in the form of student loan forgiveness, the ramifications of Trump blocking the Biden transition team, and why Democrats are […]

November 17, 2020

Sam hosts Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel) of “The Appeal: Political Report” to discuss how Democrats fared in under-reported local races and Paul Reickhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) joins Sam in the second hour of the show to debate how the Democrats should address their 2020 electoral failures in the coming election cycle. On today’s show: Trump says vaccine will be […]

November 16, 2020

Sam hosts Heather “Digby” Parton (@digby56) to discuss this week’s surging coronavirus cases and Trump’s absence from his job as President of the United States. On today’s show: Rand Paul says people who’ve already had covid should go out and celebrate because they’re immune (they’re not). Sam hosts Heather “Digby” Parton (@digby56) to discuss this […]

November 13, 2020

Sam speaks with Ruth Ben-Ghiat (@ruthbenghiat), professor of History and Italian studies at New York University, about her new book “Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present.” On today’s show: FEB 5, 2020: Biden’s new chief of staff Ron Klain on covid response. Sam speaks with Ruth Ben-Ghiat (@ruthbenghiat), professor of History and Italian studies at New York […]

November 12, 2020