Episodes

On today’s show the MR team brings you the news and Lori Wallach (@WallachLori) makes the case for the new NAFTA. Wallach who founded the Public Citizen Global Trade Watch explains the valuable parts of the new NAFTA including the gutting of the Investor State Dispute Settlement which corporations have extracted almost $400 million from North […]

December 11, 2019

Robert Kuttner (@rkuttnerwrites), founder and editor of The American Prospect, joins us. Read his piece on the Green New Deal here. On today’s show: FBI director Chris Wray acknowledges FISA errors but confirms FBI acted properly in launching campaign. Trump is shocked how badly the FBI behaved during the investigation. Trump on IG report: “This was […]

December 10, 2019

The MR crew brings you the latest news on impeachment and more. On today’s show: Trump says Jewish business people need to support him because of the wealth tax. Steve Castor arrives not with a briefcase, but a Whole Foods bag. Steve Castor opening statement: This is baloney! Owen Troyer from Infowars interrupts hearing. Mayor […]

December 9, 2019

Brandon Sutton a.k.a. Chad Vigorous (@PrettyBadLefty), host of The Discourse, and David Feldman (@David_Feldman_), host of The David Feldman Show, join us for Casual Friday. On today’s show: Doug Collins says it’s unfair to question how Trump framed his diplomacy with Zelensky. Pelosi announces plans for house judiciary to draft articles of impeachment. Sam’s case for […]

December 6, 2019

Michael Brooks hosts today’s show and speaks with Ronan Burtenshaw (@ronanburtenshaw), editor of Tribune Magazine, about next week’s elections in the United Kingdom. Will Corbyn’s rise in the polls and revelations of Tories offer to sell off the NHS lead to Labour victories? Fred Hampton on the importance of revolutionary education. Fred Hampton: “We’re gonna […]

December 5, 2019

On today’s show, the MR team reviews impeachment and news. World leaders laugh at Trump’s behavior in leaked video. Trump says Trudeau is two-faced. Noah Feldman explains history of impeachment, framers understanding. Noah Feldman on evidence presented and why Trump’s actions constitute “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Pamela Kaplan calls Collins on reviewing facts, says Trump’s […]

December 4, 2019

Happy Tuesday, Sam hosts journalist and academic Anne Nelson to discuss her new book, Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right. Sam and Nelson begin their interview with a play-by-play of how fundamentalist Evangelical Christians rallied behind Ronald Reagan during his the 1980 election and helped fuel his victory with a […]

December 3, 2019

Good Monday morning, the Majority Report is back from the Thanksgiving holiday with a new interview featuring journalist Liz Plank on her new book, For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity.  Sam and Plank begin their conversation discussing the need to expand the context surrounding gender discourse. Plank explains that we are more comfortable limiting […]

December 2, 2019

  Today, legal historian Martha S. Jones joins us to discuss her new book, “Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America.” Birthright Citizens tells how African American activists radically transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans. Before the Civil War, colonization schemes and black laws threatened to deport former slaves […]

November 29, 2019

Join Sam and the MR Crew as they talk about the week’s biggest headlines and take your calls and IMs! On today’s show: Sam unboxes MR’s belated 100k award from YouTube. Trump wonders why centennial coin celebrating women’s suffrage wasn’t made sooner. How Kavanaugh’s latest opinion could drastically hobble the next Democratic-controlled government. Mainstream media […]

November 27, 2019