Episodes

Sam hosts the American Postal Workers’ Union President Mark Dimondstein to discuss the post office, the fall elections, and how Trump donor turned Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has dismantled the USPS. On today’s show: Nikki Haley gets annoyed her popcorn delivery is taking so long. American Postal Workers’ Union President Mark Dimondstein joins Sam to […]

August 10, 2020

Sam hosts Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) from TYT and Lucie Steiner (@TheSteinbag) of the AM Quickie recaps the biggest stories of the week including the no-deal Covid relief bill, the dismantling of the postal service, and the reporting of Covid cases. On today’s show: Trump says Biden is gonna hurt God and the Bible, also against guns […]

August 7, 2020

On today’s show: The Majority Report presents its second Michael Brooks retrospective taking you to Brooks’s 2016 interview with ANC freedom fighter Ronnie Kasrils, wherein they discuss Kasrils’ film London Recruits and the state of South African politics. Matt Binder joins the MR crew in the fun half. 2014 Girl Meets World clip resurfaces to […]

August 6, 2020

Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), Executive Editor of The American Prospect, to discuss last week’s Big Tech antitrust hearings in the House and what a real investigation could do. Then Sam hosts Aaron Kleinman (@BobbyBigWheel) of the Future Now Fund to discuss yesterday’s primaries and his predictions for the fall elections. On today’s show: Governor […]

August 5, 2020

Sam hosts historian Gerald Horne to discuss his new book The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century.  Sam and Professor Horne begin their conversation exploring Horne’s historiographic path, specifically how he has worked his way backward through American history to understand its racism […]

August 4, 2020

Sam hosts investigative journalist Sonia Shah (@soniashah) to talk about her prescient book Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond and her new cover story in the Nation, “It’s Time to Tell a New Story About Coronavirus—Our Lives Depend on It.” On today’s show: Mnuchin says Trump is “incredibly involved” in stimulus negotiations, reporter points out […]

August 3, 2020

Sam hosts Digby (@digby56) of Hullabaloo and Salon and David Feldman of The David Feldman Show to discuss this week’s biggest stories, including Trump’s latest attempts to undermine the fall elections. On today’s show: Brian Kilmeade says “use logic” to figure out that people will forge and steal one another’s ballots in households. Digby (@digby56) of Hullabaloo […]

July 31, 2020

On today’s show: The Majority Report begins its look back at the career of Michael Brooks starting with Brooks’ June 2015 interview with Mark Ames about Seymour Hersh, corporate muckraking, and the dangers private corporations pose to a free press. TP USA co-founder dies of Covid the day after organization posts anti-mask meme. Previously: Charlie […]

July 30, 2020

Sam and the MR crew break down this week’s biggest stories including Barr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee and Trump’s latest efforts to spread Covid-19. On today’s show: Trump upset, questions why he and his administration are not as popular as Fauci: “nobody likes me.” Trump promotes anti-mask, pro-hydroxichloroquine doctor at Covid press briefing: “I thought […]

July 29, 2020

Sam hosts journalist and Type Media fellow Sarah Posner to discuss her new book Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump. Posner and Sam dive deep into the network and culture of Evangelical Christians that extends way beyond the pulpit in 2020, including its robust media ecosystem, conferences, newsletters, and art. From an […]

July 28, 2020