Episodes

On this Indigenous Peoples’ Day show, Naomi Klein (@NaomiAKlein) returns to discuss her new book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal. Bute before that, anthropologist and Kurdish Women’s Movement Activist Elif Sarican (elifxeyal) joins us for an update and background on the situation in Syria. The significance of women’s equality to the […]

October 14, 2019

Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, and comedian and filmmaker Tim Heidecker (@timheidecker) join us for Casual Friday. On today’s show: Trump says Somalis have ruined communities, promises crackdown on refugees and immigrants. Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, joins us to break down the news. Support for impeachment is rising among voters […]

October 11, 2019

Good morning, this Thursday is another Sam/Michael hybrid episode. Today’s show features an interview Sam recorded with Iowa University Law Professor Sarah Seo about her latest book, Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom. Sam and Seo discuss how the rise of personal automotive transportation led Americans to expect and accept a seemingly ever-growing police […]

October 10, 2019

Happy Yom Kippur! It’s a Michael/Sam hybrid Wednesday featuring a recent interview Sam did with former North Carolina Representative Brad Miller on his latest piece in the American Prospect, “The 40-Year War: William Barr’s long struggle against congressional oversight.” On today’s show: Bernie announces he’s reducing number of 2020 campaign events. Bradley Miller, former House […]

October 9, 2019

The MR crew breaks down the news. On today’s show: Fox News: Charles Payne wants college players paid, Bill Hammered disagrees. Schiff responds to WH withholding Sondland testimony. Schiff says Sondland has text messages the State Dept is withholding. 2012: Trump on Turkey: “I have a little conflict of interest…It’s called Trump Towers.” Ron Johnson attacks […]

October 8, 2019

Ian Haney López (@IanHaneyLopez), Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at the University of California, Berkeley, joins us to discuss his book, ‘Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America.’ On today’s show: Brian Kilmeade is upset US is abandoning Kurds in Syria. Ian Haney López (@IanHaneyLopez), Chief Justice Earl […]

October 7, 2019

Virgil Texas (@virgiltexas) from Chapo Trap House joins us for a freebie Friday. On today’s show: FEC chair Weintraub writes letter clarifying laws on foreign interference in elections. 4Doc on text messages from members of the Intelligence, Oversight and Reform, and Foreign Affairs Committees. Virgil Texas (@virgiltexas) from Chapo Trap House joins us to break […]

October 4, 2019

Good morning, Eric Levitz joins the Majority Report to discuss his essay in New York, “The Bernie vs. Warren Debate We Need,” and provide some clarity to the intra-left “Bernie or Warren” discourse. Sam and Levitz begin their conversation exploring the idea that “the American left’s bark is louder than its bite.” The left has helped shift the […]

October 3, 2019

On today’s show: Bernie campaign announces his stent procedure. Sunday: Pompeo says he didn’t hear Trump’s call with Ukraine president Zelensky. Tuesday: Pompeo admits he was on the call with Zelensky. Gorka is in Rome with Pompeo, reveals the Obamagate house of cards is collapsing. Kevin McCarthy gives GOP’s worst defense of Trump’s convo w/ […]

October 2, 2019

Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall), assistant professor of economics at the University of Utah, joins Sam to discuss his latest piece in Current Affairs, “Cancelling Student Debt Reduces the Racial Wealth Gap.” Michael Brooks hosts the fun half. On today’s show: Worker says he’s going broke due to healthcare costs on his union plan, Amy Klobuchar responds […]

October 1, 2019