Barack Obama

Meet the new members of the Majority Report crew. Journalist David Dayen, explains the types of fraud that JP Morgan committed during the housing crisis. How the federal government always goes soft on JP Morgan and other unethical mega banks. Why the fines that JP Morgan pays are not real fines. Who is Larry Snyder […]
-What is the state of play with Healthcare repeal? -New evidence declassified on the CIA backed 1953 coup in Iran Author Jesse Eisinger author, of The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives, explains the creation of “White Color” crime. When Wall Street was scared of government. The importance of putting white […]
Daniel Ziblatt, a Professor of government at Harvard University and author of Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy, explains what classes need to give up power in order for democracy to flourish. How did classical conservatives come to accept democracy? The invention of the conservative political party. Conceding democracy but not conceding power. Why […]
Sean Spicer says that British Intelligence may have been part of the imagined wired tap on Trump and Sam and Michael do a dramatic reenactment of Obama calling UK Intelligence. Cliff Schecter reflects on the Dumdum Left and Trump. The perils of electing a sociopath. The sociopath proposal to cut Meals on Wheel and after […]
Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, explains what is radicalism. Why radicalism is different from liberalism and incrementalism. Has America always had radicals. The 1990s and the “end of history”. Tom Paine, America’s original radical. Radicalism in times of crisis. The opportunities the Left has today. Why are people marching against […]
Sam debunks bullshit. Foreign policy analyst Heather Hurlburt, explains what’s constitutes foreign policy. Why the media focuses far to much on the military dimension of foreign policy. What is America’s interest? How the Obama Administration ignored the environment and labor on trade. The radical breaks in foreign policy from the Trump Administration. How the Obama […]
The Roosevelt Institute’s Mike Konczal, explains why austerity defined the Obama age. The foreclosure crisis and the Trump vote. The culture of limitation. Smart phones and the culture of ruthless efficiency. Lifestyle minimalism. Why the Obama Administration failed on foreclosure. why we didn’t get the recovery we deserve. Obama’s 2010 austerity pivot and why Republican […]
Betsy DeVos is asked by Bernie Sanders if she would be nominated without campaign contributions and Al Franken demonstrates that she has almost no idea what she is talking about. Tashaune Harden is a science teacher at Detroit’s César Chávez Academy and a vice president of the Michigan Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff explains […]
The ethics free Trump transition. Corey Lewandowski says “drain the swamp” is chronologically low on the Trump priority. Donald Trump reverses himself on rigging the system and draining the system. President Obama takes steps to block Trump from creating a Muslim registry program. North Carolina Republican power grab and transgender discrimination. Can Trump’s private security […]
Mike Pence spins and lies about Mike Flynn’s son’s role in the transition team. The maneuver the Democrats could use to seat Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court. Lawrence Lessig says Hillary Clinton could have the right to be President because of Bush V Gore. The Brooks Brothers riot. The Far Right wing hack smearing Keith […]