Biden Administration

It’s Casual Friday and the LAST LIVE MAJORITY REPORT OF 2023! Sam and Emma are joined by Heather Digby Parton, contributing writer at Salon.com and proprietor of the blog Hullabaloo, to round up the week in news and to preview what’s to come in 2024. First, Sam and Emma react to another call from Republicans, this time from Rep. Marjorie Taylor […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma speak with David Dayen, executive editor at the American Prospect, to round up the week in news. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Western aid to Ukraine and Israel, Pritzker’s assault weapons ban, Biden caving on right-wing immigration reform, the Fed’s rate cuts, and the GOP’s Santos replacement, before watching […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks with Ari Tolany, research consultant for Women for Weapons Trade Transparency, to discuss her recent piece that she co-authored in In These Times entitled “How Israel Got an Endless Supply of U.S.-Made Smart Bombs.” Then, Sam speaks with Andi Dymond, member of the contract bargaining team for the Columbia College Chicago Faculty Union, to discuss […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with writer and labor organizer Mindy Isser to discuss the United Auto Workers (UAW) calling for a ceasefire in the Israel/Gaza conflict. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the US vetoing a UN ceasefire resolution while sending more bombs to Israel, Biden’s dropping poll numbers in Georgia and Michigan, the […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel expanding their invasion to Southern Gaza, US funding for Israel and Ukraine, conditioning aid to Israel, the US’ various showy legislative bills, Bob Menendez’s gold bar problem, CalState labor action, and Georgia’s […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks with Kate Aronoff, staff writer focusing on climate at the New Republic, to discuss the upcoming COP28 climate summit. First, Sam runs through updates on Israel and Hamas’ tenuous truce, Saudi Arabia-Iran relations, growing aid for Gaza, the potential for the US conditioning aid to Israel, the martyrdom of George Santos, Nikki Haley’s […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. After a reflection on Sam’s birthday (today!) and the anniversary of Mike Cernovich’s attempted cancellation of Sam, he and Emma take a look at a report, first seen on an Israeli public broadcast then translated by the Times of Israel, […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the GOP’s impending government shutdown, the siege of Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the State Department’s internal dissent, Bidenomics, and Joe Manchin, before watching Tim Burchett recount a dangerous encounter […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma speak with Jeet Heer, writer at The Nation, to round up the week in news.  First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the US’ unilateral goals for the people of Palestine, the continued attacks on medical and refugee infrastructure in Gaza, the continuing backlash to the US’ role in […]
It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Alex Kane, senior staff reporter at Jewish Currents, to discuss his recent piece entitled “A “McCarthyite Backlash” Against Pro-Palestine Speech.” Then, she speaks with Shah Meer Baloch, reporter covering Pakistan for The Guardian, to discuss his recent reporting on the mass deportations of undocumented Afghans in the country. Then, she speaks with Shah Meer Baloch, reporter […]