Drones

Intercept co-founder, journalist and author of the new book The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program, Jeremy Schaill explains the leaks delivered to the Intercept that reveal the Obama Administration’s global assassination program. How the Obama Administration’s metric for measuring deaths in drone strikes excludes measuring civilian deaths. The documents that reveal how […]
Sam talks with with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie Savage about his new book Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency. And for members only an interview with Senator Bernie Sanders from the Air America days in 2005! Members make the Majority Report possible. Please join us by becoming a MEMBER. You can also show your support by clicking thru to the DONATE button […]
National Security journalist William Arkin author of Unmanned: Drones, Data, and the Illusion of Perfect Warfare, explains the growth of the global intelligence network supporting modern warfare and spying. The global hunt for information. The shifting calculus of unmanned war. How drone warfare has made border meaningless. The “Deep State” and the Obama Administration. The Homeland Security […]
Cliff Schecter explains some of the best and worst political events of 2013, how the sequester, the budget deal and unemployment insurance expiration all harm the most vulnerable Americans, how austerity is still hurting America, playing offense on Social Security and a more progressive caucus in the Senate, how we got filibuster reform, failure and […]
Jeffrey Rosen the President of the he President And CEO of the National Constitution Center explains the depth and range of NSA spying on Europe, how the new revelations could change the legal standing of those challenging the spying programs, will the broad use of surveillance change American public opinion, why Smith V Maryland does not […]
Jacobin contributing Editor and  writer Peter Frase, explains the politics of “tech bros” in Silicon Valley, what the BART strike showed us about the ugly side of tech politics, what flexibility really means, why labor unions support innovation, Denmark’s distinct approach to flexible labor markets and why technology plutocrats are a lot like other plutocrats. […]
Cliff Schecter explained how President Obama responded to protester Medea Benjamin’s interruption of his speech, Obama’s encouraging rhetoric on winding down the “War on Terror”,  why Signature Drone strikes are indefensible, why President Obama could have acted much faster on GITMO and what pushed Obama to address these issues now? Comedian Todd Barry talked about […]
The Obama Administration maps out its new drone and counter terror policies, new disturbing revelations on drone strikes on American citizens in Yemen and the Administration’s push to continue the “War on Terror.” Janeane “Katherine Harris” Garofalo, called in from Texas where she enlightened us on the Obama Administration “doomsday weather machine”, commented Michelle Bachmann’s […]
Jeremy Scahill, the author of Dirty Wars, explained what inspired his new book, covering the victims of America’s covert wars, The concept of America is a hyper power, the continuity of Dirty Wars from Bush to Obama, the evolution of JSOC,the story of Anwar al-Awlaki, how the FBI pressured al-Awlaki for cooperation, The killing al-Alwlaki’s son and […]
Professor, Bill Black explained why the right keeps pushing austerity policies, how austerity failed Europe,  how the destruction of the social safety net and sluggish economic growth go hand in hand and why the United States could never be Greece. On The Better Half: Producers, Matt & Michael took over the helm over the Majority […]