Economics

Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Naomi Klein, professor of Climate Justice at the University of British Columbia, to discuss her recent book Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel and Hamas’ prisoner exchanges and ceasefire, the arrest of an individual over the shooting of three Palestinian men […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Malaika Jabali, senior news and politics editor at Essence Magazine, to discuss her recent book It’s Not You, It’s Capitalism: Why It’s Time to Break Up and How to Move On. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel’s siege of Shifa Hospital in Gaza, the continuing international backlash against Israel’s […]
It’s another EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Katie J. Wells, postdoctoral fellow at Georgetown University, to discuss her recent book Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City. Then, she speaks with Alex Sammon, politics writer at Slate, about the new speakership of Rep. Mike Johnson and his recent piece in Harper’s […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam speaks with David Dayen, executive editor at the American Prospect, to round up the week in news. Then, Sam speaks with Shunte Sanders Beasley, former vice president of UAW Local 869 and worker at the Stellantis Stamping Plant in Warren, Michigan to discuss the UAW strike against the Big 3 automakers that started today. First, Sam […]
Emma returns for an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Rebecca Galemba, associate professor in international studies at the University of Denver, to discuss her recent book Laboring for Justice: The Fight Against Wage Theft in an American City. Then, she’s joined by artist and activist Murray Cox to discuss his work on the project […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam and Emma speak with Dr. Jiaying Zhao, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, to discuss her recent research into the benefits of guaranteed cash transfers, and how they can help reduce homelessness. Then, they’re joined by actor Shaan Sharma, member of the SAG-AFTRA negotiating committee, to discuss the […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma speak to KJ Boyle, research assistant at the Revolving Door Project, to discuss FTC Chair Lina Khan’s appearance before the House Judiciary Committee last week. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Donald Trump’s various ongoing (and approaching) trials, Alabama gerrymandering, labor action in UPS and Amazon, and fascist policy […]
It’s Casual Friday! And Sam’s BACK from vacation! He and Emma talk to David Dayen, executive editor at the American Prospect to round up the week in news. First, Sam and Emma run through this week’s headlines, including the impact of the Fed’s continuing impact on workers, US funding for Ukraine, three straight days of global heat records, Lula’s impact on […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma host Alissa Quart, executive director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, to discuss her recent book Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream. Then, they’re joined by Aaron Kleinman, director of research for the States Project at Future Now, to discuss the Virginia legislative primaries, coming up next Tuesday June 20th. Sam and Emma first run through today’s big […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Alex Pareene, Contributing Editor at the New Republic and proprietor of the AP newsletter on Substack, to round up the week in news. Then they are joined by comedian and writer Adam Conover to give an update on the WGA writers strike. First, Sam runs through updates on the debt ceiling, labor updates across the […]