NRA

The biggest mass shooting in American history and why Republicans are now going to push to weaken regulation on gun silencers. The NRA’s terrorism and American’s disgusting relationship with guns and the Republicans disgusting gun policy. On The Fun Half: The role Joe Rogan plays in public discourse. Gun control and public support. Donal Trump’s […]
Alex Hochuli (@Alex__1789), researcher and communications consultant based in São Paulo, joins us first to talk about the disintegration of the political class following the scapegoating of Lula and the Worker’s Party for Brazilian corruption. The significance of the June 2013 popular protests in Brazil. The consequences of Brazil’s neoliberal parliamentary coup. Jay Cassano (@jcassano), […]
When Mitch McConnell promised to fight to expand health care and not destroy it. Thomas Shapiro, the Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy and Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University and author of, “Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future”, explains […]
The NRA gets Charlie Daniels threatens Iran with ‘swamp folks’ and ‘gator’ wrestlers diss video. Why Hillary Clinton’s campaign will need to reach out to Bernie Sanders supporters. Elizabeth Warren hits Donald Trump hard on his Wall Street incoherence. Bill Bradley calls Donald Trump a “below average real estate developer”. Noam Chomsky tell you to […]
Cliff Schecter thinks Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley all had strong performances at the Democratic Debate. Adam Green says last nights debate shows why the Elizabeth Warren wing of the party is winning. Is Hillary Clinton copying Barack Obama? Should we be cautious before trusting the Democratic Party elites? Reminding everyone that Bernie […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the importance of President Obama’s new rules on overtime pay and why it will help many Americans. Also Martin O’Malley attacks Bernie Sanders on his gun record and Bernie Sanders smart response. And why progressive shouldn’t be to excited about Jim Webb running for President. Members make the Majority Report […]
Cliff Schecter explains the overwhelming evidence that gun control works. Racism and the creation of the conservative movement. From the Civil War to the modern NRA and how the Right uses racism to advance its cause. Why the Republicans won’t call the Charelston terrorist attacks racist. Jeb Bush’s insane comments on the attack. Lindsey Graham […]
Authors Carmen Boullosa and Mike Wallace co -authors of the recent book A Narco History, explain the full and violent history of Mexico’s drug trade. Understanding the real history of the drug crisis and the problem with prohibition. How American drug usage and gun laws fuel cartel violence. How Mexico became a key point of drug […]
Marie Gottschalk, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the new book Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics, explains the prison crisis in America. How American has become a prison state for many lower income Americans and people of color. Why many strategies for prison reform are […]
Cliff Schecter explains why the NRA isn’t defending the rights of Ferguson’s black community, the NRA’s racism, militarized police and the African American community, where the situation in Ferguson stands now, all the issues that the crisis in Ferguson raises, the militarization of American society, the “stand your ground” culture, how the press is covering […]