Sam hosts Heather “Digby” Parton (@digby56) of and Hullabaloo to discuss the latest news on stimulus check negotiations and the year that was, as the MR team brings you its last live episode of 2020. On today’s show: Before Trump blew up relief package, Pence rallying support for Georgia runoffs says Democrats want to make […]
Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), the Executive Editor at The American Prospect, to discuss the latest developments on the Biden transition and the latest details of the bipartisan coronavirus relief package. On today’s show: HHS emails reveal Trump appointee wanted “herd immunity” approach. Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), the Executive Editor at The American Prospect, […]
Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), staff writer at the New Republic and host of The Politics of Everything podcast, to discuss the stories of the week and depravity of Big Law. Film Guy Matthew (@langdonboom) also stops by to discuss the newly released film on which he worked, “Black Bear” starring Aubrey Plaza. On today’s show: On Senate […]
Sam hosts Sara Nelson (@FlyingWithSara), International President of the Association of Flight Attendants, to discuss the need for Coronavirus relief and then Erika Andiola (@erikaandiola), Chief Advocacy Officer at RAICES, joins to discuss potential Biden immigration policy items. On today’s show:  NOV 17: Dianne Feinstein asks the same question twice in a row to Twitter […]
Sam hosts Mike Konczal, Director of Progressive Thought at the Roosevelt Institute, to discuss the stimulus package and what Congress will do next. John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), National Affairs Correspondent at the Nation magazine, also joins Sam to discuss today’s Wisconsin primary amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Plugs and Notices: The Art of Balance is a Chicago-based […]
David Dayen, the Executive Editor at The American Prospect, joins Sam to discuss the Senate stimulus package and the “money bazooka” it aims directly to large corporations and CEOs. Sam and Dayen break down how the bailout will work for industries like the airlines and workers. Dayen explains the absurdity of Democrats means-testing the one […]
Sam breaks down the Senate’s $2T stimulus package with special guest Michael Brooks who makes his MR social distancing debut! Plugs and notices: -Donate to NYC DSA’s Covid-19 relief efforts at -Ars Technica has up-to-date information on the Covid-19 pandemic here; it updates at 3pm every day. ( -New info from the German Federal […]