theocratic fascism

Happy Monday! Sam is off today, but in honor of Indigenous People’s Day he spoke with Peter D’Errico, professor emeritus of legal studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  about his recent book Federal Anti-Indian Law: The Legal Entrapment of Indigenous Peoples. But first, Emma spoke with Orly Noy, editor at Local Call and chair of B’Tselem’s executive board, to discuss the […]
It’s Hump Day! Emma hosts Mike German, fellow at The Brennan Center for Justice, to discuss a recent interview he did with Mireya Navarro, the editor-in-chief of Brennan en Espanol, entitled “Why White Supremacist Groups Attract Latinos to Their Ranks.” Then Emma is joined by Matt Ford, staff writer at The New Republic, to discuss his recent piece entitled “Clarence Thomas Wants to Demolish […]
Emma hosts Edo Konrad, Editor-in-Chief of +972 Magazine, to discuss the rise and success of the Irsraeli right and last week’s election results. Edo begins by explaining the political failure of centrist left candidate Benny Gantz and his decision to join Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right wing coalition in last year’s election. Then, Edo dives […]
Sam and Emma host ACLU Deputy Director for Transgender Justice Chase Strangio to discuss the anti-trans legislation make its way across GOP-controlled statehouses across America. We’re live at noon ET. Sam and Emma begin with discussing the Biden administration’s immigration policy at the border and react to Dan Crenshaw’s interview with Mehdi Hassan. Then, Sam […]
Jeff Sharlet, author of “This Brilliant Darkness: A Book of Strangers,” joins us to discuss his piece in Variety Fair, “In the Cult of Trump, His Rallies Are Church & He Is the Gospel.” Check out the Brand New Majority Report Merch Shop https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/ (Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com) The AM Quickie […]
Sam hosts journalist and Type Media fellow Sarah Posner to discuss her new book Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump. Posner and Sam dive deep into the network and culture of Evangelical Christians that extends way beyond the pulpit in 2020, including its robust media ecosystem, conferences, newsletters, and art. From an […]
Sam hosts Princeton historian Julian Zelizer to discuss his new book, Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party.  Zelizer and Sam begin their conversation with Newt’s unconventional upbringing, including his marriage to his high school math teacher. Plus, his early entry into elected office […]
Sam breaks down the latest round of protests and Trump’s efforts to rally the silent majority. Sam reviews Trump’s call state governors in the show’s free half, where the president demanded they “dominate” protestors and jail those who organized the protests. He also investigates Trump’s bible photo-op outside St. Johns Church and Trump’s use of […]
Sam recaps the week’s biggest stories with Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse podcast, and Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) shares his latest movie picks for shelter in place. On today’s show: Trump’s Abbott and Costello explanation of his most recent Covid test. Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse joins Sam to discuss the week’s big stories: […]
Sam hosts Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) to discuss the 2020 Supreme Court term, including Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, Trump v. Vance, and what we can expect from the court going forward. On today’s show: Man with many Instagram followers refuses to wear a mask in Costco. Sen. Ron Johnson and Martha MacCallum want to know […]