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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 Blair LM Kelley, director of The Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina, to discuss her recent book Black Folk: The Roots of the Black Working Class. First, Emma runs through updates on Biden’s call for a humanitarian pause in Gaza, […]
It’s another EmMajority Report Thursday! Emma speaks with Spencer Headworth, associate professor of sociology at Purdue University, to discuss his recent book Rules of the Road: The Automobile and the Transformation of American Criminal Justice. First, Emma runs through updates on the arrest of 500 peaceful anti-zionist protesters in DC at a Jewish Voices for Peace […]
It’s a JAM PACKED EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Mark Beissinger, politics professor at Princeton University, to discuss his recent book The Revolutionary City: Urbanization and the Global Transformation of Rebellion. Then, she speaks with reporter Emily Tamkin to discuss her recent piece in in The New Republic entitled “Why the GOP Fell in […]
It’s a special Thursday because SAM is hosting! He speaks with Samuel Moyn, professor of Law & History at Yale University, to discuss his recent book Liberalism against Itself: Cold War Intellectuals and the Making of Our Times. Check out Samuel’s book here: https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300266214/liberalism-against-itself/ Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com: https://fans.fm/majority/join Subscribe to the ESVN YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/esvnshow Subscribe to the […]
Happy Monday! Sam is BACK from vacation. He and Emma speak with Richard Kahlenberg, education & housing policy consultant and non-resident fellow at Georgetown University, to discuss his recent book Excluded: How Snob Zoning, NIMBYism and Class Bias Build the Walls We Don’t See. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Trump’s various legal woes, this weekend’s […]
It’s Hump Day! First, Emma speaks with attorney Stephen Bright and James Kwak, law professor at the University of Connecticut, to discuss their recent book The Fear of Too Much Justice: Race, Poverty, and the Insistence of Inequality in the Criminal Courts. Then, she’s joined by writer Katherine Stewart to discuss her recent piece in The New Republic entitled “The Claremont Institute: The Anti-Democracy […]
It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Sara Marcus, assistant professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, about her recent book Political Disappointment: A Cultural History from Reconstruction to the AIDS Crisis. Then, Emma is joined by Zoya Teirstein, climate change and health reporter at Grist, to discuss her recent reporting on […]
It’s another EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with James Risen, senior national security correspondent at The Intercept, and co-author Thomas Risen, to discuss their recent book The Last Honest Man: The CIA, the FBI, the Mafia, and the Kennedys—and One Senator’s Fight to Save Democracy. First, Emma runs through updates on ANOTHER Fed rate raise despite cooling inflation, […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak to freelance journalist David Neiwert to discuss his recent book The Age of Insurrection: The Radical Right’s Assault on American Democracy. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel disempowering their Supreme Court, offensives in Moscow and Odessa, the recent Spanish elections, various labor actions across the country, Bernie’s pursuit of government-developed […]