The Majority Report with Sam Seder

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2235 - Biden’s Tough Guy Act & A Lesson In Civility w/ Brandon Sutton & David Feldman
Dec 6 • 107 min
Brandon Sutton a.k.a. Chad Vigorous (@PrettyBadLefty), host of The Discourse, and David Feldman (@David_Feldman_), host of The David Feldman Show, join us for Casual Friday. On today’s show: Doug Collins says it’s unfair to question how Trump…
2234 - Will the UK Save Itself and Vote Labour? w/ Ronan Burtenshaw
Dec 5 • 62 min
Michael Brooks hosts today’s show and speaks with Ronan Burtenshaw (@ronanburtenshaw), editor of Tribune Magazine, about next week’s elections in the United Kingdom. Will Corbyn’s rise in the polls and revelations of Tories offer to sell off the NHS…
2233 - Trump’s ‘High Crimes & Misdemeanors’
Dec 4 • 80 min
On today’s show, the MR team reviews impeachment and news. World leaders laugh at Trump’s behavior in leaked video. Trump says Trudeau is two-faced. Noah Feldman explains history of impeachment, framers understanding. Noah Feldman on evidence…
2232 - Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right w/ Anne Nelson
Dec 3 • 74 min
Happy Tuesday, Sam hosts journalist and academic Anne Nelson to discuss her new book, Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right. Sam and Nelson begin their interview with a play-by-play of how fundamentalist…
2231 - For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity w/ Liz Plank
Dec 2 • 72 min
Good Monday morning, the Majority Report is back from the Thanksgiving holiday with a new interview featuring journalist Liz Plank on her new book, For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity. Sam and Plank…
2230 - Birthright Citizens: Race and Rights in Antebellum America w/ Martha S. Jones
Nov 29 • 47 min
Today, legal historian Martha S. Jones joins us to discuss her new book, “Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America.” Birthright Citizens tells how African American activists radically transformed the terms of citizenship…
2229 - The Kavanaugh Opinion That Should Terrify The Left
Nov 27 • 165 min
Join Sam and the MR Crew as they talk about the week’s biggest headlines and take your calls and IMs! On today’s show: Sam unboxes MR’s belated 100k award from YouTube. Trump wonders why centennial coin celebrating women’s suffrage wasn’t made sooner….
2228 - Antisocial: How Online Extremists Highjacked the American Conversation w/ Andrew Marantz
Nov 26 • 73 min
Andrew Marantz (@andrewmarantz), staff writer at The New Yorker, joins us to talk about his new book, ‘Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, And the Hijacking of the American Conversation.’ On today’s show: Rahm Emmanuel says Bernie…
2227 - Assessing the Protests in Iraq & Iran w/ Djene Bajalan
Nov 25 • 64 min
Sam is out today, Michael Brooks hosts Professor Djene Bajalan to discuss the growing protests in Iraq and Iran. On today’s show: Boris Johnson BBC edited clip of audience laughing at Johnson. Djene Rhys Bajalan (@djenebajalan), Assistant Professor of…
2226 - Centrist Johnny-Come-Latelys & the First Impeachment w/ Alex Pareene
Nov 22 • 118 min
On today’s show, The New Republic’s Alex Pareene joins us to discuss this week’s impeachment hearings, the late entries into the 2020 Democratic primary, and his latest writings on both impeachment and the Democratic field in the New…
2225 - Analyzing the Impeachment Hearings & Wednesday’s Debate
Nov 21 • 128 min
After 8+ hours of streaming on Wednesday, today’s Majority Report features a breakdown of impeachment testimony from Kurt Volker, Tim Morrison, and George Sondland. Sam and the crew also assess candidates’ performances during last night’s Democratic…
2224 - The Trump Impeachment Hearings: Ambassador Gordon Sondland Testimony
Nov 20 • 130 min
The Majority Report continues its live coverage of the House impeachment hearings of Donald Trump today at 9 AM EST with testimony from Gordon Sondland the US Ambassador to the EU. This is only the first stream of the day. We’ll be back live both for…
2223 - Trump Impeachment Hearings Recapping Alexander Vindman & Jennifer Williams
Nov 19 • 77 min
MR covers the impeachment hearings live. On today’s show: Vindman speaks to father about speaking truth to power. Williams on July 25th call, what the committee has asked her, and what she found unusual. Schiff shoots down the theory that Giuliani was…
2222 - Is Trump Hurting Red State Republicans? & Picking Up Statehouses in 2020 w/ Aaron Kleinman AKA @BobbyBigWheel
Nov 18 • 71 min
Aaron Kleinman (@bobbybigwheel), Director of Research at the Future Now Fund, joins Sam to discuss the 2019 election results, Trump’s position in Deep Red America, and what it means for 2020. On today’s show: John Bel Edwards beats Trump-backed…
2221 - Stone Convicted, Impeachment Marches On & What’s Deval Patrick’s Game? w/ Emma Vigeland & Judy Gold
Nov 15 • 96 min
Sam hosts Emma Vigeland from The Young Turks (@EmmaVigeland) and comedian Judy Gold (@JewdyGold) to recap the week’s news, including impeachment, the 2020 democratic primary, and more. On today’s show: Yovanovitch on her order to leave Ukraine because…
2220 - Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control w/ Stephen Kinzer
Nov 14 • 52 min
Good Thursday morning, today’s show features a recent interview Sam recorded with journalist Stephen Kinzer about his new book, Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control. Kinzer and Sam begin their interview with…
2219 - Part 2 - The Trump Impeachment Hearings
Nov 13 • 134 min
Sam broadcasts the Trump impeachment hearings live! Today’s hearings feature testimony from former top US Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and George P. Kent, the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the European and Eurasian Bureau at the U.S….
2219 - Part 1 - The Trump Impeachment Hearings
Nov 13 • 144 min
Sam broadcasts the Trump impeachment hearings live! Today’s hearings feature testimony from former top US Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and George P. Kent, the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the European and Eurasian Bureau at the U.S….
2218 - Evo Morales’ Ouster in Bolivia w/ Mark Weisbrot & Nomiki Konst
Nov 12 • 76 min
Mark Weisbrot (@MarkWeisbrot), co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, joins Sam to discuss the military government takeover in Bolivia and Weisbrot’s latest in the Nation, “The Trump Administration Is Undercutting Democracy in…
2217 - The Finance Curse w/ Nicholas Shaxson
Nov 11 • 62 min
Journalist and author Nicholas Shaxson (@nickshaxson) joins us to discuss his new book, The Finance Curse: How Global Finance Is Making Us All Poorer. On today’s show: Jamie Dimon says he can’t solve problems of wealth inequality with…
2216 - Impeachment’s 2020 Shockwaves & What’s Bloomberg Doing? w/ Alex Pareene & Film Guy Matthew Weiss
Nov 8 • 97 min
Alex Pareene (@pareene) and Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) join us. On today’s show: Meet the Press just making stuff up about Bloomberg and his potential campaign. Impeachment update: what are the political effects of this timeline?…
2215 - Understanding Kashmir w/ Mohamad Junaid
Nov 7 • 64 min
Good morning, joining Michael Brooks on today’s Majority Report is Professor Mohamad Junaid to discuss the on-going situation in Kashmir. Brooks and Junaid begin their conversation with an overview of Kashmiri history, including its constitutional…
2214 - The Blue Wave Crashes Once More In Swing States & Red States
Nov 6 • 64 min
On today’s show: Trump rally for Bevin on Monday: On prospect of Bevin losing: “You can’t let that happen!” Andy Beshear declares victory in Kentucky. Matt Bevin in August: “If you support Andy Beshear you support Bernie Sanders’ communism.” PA swing…
2213 - Homewreckers: How Wall Street Kingpins Suckered Millions out of the American Dream w/Aaron Glantz
Nov 5 • 58 min
Author Aaron Glantz (@Aaron_Glantz) joins us to discuss his new book, ‘Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream.’ On today’s show: Leon Cooperman is upset that Warren…
2212 - The Enigma of Clarence Thomas w/ Corey Robin
Nov 4 • 95 min
Author Corey Robin (@CoreyRobin) joins us to discuss his new book, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas. On today’s show: Kevin McCarthy indignant about impeachment, Steny Hoyer says GOP is just getting mad now. Corey…