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2011 - MAGA Teens, Studies Show What ‘Build The Wall’ Is Really About
Jan 22 • 68 min
On today’s show: Former assistant director of FBI admits deep state used to keep progressives and “socialists” out of office. MAGA teens from Covington Catholic harass and mock Native American veteran Nathan Phillips at DC rally. Phillips explains…
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019
Jan 21 • 164 min
Dr. King’s first TV “interview” from the show “The Open Mind – The New Negro” in 1957, hosted by Professor Richard D. Hefner. Beyond Vietnam, delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York City. MLK’s last speech…
2010 - Barr Questioned on Obstruction of Justice & Feldman Rails Against The Oligarchs w/ Digby & David Feldman
Jan 18 • 97 min
Digby (@digby56) and David Feldman (@David_Feldman) join us. On today’s show: Heather “Digby” Parton (@digby56) of Salon.com joins us to break down the latest news out of Washington. Amy Klobuchar questioned William Barr about…
2009 - Brexit, Great Quittin’, and the US Shutdown w/ Libby Watson
Jan 17 • 52 min
Today on a Michael Thursday Libby Watson joins the show to discuss the latest on Brexit and how the shutdown is effecting life in DC. We’re live at 12:00 PM EST. Libby joins Michael to discuss the latest on Brexit and where we go from the recently…
2008 - Majority Report LIVE from the Brooklyn PodFest w/ H. Jon Benjamin
Jan 16 • 98 min
Today’s Majority Report is the live show from this Sunday’s Brooklyn PodFest at the Bell House. Watch as the crew breaks down the week’s news, Sam makes some big campaign announcements, and special guest H. Jon Benjamin shows off a new look which…
2007 - What Could Be Worse Than William Barr, Steve King, and Jonathan Chait?
Jan 15 • 70 min
On today’s show: Trump describes the meal he’s paying for and hosting at White House for Clemson: “Great American food!” AG nominee William Barr gives opening statement at confirmation hearing. Republicans finally censure Steve King for his overt…
2006 - The Edge of Anarchy: The Greatest Labor Uprising in America w/ Jack Kelly
Jan 14 • 66 min
Historian Jack Kelly, author of The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America, joins us. Trump says he has no problem releasing his conversation with Putin in long, defensive monologue to…
2005 - Shutdown Hurting GOP? & Progressive Dems vs Centrists w/ Benjamin Dixon & Film Guy Matthew Weiss
Jan 11 • 86 min
Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) and Film Guy Matthew Weiss join us for Casual Friday. On today’s show: Heartland Institute researcher says Green New Deal is “nothing more than a socialist Trojan horse.” Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) of…
2004 - What’s Next in US Turkish Relations? w/ Steven A. Cook
Jan 10 • 79 min
Joining correspondent Michael Brooks on today’s program is Steven A. Cook (@stevenacook), the Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss the status of America’s Syria withdrawal…
2003 - Poor Representation: Congress & the Politics of Poverty in the United States w/ Kris C. Miler
Jan 9 • 67 min
Kris C. Miler, author of Poor Representation: Congress and the Politics of Poverty in the United States, joins us. On today’s show: Los Angeles teachers prepare to go on strike. AOC talks about the moral crisis at the border. Kris C. Miler,…
2002 - The Legality of Trump’s State of Emergency & SCOTUS on Gerrymandering w/ Ian Millhiser
Jan 8 • 55 min
Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) of Think Progress joins us to discuss his latest piece, Supreme Court Will Hear Two Challenges to Partisan Gerrymandering. On today’s show: Steve Rattner on Morning Joe says Dems can’t have an anti-capitalist like…
2001 - Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 w/ Kevin M. Kruse & Julian E. Zelizer
Jan 7 • 69 min
Good morning on today’s show, Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) and Julian E. Zelizer (@julianzelizer), co-authors of Fault Lines A History of the United States Since 1974. Professors Kruse and Zelizer from Princeton University’s History…
2000 - AOC Dances Into Congress, Drives GOP Up The Wall w/ MR Crew
Jan 4 • 160 min
On today’s show: Right-wing nut job tries to smear AOC with wholesome dancing video. Pelosi says the wall is a barrier between Trump’s base and reality. Pelosi says Democrats will deliver for the middle class. DC circuit court rules in favor of NLRB….
1999 - An Uncivil War: Taking Back Our Democracy w/ Greg Sargent
Jan 3 • 67 min
The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) joins us to discuss his new book, An Uncivil War: Taking Back Our Democracy in an Age of Trumpian Disinformation and Thunderdome Politics. On today’s show: Trump recounts meetings…
1998 - The Fight for the Future of the Democrats Has Begun w/ MR Crew
Jan 2 • 71 min
The MR crew is back with a news roundup! On today’s show: Ro Khanna explains the problem with Dems endorsing PAYGO. Call your House Rep at 202-255-3121 and tell them deficit spending is fine! Elizabeth Warren announces presidential campaign. How would…
Best of 2018: The US Invasion That Opened the West to Empire w/ William Hogeland
Jan 1 • 78 min
November 24, 2017 Today, historian William Hogeland joins us to discuss his book “Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West.” July 24 Conservative Editor Weirded Out After Being Inspired By…
Best of 2018: America’s Forgotten Black Pioneers & the Struggle for Equality w/ Anna-Lisa Cox
Dec 31, 2018 • 87 min
Today, an interview with historian Anna-Lisa Cox on her new book, “The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America’s Forgotten Black Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality.” Cox uncovers the early history of America’s black frontiersman in the late…
Best of 2018: Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism w/ Emily Ogden
Dec 28, 2018 • 91 min
August 30, 2018 Emily Ogden talks to us about her book ‘Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism.’ Franz Mesmer’s animal magnetism as a “scientific” kind of folk magic. The relationship between mesmerists and debunkers. The parallels…
Best of 2018: American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism w/ Dr. Henry Giroux
Dec 27, 2018 • 78 min
June 26, 2018 Dr. Henry Giroux, writer, cultural critic, and professor at McMaster University joins us to discuss his latest book, American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism, a collection of essays that reckons with the swell of…
Best Of 2018: Neoliberalism: A Textbook w/ Julie Wilson
Dec 26, 2018 • 75 min
4/6 April 6, 2018 Julie Wilson is an Associate Professor of Communication Arts at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. She joins us today to discuss her new textbook, ‘Neoliberalism.’ What “neoliberalism” is and how it differs from…
1997 - 2018 in Review w/ Alex Pareene
Dec 24, 2018 • 71 min
Alex Pareene joins the show to reflect on 2018, a very normal year. Sam has a conspiracy theory on why Trump was able to get by for so long before this despite doing blatant crimes. Alex, Sam, Michael, and Matt all bet on whether Bernie will run….
1996 - Final Casual Friday of 2018 w/ Benjamin Dixon, Judy Gold, Film Guy Matthew Weiss & Isabel Gillies
Dec 21, 2018 • 151 min
Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), Judy Gold (@JewdyGold), Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) and Isabel Gillies (@isabelgillies) join us for the final Casual Friday of 2018! On today’s show: GoFundMe wall man says the wall is in our…
1995 - How YouTube Built a Radicalization Machine for the Far-Right w/ Kelly Weill
Dec 20, 2018 • 56 min
Joining Michael Brooks on today’s program is Kelly Weill from the Daily Beast to discuss her latest deep dive into the alt-right, “How YouTube Built a Radicalization Machine for the Far-Right.” While YouTube’s algorithm can be a great tool to learn…
1994 - Warren’s Not-So-Radical Radical Proposal, Flynn’s Unapologetic Apology, Trump’s Not-So-Wally Wall
Dec 19, 2018 • 74 min
On today’s show: Sam teases his debate with Brandon Straka of #WalkAway. Sarah Huckabee Sanders says we’ll build the wall by taking funds from other departments. Fox and Friends guest Michael Goodwin suggests Trump voters crowdfund the wall. Jared…
1993 - Good & Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger w/ Rebecca Traister
Dec 18, 2018 • 67 min
Journalist and author Rebecca Traister (@rtraister) joins us to discuss her latest book, ‘Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger.’ In this book, Traister traces the influence of female anger throughout US history. From the early…