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Virgil Texas (@VirgilTexas), of Chapo Trap House and the Bad Faith podcast (@badfaithpod), joins the MR crew to discuss the news of the week. On today's show: Tommy Tuberville has no idea what the Voting Rights Act is. Virgil Texas (@VirgilTexas), of Chapo Trap House and the Bad Faith podcast (@badfaithpod), joins the MR crew to discuss the news of…
 
The Majority Report's retrospective of Michael Brooks' career continues with a 2018 interview with Zero Books' Douglas Lain (@DougLain). In the wake of Bari Weiss' breathless NYT profile, Michael and Doug tackle the much discussed and hotly debated “Intellectual Dark Web,” the internet’s latest cast of “renegades” shaking things up in the American …
 
Sam and the MR crew break down the news. On today's show: Trump tells George Stephanopoulos that "herd mentality" will make the virus go away. Trump HHS Official Michael Caputo rages at his agency, predicts he’ll be killed by deep-state scientists. Sen. Chuck Schumer: "Today I'm calling on Secretary Azar to resign immediately." Dawn Wooten, the nur…
 
Donald Trump's private thoughts on Covid from April 13 are a bit of a contrast from his public statment on April 17. Then Sam is joined by historian Thomas Frank to discuss his new book, "The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism." What is the American history of populism? Is it an attitude, a policy set, a campaign style? And on the fun hal…
 
Sam is joined by Martha S. Jones (@marthasjones_), Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, to discuss her new book, 'Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All.' On today's show: Brian Kilmeade and Tom Cotton defend Trump's handling of Covid: "What do you expect the president, who's spent 50 y…
 
Sam hosts Shahid Buttar (@ShahidForChange), candidate for CA-12 challenging Nancy Pelosi, to discuss his campaign, Pelosi's leadership failures, California's wildfires, and the week's most important headlines. On today's show: Tucker Carlson says it's Lindsey Graham's fault that Trump talked to Bob Woodward. Shahid Buttar (@ShahidForChange) joins S…
 
The Majority Report continues to look back at Michael Brooks's career with a 2019 interview featuring Liz Franczak (@liz_franczak) to discuss her essay in the Baffler, “The Century of Spin,” and the origins of neoliberal sociopolitical culture. Liz Franczak recounts the story of Edward Bernays, who “pioneered the field of modern public relations af…
 
Sam and the MR Crew break down the week's biggest headlines including November's general election, the next stage of COVID, and Trump's personal DOJ. On today's show: Big boats sink small boats in Texas Trump boat parade. Trump says he will return "patriotic education" to nation's schools, says they'll take away your great heroes. Thom Tillis issue…
 
Sam hosts author, radio host, and Spy Magazine founder Kurt Andersen to discuss his latest book Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History and how the last 50 years have turned the clock back on economic equality and progress in America. Andersen and Sam begin their conversation discussing the power of nostalgia and how it took such a…
 
Today our annual repeat of a compilation of labor speeches from FDR, Mario Savio, John Lewis, & more. Bernie reading from the speech that sent Debs to jail. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18Epda5JcUk&ab_channel=BernardSanders-Topic Full live show returns tomorrow! Become a member of the Majority Report today! Get updates on the ongoing nationwide …
 
Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of the Benjamin Dixon Show to discuss the week's biggest stories including continued racial justice unrest across America, Biden enters campaign mode, and Trump's efforts to stoke racial tensions. Then Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) joins the program to share his Labor Day Weekend film recommendations. On…
 
The MR Crew presents Michael Brooks's interview with Ed Caesar (@edcaesar) of The New Yorker to discuss his piece, "The Reputation-Laundering Firm That Ruined Its Own Reputation," on how a renowned British PR firm, Bell Pottinger, worked with dictators and oligarchs and deliberately inflamed racial tensions in South Africa—and destroyed itself in t…
 
Sam hosts former Republican strategist and consultant Stuart Stevens (@stuartpstevens) to discuss his new book It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump on how the GOP was always destined to become the party of Trump. On today's show: Ed Markey talks justice in victory speech. Kennedy v. Markey: What's the thing your wife likes…
 
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