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Entertaining Daily Politics, Award Winning Long-Form Interviews and Irreverent, Independent Analysis. For more info see Majority.FM

    2403 - Trump Kneecaps The Postal Service & Comedians At Colleges Getting Canceled w/ Alex Pareene & Judy Gold

    2403 - Trump Kneecaps The Postal Service & Comedians At Colleges Getting Canceled w/ Alex Pareene & Judy Gold

    Sam looks back at the week's most important stories with Alex Pareene (@pareene) of the New Republic and comedian Judy Gold (@JewdyGold), including the White House kneecapping the Postal Service, the Kamala Harris VP media narrative, and our rolling Covid crisis.
    On today's show: Larry Kudlow, explaining why the Democratic relief demands are idealistic, says we can't have voting rights laws. After opening big lead in new poll, Ed Markey releases stunning new campaign ad.
    Alex Pareene (@pareene) of the New Republic joins Sam to discuss attacks on the postal service, Kamala Harris as VP pick, and the Democrats' latest strategic failures around Covid relief.
    Comedian Judy Gold (@JewdyGold) joins Sam to talk about her new book, 'Yes, I Can Say That: When They Come For The Comedians, We Are All In Trouble.'
    On the fun half: Pence in Iowa speech says Biden/Harris will bring regulations that will take away your meat. Trump floats Kamala Harris birther conspiracy. Asked about suburban invasion tweet, Trump clarifies he'd like to keep poor people out of the suburbs. Trump explains why no Covid relief bill means no post office funding, which means no mail-in ballots. Is a general strike in America possible? Kevin McCarthy says govt shouldn't be wasteful when asked why GOP won't negotiate with Dems and spend more on relief. Oregon GOP Senate candidate Jo Rae Perkins, QAnon supporter, says public health measures will turn us into zombies, based on her readings of Marx. Pence says Trump administration has created more jobs in last three months than Obama/Biden did in two terms. Plus, your IMs!
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    • 1 hr 50 min
    2402 - Michael Throwback: The Lava Jato Lawfare Coup Against Lula w/ Anthony Pereira

    2402 - Michael Throwback: The Lava Jato Lawfare Coup Against Lula w/ Anthony Pereira

    On today's show: On what would have been his 37th birthday, the Majority Report takes another look back at the life and career of Michael Brooks with his interview with Anthony Pereira on the Lava Jato scandal and the persecution of Lula da Silva.
    Fox and Friends spin jobless claims numbers as good, Eric Trump says stock market shows recovery is in progress.
    On the fun half: Tucker Carlson makes vague populist argument about criticism for how he pronounced "Kamala Harris." How to deprogram someone from believing in conspiracy theories? Trump says Biden and Harris have to denounce Antifa because of website prank. Dave Rubin trying out some impressions to make a point about campaigns appealing to immigrants. The crew discusses the allegations against Alex Morse. Jess Scarane (@JessForDelaware)'s left-populist campaign ad. Ron DeSantis says reopening schools is like the SEALs' mission to kill Bin Laden. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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    • 1 hr
    2401 - Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money w/ Zephyr Teachout

    2401 - Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money w/ Zephyr Teachout

    Sam hosts Fordham Law Professor and Bernie Sanders delegate Zephyr Teachout (@ZephyrTeachout) to discuss her new book, Break 'Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money. 
    On today's show: Trump's statement on "Phony Kamala" and "Slow Joe."
    Fordham Law Professor and Bernie Sanders delegate Zephyr Teachout (@ZephyrTeachout) joins Sam to discuss her new book, Break 'Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money. How so much of American life came to be controlled by giant monopolies like Facebook, Google and Amazon. Reagan's 1980s wrecking crew. How anti-trust laws could be used to break up monopolies and fight the economic and racial inequality they create. Why both socialists and progressives should care about the anti-monopoly movement.
    Wall Street execs celebrate Harris pick.
    On the fun half: Mark Levin opens show making the point that technically Kamala Harris is not African American. On The View, Kamala says she won't defund the police, wants to "reimagine how we do public safety in America." Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz says college football players should see themselves like troops storming Normandy. Ilhan Omar wins bigly in MN! Q-anon nut Marjorie Taylor Greene wins GOP primary in GA; clip reel of her insane, racist remarks. Frank Luntz gives a tour of his million dollar replica oval office and Lincoln bedroom home in California. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    2400 - The GOP's Relief Failures, COVID Undercounts, & Shapiro's P-Word w/ MR Crew

    2400 - The GOP's Relief Failures, COVID Undercounts, & Shapiro's P-Word w/ MR Crew

    Sam and crew break down the biggest stories of the week, including GOP COVID relief failures,  Joe Biden's veepstakes, and what to expect at the upcoming conventions. Sam and crew look into the GOP's strategy to blame Pelosi and the Democrats for the failure to pass relief measures for working Americans. Meanwhile, in New York, Andrew Cuomo gets epistemological when asked if he would be open to an independent investigation into the huge number of nursing home deaths during the COVID outbreak. Sam takes some phone calls before the Fun Half, including John from San Antonio's VP prediction.
    And in the Fun Half: Ben Shapiro reads Cardi B lyrics and shares about his unfulfilling sex life, Donald Trump explains how Joe Biden can hurt God, callers share their struggles to access relief aid from states across the country, David Packman is up to something with his YouTube subscribers, and Sam and Matt explain Bret Weinstein's failures in reason--plus your calls and IMs!
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    2399 - Defending the Post Office w/ APWU President Mark Dimondstein

    2399 - Defending the Post Office w/ APWU President Mark Dimondstein

    Sam hosts the American Postal Workers' Union President Mark Dimondstein to discuss the post office, the fall elections, and how Trump donor turned Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has dismantled the USPS.
    On today's show: Nikki Haley gets annoyed her popcorn delivery is taking so long.
    American Postal Workers' Union President Mark Dimondstein joins Sam to discuss the post office, the fall elections, and how Trump donor turned Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has dismantled the USPS. How the USPS was spun off as its own independent agency following the postal workers' strike of 1970. How the pre-pay operation mandate harmed the postal service's ability to function. How Trump and company are taking advantage of this crisis to privatize the mail and lay the groundwork for bogus claims of election fraud. What regular people can do to fight these attacks on an essential public service.
    On the fun half: What's with all these open letters from older leftists telling young leftists to support Biden? April: Pelosi says calm down, Democrats will get state and local in next round of legislation. Pelosi says she prays for those who no longer have UI, "let's pray harder." CBS' Paula Reid asks why Trump brags about "veterans choice" which passed in 2014. Larry Kudlow is unsure what's happening with UI and how money is being distributed, also unclear on numbers. Kudlow also unsure about eviction moratorium, Stephanopoulos says Trump is not extending moratorium. Attorney and Senator Chuck Schumer says he'll leave it to attorneys when asked about legality of Trump stimulus EOs. Ainsley Earhardt shocked 97k kids tested positive for Covid in July. Kilmeade says BLM protestors aren't like 1960s civil rights leaders because they won't go on cable news, shirtless skateboarders are getting paid direct deposit by Antifa. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    2398 - Cori Bush's Inspiring Win, No Covid Relief Deal, & Joe Biden, Godkiller w/ Emma Vigeland & Lucie Steiner

    2398 - Cori Bush's Inspiring Win, No Covid Relief Deal, & Joe Biden, Godkiller w/ Emma Vigeland & Lucie Steiner

    Sam hosts Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) from TYT and Lucie Steiner (@TheSteinbag) of the AM Quickie recaps the biggest stories of the week including the no-deal Covid relief bill, the dismantling of the postal service, and the reporting of Covid cases.
    On today's show: Trump says Biden is gonna hurt God and the Bible, also against guns and gas.
    Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) from TYT joins Sam to discuss stories of the week, including Justice Democrat Cori Bush's win in MO! The Justice Dems' strategy, Bush's activist background, the politics of endorsements, and the role played by the CBC. On MSNBC, Cori Bush says it's important that people who have struggled represent communities like hers and she plans to bring that fight to Congress. Tucker Carlson suggests Covid measures are autocratic and "the left" made orders to change America and support China. Meanwhile, despite no new relief bill, Trump leaves for vacation.
    Lucie Steiner (@TheSteinbag) of the AM Quickie joins Sam to break down some news. Speakers at DNC include Bernie Sanders, John Kasich. Throwback: Bernie takes Kasich to task in Congress. Charlie Kirk says Covid public health measures are like "societal waterboarding." Fox and Friends wonder if "V recovery" is still in the cards, blame governors' lockdowns for sabotaging recovery. Smug cop refuses to wear a mask at bodega, says he won't leave. Jeanine Pirro says NY NRA lawsuit is first step to taking away your guns. Sen. Kelly Loeffler says WNBA players who wore shirts encouraging people to vote for her Democratic opponent want to "cancel" her. CNBC lays out how much Bernie's one time 60% tax on billionaires would net from American billionaires. Mike Pence complains John Roberts has been a disappointment for conservatives, reminds voters about presidential election. Ben Shapiro says he doesn't see people trying to pass for white, everyone wants to be Rachel Dolezal.
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