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

    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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    • 2 hr 11 min
    2397 - Michael Brooks's 2016 Interview w/ ANC Freedom Fighter Ronnie Kasrils

    2397 - Michael Brooks's 2016 Interview w/ ANC Freedom Fighter Ronnie Kasrils

    On today's show: The Majority Report presents its second Michael Brooks retrospective taking you to Brooks's 2016 interview with ANC freedom fighter Ronnie Kasrils, wherein they discuss Kasrils' film London Recruits and the state of South African politics. Matt Binder joins the MR crew in the fun half.
    2014 Girl Meets World clip resurfaces to show Disney's anti-communist propaganda.
    On the fun half: Asked if he will take cognitive test, Biden says "Hell no! Come on man!" asks black host if he'll take a cocaine test, asks if host is a junkie. Biden campaign video of how cool he is: Driving a vintage Corvette, says his dad could "really drive." Vic Berger video of Trump talking national parks, "yo-Semite." A caller talks direct democracy. Jordan Peterson has Covid. Trump clip banned from Twitter, Facebook for spreading misinformation about Covid. Cori Bush says she plans to push for $2000/month universal Covid stimulus payments once in Congress, as well as defunding prisons and investing in schools. Protesters keep eviction lawyers from entering Stern and Stern Law Firm. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    2396 - Big Tech Antitrust & Tuesday's Primaries w/ David Dayen & Aaron Kleinman

    2396 - Big Tech Antitrust & Tuesday's Primaries w/ David Dayen & Aaron Kleinman

    Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), Executive Editor of The American Prospect, to discuss last week's Big Tech antitrust hearings in the House and what a real investigation could do. Then Sam hosts Aaron Kleinman (@BobbyBigWheel) of the Future Now Fund to discuss yesterday's primaries and his predictions for the fall elections.
    On today's show: Governor Ron DeSantis says Florida unemployment was designed to create roadblocks. Throwback: Woman shames Rick Scott at Starbucks in 2016.
    David Dayen (@ddayen), Executive Editor of The American Prospect, joins Sam to discuss last week's Big Tech antitrust hearings in the House and what a real investigation could do. How tech giants like Facebook have violated antitrust laws and why they are confident they won't be stopped. What would it look like to break up Facebook, Amazon, and Google? How anti-trust measures could be carried out using our legal and regulatory system. Measures being taken to undermine the US postal service.
    Aaron Kleinman (@BobbyBigWheel) of the Future Now Fund joins Samto to discuss yesterday's primaries and his predictions for the fall elections. Dem voters want to see a sense of urgency, GOP voters want to see a sense of crazy, and other identifiable trends. Suburban liberals moving to the left. Dems starting to recuperate the white working class. Which progressive races will donations make the biggest impact on?
    On the fun half: Trump says he wants schools open in the fall, says children are almost immune. Trump's understanding of mail in voting vs. absentee ballots is a mish mosh of Fox News talking points. Brian Kilmeade tries to explain why Trump tweeted about Florida mail-in ballots. Ted Cruz says he's unveiling new stimulus bill, complains about spending, says GOP can never be Santa Claus. Tommy Tuberville says we'd get more done with just Trump running govt, trillion dollars is too much spending. Cori Bush after winning her primary against Lacy Clay: We're a united mass movement that demands change. Dennis Prager says social distancing business measures seem like 1920s speakeasies. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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