The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Glenn Greenwald from Salon on liberty and justice for some, the government's attitude toward torture and destruction of evidence, the failure to enforce criminal accountability for government officials and the prosecution of whistle blowers.  Also, from Occupy Wall Street's media team Jeff Smith reports on the movement's plans for May Day 2012. 

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Casual Friday brings Cliff Schecter from Libertas LLC and the discussion is all about the splintering of America.  Plus, Film Guy Matthew Weiss with a flick recommendation and words of wisdom to kick off your weekend. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12:00pm (EST)

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Mike Sacks, Huffington Post SCOTUS correspondent, on oral arguments addressing controversial Arizona immigration law SB1070.  Also, from The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel discusses relentless attacks on women's rights.  "Rupert Murdoch" calls in, Pennsylvania as petri dish for fracking industry, Mark Rubio's speech gaffe and defense for Bradley Manning pushes for fair trial.  Your calls and IMs.

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Climatologist and director of Earth System Science Center Dr. Michael Mann on the Conservative smear campaign to discredit climate scientists, distract the public and the dire consequences.  Also, science as contact sport and his book The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars.  

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Social insurance, who benefits and who loses from the success/failure of Social Security? How healthy is the Trust Account and why the program's obligations cannot add to the deficit.  Also, details on the BP Settlement from attorney Brian Barr.  

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Noted economist and author James K. Galbraith on rise of inequality in America, the financialization of our system, its inherent instability and the bloated scale of the financial sector.  Also, illegal shenanigans by WalMart in Mexico and tax exempt ALEC lobbies hard.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm M-F 12:00pm (EST)

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Cliff Schecter, Libertas LLC, and Sam in Vegas talk America's #1 world ranking in civilian gun ownership, Romney's cookie-gate, Ted Nugent and more.  Jimmy Reefercake delivers his final song of the week. Listen LIVE M-F at Majority.fm 12:00 pm (EST)

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Sam in Vegas for Mass Torts.  Ari Berman, the Nation & Herding Donkeys, on Federal Judiciary; political leaning of SCOTUS; impact of next Presidential election and Obama indifference toward record Federal Bench vacancies.  Plus, attorney James Kauffman on details of Jobs Bill. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12:00 pm (EST)

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Writer and Citizen Radio co-host Allison Kilkenny talks Occupy Wall Street; 'sleepful protests', NYPD and May Day preparations.  Also, who is the 99% Spring?  In the better half, Ed Wytkind, AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades Department President on stymied Transportation Bill; the real threat to Mass Transit and our economy.

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Chris Hayes from UP w/ Chris Hayes with an examination of meritocracy, the self correcting power of democracy and his forthcoming book Twilight of the Elites.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12:00pm (EST)

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