The Majority Report with Sam Seder

10/30/15

It's Halloween and the Ken, Ken & Ken Show returns! KKK talks with the Huffington Post's Ryan Grim about the liberal media, whether or not he's "butthurt" after the last GOP debate and whether Bernie Sanders should be afraid of getting of getting taken out by the Clintons.

KKK take on more liberal media myths, Bernie Sanders hugging a Muslim student and take your calls and IMs.

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The MR Team commented in real time on last night's "Big Boy & Girl's Table" Republican debate from Boulder Colorado.

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10/29/15

Sam and Cliff Schecter cover the GOP debate. Answers to the questions: Who got body salmmed? Who will now have to drop out?  Why CNBC is like a Right Wing Waynes World? The amazing stupidity of the CNBC anchors and why the kids table debate was worthless. The Mike Huckabee hustle. When is Rand Paul going to drop out? Why Chris Christie did enough to stay in the race and why John Kasich is is like Jon Huntsman. Why Jeb Bush is the Fredo of the Bush family and when Marco Rubio owned Jeb Bush in the debate. Is Ted Cruz the best long term bet to win the Republican Primary? Why Ted Cruz won by playing the attack the media game.

In a palette cleanser Bernie Sanders expresses a beautiful support for a Muslim student and he issues a wonderful condemnation of bigotry in all forms. Bernie calls for decriminalizing Marijuana on the federal level. How to vote in the Ohio Marijuana referendum and how to think about the new budget deal.

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10/28/15

Andrew Highsmith an assistant professor of history at UC Irvine and author of Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis, explains the origin of the phrase "demolition means progress". Flint Michigan and GM's history of racial segregation. African American politics and the limited nature of reform in Flint. Education and poverty. Housing, wealth accumulation and segregation. The difference between Metropolitan and Suburban capital and the dangerous priorities of capital.

On The Fun Half: Marco Rubio tries to justify missing Senate votes and fails. Michael Steele explains to Sam on All in With Chris Hayes why Republicans don't count 9/11 in  George W Bush's security record. George W Bush would need to prevent 9/11. The water crisis in Flint Michigan. John Kasich whines that the Republican frontrunners are crazy, pretending like the rest of them aren't. Also your calls and IMs.

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10/26/15

Good news! The Obama Administration takes a turn away from over testing children and why we still aren't addressing the underlying crisis of economic injustice in education.

Robert F. Kennedy, JR., explains the goal of Patrick Kennedy's new book. Why the Right Wing media attacks his family for business and ideology. Ted Kennedy and living with the death of three brothers. The Kennedy family ethic and the loss and trauma that they have endured. Has Patrick Kennedy upset his members of his family with his new book? The personal warmth and compassion of Ted Kennedy and what Patrick Kennedy is doing for mental health and addiction in America.

On The Fun Half: The war for the soul of the Democratic Party. How Bernie Sanders should and can make the case that he gets things done. Donald Trump had it hard he only got a small "million" dollar loan from his father. Bernie Sanders calls out the Clintons for rewriting history on Gay rights. Hillary Clinton defends her record on Gay Rights on the Rachel Maddow show. Chris Christie blames Black Lives  Matter for an increase in crime and your calls and IMs.

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10/23/15

Cliff Schecter explains the absurdity of the Benghazi hearings and the nonsense Republican scandal machine. Trey Gowdy admits that the hearings exposed something new. What if Republicans were held to the same standards as Democrats. How delusional Republicans are about national security. Why did the Republicans focus on Benghazi? The awful parts of Joe Biden's record and why he is wrong about Republicans. Will Hillary Clinton be more influenced by the left. Why Lincoln Chafee failed as a candidate. Should Lawrence Lessig be in the next Democratic Debate? And Paul Ryan is already caving to the Freedom Caucus even before he becomes Speaker of the House.

On The Fun Half: meet the new MR producers Kelly and Matt. Ben Carson says Benghazi was "present" for Mitt Romney. More fallout from the Canadian elections and your calls and IMs.

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10/22/15

Journalist and author of the now free eBook The Hunting of Hillary,  Joe Conason explains the dark and bizarre history behind the Clinton conspiracy industry. Vince Foster's suicide and why the Right is the Clintons killed him. The evolving nature of the Benghazi scandal and why it migrated from Obama to Clinton. Exposing the Right Wing lie machine. Why The New York Times used to parrot the Right Wing conspiracy machine. How Trey Gowdy has endlessly embarrassed himself during the Benghazi hearings and are Republicans setting themselves up for another backlash just like they did when they impeached Bill Clinton.

On The Fun Half: "Nation of Islam" Obama tells us why Benghazi happened. Mark Levin freaks out about Paul Ryan and Harry Reid's trolling works. Joe Biden's dumb call out of Hillary Clinton. Understanding socialism. Jeb Bush says Super Girl is "hot". Also your calls and IMs.

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10/21/15 

John Kay a visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and author of Other People’s Money: The Real Business of Financeexplains the purpose of finance and how our economy devolved into greater financialization. Why paper wealth allows you to "imagine" more wealth. The “I’ll be gone, you’ll be gone” model of banking and do we need to wait for the next financial crisis for real reform?

On The Fun Half: Why Lawrence Lessig should have run as a Republican. Paul Ryan's terms and conditions for running for Speaker of the House. Bibi Netanyahu says the Grand Mufti gave Hitler the idea for the Holocaust. Is Bernie Sanders really a socialist and your calls and IMs.

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10/20/15

Leah Gordon a Assistant Professor of Education at Stanford University and author of the new book  Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America, explains how racism was explains cultural theories of racism and how these discourses have undermined a structural understanding racism in America. the limitations of viewing racism and prejudice on the individual level. The various pressures on post-war social science and the influence of behaviorism. The marginalization of liberal organizations and social scientists under McCarthyism and the problem with understanding racism through individualism.

On The Fun Half: Sam and Michael break down the Canadian election results, why Justin Trudeau ran a successful anti austerity campaign. Revisiting more Clinton conspiracy theories. Sam takes down Sam Harris again. More thoughts on the foreign policy of Bernie Sanders. Also your calls and IMs.

 

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10/19/15

Donald Trump calls out George W Bush for the September 11th terrorist attacks happening under his watch. Jeb Bush whines and incoherently defends his brother. Reviewing the history of the Bush Administration's negligence before September 11th. Introducing the two new members of the MR team!

Journalist Tina Dupuy explains her forthcoming Podcast Cultish.

On The Fun Half: Sam debates our favorite conservative caller Doug, the best ways for Bernie Sanders to explain Democratic Socialism and your calls and IMs.

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