The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Micah White the author of  The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution, explains his role in co-creating the Occupy movement. How the Occupy movement evolved and devolved. The problems that Occupy had. Generating authority in movements. Innovating new tactics and dealing with counter tactics. Getting more sophisticated about how social change happens. How do you get sovereignty and why radicals need to run for office. How does revolution happen? Why radical parties in Europe matter. The best ways to engage in politics and hacking elections?

On The Fun Half: Debating circumcision. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren calls out a bigoted witness. A Libertarian strips. Jerry Brown endorses Hillary Clinton. Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a public service and your calls and IMs.

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Legendary blogger and columnist Digby explains why Republicans are threatening a public health crisis by blocking funds to the CDC. The Moral monstrosity of the GOP. Republicans new practice of holding up funds to prevent and address emergencies. Racism and ignoring the Zika crisis. Why is the Obama Administration still deporting people? Donald Trump's hair and did he rape his ex wife? How the media is completely failing in covering Trump. The battle inside the Trump campaign. Why Donald Trump is a global threat and will the Bernie and Trump debate happen?

Andy Kindler not impressed with Sam's Trump. Andy goes after Glenn Greenwald. Reliving the Chris Matthews hot mic about Trump's wife. A Fox segment on Donald Trump becomes an ad for Trump's new hotel. Andy is mad at media and funny on Twitter and why he likes Hillary this time.

Louie Gohmert says no "Gays" on a space colony and your calls and IMs.

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Ashley Dawson, a professor of English at CUNY, New York City and author of the new book Extinction: A Radical History, explains the sixth extinction. The history of extinctions and why and how we rely on bio diversity. The moral crisis of species extinction. capitalism and the crisis. Bison, colonial systems and Native Americans. What makes capitalism different.19th century whaling and why Capitalism can't confront the extinction crisis. The problem with Elizabeth Kolbert's critique. Bio capitalism and the next inequality crisis. The problem with "Rewilding" and why the environmental crisis is all about the contradictions and crisis of capitalism.

On  The Fun Half: Donald Trump punks out on debating Bernie Sanders. Bill O'Reilly demands Hillary Clinton debate to defends capitalism. Donald Trump calls Elizabeth Warren Pocahontas and Kimberly Guilfoyle thinks its a compliment. Ken Starr loses his job as President of Baylor for ignoring a Campus rape crisis and your calls and IMs. 

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The NRA gets Charlie Daniels threatens Iran with 'swamp folks' and 'gator' wrestlers diss video. Why Hillary Clinton's campaign will need to reach out to Bernie Sanders supporters. Elizabeth Warren hits Donald Trump hard on his Wall Street incoherence. Bill Bradley calls Donald Trump a "below average real estate developer". Noam Chomsky tell you to be rational in how you vote. Why its an ongoing fight beyond the election.

On The Fun Half: Donald Trump calls out New Mexico's Governor. Trump says no Syrian refugees in New Mexico. Who is existentially threatened by Trump. Sanders supporter Nina Turner debunks Chris Cuomo's ill informed questions on CNN.Violence at an anti Trump rally. A youth perspective on SJW culture online. James O'Keefe own goals himself and still is a moron and your calls and IMs.

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Peter S. Feldman researcher-reporter with the Open Markets Program at New America, explains the importance of understanding St Louis as an important American city. Using advertising to understand a city. Understanding regional inequality. Corruption and the American tradition. Why we are living in another gilded age. The Federal Reserve Act and balancing power across America. The economic and regulatory strategy that destroyed the Midwest and the story of Busch Beer and the collapse of Saint Louis advertising.

On The Fun Half: Education won't get you out of poverty. Bernie's picks for the Democratic Platform committee. The coming conflict about Israel/Palestine in the DNC Platform. The problem with online atheism. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders start their rapprochement? Remembering Obama and Clinton's primary. Glenn Beck has a new warning for America. Bill Cosby is going to trial. Alex Jones reflects on his relationship with the globalists. Trump and O'Reilly talk foreign policy and your calls and IMs.

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How libertarians like Ron and Rand Paul and Gary Johnson benefit from the projection of civil liberties values by naive supporters. How did libertarians rebrand themselves as not horrible beginning in the 70s. The financing of Gary Johnson's career by private prisons and his history as a hardcore "law and order" governor. Whether it's accurate to call Trump a fascists. Trump and Bernie's similarity in that they suggest political solutions rather than neoliberal market reforms.

On the fun half - defending public sector unions, Glenn Beck's meeting with Facebook, Alex Jones on Beck's meeting with Facebook and his pot belly, Noam Chomsky on voting (and voting for Hillary over Trump), plus your calls and IMs!

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Cliff Schecter explains the incredible importance and accomplishment of the Obama Administration's new overtime rules. The stupid arguments Republicans will use to fight back against Obama's new rules. The transformation of peoples lives because of new overtime. Bernie Sanders should stay in the race and the future of progressive governance. And also why Donald Trump faces steep odds.

Isabel Gillies has a spiritual connection to Judaism. How Jewish Isabel? Isabel talks about her next book What is being "cozy". Isabel tells us all to watch Mad Men and Sam's tell us about the time he meant Jon Hamm.

On The Fun Half: We hear from Right Wing Mandela. Donald Trump mocks Chris Christie and its cruel and hilarious. Benghazi Chair admits that the main right wing talking point on Benghazi is a lie. The future of the Democratic and Republican. Alex Jones gets offended parties and your calls and IMs.

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Roger Stone tells Alex Jones that if he is killed blame the Clintons.

David Dayen author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud explains why he told the bottom up story of the foreclosure crisis. The three individuals that Dayen followed to understand banking corruption in the housing market. Scams, fraud and mortgage loans. How illegality was built into the market. Mers and why everyone is susceptible mortgage fraud. The fraudulent document industry. The development of CDOs. How the mortgage security industry became such a mess. Why compensation models incentivized awful behavior in the mortgage market and the inspiring stories of three ordinary people who expose Wall Street's fraud.

On The Fun Half: will Donald Trump lead to Civil War? Stuart Varney says Egypt Air crash helps Donald Trump. We hear from Right Wing Mandela's press spokesman "John Miller". Bigotry against the LGBT community in North Carolina. Why CNN is freaking out of Bernie Sanders and your calls and IMs.

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Journalist, legendary Trump biographer and author of the new Kindle book Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention, explains why and how Donald Trump didn't run in 2012. Trump's Mob connections. Why Trump's race baiting is all that matters in a Republican primary. Why Donald Trump would be nowhere without his dad's money. The corruption of Fred Trump. Trump family history of crony capitalism. How Donald Trump triad to pay off Wayne Barrett. Roy Cohn and the Trump history of racism. Trump's "remote connection" to the truth and how to expose Trump.

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The assault on labor unions that was averted at the Supreme Court. The Zubik case and access to women's healthcare. The disingenuous argument for religious liberty in the Zubik case and how dangerous that case was and why how the importance of the Supreme Court.

On The Fun Half: What happened at the Nevada Democratic convention. Maoist Bernie shares plans for the convention. Obamacare keeps insuring more people. Hillary Clinton moves to the left on healthcare. Bernie Sanders destroys austerity in a speech in Puerto Rico. The Intercept begins releases the rest of Snowden's documents. The CIA torture report was destroyed. Bill Kristol freaks out on CNN.  and your calls IMs.

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Direct download: 05-17-16-Sam_Seder-PUB.mp3
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