The Majority Report with Sam Seder (general)

06/02/2011

Today we have author Jeff Madrick. discussing his latest book, Age of Greed, The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970-Present. And we couldn’t get through to him yesterday (international calls are tricky, folks), but we have him today! Independent reporter, Ryan Gallagher joins us to talk the New Spanish Revolution.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

06/01/2011

Guy Lawson from Rolling Stone magazine joins us to talk about the two Florida kids who armed Afghanistan.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:18pm EST

05/31/2011

Today William Hartung joins us to talk about the profits of war, which he writes about in his book, Prophets of War.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

05-30-2011

It's Memorial Day. We're off, but we have a new show for you! Labor Negotiator/Attorney Joe Burns joins us to talk about his book, "Reviving the Strike".

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:38pm EST

05/27/2011

It's casual Friday. Chris Rosen finds the straw that breaks the camel's back and Cliff Schecter joins Sam on the Patriot Act and Joe Scarborough comparing Medicare to his hedonistic fantasies, and Jimmy Reefercake's not quite week in review.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:58pm EST

05/25/2011

Today, Robert Cruickshank about his latest article on the Daily Kos, Why aren’t progressives as good at politics as conservatives?

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

05/25/2011

We have Ari Berman, contributing writer for The Nation, on the show today. We talk about Medicare and the GOP loss in New York's 26th District, The GOP attacks on Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial protection Beureau -as well as the success of the Chrysler bailout and what it means for GOP hopefuls.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:43pm EST

05/24/2011

Today, we have Dennis Vanengelsdorp on to discuss what's currently happening with the sudden disappearance of bees. Dennis is Acting State Apiarist for Pennsylvania's Department of Agriculture, studying colony collapse disorder. We also discuss a novel new way to deal with corporate whistleblowers.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

05/23/2011

Eli Pariser (@EliPariser), former Executive Director of MoveOn.org, joins us today to talk about his new book “The Filter Bubble.”

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

05/20/2011

Today, Conservatives love spending, if it's for them. We also have Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter) and not ONE, not TWO...but THREE week in review songs. Looks like Jimmy Reefercake(@JimmyReefercake) has some competition!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:51pm EST