The Majority Report with Sam Seder (general)

Techdirt's Mike Masnick on Ron and Rand Paul's "Internet Freedom" manifesto, which goes against what most Internet freedom advocates support.  Also, the tug-of-war over net neutrality, regulatory control of the internet and safeguarding innovation.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 07-10-12-Mike_Masnick-PUB.mp3
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Plaintiff attorney Christopher Paulos from Levin Papantonio on crooked culture of  pharmaceutical industry and recent GlaxoSmithKline settlement.  Also, pay slashed to minimum wage for city employees in Scranton, Romney weekend fundraisers and Obama tax cuts.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 07-09-12-Christopher_Paulos-PUB.mp3
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Sam and Cliff Schecter from Libertas LLC look to FDR & history in Obama assessment, talk jobs numbers and pick the low hanging fruit from the Romney campaign tree.  Also, Jonathan Krohn, former conservative wunderkind has movie picks.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST) 

Direct download: 07-06-12-Cliff_Schecter-Jonathan_Krohn-PUB.mp3
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Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone on LIBOR banking scandal as Barclays implicates British Government and scale of cartel style, market manipulation by players worldwide is unveiled.  Also, Higgs boson, major discovery! Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 07-05-12-Matt_Taibbi-PUB.mp3
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Bill Scher executive editor at Liberal Oasis and Sam have a lively debate about the virtues of the Obama Administration.  Also, in Occupy news, Occupy Philly in action, tweets of Brooklyn Bridge Occupy protester threatened and jailed Duarte Square protester on a hunger strike. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 07-03-12-Bill_Scher-PUB.mp3
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Producer and director David Van Taylor on judicial confirmation wars and his film Advise and Dissent: where the Supreme Court and politics collide. And a surprise call from Sen Kathy "Janeane Garofalo" Harriss.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 07-02-12-David_Van_Taylor-Janeane_Garofalo-PUB.mp3
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Ari Berman, author of Herding Donkey's on SCOTUS v. Affordable Care Act: the votes of the Justices, the impact on reputation of the Court, mobilization of the Right and implications for Medicaid.  Also, voter suppression, the Voting Rights Act and the DOJ.  And joining us with a Friday movie pick, comedian Michael Ian Black. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 06-29-12-Ari_Berman-Michael_Ian_Black-PUB.mp3
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The Supreme Court upholds the Individual Mandate of Affordable Care Act.  Law Professor Amanda Frost talks semantics of ruling, implications of commerce clause and offers early thoughts about ramifications going forward.  Oops, CNN gets it wrong. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 06-28-12-Amanda_Frost-PUB.mp3
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Author of What's the Matter with Kansas Thomas Frank revisits the conservative state of Kansas where the wealthy are excused from income tax and the tea party agenda is in full swing.  Also, Ted Alexandro reports from Occupy CITI.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

Direct download: 06-27-12-Thomas_Frank-PUB.mp3
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Lori Wallach from Public Citizen on the secret negotiations of the far-reaching Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) "free trade" agreement.   It's globalization on steroids - and you're not supposed to know about it.  And, in advance of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act we revisit Sam's March interview with law professor Amanda Frost.

Direct download: 06-26-12-Lori_Wallach-PUB.mp3
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