The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Academy Award winning filmmaker, Charles Ferguson on the corruption of American politics, banking and academia.  The origins, the disillusion and the solution.  And, Canadian student protests reach day 100, Bill O'Reilly blows lid off Occupy and 70k extra in your bank account - what to do? Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

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Ryan Grim from the Huffington Post reports on the smear campaign waged by industry tainted regulators to unseat Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Gregory Jaczko.  The personal assassination and the twist as Jaczko waits the appointment of a successor.  Also, perhaps the most telling statistics ever on how income disparity hurts Social Security.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm at 12-noon (EST)

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5/21/12

Jeff Smith, Occupy Wall Street media team, reports on NATO Summit protests in Chicago.  The overblown police presence, the entrapment and decorated War Veterans return medals.  Plus, Corey Booker lashes out then backpedals and JP Morgan Chase losses mount.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

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Cliff Schecter, Libertas LLC, with news highlights from the week.  GOP strategy clashes with agenda of elite puppeteers.  Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Joe Ricketts, Romney's flip flop and Matt Miller's BS.  Plus, Jon Benjamin reviews movies, sort of.  Also, Obama on Arizona ballot - leave it to a Birther. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST). 

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Alec Loorz, high school senior, climate activist and founder of Kids vs. Global Warming began speaking out at 12 yrs old.  Now he’s the lead plaintiff in ground breaking suit against the government.  He talks about his work, basis for the lawsuit and how youth across the country are responding. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

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Joel Rubin from Ploughshares Fund on Iranian nuclear capability, their goals, U.S. goals and how we track enrichment activity.  Also, the cold war mentality guiding the US nuclear weapons agenda.  Plus,  Florida denies driver's license to gay couple.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

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Matt Taibbi from Rolling Stone on JP Morgan Chase's 2 billion dollar loss, banking regulation nitty-gritty and the outlook for the Too Big To Fail -- even bigger now.  Also, Jeff Smith from OWS on actions in Chicago during NATO Summit. Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

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JP Morgan Chase's massive loss, Jamie Dimon's "mulligan", Colin Powell's leadership motto, psychopaths roaming free on Wall Street and more.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12-noon (EST)

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Cliff Schecter, Libertas LLC, on gun insanity in America, Romney as bully, Biden’s marriage equality push and more.  Plus, Air America alumna Lizz Winstead reminisces with Sam and provides a movie pick.  Listen LIVE at Majority.fm 12 noon (EST)

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Marine Master Sgt Jerry Ensminger on water supply contamination at Camp Lejeune that poisoned a million people.  His story, the military's shocking reaction and what is happening today.  

Also, in the Better Half for members, filmmakers Karin Hayes and Victoria Bruce on We're Not Broke a look at how multinational corporations are gaming the tax system at the expense of the public and the U.S. economy.

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