The Majority Report with Sam Seder

10/25/11

Today on the show, we have writer Christopher Ketcham on to speak about his article The Reign of the One Percenters which he wrote before the Occupy Wall Street protests.

Also: updates on the incredibly violent raid on Occupy Oakland this morning.

Don’t forget! The Podcast Awards voting ends this week and you can vote ONCE PER DAY. Vote for us in both People’s Choice and Politics/News categories at http://PodcastAwards.com!

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10/24/11

Happy Monday all!

Today we have Ari Berman (@ariberman) of The Nation (@thenation) joining us to talk austerity class.

Ari Berman’s article:
http://www.thenation.com/article/164073/how-austerity-class-rules-washington

Don’t forget! The Podcast Awards voting ends this week and you can vote ONCE PER DAY. Vote for us in both People’s Choice and Politics/News categories athttp://PodcastAwards.com!

 
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10/21/11

It’s Casual Friday! Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter) is on today's show!

And we have week in review songs from the Screaming Majority and Jimmy Reefercake (@JimmyReefercake)!

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10/20/11

We are LIVE at Zuccotti Park aka Liberty Plaza today covering Occupy Wall Street! We’ll be talking with protesters and whoever else we run into down there today!

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10/19/11

It's Wednesday and the Majority Report is here to get you over that hump!

Today, one of our absolute favorite guests, Digby (@digby56) joins us! We’ll be talking about Occupy Wall Street...and everything else. Be sure to tune in!

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10/18/11

The one and only Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi), Political Reporter at Rolling Stone magazine, joins us on today’s show to talk Occupy Wall Street!

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10/17/11

It’s Monday and that means…the start of a brand new week of action-packed shows! Sam’s back in the studio, Matt’s back from his week off and the Majority Report is back in full gear! We have two awesome guests for you today.

Today on the show, we have actor Mark Ruffalo (@Mruff221) on the show! We’ll be talking with him about Occupy Wall Street and more!

And that’s not all! We also have Greg Basta (@GBNYChange) of Occupy the Boardroom on the show. Be sure to tune in to the show for our can’t miss #OccupyWallStreet coverage!

 
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10/14/11 

At showtime Occupy Wall Street continues as Bloomberg et al back down- by end of show protstors moving on wall st are arrested- with Jeff Smith Live from OWS. Cliff Schecter sits with Sam for the entire not so casual friday - they're both in Vegas for the Mass Tort Conference. SOngs from Screaming MAjority and Jimmy Reefercake!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

Sam is live from Las Vegas at the Mass Tort Conference with Guests Susan Saladoff on her film Hot Coffee, Attorney's on failed medical procedure and support for burn victims in Haiti. Also, report of Occupy Philly from Journalist Daniel Denvir and listener reports of Occupy Minneapolis and Occupy Portland.

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10/12/2011

Author Randall Kennedy of The Persistence of the Color Line, speaks to how race plays into Obama's success in becoming elected President and how it inhibits his governing as President.

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10/11/2011

Sam on the road... but fresh content served up! Mike Lofgren, former GOP staffer says goodbye to all that!

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10/10/11

Charlie Savage on his piece Power Wars: Unmasking National Security Legal Policy Deliberations Under Bush & Obama

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am EST

10/07/2011 

It’s Casual Friday!

We have a slew of Occupy Wall Street coverage, fresh off our show yesterday where we were broadcasting live, including phone calls from show listeners LIVE at Occupy Wall Street occupations across the country! Also on the show today Moviefone.com’s Chris Rosen (@42inchtv) and a brand new week in review songs from the Screaming Majority!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

10/06/2011

Today broadcasting LIVE from Occupy Wall Street...Sam Seder & the Majority Report team up with Jamie Kilstein (@JamieKilstein) & Allison Kilkenny (@AllisonKilkenny) of Citizen Radio for a mega-show! We're also joined by special guest, Naomi Klein (@NaomiAKlein)!

Direct download: 10-06-2011-OccupyWallStreet_with_CitizenRadio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:28pm EST

10/05/2011

Sam is broadcasting LIVE today from the 2011 Take Back the Dream Conference in Washington DC. He’ll have a number of his fellow conference speakers joining him on the show, so be sure to tune in!

And tomorrow…Sam Seder and the Majority Report team up with Citizen Radio to bring you a ‘live from Occupy Wall Street’ mega-show!

 
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10/04/2011 

We have another packed show for you today!

First, David Dayen (@ddayen) from firedoglake joins us to talk mortgage fraud.

Then we’re joined by Mike Stark who will talk with us about his duel with Rush Limbaugh.

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10/03/11

Happy Monday, all!

We have packed show for you today.

First, joining us is Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) of Salon. Then we have a live update from scene over at #OccupyWallStreet. Be sure to tune in!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:36pm EST

9/30/11

It’s Casual Friday!

Sam is broadcasting LIVE from his infamous undisclosed location. Today on the show, we’ll be talking with the usual Casual Friday crew, Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter) and Moviefone.com’s Chris Rosen (@42inchtv)! Plus, we have a live update from #OccupyWallStreet!

And, of course, we also have week in review songs from the Screaming Majorityand Jimmy Reefercake (@JimmyReefercake)!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:18pm EST

09/29/2011

Happy New Year! Professor Bill Lazonick, Director of the Center for Industrial Competitiveness joins us, and more dispatches from Occupy Wall Street

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

09/28/2011

Back in the studio, continuing to cover the Wall Street protests and more!

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09/27/2011

Sam broadcasts live from Liberty Square at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

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09/26/2011

Suzanne Mettler, professor of government at Cornell and the author of “The Submerged State: How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy” joins us. We'll also be discussing what happened at #OccupyWallStreet over the weekend. On the part of the NYPD, It wasn't pretty.

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

09/23/2011

We were down at OccupyWallStreet this morning. We grabbed some footage & audio, but the rain was getting to be too much for our equipment. Instead we will have... Cliff Schecter, Chris Rosen and 2 BRAND NEW week in review songs from the Screaming Majority and Jimmy Reefercake!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:57pm EST

Will Bunch of Attytood, Media Matters and author of The Backlash joins usto talk about the media blackout surrounding Occupy Wall Street.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

09/21/2011

Former U.S. Rep Alan Grayson joins us on the show! We’ll be discussing the Tea Party and Class Warfare.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:22pm EST

09/20/2011

Has Obama taken a populist turn? Ryan Grimm of the Huffington Post gives his analysis.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm EST

09/19/2011

Filmmaker Marshall Curry, discussing his film, "If a Tree Falls", on the Earth Liberation Front and their early 2000's spree of property destruction. Then, we have a representative from #OccupyWallStreet (@OccupyWallStNYC) who will be talking to us LIVE from the protest in Wall Street!


Breaking News! For the first time in months, Sam doesn't hang up on Chris Rosen! Also featuring Cliff Schecter on the progressive game plan for the months ahead.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

09/15/2011

Sam runs down the week's underreported stories, and wonders if the current administration might be changing its course.

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

09/14/2011

Republicans are unable to do anything but blame those who need healthcare, and offer no real plan. We also have Bobby Kennedy on the terrible consequences of the Obama admistration's environmental decisions.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Spencer Ackerman of Wired’s Danger Room joins us today to talk Palestinian statehood, and we discuss that disturbing moment at the CNN Tea Party Debate where the audience cheered for the death of a 30 year old man without health insurance.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:36pm EST

09/12/2011

RJ Eskow of Campaign for America's Future, discussing raising the Medicare eligibility age. That's not all! We have a very special guest today as well...Janeane "Katherine Harris" Garofalo will be joining us!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:35pm EST

09/09/2011

We talk Obama's job speech with our favorite Friday regular, Cliff Schecter . In addition to all that...we have brand new week in review songs from the Screaming Majority, who are back after a week MIA and straight off his hugely popular hit from last week, Jimmy Reefercake!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

09/08/2011

Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, joins us today, talking about jobs and the banking industry.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:25pm EST

09/07/2011

Sam has a ton of stories to talk about today, including the story of a father who died from a toothache unable to afford care, and a look at tonight's Republican debate and Obama's jobs debate.

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

09/06/2011

Ari Berman on his latest Rolling Stone piece about the Republican coordinated attempt to suppress the vote. Then Sam and Ari veer into the accusations of liberal naivete.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:05pm EST

9/05/2011

FDR, John Lewis, Mario Savio & more... happy labor day and power to the people! Sam back live on tuesday!

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09/02/2011

Sam returns to the air in New York to talk news with Cliff Scecter and tolerate Chris Rosen. New Week in Review song by Jimmy Reefercake

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm EST

Is it too soon to speak of the Bush-Obama presidency? David Bromwich on the reality of "hope and change".

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:49am EST

08/31/2011

Chris Hayes on the Debt Crisis as the Canary in the Mineshaft, Abe Sauer on his time in the Tea Party 

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

08/30/2011

Dahlia Lithwick on the GOP attacks on the NLRB. Greg Mitchell talks with us about the never before seen images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

08/29/2011

Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland, on the importance of the social safety net to progressive electoral victories. Also, more from our interview with David Cross

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

8/26/2011:

Sam is hunkered down in his basement -- the first 6 minutes of audio are not great but the conversation is-- Rosen gets reemed as a bonus...

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08/25/2011

The CIA and the NYPD are caught spying together throughout the Northeast, and Sam breaks down the AP report. John Amato of Crooks and Liars joins us.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

08/24/2011

The Obama administration is leaning on the NY AG so much the ground started shaking. We've got David Dayen on the Schniederman story, David Cross on the earthquake, and HuffPo's Amanda Terkel on progressive state ballot initiatives.  

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

08/23/2011

Can the widening gap of inequality in this country be stopped? Don Peck of The Atlantic on what we can do about it.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:24pm EST

08/22/2011

Gadaffi's effectively removed from power in Libya. Heather Hurlburt joins Sam to talk abotu what that means for the U.S.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

08/19/2011

It’s Casual Friday! Joining us on the show today are our Friday regulars, Cliff Schecter and senior editor of Movieline.com, Chris Rosen! We will also be bringing you brand new week in review song hits from the Screaming Majority and Jimmy Reefercake!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

08/18/2011

Today, Matt Taibbi, Political Reporter at Rolling Stone magazine, joins us on the show to talk his latest piece, Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes?

Direct download: 08-18-2011-Matt_Taibbi-SEC_Destroys_Evidence-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

08/17/2011

Peter Mougey, President of Piaba, joins us today on the program. We’ll be discussing shareholder’s rights.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

08/16/2011

Today on the show: Michelle Goldberg joins us on her piece, A Christian Plot for Domination?, to talk about Michele Bachmann and Ricky Perry’s dominionism and why you should be very afraid.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:41pm EST

08/15/2011

Today on the program, Dahlia Scheindlin of +972 Magazine joins us to talk the huge populist protests happening in Israel.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

08/12/11

It’s Casual Friday!

On the show today we have our favorite Friday guest, Cliff Schecter (@CliffSchecter)! After last night’s Republican debate, this should be a can’t miss.

We also have a brand new song from the Screaming Majority (Matt’s note: personally, I think there best EVER) and a brand new song from the one and only, Jimmy Reefercake (@JimmyReefercake)!

PLUS, good news for you Chris Rosen haters! He WON’T be joining us today. Instead, Sam will play his interview with Marc Maron (@MarcMaron)…live at the Cat Ranch from last week!

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

08/11/2011

Bruce E. Levine joins us today to talk about his latest article at Alternet, 8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance.

Lots more to talk about, including the massive response we’ve received over our London Riot conversations and the YouTube video we posted on it yesterday!

BONUS! A surprise call from Katherine Harris (Janeane Garofalo)!

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

08/10/11 

Former Majority Report producer Josh Orton (@JoshOrton) of Progressives United will be on LIVE from Madison, Wisconsin to talk yesterday's recall elections! Sam has a number of things to talk about as well, including the elections, the London Riots and more! Be sure to tune in.

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

08/09/2011

Fresh off the announcement of his new show on MSNBC, Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) of the Nation (@thenation) will be joining us today!

Wisconsin, don’t forget! Recall elections are today!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:03pm EST

08/08/2011

Happy Monday, all!

Sam has returned from Los Angeles. We have two great interviews lined up for you today! First, Jeff Madrick author of Age of Greed, The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970-Present will be on the show. Then joining us is Laura Clawson (@LauraClawson) of the DailyKos(@DailyKos)!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

08/05/2011

It's casual friday - Sam's on the road but pulls it off with aplumb. Cliff Schecter and Chris Rosen round out the week-- great show!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:22pm EST

08/04/2011

Sam is on the road and expereincing some tech difficulties but Digby joins him to discuss how the debt deal disaster has only just begun.

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08/03/2011

Sam’s in Los Angeles today, getting ready to be on with The Young Turks for the day! We have another great BRAND NEW pre-taped show for you today. TWO great interviews today. First up, an interview with author Frank Schaeffer. Following that, an interview with 350.org founder, Bill McKibben.

Direct download: 08-03-2011-Frank_Shaeffer-Fundamentalism-Bill_McKibben-ALL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am EST

08/02/2011

Sam is up in the air right now, flying to Los Angeles and has informed us that his plan to broadcast live from the plane has been foiled. However! Being ever prepared for any such situation, Sam has an entire show ready to go for you all! Today's show features can't miss interviews with Bill Lazonick and Steve Edwards. Be sure to listen!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am EST

08/01/2011

I’m not sure what’s more outrageous. The fact that it’s already August or the fact we’ve supposedly had “bipartisan” compromise in the debt deal. Sam has a lot to talk about today with the latest debt deal happenings and other items in the news. Ezra Klein is our guest for today!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

07/29/2011

It’s Casual Friday! Did July fly by or what?

On the show today we have our favorite Friday regulars, Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter) and senior editor of Movieline.com, Chris Rosen (@42inchtv)! We also have a brand new song from Screaming Majority and Jimmy Reefercake (@JimmyReefercake) has sent us over one of his “Reefer Classic” tunes.

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

07/28/11

We have a great show for you this Thursday! A lot going on...a lot to talk about.

David Roberts (@drgrist) of Grist Magazine (@Grist) joins us to talk about the Tim Dechristopher sentence for interfereing with a Governement Land Auction to oil companies and the future of civil disobedience by environmentalists. Of course, more coverage of the Republicans hell bent on destroying our economy. Be sure to tune in!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

07/27/2011

Happy Hump Day! The debt deal fiasco rages on…and we have another great guest today to talk to about it!

David Weigel, live from an anemic Tea Party Rally, (@daveweigel) of Slate (@Slate) joins us to talk the latest in the screw over the middle class and the poor or "debt" deal.

Also on the show, Laura Clawson (@LauraClawson) of the DailyKos(@DailyKos) on the Republican shutdown of the FAA costing our government 30 million dollars a day. Two can’t miss interviews!

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

07/26/2011

Ryan Grim (@ryangrim) Washington Bureau Chief of the Huffington Post walks us through what's next with the debt ceiling crisis, will Reid and the Dems prevail? Is this the end of Beohner's Speakership? Do we default? Grim is on the ground and has great contacts. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:56pm EST

07/25/2011

Our favorite guest, Digby (@digby56) is joining us today! We’ll be talking about the debt deal.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

07/22/2011

CENK UYGUR of The Young Turks joins us! We’ll be talking about his controversial departure from MSNBC. This is certainly going to be a must listen program. What would Casual Friday be without our Friday regulars? Cliff Schecter and Chris Rosen will, of course, join us too! That’s not all, folks! We also have our Week in Review songs from Jimmy Reefercake and from The Screaming Majority!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

07/21/2011

Happy Thursday! We have 2 awesome guests for you all today! First, Ari Berman of The Nation joins us on Elizabeth Warren & the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Then Mike Papantonio of Ring of Fire joins us on the News Corp. Defense.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

07/20/2011

Hey Majority Reporters…what’s doing?! David Dayen from firedoglake joins us today on the debt deal!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

07/19/2011

It may be the “most humble day” of Rupert Murdoch’s life…but it’s certainly not ours! We have a slew of coverage on the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking inquiry by British Parliament. Jeremey Scahill will be joining us today on the CIA black site in Somalia. Jeremey is the author of the best-selling book Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army. Also an update from Ilyse Hogue on the crumbling Murdoch Empire.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:06pm EST

Today on the show John Nichols of the Nation! Also on the program, Dean Julie Underwood of UW-Madison Education will be joining us to talk ALEC plans to attack public education.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

07/15/2011

It's Casual Friday! Today our favorite Friday regulars, Cliff Schecter and Chris Rosen joins us! What "hidden gem" movie picks does Chris Rosen have for us today? We also have THREE Week in Review songs! First we have a song from the one and only, Jimmy Reefercake! The other two (that's right...TWO!) come from the unstoppable hit makers...The Screaming Majority!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

07/14/2011

Today, we have Mark Leon Goldberg of UN Dispatch and American Prospect joining us. We'll be talking with him concerning the Guardian story on the CIA using fake vaccination programs as cover in finding Osama bin Laden.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:25pm EST

07/13/2011

Today we have Political Editor and White House Correspondent at the Huffington Post, Sam Stein, on the show! We’ll be talking about McConnell’s flinch. And "senator Katherin Harriss" joins us- or does she?

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:55pm EST

07/12/2011

today we have an interview with Van Jones, co-founder of RebuildtheDream.com, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and American Progress Action Fund.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

07/11/2011

Sam is back from vacation and we’re back to our regularly scheduled LIVE programming. We hope you enjoyed the non-stop daily content we had pre-planned for you all last week! Today on the show Brian Buetler of Talking Points Memo will be joining us to talk Debt Negotiation follies. Also joing us, Ilyse Hogue of Media Matters to talk with us on the Murdoch scandals.


07/08/2011

Sam will be back in New York on Monday, but today we have a fantastic pair of interviews for you -- Senator Al Franken and Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas.

Direct download: 07-08-2011-Al_Franken-Markos_Moulitsas-ALL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

07/07/2011

Sam's on vacation this week, but we still have brand new interviews for you! Today, Sam talks with John Arovosis of America Blog, as well as foreign bloggers visiting Netroots Nation from across the globe.

Direct download: 07-07-2011-John_Arovosis-Foreign_Bloggers-ALL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

07/06/2011 

Susan Saladoff joins us to talk about her movie Hot Coffee and the issues surrounding tort reform in the US.

Direct download: 07-06-2011-Susan_Saladoff-Hot_Coffee-ALL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

07/05/2011

Sam's still on vacation, but we've still got two new interviews for you! From Netroots Nation Shannon Moore on Pebble Mine in Alaska and Rick Jacobs from the Courage Campaign

Direct download: 07-05-2011-Shannon_Moore-Rick_Jacobs-ALL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

07/04/2011

Happy Independence Day! Sam's on vacation, but from Netroots Nation we have interviews with Justin Krebs of Drinking Liberally/Living Liberally, Jay Tomlinson of the Best of the Left podcast, and David Pakman of the David Pakman Show!

Direct download: 07-04-2011-Justin_Krebs-Jay_Tomlinson-David_Packman-ALL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

07/01/2011

It's casual friday and Sam is half way to his vacation destination- that means Cliff Schecter, Chris Rosen & tech snafus- great song submissions this week form Screaming Majority and Reffercake and Sam's BJ Snowden salute to Canada!

Direct download: 07-01-11-Casual-Friday-Schecter-Rosen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

06/30/2011

Today we have Sam's interview of Jared Bernstein, Vice President Joe Biden's former Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser. Bernstein is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and blogs at jaredbernsteinblog.com.

Direct download: 06-30-2011-Jared_Bernstein-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

06/29/2011

Today Max Blumenthal, senior writer for The Daily Beast & author of Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party, is on the show to talk the Israeli government's flotilla smear campaign.

Direct download: 06-29-2011-Max_Blumenthal-The_Gaza_Flotilla-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

06/28/2011

Today on the program, Maryland Democratic State Senator Jamie Raskin will be joining us to talk the Supreme Court ruling in Arizona. He is also a professor of constitutional law at American University's Washington College of Law where he directs its Program on Law and Government.

Direct download: 06-28-2011-Jamie_Raskin-Arizona_Supreme_Court-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

06/27/2011 

New York City just seems that much nicer today, now that same sex marriage is legal throughout the entire NY state. Joining us today is author of Why Marriage Matters; America, Equality and Gay People's Right to Marry, Evan Wolfson. He is the founder and executive director of Freedom To Marry.

Direct download: 06-27-2011-Evan_Wolfson-Marriage-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:24pm EST

06/24/2011

The hilarious Michael Ian Black joins us on the show today! We also have our Week in Review song from Dave Benjoya & the Screaming Majority. And, some breaking news: Chris Rosen is NOT on the show today! He is at a very important press conference for the film 'Horrible Bosses'. IMPORTANT SENIOR EDITOR STUFF.

Direct download: 06-24-2011-Casual_Friday-Michael_Ian_Black-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

06/23/2011

Fresh off of Countdown with Keith Olbermann last night, Matt Taibbi, Political Reporter at Rolling Stone magazine, joins us on the show to talk his Michele Bachmann article and this piece. That's not all! We also have Darius Charney, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, co-counsel with the Sugar Law Center in Detroit on the case challenging the Emergency Manager Law in Michigan.


06/22/2011

We have Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor of Slate, on the show today, talking about the U.S. Supreme Court.

Direct download: 06-22-2011-Dhalia_Lithwick-The_Supreme_Court-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

06/21/2011

We have a great show for you today as Spencer Ackerman of Wired's Danger Room joins us to talk Never Mind the Drawdown.

Direct download: 06-21-2011-Spencer_Ackerman-The_Drawdown-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:44pm EST

06/20/2011

One of the Majority Report’s favorite bloggers joins us today…we have Digby on the show!

Direct download: 06-20-2011-Digby_Social-Security_Netroots-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

6/17/2011

Sam broadcasts live from Netroots Nation.

Direct download: 06-17-2011_NetrootsNation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:13pm EST

6/16/2011

Live from Netroots Nation 2011...the Majority Report with Sam Seder!

You won't want to miss today's show! Sam is at Netroots Nation (audio AND video streaming!) and be talking to a number of great guests.

On the show today: David Dayen (@ddayen) of firedoglake, Chris Bowers (@ThisBowers) of Dailykos, writer Amanda Marcotte (@AmandaMarcotte), Gaius Publius (@Gaius_Publius) of AmericaBlog and more!

Direct download: 06-16-2011_Netroots_Nation_Berman_Bowers_Marcotte_Tom_Tomorrow_more.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

06/15/2011

Sam fills in for Thom Hartmann on Thom Hartmann's radio show!


06/14/2011

You can bet Sam has something to say concerning last night's Republican debate, but more importantly we have Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio joining us today to talk USUncut. We also have a special guest, near Senator Katherine Harriss...

Direct download: 06-14-2011-Allison_Kilkenny-US_Uncut-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:39pm EST

06/13/2011

Sam has plenty to talk about on today’s show including, but certainly not limited to tonight’s Republican debate! This is the first of the debates to include “actual legitimate 2012 Republican candidates”…and Michelle Bachmann.

Direct download: 06-13-2011-The_GOP_Clowncar-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:18pm EST

06/10/2011

Todd Barry (@toddbarry) is on the show today! Of course, also joining us today is our new Friday staple, Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter). Today is also momentous as we find out whether Chris Rosen (@42inchtv) has caught Battlestar Gallactica on Netflix…his Weekend Movie Reviews segment hangs in the balance! That’s not all either as we have another Week in Review song EACH from Jimmy Reefercake (@JimmyReefercake) and the Screaming Majority. A jam packed Friday show from the Majority Report to kick off your weekend.

Direct download: 06-10-2011-Todd_Barry-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

06/09/2011

Executive Director of the National Security Network, Heather Hurlburt, joins us today to talk about what’s happening in Yemen.

Direct download: 06-09-2011-Heather_Hurlburt-War_Number_4-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28pm EST

06/08/2011

While we take a tech day, we offer you this never-before-heard interview with Chrystia Freeland of Thomson Reuters on the global elite.

Direct download: 06-08-2011-Chrystia_Freeland-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:19pm EST