The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Hump Day has arrived!

We had planned to do a pre-recorded show today but given all of the news surrounding Occupy Wall Street, Sam wants to say a few words.  So regular time, Sammy LIVE, followed by a great interview with former financial regulator Bill Black.

Don’t forget……join us LIVE tomorrow for our 12 hour Anniversary Show!

Tune in!

Direct download: 11-16-11-Bill_Black-PUB.mp3
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11/15/11

It’s Tuesday and a busy day here in New York!

Bloomberg storms Zuccotti Park, evicts the occupation and is rebuffed by courts.  The Majority Report’s very own Jeff Smith (@dontbeaputz) gives his first hand account of events last night.

Sam also talks to journalist Harry Siegel (@HarrySiegel) and Lee Papa, aka Rude Pundit (@Rudepundit), both LIVE reporting on events as they unfold.

Join us!

Violent arrests and swinging batons: early morning Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street protesters link arms, peacefully block Broadway, riot police break line.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:31pm EST

11/14/11

Welcome to the week!

It’s Monday, folks and we have a great show for you today with multiple call-ins from occupied movements all around the country.

We will specifically be speaking with occupiers at the Occupy cities who were evicted and/or victim’s of police crackdowns over the weekend: Occupy Portland, Occupy Denver, Occupy SLC and Occupy Albany.

And don’t forget…4 days and counting to our 12-hour Anniversary Show!!!

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

11/11/11

Sam takes hilarious Libertarian callers in the second half of the show following his talk with Cliff Schecter on the horridness of the Penn State scandal. Chris Rosen shows up and Sam sort of apologizes. Songs from Reffercake and the Screaming Majority. Nothing casual abou tthis casual friday!

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

11/10/11

It’s Thursday — get ready for a great show!!!

Today on the show Tim Karr, Campaign Director at Free Press, talks with Sam about the Protect IP Act, which could threaten citizen media.

And Brendan DeMelle (@bdemelle), Executive Director and Managing Editor atDeSmogBlog joins Sam to reveal the dirty tactics of the gas fracking industry and their willingness to use military psychological warfare tactics to get what they want.

Listen in!

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

11/09/11

A great line-up for you on this Hump Day!

David Dayen (@ddayen) from Firedog Lake is on the show to discuss super committee, election results and other news.

Also joining us, from the Huffington Post Amanda Terkel (@aterkel) to talk Ohio’s election results – SB5 and more.

Join us!

Direct download: 11-09-2011-David_Dayen-Amanda_Terkel-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:48pm EST

11/08/11

A full show with two guests today!

First Sam speaks with journalist Harry Siegel (@harrysiegel) about  Occupy Wall Street, NYPD tactics and Bloomberg’s frustration with the Occupiers.

And The Rude Pundit aka Lee Papa (@rudepundit) talks about Blanket the Earth an effort to turn Black Friday into a day of support for the Occupiers.

Join us!

Direct download: 11-08-2011-Harry_Siegel-Rude_Pundit-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

11/07/11

Welcome to Monday!

On today's show -- Occupy Your Womb in Mississippi.  Plus Sam talks updates on the Occupy Wall Street movements from around the country.

Join us!

Also, a big thank you to all of those who voted for us in the Podcast Awards. We won best Politics / News Podcast!

Direct download: 11-07-2011-Occupy_Wall_Street-Mississippi_Personhood-PUB.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm EST

11/04/11

Welcome to Casual Friday!

On today’s show all of our Friday favorites!  Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter) will be here to talk about the general strike, corporate money’s influence on SB5 in Ohio and more.

Also, our favorite movie “reviewer”, will he be back……?

And, of course, songs from Jimmy Reefercake and Screaming Majority!

Tune in and see!

 
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm EST

11/03/11

We’re taking a tech day today, folks – but we still have a great show for you!

Zach Carter (@zachcarter), Senior Political Economy Reporter for The HuffingtonPost talks to Sam about recently passed trade deals.

And members will hear two  interviews from Occupy Wall Street.  In the first, Sam talks with Cenk Uygur (@TheYoungTurks) about OWS, the Young Turks and his new gig at Current TV.  And those Breitbart Bots can’t get away from Sam…..listen in.

Also, Sam bunks Bloomberg’s lie that Fannie, Freddie and the CRA was responsible for the financial crisis.

All for you today!   We’ll be back LIVE on Friday!

Direct download: 11-03-11-Zach_Carter-PUB.mp3
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