The Majority Report with Sam Seder


Today's casual friday is the final hour form the 12 hour marathon from thursday, november 17. Sam and Matt are a bit punch drunk from 12 hours of coverage of the Occupy Wall Street actions in NYC, so Cliff Schecter comes in and picks up the peices... Also includes some great entries from Jimmy ReeferCake and Screaming Majority.

Direct download: 11-18-2011-Final_Hour_Anniversary_Show-Cliff_Schecter-PUB.mp3
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The big day has arrived — Happy Anniversary to Us!!! Todays podcast includes live updates of the actions at occupy wall street from Jeff Smith, Mother Jones Reporter Josh Harkinson and a great interview with Fran Lebowitz.

To celebrate with you, our loyal listeners, we’ll be embarking on a 12-hour LIVE show marathon.  And what a line up we have for you today!  Joining Sam will be Fran Lebowitz,  Marc Maron, Chris Hayes, Janeane Garofalo, Markos  Moulitsas, Matt Taibbi, Jeremy Scahill and many, many more.  We’ll also look back on our year in song — featuring the great works of Jimmy Reefercake (@JimmyReefercake) and the Screaming Majority!

It’s going to be an exciting day – join us!

Direct download: 11-17-2011-12_HR_Show1-Fran_Lebowitz-PUB.mp3
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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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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.

Direct download: 11-15-11-Jeff_Smith-Harry_Siegel-Lee_Papa-PUB.mp3
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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!!!

Direct download: 11-14-2011-Occupiers_from_Evicted_Occupy_Cities-PUB.mp3
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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!

Direct download: 11-11-11-Libertarian_Callers_Schecter_Rosen_Casual_Friday.mp3
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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!

Direct download: 11-10-2011-Tim_Karr-Brendan_DeMelle-PUB.mp3
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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
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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
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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
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