The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Professor Juan Cole, explained how President Morsi alienated the Egyptian public, is the same coalition that pushed Mubarak from office the one that moved against Morsi? why the labor movement may have been in worse shape under Morsi's leadership, why regional monarchies support the Egyptian military, why the military engaged in a coup and the political future of the Muslim Brotherhood.

The epically awful interview with one of the George Zimmerman jurors

On The Better Half: Democrats win the latest filibuster showdown, which Obama nominees are getting through and your calls and IMs.

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Cliff Schecter, explained how ALEC and the NRA have pushed pro gun, anti choice and anti voting rights laws across the country, why the NRA carries on the tradition of racists politics, how Stand Your Ground laws feed racist vigilante culture and what can be done about it.

Feministing contributing writer Syreeta McFadden, explained how Black personhood is under attack, the tone of the George Zimmerman trial protest in New York City how social progress triggers political backlash, racial profiling policies and why black young adults are under attack.

On The Better Half: Texas bans Tampons from the state legislature, a white woman assaults a black musician after he dedicates a song to Trayvon Martin, why we can't be color blind and your IMs.

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Cliff Schecter explained why Republicans refuse to legislate, how Republicans became simply political arsonists, whether or not Harry Reid finally getting serious on the nuclear option and why Democrats should hit Mitch Mcconnell hard.

Film Guy Matthew Weiss, explained his tensions with Marc Maron, why he likes Marc's show and he recommended the film Meantime by Mike Leigh.

On The Better Half: Republicans ruthlessly attack Food Stamps, Texas state Rep blames Sex Ed for getting teens "all hot and bothered" and your calls and IMs.

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Sarah Slawmen, gave the testimony the Texas Legislature wouldn't let her finish, Texas's relentless war on women, why Texas's anti abortion push would be financial windfall for Governor Perry and his family, the roots of Sarah Slawmen's activism and how progressive politics can succeed in a Red State.

The Working Families Party Dan Cantor explained the "Pay it Forward, Pay it Back" debt free higher education policy that just passed in Oregon.

On The Better Half: in PA a Gay man needs to adopt his partner to preserve their rights in a state that still discriminates against Gay people, why ENDA still hasn't passed Congress, will Harry Reid finally move to repeal the filibuster? and your calls and IMs.

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Huffington Post's, Sam Stein explained how sequester cuts are impacting low income families, how Head Start cuts are hurting families across the country, why attacks on lower income workers hurt the economy and why the impact of the sequester will be felt the most strongly in 2014.

Amazing testimony from Texas woman against the war on women waged by the Texas State legislation and incredible audio of a journalist questioning NSA recruiters at the University of Wisconsin.

On The Better Half: tech writer unleashes a disgusting attack on striking BART workers, Virginia Governor Bob Mcdonnell, takes bribes to cover both of his daughters weddings, Indiana Republicans move to make marriage equality a felony and your calls and IMs.

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Eliot Spitzer returns to politics, Mark Halperin harasses him on Morning Joe, new revelations on the FISA Court and how the FISA Court is making new common law in secret.

On The Better Half: Rand Paul's co-author and Congressional aid is a southern secessionist, Random Rush  and your calls and IMs.

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Investigative reporter Steve Horn explained the legal actions targeting Exxon, how Exxon ignores safety an environmental regulations, why the Keystone XL pipeline is a public health and climate nightmare, what was missing from President Obama's climate speech, why natural gas is not a "bridge fuel" and Americans global energy policies are accelerating the climate crises.

David Gregory screws up basic facts on healthcare reform and Eliot Sptizer makes his political comeback.

On The better Half: Egypt update, a video of stunning police abuse not allowed as evidence, sexist comments aimed at new Wimbledon champion, what jobs are driving the recovery and your IMs.

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On today's show Sam's interviews from Netroots Nation 2013, with former Congressman Barney Frank and progressive blogger Shannyn Moore.

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Joe Muto, explained how he came to work at Fox News, why the word Falafel was informally banned at Fox, why O"Reilly still hates Al Franken, how Roger Ailes's paranoia drove Fox News operations, how Obama's election pushed Fox even further to the right, who is the most shameless Network anchor and how Joe finally left Fox.

On The Better Half: Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane forced landed in Europe, how the United States is threatening international law, new anti choice measures pass in the dead of the night in North Carolina, how important are Obamacare delays? and your calls and IMs.

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Journalist Barbara Garson, explained how the 99 percent have been hit by the financial crises, the stories of loss of homes, savings and jobs, the roots of stagnating wages, why Americans blame themselves instead of understanding the structural factors behind unemployment the disaster of the Obama Administration's HAMP program and why debt needs to be de-moralize.

On The Better Half: Christian radio show host horrified by seeing a Lesbian on the Food Network, David Petraeus, will get an obscene amount of money to do little to nothing at CUNY University and your phone calls and IMs.

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Direct download: 07-2-13-Barbara_Garson-PUB.mp3
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