The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Vox's Dave Roberts (@drvox) and Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) join us for Casual Friday.

On today's show: Biden wants to bring back CAFE standards at CNN town hall, spins his wheels, rambles.

Vox's Dave Roberts (@drvox) of Vox.com joins us to recap CNN's climate town hall. Who distinguished themselves, who looked foolish, and why did audience members have better questions than Wolf Blitzer? Bernie explains his labor bona fides and his commitment to a just transition. Warren says she doesn't want to nationalize energy utilities.

Film Guy Matthew (@langdonboom) joins us for some film talk. Kevin Sorbo antifa movie "Reliant": amazing, or the most amazing? A survey of what played at the Great Lakes Christian Film Festival. Matthew recommends the films of Hong Sangsoo, specifically: "In Another Country," "Right Now, Wrong Then" and Tale of Cinema."

Check out Matthew's work at Vimeo and more of his film picks at Letterboxd!

Flashback: Bill Burton risks the imagination of a new kind of possibility. Dave Rubin explains new show member terms of service. Ben Shapiro says left is implementing "top down policy," setting "dangerous precedent" with boycott of Walmart. Fox and Friends asks cops if they've been assaulted, nobody raises hands.

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Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop

TODAY'S HEADLINES:

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to move the state’s presidential primary to February, which will definitely not help his good friend Joe Biden in anyway I’m sure. 

Meanwhile, the president of the coal miner’s union says “nobody” saved the coal industry. I think he means Trump. 

And lastly, protesters swarm an Amazon office near Boston over its contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement 

And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:

Michigan State University will be fined a record $4.5 million over its handling of sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar, the sports doctor who treated Olympic gymnasts and was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after more than 150 women and girls said he had sexually abused them.

NBC News reports the death toll in the Bahamas has risen to 30 and is expected to rise dramatically in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, which pummeled the islands with sustained 180 mph winds for over a day and a half.

From Politico; Republican parties in South Carolina, Nevada, Arizona, and Kansas are expected to cancel their primaries to help make life hard for any of Trump’s Republican challengers. 

And Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has finally given up on his ridiculous campaign for the White House. In a letter to supporters, the billionaire said he’ll instead spend his warchest—said to be more than $100 million—on political reform and attempts to reduce inequality.

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