The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst) and Eric Blanc (@_ericblanc) join us.

On today's show: Eric Blanc (@_ericblanc), author of 'Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics,' joins us to discuss the Chicago teachers strike. The participation of other school workers in the strike. The involvement of the wider community and the kind of "social unionism" on display. The strike's offensive character, whereby it seeks to roll back past cuts. The strike's racial justice elements. The DSA's efforts to materially support strikers. How this strike could impact other teachers around the country.

Mick Mulvaney says Trump Doral is the perfect location for the G7 summit. Mulvaney lays out the quid pro quo with Ukraine. How should the Democrats approach impeachment?

On the fun half: Mulvaney says climate change will not be on the G7 agenda at Trump Doral. Is Buttigieg going to pick up Biden's supporters and become a threat? Buttigieg on the right wing frame of ACA / m4a on the Ezra Klein show in April shows his massive pivot. Hogan Gidley spins the accusations from grieving parents 'ambushed' by Trump, who had their kid's killer waiting at White House. Chesa Boudin for San Francisco DA campaign video. Fox's the Five hates tipping baristas. Zuckerberg says tech power is people power. Eric Trump has similar energy. Why Yang's predictions on automation are garbage. Cancel culture hits Iowa. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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