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Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen) to discuss the policy agenda for the Biden administration and the senators that stand in its way.

On today's show: From a media perch, CNN anchor calls out "Mr. President, can you unite the country?" Ainsley Earhardt says so much for unity, Biden undoing Trump executive actions means unity is off the table.

Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen) to discuss the policy agenda for the Biden administration and the senators that stand in its way. Biden's use of executive powers to accomplish some things: evidence that he knows he could use them to forgive student debt. The Trump admin and private sector's fast development of the vaccine and terrible distribution. How the Dems could use reconciliation to pass Covid relief. The utility of "skinny bills" in the face of GOP obstructionism. Biden's firings at the CFPB, NLRB and their significance.

On the fun half: AOC on the strike line with Teamsters JC 16. Striking Teamster describes how driver turned back to Ohio when he saw his union brothers and sisters striking. NYPD threatens to arrest striking workers. Jim Clyburn recounts how George Bush called him the savior for orchestrating Biden victory in SC in 2020 primary. Tucker Carlson and guest discussing white supremacy, guest says BLM/Antifa are just like KKK in Reconstruction because they enforce for the Democratic Party. Left-wing groups protest Biden, Democratic Party on Inauguration Day. Bernie says that while he'd like GOP support, he says if they obstruct Democrats should do it alone. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 1_21_The_Senators_Negotiating_The_Biden_Legacy_w__David_Dayen_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:32pm EDT

Sam and Emma invite you to the Majority Report's special coverage of the Biden Inauguration. Plus, Waleed Shahid (@_waleedshahi) of Justice Democrats joins us to discuss what progressives can expect in the first 100 days of the Biden administration.

On today's show: Joe Biden gets sworn in, gives speech.

Waleed Shahid (@_waleedshahi) of Justice Democrats joins us to discuss what progressives can expect in the first 100 days of the Biden administration. $15 minimum wage victory. Why Biden might end up to the left of Obama. What should Biden & co focus on and how should they deal with the GOP? The chances for progressive influence in a Biden WH.

On the fun half: Mike Lindell and right wing host explain how Trump might remain in office past Wednesday, but either way the Biden inauguration is "null and void." Telegram QAnon channels reckon with end of Trump presidency and Biden inauguration. Don Jr and Eric Trump crying during their father's farewell speech. In parting speech, Trump tells supporters he left it "all on the field." CNN pollster feeling his oats on Biden inauguration a bit too much. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam and Emma are back to cover the last day of the Trump presidency and what lies ahead for Biden after tomorrow's inauguration. Sam and Emma start with a look at the National Guard troops in DC before the Biden administration takes office. The two then look forward to the Biden "Day 1" agenda and how the administration can quickly undo the damage done the past four years to things like environmental regulations, immigration laws, and other executive orders. Sam then explains the close call of Schedule F federal employees and the Trump administration's last-ditch efforts to destroy the administrative state. Sam and Emma close out the free show taking on Biden's DOJ antitrust department picks.

And in the Fun Half: Don Jr and Kim Guilfoyle tell the Trump faithful the best is yet to come, Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi want a 9/11 commission-style report on Trump and Putin, Mike Lindell says Bed, Bath, and Beyond is canceling MyPillow, Fox News has a Seth Rich problem, the People's Party grift is revealed, plus your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 1_19_News_w__MR_Crew_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

Rejoinging us to discuss MLK's legacy in 2021 is Professor Gerald Horne, author of the forthcoming "The Bittersweet Science: Racism, Racketeering and the Political Economy of Boxing."

Then, 

Our compilation of MLK-related audio returns with a new addition this year with excerpts from this newly-released speech via The Root:

“Exclusive: Martin Luther King Jr. Talks Reparations, White Economic Anxiety and Guaranteed Income in Previously Unheard Speech”

Dr. King’s first TV “interview” from the show “The Open Mind – The New Negro” in 1957, hosted by Professor Richard D. Hefner.

Beyond Vietnam, delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York City.

MLK’s last speech “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution“ delivered at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., on 31 March 1968.

Walter Cronkite reports King’s assassination.

Nina Simone “Why?” live, 3 days following MLK’s assassination.

Direct download: 1_18_Horne_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

Sam hosts Osita Nwanevu (@OsitaNwanevu), staff writer at the New Republic, to discuss the new Biden-led government, the failures of bipartisanship, and why Democrats need to bury the GOP in order to start building a democracy.

On today's show: Joe Biden announces coronarivus economic recovery plan.

Sam hosts Osita Nwanevu (@OsitaNwanevu), staff writer at the New Republic, to discuss the new Biden-led government, the failures of bipartisanship, and why Democrats need to bury the GOP in order to start building a democracy. How to make the case that the GOP can’t be compromised with. How to spread consciousness in red states. The difficult task of institution-building. And will defecit hysteria come back?

DC Metro police officer shares his story of what happened last week at capitol.

Jason Selvig (@jasonselvig) and Davram Stiefler (@davramdavram) of The Good Liars comedy team (@TheGoodLiars) join Sam to talk about trolling Tom Steyer, covering the riot at the capitol, and the connections between QAnon and religion.

On the fun half:

Glenn Greenwald sympathizes with Trump rioters who have been removed from social media platforms. Dave Rubin calls out Sam Harris, Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins on support for Trump Twitter ban. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Vanessa Williamson (@V_Williamson), a Brookings Institute fellow, to discuss her recent piece in Dissent Magazine, "The Austerity Politics of White Supremacy," on how the cult of the "taxpayer" functions as an effective veneer to push through racist attacks on democracy.

On today's show: Cori Bush says House should impeach Trump, a white supremacist president, GOP boos her. House GOP member says Trump and his supporters aren't racist.... they're just afraid of immigrants crossing the border and not being able to say offensive things!

Sam hosts Vanessa Williamson (@V_Williamson), a Brookings Institute fellow, to discuss her recent piece in Dissent Magazine, "The Austerity Politics of White Supremacy," on how the cult of the "taxpayer" functions as an effective veneer to push through racist attacks on democracy. In the days of Reconstruction, the Southern planter class found it difficult to get poor whites on their side without appealing to their material interests. By re-framing policy in terms of taxes, they got tax-burdened whites on board with a project of austerity which continues to this day.

On the fun half: Poll: QAnon favorability is highest among young people. Marjorie Taylor Greene unveils plan to impeach Joe Biden. QAnon Shaman describes how the cops let him leave the capitol. Trumpers yell at Rep Correa in airport. A plug for National Educators United (nationaleducatorsunited.org). Protestor before capitol building yelling "we were invited!" After Trump is impeached in the House, Mike Huckabee describes it as a lynching. NY AG Tish James talks about lawsuit against NYPD. Tucker says Democrats are a solitary group with "shared genetics" founded in the exclusion of straight white men. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Adam Jentleson (@AJentleson), former advisor to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, to discuss his new book Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy on how the filibuster negatively impacts American democracy.

On today's show: Democratic House member says GOP reps are telling him they fear for their lives if they vote to impeach Trump.

Sam hosts Adam Jentleson (@AJentleson), former advisor to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, to discuss his new book Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy on how the filibuster negatively impacts American democracy. How John C. Calhoun and other Southern Senators pioneered the filibuster to block civil rights legislation during Reconstruction. How it persisted through the Jim Crow era and became normalized. Reforms that could change the majority required to pass legislation in the Senate back to 50%.

Asked if he feels responsible for recent events, Home Depot CEO Ken Langone feels betrayed by last week's riots: "I didn't sign up for that!"

On the fun half: GOP House member says there's violence on both sides of the aisle. Asked about companies opposing Trump, Lauren Boebert says Democrats were the ones who normalized violence. NJ Congresswoman asserts that GOP Reps were taking civilians on recon tours through the House the day before riots took place. Doocy asks hypothetical: If it was a GOP House would they impeach a Democratic president for what Trump did, Kilmeade admits yes, but Democrats always impeach, Kilmeade then asks pro-impeachment GOP why they're against Trump now. Pompeo ignores questions from VOA reporter who was reassigned after challenging Pompeo w/ hard questions about his role in delegimitizing election results. Mike Pompeo says Al Qaeda's Abu Mohammed al-Masri was assassinated in Tehran in August and that shows Al Qaida "home base" is in Iran. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam and Emma break down the Democrats' plan for impeachment, rising coronavirus cases, and potential investigations into what happened at the Capitol last week. Sam and Emma discuss the right-wing media 's talking points on Trump's second impeachment and why Democratic leadership cannot capitulate to calls for "unity" or "moving forward." Sam and Emma then host video journalist Brendan Gutenschwager (@bgonthescene) who was inside the Capitol last week to discuss what happened on the ground and what went wrong with security.

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Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), Executive Editor at the American Prospect, to discuss how the Democrats will govern in the face of dueling national crises.

On today's show: Right-wing reporter explains how Q believers understood rushing the Capitol, "close to a mass casualty event."

Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), Executive Editor at the American Prospect, to discuss how the Democrats will govern in the face of dueling national crises. The likelihood that leaders of the capitol invasion will be prosecuted vs followers. What would impeachment at this point achieve? How the Dems should approach the politics of GOP culpability. How the Dems could use reconciliation to get stimulus money through. Biden's lessons from the Obama admin.

On the fun half: Asked about GOP desire for unity and healing, AOC says accountability is separate from unity, need to set proper precedent. Charlie Kirk says impeachment won't help heal nation, says Democrats want to erase history of Trump presidency. Kilmeade says good leadership would "move forward" from Jan 6. Kilmeade says Big Tech censorship of Parler and conservatives is a 5-alarm fire for free speech. Dave Rubin chats with Tulsi Gabbard about censorship. Rep. Jim McGovern says Belichick should not accept Presidential medal of freedom. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Ben Dixon of the Benjamin Dixon Show (@BenjaminPDixon) to discuss a historic week where Georgia run-off brought Democrats control of the legislature and MAGA diehards stormed the US capitol, the first breach since 1814.

On today's show: Trump addresses nation (via Twitter) day after protests, concedes election.

Ben Dixon of the Benjamin Dixon Show (@BenjaminPDixon) joins Sam to discuss the news of the week, including: the role of black voters in GA Senate elections. Did m4a and defund work against  Dems in GA? Joe Manchin's opposition to the $2k checks: will it make a "red-brown alliance" more likely?

On the fun half: Checking in on Mike Cernovich. Frank Lutz Trump 2020 voter focus group devolves into shouting match, can't agree on what's happened. Citing the American Revolution, Rush Limbaugh implicitly endorses political violence. Dave Rubin says it might have been Antifa breaking down windows at the capitol, we don't know, people are shouting "no Antifa!" Bernie says Democrats need to act decisively and wield power while they control the executive, House, and Senate: "No ifs buts or maybes." Trump mob chases Lindsey Graham from airport terminal: "traitor!" Jimmy Dore loses it over Force the Vote criticism, says people should be nice to him. MAGA rioter gets arrested, his grandma sarcastically thanks Trump. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts author Rick Perlstein (@rickperlstein) to discuss the historic implications of yesterday's riot at the Capitol and then Lizet Ocampo (@mlizetocampo), Political Director at People for the American Way discusses her work in Georgia, securing Democrats control of the Senate.

On today's show: Trump tells supporters you can't take back your country with weakness, have to show strength. Trump supporters surge past capitol police.

Sam hosts author Rick Perlstein (@rickperlstein) to discuss the historic implications of yesterday's riot at the Capitol. Analogous examples of treasonous acts throughout US history, what this latest outrage represents, and where the Democrats should go from here.

Lizet Ocampo (@mlizetocampo), Political Director at People for the American Way, joins Sam to discuss her work in Georgia, securing Democrats control of the Senate.

On the fun half: Joe Scarborough's tone matches the moment, calls out capitol police, "you opened the fucking door for them!" Trump video telling people it's a fraudulent election, they need to leave, but he feels their pain and he loves them. Ainsley really hopes Trump can forgive Pence. Ainsley Earhardt says like George Floyd protests showed us need for police reform, storming the capitol shows we need election reform. Rioters celebrate as they freely leave capitol, "next time we come back we won't be peaceful!" Cori Bush calls rioters white supremacists, calls for the removal of any Republicans who tried to overturn election. Lou Dobbs and Mo Brooks suggests Antifa is behind this. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam breaks down last night's promising results in Georgia and their implications. Then David Wallace-Wells (@dwallacewells) joins the program to discuss his recent New York Magazine piece, "America's Vaccine Rollout Is Already a Disaster."

On today's show: In victory speech, Warnock pays tribute to mother and family who got him there. Jon Ossoff touts pandemic relief in his victory speech.

David Wallace-Wells (@dwallacewells) joins the program to discuss his recent New York Magazine piece, "America's Vaccine Rollout Is Already a Disaster." Why CA is the center of the fall/winter surge and the arrival of a new strain of Covid. Why are healthcare workers resisting the vaccine? Cuomo's patronage deal with private hospitals. The delta between what Trump promised by end of year and how many vaccines have actually been given. How the Defense Production Act could speed things along.

Pence admits Trump lost the election.

On the fun half: Trump gets the crowd chanting “bullshit” re: Mitt Romney. Pence releases a God-filled statement. Fox and Friends admit that after Wednesday electoral college certification "that'll be it." Chris Coons says Dems still need to compromise with Republicans. PA State Senate refuse to seat Democratic Senator, expel Lt. Gov Fetterman from Senate chamber. MAGA riots break out at capitol. Trump addresses crowd, says they’re going to take back the country. Trump supporters raise a cross outside capitol. Trump supporters tell police they don't support them anymore because police aren't defending the constitution. Trump supporters in Georgia explain how they vote, say they don't believe Trump lost election, anything can happen (maybe a civil war). Dave Rubin is skeptical of reports that California hospital ICUs are at capacity because he sees empty parking lots, "I don't know I'm just asking questions." Charlie Kirk says if you don't defy state public health orders you're part of the problem. Kansas City tenant organizers erect a human blockade outside Jackson County courthouse. Plus, your calls and IMs.

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Sam hosts Sarah Chayes, prizewinning journalist and internationally recognized expert on corruption in government networks throughout the world, to discuss her new book On Corruption in America: And What Is at Stake. Sam and Chayes take the long view on how corruption has taken hold in society and how money and capital are the sources from which corruption flourishes. Listen in as Chayes explains how trends in contemporary American society mirror the worst corruption of the Gilded Age of the late 19th century.

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Happy New Year Majority Report listeners! The MR Crew is back for another year of political analysis and interviews you can't get anywhere else! We're back with the top stories as we race into 2021.

On today's show: Kelly Loeffler can’t say if she would or wouldn’t support NDAA, attacks Warnock on anti-war stance. Highlights of Trump call to Georgia secretary of state Brett Raffensperger. Ted Cruz says his proposed election commission could set aside election results. DEC 30: Mitch McConnell cites MSM & Larry Summers to make the case
that American people don’t need un-targeted $2000 checks. Squad & co insert paygo loophole for spending on pandemic, climate change.

On the fun half: Cuomo's vaccine rollout favors his donors. Assange extradition fails. Ainsley Earhardt says we need to investigate voter fraud, because people don’t trust Democratic mail-in ballots. Brian Kilmeade thinks Cori Bush is a man. Dave Rubin says TPUSA crowd breaking Covid rules are part of “greatest protest” in US history. Google workers unionize. Jimmy Dore says DSA and Nurses Union should protest outside AOC’s home. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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On today's best of: Sam hosts former Republican strategist and consultant Stuart Stevens (@stuartpstevens) to discuss his new book It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump on how the GOP was always destined to become the party of Trump. While the Republican Party once stood for principles like “limited government” and “personal responsibility,” Stevens believes its worst tendencies have long since taken over and enabled the rise of Trump. Sam takes Stevens to task for some of these assumptions, prompting a lively exchange of ideas.

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On this Best of 2020: Sam hosts author, radio host, and Spy Magazine founder Kurt Andersen to discuss his latest book Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History and how the last 50 years have turned the clock back on economic equality and progress in America. Andersen and Sam begin their conversation discussing the power of nostalgia and how it took such a hold in American culture after the 60s counterrevolution and civil rights movement. The two continue their conversation discussing the Lewis Powell memo and how corporate leaders wanted to change public sentiment towards corporate capitalism. Sam also explains his appreciation of Andersen’s novel Turn of the Century and Andersen shares how his political attitudes changed during that period at the beginning of the 21st century. Andersen and Sam conclude the conversation as to what lies ahead for younger generations of Americans and how does Joe Biden help usher in change, maybe.

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On todays Best of: Sam hosts NY-14 congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) to discuss her June 23rd primary and what to expect from the progressive caucus before the next round of Covid-19 relief. Historian Gerald Horne joins Sam to discuss the history of Juneteenth in the age of Trump.

On today’s show: AOC’s closing campaign ad pitch for reelection: “A better world is possible.”

NY-14 congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) joins Sam to discuss her June 23rd primary and what to expect from the progressive caucus before the next round of Covid-19 relief. Why the finance industry is donating to AOC’s opponent, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, the former CNBC anchor who lived in Trump tower before she carpet-bagged her way to Queens. The balance between local and national politics and the importance of mutual aid. The reasoning behind AOC’s votes on the CARES and HEROES acts. Why the progressive caucus isn’t always so progressive.

Historian Gerald Horne joins Sam to discuss the history of Juneteenth in the age of Trump. The various steps that led to Texas finally abolishing slavery on June 19, 1865. The messy process of actually getting rid of unpaid labor. How revisionists have changed this history to fit a liberal narrative. How Juneteenth could be adopted as a national holiday and what it might look like. Check out Horne’s newest book, “The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century.”

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On today's Best of: Sam hosts Stephen Wertheim, the Deputy Director of Research at the Quincy Institute, to discuss his new book, Tomorrow the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy and the political and intellectual history behind U.S. global hegemony post-WWII. Wertheim and Sam begin their interview by discussing the Monroe Doctrine’s implications and its role in defining the role of America’s assumption of global hegemony. Wertheim explains how the Council of Foreign Relations forecasted how to best distribute world power after WWII and how the American people would prosper under a “quartered” world. However, the CFR determined a quartered-ruled world was not a politically viable option. Wertheim teases out his thesis that interventionists and internationalists together realized that global dominion and a U.S. “world order” were essential to American exceptionalism and maintaining modern humanity. Sam and Wertheim also discuss post-War State Department planners arrived at founding the United Nations. Sam and Wertheim conclude their conversation with an assessment of what’s to come as American hegemony sundowns.

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On today's Best Of 2020: Sam hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning Yale Historian David Blight to discuss his recent biography of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, and how the Reconstruction era lives on in our contemporary politics. Sam and Blight take a deep dive into Frederick Douglass the orator and the ways his politics and activism altered between radical and pragmatism. Then Sam and Blight place Douglass in the larger historical context of reconstruction and post-reconstruction and how we are still living in the political reality forged after the Civil War.

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For today's best of 2020, Sam hosts Cornell Professor of American Institutions Suzanne Mettler to discuss her latest book, Four Threats: The Recurring Crises of American Democracy and what we can learn from history to understand American democracy’s vulnerabilities. Mettler and Sam explore the moments in American history when the citizenry was worried about “democratic deterioration” and democratic backsliding and what caused those concerns. Mettler explains how her book explores the ostensibly settled elements of democracy, like voting rights. Mettler and Sam also recount the Wilmington, North Carolina insurrection story in 1898 when white citizens massacred black citizens and formed a constitutional convention to institute poll taxes and anti-democratic systems.

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Sam hosts Heather "Digby" Parton (@digby56) of Salon.com and Hullabaloo to discuss the latest news on stimulus check negotiations and the year that was, as the MR team brings you its last live episode of 2020.

On today's show: Before Trump blew up relief package, Pence rallying support for Georgia runoffs says Democrats want to make rich people poor and poor people comfortable. Trump criticizes Covid relief bill by listing off items in omnibus spending bill, says he could veto if direct checks aren't raised to $2k, suggests he could be president beyond January.

Sam hosts Heather "Digby" Parton (@digby56) of Salon.com and Hullabaloo to discuss the latest news on stimulus check negotiations and the year that was. Trump's weird speech and helpful gift to Democrats (and working people). Jon Ossoff supports $2000 checks in CNN interview. Will McConnell dare to stand in the way?

On the fun half: Amy Klobuchar says Trump threatening to veto Covid bill (and provide more relief money) is attack on Americans, Klobuchar says, of course, she wanted more direct payments but this was a negotiation. Pete Hegseth thanks Trump for pardoning Blackwater mercenaries who murdered 14 Iraqis in 2007. Mehdi Hasan asks Joe Crowley if AOC's main critique of Crowley as an establishment corporate Dem was accurate, given he immediately joined a lobby shop. Charlie Kirk says he deleted Twitter  because he's tired of getting dunked on (also, he hasn't deleted his Twitter). Plus, a whole bunch of your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Jeff Stein of the Washington Post and Elizabeth Pancotti of Employ America to discuss the toplines of the coronavirus relief bill passed yesterday in the House and Senate. Stein and Pancotti get into the nitty-gritty details of the bill and how it came to pass in the House and Senate.

And in the Fun Half: Seb Gorka walks the Newsmax company line, the problematic YouTube algorithm, the theatrical left purity tests and the working-class left, support Brooklyn mutual aid group Supper Collective, Fox and Friends says Democrats want to keep you down, Prager U on why Robert E Lee should still have his statues, plus your calls and IMs!

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On today's show: Sam hosts Michael Sandel (@JusticeHarvard), Professor of Political Philosophy at Harvard University, to discuss his new book The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?on the shortcomings of the "meritocratic" system and what we can do to fix it. The myth of the American meritocracy has long been used to justify a set of policies that are antithetical to social mobility. Sandel traces the history of this ideology, shows why it's a lie, and most radically, interrogates why, even if the meritocracy were real, it would not produce a truly democratic society.

McConnell celebrates passing stimulus: "help is on the way."

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Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon show to discuss the biggest stories of the week including the pending coronavirus relief measures and how progressives can wield power in a Biden-led government.

On today's show: Tucker Carlson muddies the waters on the vaccine and gives a pass to any skeptics out there.

Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon show to discuss the biggest stories of the week including the pending coronavirus relief measures and how progressives can wield power in a Biden-led government. Big turnout in GA, the split within the GOP, and other factors that could help the Dems in the GA runoff elections. Where should the Dems go from here in Covid relief negotiations? Ben goes off on Jimmy Dore vs AOC.

Jimmy Dore says nobody on left supports AOC anymore, it only took him two weeks to do something he does not specify.

On the fun half: Sackler VP during opioid crisis says she can't think of how Perdue Pharma could've done anything differently during opioid crisis. Katie Porter calls BS on Sackler Perdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement during House hearing. Ainsley Earhardt doesn't understand why people leaving NY and CA for FL and TX don't suddenly become Republicans. World-class charismatic leader Kelly Loeffler deflects when asked if she will recognize Biden as president-elect. Dave Rubin says he's got nothing against trans people, it's their agenda that's so insidious. Plus, your calls and IMs.

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Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), the Executive Editor at The American Prospect, to discuss the latest developments on the Biden transition and the latest details of the bipartisan coronavirus relief package.

On today's show: HHS emails reveal Trump appointee wanted "herd immunity" approach.

Sam hosts David Dayen (@ddayen), the Executive Editor at The American Prospect, to discuss the latest developments on the Biden transition and the latest details of the bipartisan coronavirus relief package. The issues with taxes people will have to pay on unemployment checks vs the massive tax write-offs businesses will be able to take from the PPP. The problem with Biden's refusal to use executive orders and insistence that it's unconstitutional.

Sean Duffy and Rachel Campos Duffy fear $600 relief checks mean people are going to be on the government dole forever.

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Sam hosts University of Utah economics professor Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall) to discuss the novel class-action lawsuit filed by UFC fighters against the league's parent company Zuffa, and why Biden should forgive student loan debt.

On today's show: Asked to respond to Bernie Sanders' criticism of Democrats' self-negotiating, Manchin says this is a lifeline for people and there's opportunity to pass more relief.

Sam hosts University of Utah economics professor Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall) to discuss the novel class-action lawsuit filed by UFC fighters against the league's parent company Zuffa. The definition of "monopsony," how UFC fighters are using anti-trust law to assert their rights, and this suit's implications for gig workers going forward. Also: Why Biden should forgive student loan debt.

On the fun half: Nina Turner shares campaign video for OH-11 seat. Hot mic: Ontario health ministers admit they read whatever is put before them during press conferences. Alberta Canada health official can't put mask on properly. Kayleigh MAGA-neny synthesizes her roles during White House press briefing. Maria Bartiromo says she has sources saying Trump still actually won the election. Charlie Kirk calls out McConnell, suggests GOP will lose Senate because McConnell congratulated Biden, explains when congrats are appropriate. Seb Gorka says Republicans need to be like 300 Spartans, vote in Georgia and says don't give up on Trump. Dave Rubin explains the love Trump and Melania feel for each other. MAGA trucker says Trump is going to win after Pence presides over alternative elector. Plus, your calls and IMs.

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Sam hosts Dr. Paul Farmer to discuss his new book, Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History, and how colonialism's legacy damages our ability to fight infectious disease. Sam and Dr. Farmer discuss the history of epidemics in the global south and how the coronavirus pandemic response in America has shown the west's failures to invest in public health and the medical resources necessary to combat a pandemic infectious disease.

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Sam hosts law professor Jennifer Taub (@jentaub) on her new book Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime

On today's show: Trump says he's disappointed in SCOTUS, says courts aren't taking cases because of "standing."

Sam hosts law professor Jennifer Taub (@jentaub) on her new book Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar CrimeWe live in a time when selling loose cigarettes on the street can end in an execution without trial, but the rich can commit major acts of fraud and corruption and get off scot-free. In this book, Taub tracks the impact of white collar crime on normal, working people and sets forth some ideas for how the government could more effectively prosecute those who are "too big to jail."

Fox and Friends weekend feel bad for Trump and the country because of the stolen election.

On the fun half: Steny Hoyer says bipartisan group needs to make a deal, suggests Dems could go without state/local funding if GOP goes without liability protections. Jimmy Dore says AOC not supporting a floor vote on M4A in exchange for vote for Pelosi speakership shows that she is not a real progressive. AOC responds. My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell shares crackpot conspiracies at pro-Trump "Stop the Steal" rally in DC. Alex Jones and Tim Pool try to consider secession from US, Michael Malice appears to endorse "War of Northern Aggression" interpretation of Civil War, Alex Jones calls elections "electoral war." Virginia Congressman elect says Covid-19 is a fake pandemic but a serious virus. Plus, your IMs.

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Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), staff writer at the New Republic and host of The Politics of Everything podcast, to discuss the stories of the week and depravity of Big Law. Film Guy Matthew (@langdonboom) also stops by to discuss the newly released film on which he worked, "Black Bear" starring Aubrey Plaza.

On today's show: On Senate Floor, Bernie Sanders explains why Americans need $1200 stimulus checks. After Bernie explains why govt needs to help working people, Stephanie Ruhle says Bernie's sponsored legislative record is bad and asks if he needs to employ more realistic tactics.

Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), staff writer at the New Republic and host of The Politics of Everything podcast, to discuss the stories of the week and depravity of Big Law. In his latest article, he spotlights attorneys like Neal Katyal who make morally repugnant arguments in their private careers and expect that not to be an issue when it comes time for political appointments. More at The New Republic.

Film Guy Matthew (@langdonboom) stops by to discuss the newly released film on which he worked, "Black Bear" starring Aubrey Plaza.

On the fun half: Kayleigh McEnany says what GA, WI, MI, PA did to America was an attack on Constitution. Lou Dobbs says people voting for GOP in GA runoff are suckers because nothing has changed since Nov election. Lin Wood on Newsmax tells GA voters to not vote in January. Dave Rubin says the less MSM covers Trump lawsuits, the more legit they appear. Dave Rubin cites Tim Pool as a real "journalist." 2020: Brandon Bernard explains his life in prison, improving his life. Plus, your IMs.

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Sam hosts Sara Nelson (@FlyingWithSara), International President of the Association of Flight Attendants, to discuss the need for Coronavirus relief and then Erika Andiola (@erikaandiola), Chief Advocacy Officer at RAICES, joins to discuss potential Biden immigration policy items.

On today's show:  NOV 17: Dianne Feinstein asks the same question twice in a row to Twitter CEO.

Sara Nelson (@FlyingWithSara), International President of the Association of Flight Attendants, joins Sam to discuss the need for Coronavirus relief and how labor organizing can help the left achieve its goals. Where the union's priorities currently lie and the leverage airline workers have. A critique of business unionism. How to push the Biden administration to give concessions to labor.

Erika Andiola (@erikaandiola), Chief Advocacy Officer at RAICES, joins the program to discuss potential Biden immigration policy items. What Biden will probably do via executive order (DACA, taskforce to reunite families) and what he will have to be pressured into (dismantling Obama's deportation machine). How the Democrats get immigration policy wrong and what leverage immigrants have.

On the fun half: Half of Americans don't know that Facebook is not a news gathering agency. Biden says he won't act on police reform because of GOP portrayal of Democratic position, say it'll hurt Georgia races, pivots to explaining how Democrats should govern, says they shouldn't question motives. Biden uses assault rifle strawman argument to explain to civil rights leaders why he won't go all in with executive orders. Louie Gohmert's tooth falls out during press conference. Conservative Christian host says Barron will become President after Trump serves out terms. A call from a newly radicalized person who used to work for TP USA. Plus, your calls and IMs.

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Sam hosts ProPublica reporter Lydia DePillis (@lydiadepillis) to discuss her recent story on burrowing efforts by the Trump campaign, "How Dozens of Trump’s Political Appointees Will Stay in Government After Biden Takes Over."

On today's show: Bernie shares frustration that Washington always has money for Pentagon and Wall St. but never hungry kids.

Sam hosts ProPublica reporter Lydia DePillis (@lydiadepillis) to discuss her recent story on burrowing efforts by the Trump campaign, "How Dozens of Trump’s Political Appointees Will Stay in Government After Biden Takes Over." In this piece, she explains how political appointees become permanent civil servants and how Trump's appointees, in particular, could stick around doing damage. Also: What Joe Biden could do to get rid of them.

On the fun half: Kayleigh campaign secretary says lawsuit shows chances Biden would win after initial vote reporting was infintesimally small. Trump upset he got so many votes and lost, wants GOP electors to have courage to do the right thing, tells general "good luck" on distribution. Asked about WH holiday parties, Trump corrects journalist, "they're Christmas parties" and they've reduced numbers. Rudy Giuliani tells Don Imus he's "doing fine" with Covid. Texas AG explains he's suing on behalf of other states (GA, WI, AZ, NV) because it's a national election. Matt Walsh says woke Santa is anti-male and feminizes boys, says male tendency towards violence is good. DailyWire Christmas ornaments. Katie Porter Twitter thread says Mitch McConnell is the one holding up bipartisan Covid relief. Protestors force police to leave eviction site in Portland. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton to discuss his new book, American Rule: How a Nation Conquered the World But Failed Its People, and why the foundational myths of American Exceptionalism have such a hold on the populace. Sam and Jared explore the stories Americans told themselves throughout the country's history, from how the process behind writing the Constitution to how the "Mound Builders" stories helped justify indigenous Americans' slaughter. The two consider how these stories have shaped the populace's thinking and why it's essential to reject politics as a spectacle. 

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Sam hosts Ryan Grim (@ryangrim), DC Bureau Chief at the Intercept and host of the Intercepted Podcast to discuss his recent piece "Comparing Biden's Administration Picks to Obama's is Revealing," on how Biden has gone without Obama's Wall St. favorites so far.

On today's show: Trump says he and MAGA supporters are "all victims of the election."

Sam hosts Ryan Grim (@ryangrim), DC Bureau Chief at the Intercept and host of the Intercepted Podcast to discuss his recent piece "Comparing Biden's Administration Picks to Obama's is Revealing," on how Biden has gone without Obama's Wall St. favorites so far. Why the similarities of the cabinet picks say more about Obama's admin than Biden's. Neera Tanden's nomination: 20-dimensional chess, or pure cluelessness?

On the fun half: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says people will be jailed, Kemp needs to call special legislative session and withhold GA from Biden. Asked if GA election was rigged, GA Lt. Gov. says no, asked if that was a hard question, Lt. Gov says no. Trump says it's hard to do rallies for someone other than himself. Caller discusses groundbreaking union campaign at Alabama Amazon warehouse. When Loeffler and Perdue join Trump on stage, crowd starts "Fight for Trump!" chats, not listening to GA Senate candidates. During GA Senate debate, moderator asks Loeffler if senators should be kept from trading stock, Loeffler pivots, says attacks on her are attacks on American dream. Fox and Friends says student loan forgiveness is a hand out to rich white woke people. JULY 2020: Activist connects police budget to lack of education funding. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse Podcast and comedian Francesca Fiorentini (@franifio) to discuss the biggest stories of the week including Trump's last stand, what's happening in Georgia, and more.

On today's show: Kilmeade and Ainsley complain about Biden mask policy, says everyone already follows mask rules.

Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse Podcast joins Sam and Emma to discuss the biggest stories of the week including Trump's last stand, what's happening in Georgia, and more. Asked why she's on board with a smaller coronavirus package, Speaker Pelosi cites the "game-changer" of vaccine development and Biden's election. Katie Porter reframes how we should talk about "stimulus": "it's not stimulus to feed yourself." Obama's dumb criticism of the movement to defund the police.

Comedian Francesca Fiorentini (@franifio) joins the program to talk about the news and check in on some of our friends. Team Trump shares video of supposed ballot planting, Georgia journalist points out there's a Sec of State official monitoring everything. After talking about Trump election lawsuits, Rubin pivots hard into being ready for the revolution, motherfuckers. House passes bill to decrim pot: Which Dems voted against it? Brian Kilmeade announces that he's on Parler and might leave all other social media if it goes well. Tim Pool compares Trump's refusal to concede to Hillary waiting an evening to concede, Destiny pushes back, Tim digs in. Tim Pool pivots to culture, says he's chilling, telling younger generation it's okay to not cancel each other. Plus, your calls and IMs.

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Sam hosts Alan Collinge (@alanslj), founder of Student Loan Justice, to discuss his organization's efforts to lobby the Biden administration to cancel student loans. And then Senior Electronic Frontier Foundation Activist Elliot Harmon (@elliotharmon) joins Sam to discuss his recent piece "Don’t Blame Section 230 for Big Tech’s Failures. Blame Big Tech."

On today's show: Lin Wood says surround Brian Kemp's home until he orders a special legislative session, after that jail Kemp. Attorney Lin Wood tells Atlanta crowd that Loeffler and Perdue have not earned Trump supporters votes. Sidney Powell admits donated money is just sitting around right now, they're too busy!

Alan Collinge (@alanslj), founder of Student Loan Justice, joins Sam to discuss his organization's efforts to lobby the Biden administration to cancel student loans. Also: the current tally of money owed, how the government makes a profit on student loans, why they made student loans non-discharge-able in bankruptcy, and more.

Senior Electronic Frontier Foundation Activist Elliot Harmon (@elliotharmon) joins Sam to discuss his recent piece "Don’t Blame Section 230 for Big Tech’s Failures. Blame Big Tech." What Section 230 does, the civil liberties issues involved with repealing it, why Facebook likes it, and more.

On the fun half: Protester in India shuts off police water cannon during massive farmer protests. Michigan business owner interrupts news report to express frustration w/ Covid relief, says people need to rise up since government won't help working people. Michigan woman says 'pool book’ off by 100k votes, appears inebriated. Staten Island autonomous zone bar protestors chant "defund the sheriff." Protestors in Staten Island chant, "I want a cocktail!" as cops stand by. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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On today's show: Sam hosts Stephen Wertheim (@stephenwertheim), deputy director of research and policy at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, to discuss Joe Biden's foreign policy appointees and why the president-elect should resist the Washington establishment's desire to restore the old foreign policy playbook of intervention and militarized responses abroad. Why we need a better Iran nuclear deal, how to end the forever wars, the issues with aggression towards China, and more.

Fox News guest says it's common sense for Barr to say there's no voter fraud because Trump campaign has provided no evidence. Lou Dobbs loses it after Bill Barr says DOJ found no massive voter fraud, suggests Barr is compromised.

On the fun half: Matt Gaetz says Barr didn't find mass voter fraud because DOJ didn't have policy in place to stop it before it happened. Georgia voting systems manager says Trump campaign actions have gone too far in Georgia, Loeffler and Perdue are complicit in potential violence
. Brad Parscale is sad about not working for Trump anymore, "That family is my family." Asked about Trump demand to end Sec 230, Tom Cotton agrees because tech companies no longer need these protections, complains about censorship. Ben Shapiro is upset about a lesbian couple Xmas movie, says conservatives need to make movies because everything is woke now. Will we ever get m4a? Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Slate's Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) to discuss Trump v. New York, which argues whether or not all people should be counted in the census. And then Rachel Cohen (@rmc031) and Marcia Brown (@Marcia_Brown9) from the American Prospect & the Intercept join to discuss their piece "How to Counteract the Court," on how Congress can counteract the courts through statuary interpretation. Sam and Mark discuss how the Supreme Court expedited the Trump administration's case to discount non-citizen residents in the 2020 census and how the case made it to the Supreme Court in the first place. Then Marcia Brown and Rachel Cohen of the American Prospect and the Intercept explain why the progressive left should organize around statutory rulings which are distinct from a constitutional ruling and would allow a workaround the 6-3 conservative Supreme Court.

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Sam and Emma are back to discuss the latest round of president-elect Biden's cabinet appointments and what Trump might do in his lame-duck session.

On today's show: Fox and Friends hosts fight over why we should or shouldn't wear masks after returning from holiday travel. Trump calls reporter a lightweight, nobody should question Trump's claims on election fraud. Trump supporters ask what's the point if Trump has already lost Georgia, McDaniel tries to lobby for special election engagement.

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Sam hosts Alex Pareene, staff writer at the New Republic and host of The Politics of Everything podcast, to discuss the ideological impediments of the Democratic Party in 2020. Andy Kindler joins in the Fun Half to discuss the retirement of Dennis Miller and his podcast--bapbabap.

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Sam and Emma take a closer look at the Biden cabinet picks and what lies ahead for the now-sanctioned Biden transition. Sam and Emma explain why it's important to not travel this Thanksgiving and why our hospitals are on the brink. The duo also takes a deep dive into how Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson are pivoting now that the Trump administration has released transition funds to the Biden team. Finally, a quick look at the Biden appointments so-far and the theme of career establishment appointments.

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Sam hosts Will Bunch (@Will_Bunch), columnist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, to discuss his recent piece "How Trump became all of America’s Frank Rizzo," and the potential of a perpetual Trump candidacy.

On today's show: Sidney Powell says she's going to blow up Georgia because of "dominion scam." Trump campaign releases statement distancing itself from Sidney Powell's lawsuits.

Sam hosts Will Bunch (@Will_Bunch), columnist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, to discuss his recent piece "How Trump became all of America’s Frank Rizzo," and the potential of a perpetual Trump candidacy. As Philly residents know, Frank Rizzo was a notoriously racist and authoritarian police commissioner who served two terms as mayor in the 1970s and became a permanent avatar of white aggrievement politics. Bunch explains how Trump and Rizzo are similar and looks to the past for a blueprint of where Trump may go from here.

Trump supporters take GOP to task for not challenging the election results at Philadelphia protest.

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Sam hosts Ben Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, to break down the Trump legal team's efforts to thwart democracy in America. And then David Roth (@david_j_roth), co-owner of Defector and host of its The Distraction podcast, joins Sam to discuss the culture Trump has built over the past 4 years.

On today's show: Sam hosts Ben Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), host of the Benjamin Dixon Show, to break down the Trump legal team's efforts to thwart democracy in America. Rudy Giulliani says Michigan result changes if you take out Wayne Co. (Detroit). After presser, Sidney Powell phones Fox Business, says all swing state results should change to Trump. Sidney Powell explains how dominion voting systems and globalist dictators are all against Trump.

David Roth (@david_j_roth), co-owner of Defector and host of its The Distraction podcast, joins Sam to discuss the culture Trump has built over the past 4 years. Rush Limbaugh caller cries about how the GOP won't do a coup for him. Where does the movement go without Trump? Marjorie Taylor Green says results in Georgia cannot be trusted, asked about her own results, Taylor says those are fine.

Tucker Carlson calls out Sidney Powell's refusal to present evidence. Asked to respond to Carlson's charges, Sidney Powell says Tucker was rude and demanding. Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis says press doesn't understand how their case works, butchers how they plan to present evidence. Sam Harris tries to thread needle, says Trump is just as bad as the far left. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 11_20_Casual_Friday_w__Ben_Dixon__David_Roth_-_pub.mp3
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Sam hosts author Scott Anderson to talk about his new book, "The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War — A Tragedy In Three Acts."

On today's show: GOP State Rep J. Todd Smith confuses epidemiologist with epistemologist.

Sam hosts author Scott Anderson to talk about his new book, "The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War — A Tragedy In Three Acts." In this book, Anderson chronicles the exploits of the CIA’s four original spies: Michael Burke, Frank Wisner, Peter Sichel and Edward Lansdale, from their glamorous double lives to their operations to contain the spread of communism. In many cases, he believes, the CIA went too far in tampering with other countries' governments and permanently damaged America's moral standing.

On the fun half: Cuomo says a reporter is the only one confused about measures. Yesterday: Cuomo blames Covid spread on lack of personal responsibility, compares wearing masks to not eating cheesecake. Rudy Giuliani quotes "My Cousin Vinnie" at press conference as hair dye drips down his face. Will Tom Cotton be the next Trump? Dianne Feinstein walks around maskless pre Facebook/Twitter CEO hearing. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 11_19_How_The_CIA_Went_Bad_w__Scott_Anderson_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:32pm EDT

Sam hosts infectious disease expert Dr. MarkAlain Dery (@drdery) to discuss the latest rapid spread of the coronavirus and Jean Ross, President of National Nurses United, to share how frontline workers are dealing with increased hospitalizations.

On today's show: Kayleigh McEnany celebrates Wayne Co. not certifying its election (which it later would).

Sam hosts infectious disease expert Dr. MarkAlain Dery (@drdery) to discuss the latest rapid spread of the coronavirus: The impact of viral load, the efficacy of MNRA vaccines, the anticipated spike following the holidays, and how to visit your family safely.

Sam hosts Jean Ross, President of National Nurses United, to share how frontline workers are dealing with increased hospitalizations. To stay updated or get involved with their campaigns, visit www.nationalnursesunited.org

On the fun half: Charlie Kirk says the left hates Thanksgiving. Tucker says endless war is a left wing idea. LGBT rights in actually existing socialist countries. GOP official William Hartmann's racist memes posted to Facebook in 2010. TUESDAY: Wayne Co. board member of canvassers takes on Trump loyalist trying to block election results. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam and Emma break down the stories of the week, including Trump's efforts to install conservative ideologues in career government positions. Sam and Emma discuss the potential of meaningful economic stimulus from the Biden administration in the form of student loan forgiveness, the ramifications of Trump blocking the Biden transition team, and why Democrats are always carrying water for GOP Senators.

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Direct download: 11_17_News_w__MR_Crew_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

Sam hosts Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel) of "The Appeal: Political Report" to discuss how Democrats fared in under-reported local races and Paul Reickhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) joins Sam in the second hour of the show to debate how the Democrats should address their 2020 electoral failures in the coming election cycle.

On today's show: Trump says vaccine will be available to all Americans in spring, besides NY because Cuomo is a bad politician.

Sam hosts Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel) of "The Appeal: Political Report" to discuss how Democrats fared in under-reported local races. Sheriff's elections where immigrant justice was on the ballot and the successes of anti-ICE Dems. Successful ballot measures to decriminalize marijuana, and even possession of other drugs. How a measure to raise taxes and spend the money on education succeeded in Arizona. The impact of teachers' strikes and other social movements.

Asked about Trump's role in Covid task force, Adm. Giroir confirms Trump hasn't sat in on meeting in five months.

On the fun half: Paul Reickhoff (@PaulRieckhoff) joins Sam to debate how the Democrats should address their 2020 electoral failures in the coming election cycle. Should the Democrats let progressives like AOC run on popular programs and lead the party, or woo "moderates" like himself with a program of fiscal discipline?

Jesse Watters says he has a hunch that Biden has been "installed" to be President. Dave Rubin says it's hard to believe Biden won, says Trump can still win. Trump campaign lawyer says it's incredible how much information she has to prove election was rigged, she just can't share any of it on TV. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Heather "Digby" Parton (@digby56) to discuss this week's surging coronavirus cases and Trump's absence from his job as President of the United States.

On today's show: Rand Paul says people who've already had covid should go out and celebrate because they're immune (they're not).

Sam hosts Heather "Digby" Parton (@digby56) to discuss this week's surging coronavirus cases and Trump's absence from his job as President of the United States. Digby on Ron Klain, Biden's pick for chief of staff: not afraid to confront Repubs, not actively hostile to the left? The Democrats' failure, once again, to pin the bad stuff on the GOP.

Alabama Senator elect Tommy Tuberville says three branches of government are House, Senate, and Executive.

On the fun half: Justice Alito at FedSoc says SCOTUS same-sex marriage rulings crush free speech. Alito says Dems' threats to expand court are like "countries governed by power not laws." Alex Berenson says a lot of people have died from covid, but most of them were old and sick already. Why now's the time to try to move your Congress Rep on something, and how to do it. White Republican Dan Browning gets caught making up a gay black friend. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 11_13_Casual_Friday_w__Digby_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Sam speaks with Ruth Ben-Ghiat (@ruthbenghiat), professor of History and Italian studies at New York University, about her new book "Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present."

On today's show: FEB 5, 2020: Biden's new chief of staff Ron Klain on covid response.

Sam speaks with Ruth Ben-Ghiat (@ruthbenghiat), professor of History and Italian studies at New York University, about her new book "Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present." We are living in an age of authoritarian rulers. Across the world, political strongmen are capitalizing on economic and cultural crisis to obtain power for themselves at the expense of the population. By looking at authoritarian demagogues through history like Mussolini, Pinochet, and others, Ben-Ghiat analyzes how these men get into power, and how we might be able to defeat them.

This morning: WH Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany says "ask the White House" when questioned re: obstruction of Biden transition team.

On the fun half: Deutsche Bank strategists suggest workers should be taxed for the "privilege" of working from home. Fox and Friends on Michael Moore: "Not everyone thinks like Hollywood." Hannity and Karl Rove confused over who Cori Bush is. Rep. Kevin McCarthy won't denounce Q-anon caucus. Huge crowds celebrate Evo Morales' return to Bolivia following failed coup. Marco Rubio says the GOP should be a “multiracial working class party.” Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 11_12_Trumps_Authoritarian_Playbook_w__Ruth_Ben-Ghiat_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

Sam hosts Ryan Grim (@RyanGrim), DC Bureau Chief of the Intercept, to discuss the Democrats' troubling results last Tuesday and how party dynamics will play out in the next congressional term.

On today's show: Fox News' Howard Kurtz does "both sides" comparison of GOP obstruction of Biden transition team and Whoopi Goldberg being mean. Chris Coons says don't worry about GOP, says GOP are sending him congrats to Biden in private, can't say it publicly.

Sam hosts Ryan Grim (@RyanGrim), DC Bureau Chief of the Intercept, to discuss the Democrats' troubling results last Tuesday and how party dynamics will play out in the next congressional term. How Trump is going hard against the deep state in his lame duck period. Theories on why Biden isn't campaigning for Senate candidates. How Chris Coons, other Dems, consistently undercut their own message about Republicans. Pelosi and co's absurd attacks on the left wing of the party.

On the fun half: Laura Ingraham hosts anonymous Nevada pollworker whistleblower. Biden laughs at Pompeo comment about 2nd Trump administration. Matt Gaetz says GOP needs address "voter fraud" before ballots are cast, says Project Veritas doing a better job than DOJ. An amusing doctored Laura Ingraham video. Saagar and Krystal Ball say the Bill Barr hubbub is an overreaction. How do the Democrats raise class consciousness and improve their numbers in red states? Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 11_11_News_w__Ryan_Grim_-_pub.mp3
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Sam hosts David Dayen, the Executive Editor of The American Prospect, to discuss "The Day One Agenda: Now More Than Ever," and how Biden can rectify American policy from the Executive Office. Sam and David go long on how Biden can use the power invested in the presidency to improve the lives of Americans, including drug prices, key staff appointments at government agencies, and student loan forgiveness.

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Sam and the MR crew break down the 2020 election results: Biden's narrow win, the Dems' poor showing in Congress, and what AOC and the squad can teach the party about strategy.

On today's show: Rudy Giuliani complains that networks don't get to call elections at Four Seasons Total Landscaping. Maria Bartiromo asks Rudy if it will be over soon. As CNN shows celebrations, Kasich bashes the left. AOC's cogent critique of the Democratic Party: not just their ideology, but their strategy.

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Direct download: 11_9_News_w_MR_Crew_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

Sam breaks down election week with Ben Dixon of the Benjamin Dixon Show and looks forward to what's next for Trump, Biden, and the Democrats. Sam and Ben discuss the new vote count in Georgia as Biden surpassed Trump overnight and each Senate race in the peach state moved to a runoff. Ben and Sam assess how Georgia turned blue for the first time since Clinton and how on the ground organizing drove massive turnout for Democrats. The two also look to Abigail Spanberger's comments about progressive Democrats and why institutional Democrats scapegoat progressives whenever things don't go according to plan. Ben also points out the GOP's new coalition of non-white voters as the product of celebrity endorsements and micro-targeted ad campaigns.

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Direct download: 11_6_Casual_Friday_w__Benjamin_Dixon_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:07pm EDT

Sam hosts Jeff Hauser (@jeffhauser) of the Revolving Door project (@revolvingdoorDC) to discuss how Democratic leadership dropped the ball in the down-ballot races and what Biden can do to improve the lives of Americans.

On today's show: Trump supporters want to count votes in AZ and stop the count of votes in Michigan (SPLIT SCREEN). Trump protests chanting "Fox News sucks!" at Maricopa County elections facility.

Sam hosts Jeff Hauser (@jeffhauser) of the Revolving Door project (@revolvingdoorDC) to discuss how Democratic leadership dropped the ball in the down-ballot races and what Biden can do to improve the lives of Americans. The issues with making the election a referendum on Trump's character and how that screwed down ballot races. What Pelosi thought she was doing with the "message bills" vs what actually happened. The Democrats' poor understanding of political theater. How Pelosi and Schumer see the world. What the left can do to give the Biden admin a spine and get it to take action on progressive issues.

On the fun half: Claire McCaskill says Democrats lost because they care too much about marginalized groups. Tucker Carlson says Michigan vote count is a mess because it's happening in Detroit. A Florida organizer on how they passed the $15 minimum wage referendum. Tom Friedman says possible best outcome is a Biden presidency and GOP Senate. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam and the crew break down last night's returns and the battleground states still tabulating.

When will the Democratic Party learn that it's bad politics to compromise with the Republican death cult? Potential 2022 Senate pick-ups for progressives. Drug decriminalization, campaign finance reform, $15 min wage in Florida, and other good ballot measures that succeeded. Are the Dems afraid of being in power? Jamie defines "depoliticization" and makes the case for its explanatory power.

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Direct download: 11_4_The_Day_After_Election_2020.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

Sam hosts Aaron Kleinman (@BobbyBigWheel), Director of Research at the Future Now Fund, and Ben Wikler (@benwikler), Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair, to discuss what we can expect tomorrow and the days after Election Day.

On today's show: Trump complains about vote counting after Election Day, says people should've gotten ballots in already.

Aaron Kleinman (@BobbyBigWheel), Director of Research at the Future Now Fund, joins Sam to discuss what we can expect tomorrow and the days after Election Day. The surprisingly stable nature of this election, poll-wise. Why you shouldn't worry about increased "R" registration. A breakdown of what's going on in battleground states like WI, NH and PA.

SUNDAY: Trump spokesman says Trump will be up on election night, Dems will try to steal it back (by counting the rest of the votes).

Ben Wikler (@benwikler), Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair, joins Sam to talk about what's going on in his state's battleground counties, the impact of gerrymandering, and more.

On the fun half: Kayleigh McEnany says left is going to "attack you" if you don't vote Biden. Trump retweets video of MAGA trucks surrounding Biden/Harris van: "I Love TEXAS!" Marco Rubio thanks "all the great patriots" who surrounded the Biden bus and all the boaters too. Trump says Biden will cancel everything you love, including school, Easter, Xmas, Thanksgiving, and Fourth of July. Glenn Beck says conservatives feel like a Jew in Nazi Germany, Rubin agrees. Trump spox says doctors are doing improper billing which juices corona virus death numbers. Bernie explains why he and the squad align politically and support one another: "We come from working class backgrounds." Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 11_2_A_Roadmap_for_Election_Day_w__Aaron_Kleinman__Ben_Wikler_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:47pm EDT

Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), Staff Writer at The New Republic, to discuss the last week before the 2020 elections and why judges are politicians, too.

On today's show: Trump's closing message on Covid: "bottom line, you'll get better." Don Jr. says Covid deaths aren't rising, check his Instagram, out-performing Europe.

Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), Staff Writer at The New Republic, to discuss the last week before the 2020 elections and why judges are politicians, too. The legal maneuvers Republicans are openly using to stop the vote count and the role of GOP-controlled courts. Will this be radicalizing for the average Dem voter? Plus, Pareene on Glenn Greenwald's resignation.

Tucker says UPS found his package and flashdrive his producer mailed him. Republican voters against Trump: Jeff from Massachussetts.

On the fun half: Oregon health authority doctors dress up as clown and bunny to give corona virus stats update in Halloween attire. Fox and Friends consider new corona virus surge impact on election, Pete Hegseth says it's not considered. Fox News thinks CBP commissioner Twitter suspension and Glenn Greenwald resigning will move votes. Comedian Conner O'Malley does Lincoln Project focus group for Democratic Party QAnon called "DemAnon." Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 10_30_Casual_Friday_ft._Alex_Pareene_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:43pm EDT

Sam hosts organizer Joshua Kahn Russell (@joshkahnrussell) to explain how people can get involved after the election in the event Trump tries to wrap up results before all votes are counted. Then Sam explores the possible Election Day outcomes, including which states may experience a red mirage or blue shift with the record number of mail-in ballots.

On today's show: Jon Ossoff crushes David Perdue in Georgia Senate debate. Trump could not be less enthusiastic about helping Martha McSally's re-election efforts.

Joshua Kahn Russell (@joshkahnrussell) joins Sam to explain how people can get involved after the election in the event Trump tries to wrap up results before all votes are counted. How activists can attack the pillars of capitalist society via demonstrations and strikes. How to defend against another "Brooks Brothers riot." Writing letters to local officials to tell them to release their counts. And more!

Trumps says he's hopeful courts won't allow vote counts past Tuesday. Brian Kilmeade mad about NC PA SCOTUS ruling because people shouldn't need "extra days" to cast vote. Tucker Carlson says Tony Bobulinski documents were stolen in postal transit.

On the fun half: Chuck Grassley warns that Democrats want to repeal Taft Hartley and end right to work states. During tech hearing, Marsha Blackburn asks to speak to Google's manager about Google employee that criticized her. Breaking down the Senate Commerce Committee's Big Tech hearing on Section 230. Ron Johnson cannot understand satirical tweet, rages at Jack Dorsey. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Rick Hasen (@RickHasen), Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at UC Irvine, joins Sam to discuss the vote count and the Supreme Court's recent rulings concerning ballots, mailing, and signatures.

On today's show: Asked about closing argument that Trump is ending corona virus in US, WH spox says we're moving in right direction, he doesn't want to quibble over semantics related to corona virus. Asked about Pence campaigning in Wisconsin, WH spox says it's fine because Pence gets great testing.

Rick Hasen (@RickHasen), Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at UC Irvine, joins Sam to discuss the vote count and the Supreme Court's recent rulings concerning ballots, mailing, and signatures. How Kavanaugh's latest opinion could affect states' ability to count the votes in 2020 as well as voting rights down the line. The wiggle room the constitution leaves with regards to restrictions on voting rights. A voting rights amendment and other measures that could be taken to shore up our democracy.

On the fun half: Trump says he wants a "very proper and very nice" election day result that declares winner on Tuesday. MAGA event in Wisconsin without social distancing or masks. Trump fans left stranded in the cold for hours after Omaha rally. Tony Bobulinski says he had "Q" level clearance while naval officer was audited. Dave Rubin says it's okay to overturn Roe v Wade, pro choice supporters will create donation networks, "you can take control of your life." Michael Knowles says Democrats have taken power and won't stop Covid measures even if they win, says he will refuse mask order. Walter Wallace's young son shares what his dad meant to him, says he's mad about racist white police, and BLM. Truck w/ LCD display of Wallace calls for de-escaltion, no violence from police. Plus, your IMs!

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Sam hosts Ari Berman of Mother Jones to discuss yesterday's Supreme Court ruling on absentee ballots in Wisconsin. Ari and Sam take a look at how yesterday's 5-3 Supreme Court ruling in Democratic National Committee v. Wisconsin State Legislature will impact voting leading up to next Tuesday and the election counting after that. Berman points out sections of the Kavanaugh opinion that undermine fundamental voting rights and how Kavanaugh's opinion lays the groundwork for other Republican-held state legislatures shutting down the vote count to throw the election to Trump. 

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Sam hosts Alex Sammon (@alex_sammon), staff writer at the American Prospect, to discuss California's Prop 22 and how tech companies are working overtime to set labor laws back decades for non-white working-class people.

On today's show: Trump rambles about MAGA and a recovering economy over dramatic music. Mark Meadows says WH giving up on fighting corona virus, "we're not going to control the pandemic."

Sam hosts Alex Sammon (@alex_sammon), staff writer at the American Prospect, to discuss California's Prop 22 and how tech companies are working overtime to set labor laws back decades for non-white working-class people. How Prop 22 would hurt gig workers and why Uber, Lyft & co are spending millions to ram it through. The implications Prop 22 could have for workers in other industries. How the forces behind Prop 22 bought the support of prominent people including California NAACP president Alice Huffman. How ridesharing apps could run a successful business without immiserating their workers.

On the fun half: Trump says doctors are overcounting corona virus deaths for financial purposes. Jared Kushner says WH is working with Ice Cube to help black Americans, says black people complain about circumstances. Ted Cruz says he's worried about the debt still. Tucker Carlson says parents separated from kids don't want their kids back. IMAGE: Clay Higgins tweets that his clairvoyant wife has seen a future where Americans are rounded up by feds. Asked about her feelings on Biden's fracking stance, AOC says she's happy to lobby Biden, but winning comes first. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam breaks down last night's debate and the election homestretch with Ryan Grim (@ryangrim) of the Intercept and host of the Deconstructed podcast, and Tim Heidecker (@timheidecker) joins Sam to discuss his new YouTube comedy special. Sam also interviews filmmakers Lucas Sabean and Peter Hutch on their new film 'The Man Card.'

On today's show: After the debate, Don Jr. is hopping mad that more people aren't going insane about Hunter Biden laptop.

Ryan Grim (@ryangrim) of the Intercept and host of the Deconstructed podcast joins Sam to discuss last night's debate and the election homestretch. Breaking down the various openings for progressives in local races. How the changing character of TN could help Marquita Bradshaw. The shifting and contradictory narratives the GOP is trying to pin to Biden. The combined impact of the pandemic and the protests. Pelosi's confusing relief package strategy and the Dems' bad strategy with the ACB hearings.

Biden makes his pitch to the American people: "You know who I am, you know who he is."

Tim Heidecker comedy special trailer: "An Evening with Tim Heidecker." Tim Heidecker (@timheidecker) joins Sam to discuss his new YouTube comedy special.

On the fun half: Mandan City North Dakota city commissioner suggests mask mandate could lead to cookie shop closure. Rick Santorum says nobody called Donald Trump racist before his presidency. Glenn Beck says it doesn't make sense kids were left at DHS.

Filmmakers Lucas Sabean and Peter Hutch join Sam to discuss their new film "The Man Card," which explores white male identity politics from Nixon to Trump.

Greg Gutfeld says Republicans should impeach Biden after inauguration. Trump says only "lowest IQ" immigrants show up to court dates. Trump says he's improved healthcare removing individual mandate, says he'll cover preexisting conditions, says you can't fix Obamacare. Plus, your IMs.

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Direct download: 10_23_Casual_Friday_w__Ryan_Grim__Tim_Heidecker_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:23pm EDT

Sam hosts Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel), Founder and Editorial Director of The Appeal: Political Report, to discuss his What's on the Ballot? project and the local and state criminal justice votes that could shape the future of immigration enforcement and policing.

On today's show: Chuck Schumer says the Democrats will boycott Judiciary Committee vote on ACB confirmation. Asked about debate, Trump says mute button is unfair, wants them to discuss foreign affairs.

Sam hosts Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel), Founder and Editorial Director of The Appeal: Political Report, to discuss his What's on the Ballot? project and the local and state criminal justice votes that could shape the future of immigration enforcement and policing. Some background on the What's On the Ballot? project and how they are informing voters. Some key sheriff and prosecutor elections that could curb the power of ICE in those localities. The changing character of big suburban counties that could usher in more progressive candidates. How prosecutorial discretion enables progressive DAs like Larry Krasner and Chesa Boudin to reduce the number of people in jail.

Don Jr. says campaign "will have someone in the room" for the mute button, complains about media. Dan Bongino thinks Trump should hammer "Biden crime family," read off FBI case number receipts.

On the fun half: Kanye West releases video featuring pledged Kanye West voters. InfoWars' Owen Shroyer says Rudy was set up by Sacha Baron Cohen along with CIA and Mossad. Flashback: Owen gets owned by young girl. Don Jr. spreads Hunter Biden pedophilia-in-China conspiracy theory. RW pundit tries to imply the Bidens' father-son affection is gay. Trailer park landlord says he'll double rent if Biden wins, will freeze rent if Trump is reelected. Why you should vote NO on California's Prop 22. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Brian Fallon (@brianefallon), co-founder and executive director of Demand Justice, to discuss the Amy Coney Barrett nomination and why Democrats need to get rid of Dianne Feinstein as head of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

On today's show: Trump comedy tour rolls on, says he didn't even want to be in Erie PA. Mitch McConnell says there's bipartisan support for corona virus relief but Democrats want "all or nothing." Asked if he will change committee ranking members like Feinstein, Schumer says he had a "serious talk" with Feinstein.

Sam hosts Brian Fallon (@brianefallon), co-founder and executive director of Demand Justice, to discuss the Amy Coney Barrett nomination and why Democrats need to get rid of Dianne Feinstein as head of the Senate Judiciary Committee. What's at stake with the courts: policy, but also basic democracy. How a rule made by aisle-reacher Patrick Leahy hobbled the Dems' ability to make judicial nominations during the Obama admin. Why the Dems should not have showed up to the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings. What kinds of grassroots tactics on the part of the left can make them do better?

On the fun half: AOC plays "Among Us" on Twitch, tells British Twitch streamer HBomberguy about US healthcare system. AOC tells New Yorkers to vote for Dems on the WFP ballot line. LAST WEEK: Dave Rubin admits he wrongly explained what gaslighting was. TUESDAY: About "trust the scientists" discussion, Dave Rubin says there are evil science fiction scientists "out there." Parallels between the right in the US and in Bolivia? Daniel Marans interviews 2 Pennsylvania Obama --> Trump --> Biden voters, who say it's corona virus that made them flip. Mike Huckabee says long voting lines show that Americans care. 2019: Nigel Farage pranked by Chris James Not Even a Show caller. Rush Limbaugh on his lung cancer now being a death sentence. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Stephen Wertheim, the Deputy Director of Research at the Quincy Institute, to discuss his new book, Tomorrow the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy and the political and intellectual history behind U.S. global hegemony post-WWII. Wertheim and Sam begin their interview by discussing the Monroe Doctrine's implications and its role in defining the role of America's assumption of global hegemony. Wertheim explains how the Council of Foreign Relations forecasted how to best distribute world power after WWII and how the American people would prosper under a "quartered" world. However, the CFR determined a quartered-ruled world was not a politically viable option. Wertheim teases out his thesis that interventionists and internationalists together realized that global dominion and a U.S. "world order" were essential to American exceptionalism and maintaining modern humanity. Sam and Wertheim also discuss post-War State Department planners arrived at founding the United Nations. Sam and Wertheim conclude their conversation with an assessment of what's to come as American hegemony sundowns. 

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Sam takes a look at the week ahead including rising coronavirus cases, the last two weeks of the presidential campaign, and democracy restored in Bolivia.

On today's show: Trump does his road comic routine, says he could be "presidential" if he wanted to. SUNDAY: Pelosi says we need to stop virus if we want stimulus, Pelosi says there's a fight over child earned income tax credit. Fargo, ND city councilman claims masks don’t work. Asked about Trump rallying in coronavirus hotspots like Wisconsin, Alex Azar says it doesn't matter who's leading states, people are tired of locking down. Steve Doocy says the base loves Hunter Biden Russia emails but Trump should talk about economy during debate. DNI director John Ratcliffe says Hunter Biden laptop and emails are not Russian disinformation.

On the fun half: Ron Johnson and Maria Bartiromo suggest Hunter Biden computer might have child pornography on it. OCT 12: Brandon Straka releases new MAGA anthem "True Colors” with "finesse queen" prankster in video. Jaime Harrison running an anti-3rd party / protest vote ad against Constitution Party Bill Bledsoe. How to get info to low-info voters: ads on antenna TV? NYT report sheds light on why voters who rejected Clinton are backing Biden (spoiler alert: it's sexism). Michigan Senate candidate (R) John James says he wants to make ACA affordable through competition, doesn't address pre-existing conditions. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of "The Benjamin Dixon Show" to discuss the week's biggest stories including the ACB hearings, dueling presidential town halls, and more. Then Sam hosts David Rees (@david_rees) of the Election Profit Makers podcast to discuss betting on political futures and raising money for voting rights.

On today's show: Sheldon Whitehouse tells Republicans they have shot their credibility with "because we can" actions. Dianne Feinstein thanks Lindsey Graham for a great hearing for ACB nomination.

Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of "The Benjamin Dixon Show" joins Sam to discuss the week's top stories, including the ACB hearings, dueling presidential town halls, and the recent Politico story about progressives pushing Biden not to appoint a bunch of corporate lobbyists to his administration if he wins. Biden highlights destruction of Brazilian rainforest's impact on climate change, carbon capture. Asked about Q-Anon and whether or not he disavows QAnon, Trump says he doesn't know about it. On healthcare, Trump says Obamacare "not good" and he's going to provide something better.

David Rees (@david_rees), of the Election Profit Makers podcast, joins Sam along with his co-hosts Jon Kimball (@jonkimball) and Starlee Kine (@StarleeKine) to talk about their political media/betting operation. As pundits, they put their money where their mouths are and bet on their predictions, and 2020 has been quite eventful for them.

On the fun half: "15 minutes that ended:" Trump celebrates marshals executing Michael Reinoehl killing, again. Laura Ingraham and Steve Cortes call Joe Biden Mr Rogers, compares Trump townhall to The Wire. Rudy Giuliani losing it over Hunter Biden emails on Fox and Friends, talks about Hunter's drug use and sex life. Ultimate cuck Chris Christie says there's no downside to wearing masks. A caller asks the crew to define capitalism, socialism, and communism. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser), senior correspondent at Vox, joins Sam to discuss the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings and the implications of her appointment. Sam and crew break down the most important moments of yesterday's hearings and the Trump campaign's flailing messaging during the campaign's home stretch.

On today's show: Trump's homestretch campaign platform: the Justice Department fired Bruce Ohr! Trump can't pronounce Burisma. Asked about 5 freedoms protected under the first amendment, ACB only comes up with 4.

Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser), senior correspondent at Vox, joins Sam to discuss the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings and the implications of her appointment. Why the confirmation hearings were basically useless. What the Democrats' strategy in the hearings might be. How the SCOTUS could restrict labor rights, voting rights, other rights.

Sheldon Whitehouse walks through Janus, Abood, and lawyers asking to lose to get to SCOTUS faster.

On the fun half: YouTube de-platforms Q-Anon: what are the implications? Some ideas on SCOTUS abolition. Mike Huckabee gets owned by questions from Twitter. The MR crew discusses Briahna Joy Gray and Virgil Texas' debate with Noam Chomsky re: voting for Biden for the last time. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Dave Weigel (@daveweigel), of The Washington Post, joins Sam to discuss the latest developments in the presidential election, the downballot races, and the ongoing Covid relief negotiations.

On today's show: Trump is simp, begs for the support of suburban women.

Dave Weigel (@daveweigel), of The Washington Post, joins Sam to discuss the latest developments in the presidential election, the downballot races, and the ongoing Covid relief negotiations. The big jump in Biden's favorability: did the GOP overplay their hand? Covid-19 and other reasons suburban moderates are peeling off for Biden. Trump's negative effect on the GOP's down ballot races. Pelosi and the Covid negotiations: what is she doing?

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Sam hosts courts and law writer at Slate Mark Joseph Stern to discuss the Amy Coney Barrett hearings and what has transpired so far on the first day of questioning. Stern and Sam begin their conversation assessing the Democratic party's strategy leading up to the Barrett hearings and why showing up to a hearing you consider a sham completely undercuts your argument. Sam and Stern also go deep on the implications of gay marriage rights, chevron doctrine, and the nondelegation doctrine. Stern lays out how a 6-3 conservative court through things like the nondelegation doctrine can lead the winddown of American self-governance.

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Sam hosts historian and policy analyst Christopher Shaw (@chris_w_shaw) to discuss his new book Money, Power, and the People: The American Struggle to Make Banking Democratic on how early 20th century finance shaped politics and grassroots mobilization.

On today's show: The Progressive era as a response to the (first) Gilded Age. The role the labor movement played in extracting concessions from the bankers and setting financial policy. How Huey Long pushed FDR from the left on things like the FDIC and Glass Steagall, which would prevent bank runs and stabilize the economy. Are there any grassroots movements to democratize banking today?

SATURDAY: Trump says mail-in ballots are a problem, "crooked ballots," says Trump ballots are thrown out, says law enforcement are watching.

On the fun half: Mike Lee, without a mask, says judicial branch is apolitical, not coequal, judiciary is least dangerous branch. Mike Lee tweet about "rank democracy." Sheldon Whitehouse says ACB hearing is microcosm of Covid pandemic, talks about ACA. Are there any short-term reforms of the SCOTUS that orient toward a horizon in which it's abolished?The predictable reason Biden doesn't want to pack the courts. Footage from Mike Pence rally at The Villages senior community in Florida. Larry Kudlow says we're learning to live with the virus and protecting the vulnerable as death tolls climbs 215k and infection rate rises over 50k daily. Lindsey Graham acknowledges Senate will vote for Barrett nomination after election, that ACB confirmation is unprecendented, but also says it's constitutional. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Digby (@digby56) of Salon.com and comedian Andy Kindler (@AndyKindler) to recap Trump's return to the coronavirus White House, the foiled kidnapping plot in Michigan, and the rest of the week's biggest stories.

On today's show: Trump won't answer Hannity on whether he tested negative for Covid. Trump says they oscillated his mic in 2016, thinks WH should put on a debate itself.

Sam hosts Digby (@digby56) of Salon.com joins Sam to discuss the stories of the week, including: Trump's Covid-ridden return to the White House and the world at large. Senate races Dems could win. Pelosi and Mnuchin's relief package negotiations. Is a wedge being driven between Trump and Mitch McConnell? How Trump is responsible for the failed kidnapping plot in Michigan.

Andy Kindler (@AndyKindler) joins Sam to talk about the state of the comedy world: Joe Rogan is a dumbass, Adam Carolla is right-wing, and Louis CK was never that great!

On the fun half: THURSDAY: Hannity complains about media, Trump complains about left and Whitmer's response to kidnapping plot. FRIDAY: Brian Kilmeade says Whitmer not grateful to Trump and DOJ. Tim Pool complains about leftists who criticize him over civil war. IMAGE: Screenshots of Tim Pool's Civil War clips. Michigan Sheriff defends militia members charged in kidnapping plot. LAST WEEK: Eric Trump says his father saved Christianity. Dave Rubin desperate to be a new right-wing bad boy, hates on Kamala Harris: "Nothing to do with her skin or boobs." THURSDAY: Kelly Loeffler sends generic social media post congratulating Trump. Plus, your IMs.

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Join Sam as he recaps last night's debate, the DOJ's changes in policy on voting-related crimes, and Trump's first on air interview since contracting coronavirus. Matt Binder and the MR crew host the fun half.

On today's show: Close-up of full Pence fly on head moment. Trump message from WH on his recovery and Regeneron "cure." Mark Meadows says he won't disclose Trump last negative test. Trump says he's not going to waste his time with virtual debate. When asked about peaceful transition of power, Pence pivots to 2016 election and Russia investigation. Pelosi and Mnuchin discussing new Covid relief package, airline bailout. DoJ changes policy on voting related crimes.

On the fun half: THROWBACK: Right-wing media conspiracy that Obama was Antichrist because flies landed on him. Ben Shapiro says Kamala Harris gets easy treatment because she's a black woman. George Stephonopolous says Mike Pence was mansplaining to Kamala Harris. Reason Mag's horrible WAP parody. Dave Rubin says Trump getting Covid gives Americans hope. Updates on the downfall of the Golden Dawn in Greece. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts economist and author Jeff Madrick to discuss his latest book, Invisible Americans: The Tragic Cost of Child Poverty and how coronavirus austerity will further strip the US welfare system.

On today's show: Trump tweets that he's cutting off negotiations on Covid relief package, then promises Covid relief in nighttime tweets.

Economist and author Jeff Madrick joins Sam to discuss his latest book, Invisible Americans: The Tragic Cost of Child Poverty and how coronavirus austerity will further strip the US welfare system. What people should understand about child poverty. The astronomical level of child poverty in the US compared to other rich nations. The problems with designing "anti-poverty" programs around the idea that poverty is a choice. Recommendations for how legislators should actually approach the problem and the obvious necessity of giving money to poor families.

On the fun half: TUESDAY: Trump spokesman asked if Trump was tested before Tuesday debate: "I don't have that." TUESDAY: George Washington University doctor says he thinks Trump was not tested before debate, says CDC is concerned Trump is "patient zero." Trump feels great, according to letter from Dr. Conley. Old news anchor Brit Hume insists Biden should agree to debate Trump even if Trump is Covid positive. Martha McSally cannot bring herself to say "I Support Donald Trump" in Arizona Senate debate. Tom Cotton says "there's a venerable tradition" of "wheeling in Senators" to vote on important legislation. Tucker praises Trump's Covid recovery, makes fun of media, says everyone has access to medicine Trump received: "Hard to imagine a more positive message." Brian Kilmeade asks why Trump tweeted and tanked the stock market, Mark Meadows says Pelosi numbers are too high. AOC says without Covid relief there will be a mass eviction crisis. Dave Rubin says liberals have arrived at "end of secularism," says we live in chaos because of it. Trailer for "Reclaim Idaho" film about doorknocking for Medicaid expansion. Plus, your IMs.

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Sam hosts economist Richard Wolff to discuss his new book The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself. Sam and Professor Wolff begin their conversation assessing American capitalism's failure to prepare for the Covid pandemic and why the private profit system doesn't work to mitigate against a pandemic. Wolff lays out the shortcomings of the US public health system while Trump continues to fund the military and the arms industry. Wolff compares the US response to Covid to European countries and how their effective social safety net helped keep businesses open and unemployment low. Wolff and Sam then open up the discussion more broadly, asking why Americans tolerate such ineffective ideological policy solutions to bail out corporations and the largest private companies in America. 

And in the Fun Half: The Joint Chiefs of Staff are now in quarantine, Tucker Carlson says Trump is healthy again and covid isn't serious, Nomiki hits up a Qanon rally in Scottsdale, Steve Doocy has cognitive dissonance on Fox and Friends, John from San Antonio's latest election odds, Rudy Giuliani: epistemologist, Fox Doctor says it's lurid that Americans want to know Trump's health, Biden compares Bernie to Putin and Castro, plus your calls and IMs!  

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Sam and the crew break down the fallout from Trump's Covid hospitalization and how it might impact the campaign in its closing weeks.

On today's show: Trump tweets video saying he's going to surprise the great "patriots" outside Walter Reed on Sunday. Freaks outside Walter Reed react to Trump in motorcade. SATURDAY: Dr. Sean Conley refuses to provide straight answer on Trump oxygen question. SUNDAY: Conley says he avoided answering about Trump's oxygen levels because he wanted to reflect "upbeat attitude" of Trump and medical team. FRIDAY: Greg Gutfeld says it was necessary for Trump to put it on the line for the American people. Asked about Trump putting Secret Service at risk, Dan Bongino compares Covid ride to Secret Service protecting Obama in war zone.

On the fun half: Study says face masks don't restrict oxygen or hurt lung function. Flashback: Chris Christie says we have to accept Covid deaths as part of reopening the economy. Biden up in the polls following debate. In South Carolina Senate debate with Lindsey Graham, Jamie Harrison explains the importance of Medicaid expansion. Brooklyn Friends School is trying to bust its union; learn more and support the workers at bfsunion.org. Trump tweets that he is leaving the hospital. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Brandon Sutton (@PrettyBadLefty), co-host of the Discourse podcast, and comedian and AM Quickie host Lucie Steiner (@TheSteinbag) to break down the biggest stories of the week and Trump's Covid diagnosis on a Freebie Friday.

On today's show: Trump mocks Biden's mask-wearing practices. Don Jr. jokes with Hannity about Covid safety measures.

Brandon Sutton (@PrettyBadLefty), co-host of the Discourse podcast, joins Sam to discuss the news of the week: The impact of Trump's Covid diagnosis. The SCOTUS hearings. Can the Democrats use this to their advantage? Will they?

Brian Kilmeade says quarantine will give Trump a chance to recharge and prepare for coming debates.

Comedian and AM Quickie host Lucie Steiner (@TheSteinbag) joins Sam to discuss the news. Cynicism Doesn’t Win Elections with Nina Turner: Turner says we have to defeat neo-fascism, voting is only one part of the process. Melania revealed as anti-Claus in war on Christmas, recorded by former friend Stephanie Wolkoff. Anti-choice ad from 2007 with ACB's signature. Fox Weekend host laments that Trump's rallies will come back into spotlight. Scott Adams says Trump lost Dilbert creator's vote. Ben Shapiro upset that people think "sure" wasn't enough of a condemnation of white supremacy, doesn't think anything Trump says should be taken seriously. Katie Porter asks pharma CEO why his bonus compensation was tied to raising cancer drugs. May 2017: PBS Frontline interviews Texas woman homeowner about why she opposes Section 8 low-income housing, says she wants people in the same class as her. Flashback: Michael and the crew celebrate reports of Bolsonaro testing positive for Covid. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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On today's show: The Majority Report presents another Michael Brooks retrospective interview featuring his 2017 interview with South African anti-apartheid activist and politician Ronnie Kasrils on how Americans might oppose the Trump administration.

At Deluth rally, Trump says Biden will turn Minnesota into refugee camp, chants of "lock her up" for Ilhan Omar. Right wing radio host calls Ilhan Omar "piece of shit" who "should be executed." MN State Senator Roger Chamberlain lies about his promotion of fascist manifesto. Tulsi Gabbard touts friendship with Dan Crenshaw in Instagram post.

On the fun half: In a segment about AP style guide's guidelines on describing riots and protests, Dave Rubin says it's like 1984. Asked if he welcomes white supremacist support, Trump says his campaign is about law and order. Kilmeade says Trump still needs to clarify white supremacist statement, might have been the "franticness of night." Kayleigh McEnany refuses to say that Trump denounces white supremacy. Fox News reporter says he's not sorry he asked Trump about white supremacy. GOP cuts "Antifa is an idea" ad after Tuesday debate. FBI director Chris Wray: "We look at Antifa as more of an ideology or a movement than we do an organization." Asked if he felt slighted by Biden comments on M4A & GND, Bernie jokes about Trump says he still thinks M4A is right, but supports Biden lowering Medicare age and lowering prescription drug costs. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Elie Mystal (@ElieNYC), Justice Correspondent at the Nation magazine, to discuss the Amy Coney Barrett SCOTUS nomination, our conservative judiciary future, and what the left can do to fight it.

On today's show: Brian Kilmeade says Trump missed huge layup when he did not unequivocally renounce white supremacy. Fox and Friends guests can't say why Trump didn't condemn white supremacy. Trump won't condemn white supremacists, Proud Boys stand by, & Biden calls Antifa an idea, not an organization. IMAGE: Proud Boys' new branding "Stand Back, Stand By."

Sam hosts Elie Mystal (@ElieNYC), Justice Correspondent at the Nation magazine, to discuss the Amy Coney Barrett SCOTUS nomination, our conservative judiciary future, and what the left can do to fight it. Trump's admission that he wants ACB on the SCOTUS so he can steal the election. Barrett's history as part of the team that worked to stop the Florida recount in 2000. Barrett's reactionary views and hypocrisy w/r/t recusal. How a right-wing court could use the Chevron doctrine to block progressive legislation. Mystal's read on court packing and term limits.

On the fun half: Sarah Palin's bizarre video calling out Lisa Murkowski about ACB Nomination: "This is my house!" 1964 NYT headline describes voter suppression. Marco Rubio says Republican Senate was never going to confirm Merrick Garland. A libertarian makes Sam's day by calling into the show. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning Yale Historian David Blight to discuss his recent biography of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, and how the Reconstruction era lives on in our contemporary politics. Sam and Blight take a deep dive into Frederick Douglass the orator and the ways his politics and activism altered between radical and pragmatism. Then Sam and Blight place Douglass in the larger historical context of reconstruction and post-reconstruction and how we are still living in the political reality forged after the Civil War.

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Sam hosts Aaron Kleinman, director of research at the Future Now Fund and Give Smart, to discuss this year's most important down-ballot Democratic candidates and how they'll impact policy on the state and local level. Sam and Aaron discuss the importance of resource allocation to down-ballot candidates to newly-in-play races in places like Montana, Kansas, and South Carolina as well as what fills in for traditional outreach tactics like doorknocking versus new ones like digital ads and text banking. The two then discuss the possibilities of democrats flipping statehouse majorities in Florida and Pennsylvania and how that could impact the chosen electors in a close presidential elections. Kleinman then explains the possible outcomes for Biden and Trump on election day, including what to expect if voters in democratic trending suburbs break for Biden, or if Biden fails to turn out rural voters. Sam and Aaron conclude their discussion considering what it means if the election comes down to healthcare and the possibility of the Supreme Court rolling back the ACA.

And in the Fun Half: leveraging the ACA in the face of a conservative Supreme Court, Trump's tax returns and Biden's debate strategy, Fox News spews more lies about armed Antifa while Proud Boys are themselves in Portland, and according to one pastor cops are doing god's work.

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Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene) of the New Republic and comedian David Feldman (@David_Feldman_) to discuss the biggest stories of the week including Mitch McConnell's relentless pursuit of the American judiciary.

On today's show: Trump booed at RBG remembrance at SCOTUS.

Alex Pareene (@pareene) of the New Republic joins Sam to discuss the week's biggest stories, including: Mitch McConnell and the GOP's relentless — and potentially unstoppable — quest to capture the judicial branch for decades to come. The technically legal methods Trump and the GOP will use to steal the election. The Democratic Party's uneasy relationship with its base.

Comedian David Feldman (@David_Feldman_) joins Sam to discuss what campaign strategy the Democrats should pursue: promise nothing and don't spook the voters. Everyone just needs to chill out, all right?

On the fun half: Trump says political forces want to hold back the vaccine as a "political hit." Trump again tells story when journalist Ali Velshi was hit with tear gas cannister. Rick Scott struggles through speech about how left is destroying American values. Florida AG shares office's plan to investigate Bloomberg's efforts to pay formerly incarcerated residents poll tax fees. Greg Gutfeld says felons shouldn't be allowed to vote because they're irredemable and stupid. Ben Shapiro defends Trump's transition of power comments, Trump never thinks about the questions asked of him. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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On today's show: The Majority Report continues its memorial to Michael Brooks with his 2016 interview of Jacobin's Peter Frase (@pefrase) on his book Four Futures: Life After Capitalism, wherein Brooks and Frase consider the possibility of various post-capitalist futures where full automation has been achieved and the climate crisis either has or has not been solved. Using combinations of abundance/scarcity and equality/hierarchy, Frase lays out four wildly divergent paths, from the eternal peace of communism (abundance and equality), to the horrors of exterminism (scarcity and hierarchy).

Trump refuses to agree to a peaceful transition of power, complains about mail-in ballots. Nancy Pelosi clapback: "He’s trying to have the constitution of the United States swallow Clorox." Lindsey Graham says there will be a peaceful transition after we seat 9th justice.

On the fun half: Fauci is fed up with Rand Paul, who continues to insist NY did an exceptionally bad job and only has a low infection rate now because of herd immunity (neither claim is true). Dave Rubin fails to convince Bob Saget that 18% flat tax is good idea. Charlie Kirk waves poetic about how funny Trump is. Biden 2020 BLM "anarchy" graffiti. Footage of protestors pulling signs from U-Haul in Louisville; Laura Ingraham wants to know who paid for that U-Haul. Rep. Kevin McCarthy says protests against police brutality are organized on Fox and Friends. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam and the crew discuss the most important stories of the week including a deep-dive into Trump's potential judicial nominees to fill Ruth Bader Ginsberg's seat.

On today's show: Trump asks how Ilhan Omar is running "our country." Rush Limbaugh excited about new justice says it could end Roe v. Wade and restore American values that made US exceptional. 2016: Amy Coney Barrett says inappropriate to replace a justice in an election year when it would "dramatically flip the balance of power." Asked about Democrats' charges that adding 9th justice before election will tear country apart, Trump says it won't, "We need 9 justices," makes more claims about election fraud.

On the fun half: Matt Stoller Twitter thread about Congress and the courts. One of three cops that killed Breonna Taylor charged with "wanton endangerment." Matt Gaetz wants Florida AG to investigate Bloomberg for poll tax "bribery." MONDAY: Tucker Carlson dismisses reports about RBG last wishes, says life is bigger than politics. TYT Michael Shure asks Georgia voters why they don't wear masks. Local PA news report on naked ballot ruling. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Cornell Professor of American Institutions Suzanne Mettler to discuss her latest book, Four Threats: The Recurring Crises of American Democracy and what we can learn from history to understand American democracy's vulnerabilities. Mettler and Sam explore the moments in American history when the citizenry was worried about "democratic deterioration" and democratic backsliding and what caused those concerns. Mettler explains how her book explores the ostensibly settled elements of democracy, like voting rights. Mettler and Sam also recount the Wilmington, North Carolina insurrection story in 1898 when white citizens massacred black citizens and formed a constitutional convention to institute poll taxes and anti-democratic systems. 

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Sam hosts USC Law Professor Jody Armour (@niggatheory) to discuss his new book N*gga Theory: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law and the importance of eradicating anti-black bias in America.

On today's show: 2016: Lindsay Graham "use my words against me" says he wouldn't appoint a nominee so close to a general election. 2018: Graham reconfirms his statement that he won't confirm a new SCOTUS nominee in an election year. Tweet: Graham says he changed his mind because Dems tried to block Kavanaugh.

Sam hosts USC Law Professor Jody Armour (@niggatheory) to discuss his new book N*gga Theory: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law and the importance of eradicating anti-black bias in America. The class distinction masquerading as a moral distinction in black respectability politics. The destructive impact of these ideas on the fight for racial justice, particularly with regard to police and prisons. How Obama represents the limits of respectability politics. The need for our criminal justice system to move away from retribution and towards restoration and rehabilitation, even in cases of interpersonal violence.

On the fun half: Nancy Pelosi offers very little other than "go vote" to save RBG seat from GOP Senate. Pelosi says Dems have arrows in their quiver to protect democracy... asked if she will use them Pelosi says "good morning" and that she's not considering packing the court, wants Trump to "see the light." Saturday: Biden appeal to GOP senators after RBG death: "please follow your conscience." Stephanie Ruhle miffed that Biden is making his campaign "Scranton v. Park Ave." Jimmy Dore says Dems are posturing over RBG death because they have approved other Trump judges. 2016 Jimmy and Sam on "the moon in Lake Michigan," Sam points out the case of RBG. AOC says go vote and not here to cast moral judgement, voting for Biden is about democracy surviving. Jon Ossoff campaign supercut of 2016 David Purdue destroying 2020 David Purdue's stance on confirming SCOTUS judges. Trump jokes about Bemidji Minnesota having a large refugee population. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Virgil Texas (@VirgilTexas), of Chapo Trap House and the Bad Faith podcast (@badfaithpod), joins the MR crew to discuss the news of the week.

On today's show: Tommy Tuberville has no idea what the Voting Rights Act is.

Virgil Texas (@VirgilTexas), of Chapo Trap House and the Bad Faith podcast (@badfaithpod), joins the MR crew to discuss the news of the week, including: Virgil's quest to learn who Lev Parnas is. Olivia Troye, VP Pence's lead staffer on the COVID task force who resigned two months ago, speaks out about Trump's mishandling of Covid and says Trump was glad he wouldn’t have to shake hands. Will Trump do another stimulus? What's driving the Democrats' behavior on the CARES Act, et al? Plausible scenarios in which Trump steals the election.

On the fun half: On voting for Biden in a blue state. NY Taxi Workers: “Brooklyn Bridge is SHUT DOWN! Taxi drivers demand debt forgiveness now!” Krystal Ball: "Dem WAR On Green Party exposes voter suppression hypocrisy." Dave Rubin complains that Joe Rogan is moving to Austin, TX to vote blue there. Joe Rogan repeats theory that Antifa is setting the fires in OR. FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies at House Homeland Security Committee hearing: "We look at Antifa as more of an ideology or a movement than an organization." Brian Kilmeade lies that the FBI director testified that Antifa is "a real organization and an ideology." Anti-mask protester in St George, UT: "When George Floyd was saying 'I can't breathe,' and then he died, and now we're wearing a mask and we're saying 'I can't breathe,' but we're being forced to wear them." Plus, your IMs.

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The Majority Report's retrospective of Michael Brooks' career continues with a 2018 interview with Zero Books' Douglas Lain (@DougLain). In the wake of Bari Weiss' breathless NYT profile, Michael and Doug tackle the much discussed and hotly debated “Intellectual Dark Web,” the internet’s latest cast of “renegades” shaking things up in the American sociopolitical discourse. While they claim to promote open debate and discourse, it turns out the IDW is open to any idea besides the idea that they might be racist or sexist.

Vietnam War leaker Daniel Ellsberg warns against extraditing Julian Assange.

On the fun half: Trump-appointed FBI director Christopher Wray testifies that "Antifa" is not a real group, the most dangerous terrorists are white nationalists, and Russia is trying to undermine the election. Military considered using "heat ray" on DC protesters. Charlie Kirk freaks out about what the left will do to the right if Trump loses. A breakdown of the insufficient reforms offered up by the Louisville PD as part of the $12 million Breonna Taylor settlement. US Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) rails against a bill condemning anti-Asian rhetoric around Covid-19: "This is dividing our country!" Plus, your calls and IMs.

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Sam and the MR crew break down the news.

On today's show: Trump tells George Stephanopoulos that "herd mentality" will make the virus go away. Trump HHS Official Michael Caputo rages at his agency, predicts he’ll be killed by deep-state scientists. Sen. Chuck Schumer: "Today I'm calling on Secretary Azar to resign immediately." Dawn Wooten, the nurse who blew the whistle on ICE, tells Chris Hayes how she heard about the doctor who performed the procedure. Was asked by one detainee “Is he the uterus collector?”

On the fun half: Stephanopoulos and Trump argue about excess mortality, Trump again blames testing. Brian Kilmeade on Fox & Friends hails Donald Trump’s Israel, U.A.E. and Bahrain Accords: "they told us in school this would never happen ... and it's happening before our eyes." Former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik says Democrats and Marxists are condoning the killings of police. Anti-maskers in Florida invade a Target. Maine wedding reception linked to deaths of seven people who didn’t attend. Covid-denier in Calgary fabric store harasses customers & says "nobody is sick." Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Donald Trump's private thoughts on Covid from April 13 are a bit of a contrast from his public statment on April 17.

Then Sam is joined by historian Thomas Frank to discuss his new book, "The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism." What is the American history of populism? Is it an attitude, a policy set, a campaign style?

And on the fun half:

Trump, Roger Stone, and Mark Levin really flexing election-stealing muscles. Steve Doocy valiantly defends press freedom. Trump thinks the forest fires may start cooling. Joe Biden calls Trump a climate arsonist, and Jared Kushner has purged the admin of "confident idiots."

 

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Sam is joined by Martha S. Jones (@marthasjones_), Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, to discuss her new book, 'Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All.'

On today's show: Brian Kilmeade and Tom Cotton defend Trump's handling of Covid: "What do you expect the president, who's spent 50 years in business, to know about this pandemic that's the first thing like it we've seen since 1918?”

Sam is joined by Martha S. Jones (@marthasjones_), Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, to discuss her new book, 'Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All.' While most people think that all women got the right to vote with the passage of the 19th amendment in 1920, this is not true; most black women were effectively barred from voting until many decades later. In this book, Jones traces the work of activists including Sojourner Truth, Jarena Lee, Fannie Lou Hamer, and more, to show how black women fought both racism and sexism to advocate for their rights at the ballot box and beyond.

On the fun half: Trump with Judge Jeanine on Saturday, on federal forces' killing of a purported antifa sympathizer who allegedly killed someone in Portland: "This guy was a violent criminal...there has to be retribution." Trump further expounds on the killing at rally: "We sent in the US marshals, it was taken care of in 15 minutes." Trump speculates re: Biden’s use of performances-enhancing drugs. Jake Tapper and Peter Navarro, White House Trade Advisor, argue about Trump’s public/private statements about Covid in February. Bernstein scolds Sam for criticizing Woodward at staged reading of "All the President’s Men." Minot, ND Councilwoman Carrie Evans goes off on a homophobe at council meeting over displaying the rainbow flag. Joe Rogan whines about Nomiki saying Dave Rubin’s clip about human cloning is dumb, should be de-platformed. On Fox and Friends, TX Governor Abbott tells Steve Doocy how the state can fight local police defunding efforts. FBI Portland denies rumors that extremists are starting the fires. Jimmy Dore claims people who believe in Russiagate are as gullible and stupid as the Qanon people. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts Shahid Buttar (@ShahidForChange), candidate for CA-12 challenging Nancy Pelosi, to discuss his campaign, Pelosi's leadership failures, California's wildfires, and the week's most important headlines.

On today's show: Tucker Carlson says it's Lindsey Graham's fault that Trump talked to Bob Woodward.

Shahid Buttar (@ShahidForChange) joins Sam to discuss his campaign and break down the news. Shahid addresses the allegations against him. APRIL 26: Pelosi tells those critical of lack of state/local funds in CARES ACT "calm down." AUGUST: Nancy Pelosi says she's praying new stimulus negotiations will resume soon. How Pelosi's leadership failures are connected to her corporate donors. How the Democrats' malfeasance fuels right-wing populism. Chris Coons' connection to the nursing home industry.

On the fun half: At rally, Trump says Biden will destroy social security and protections for pre-existing conditions. Ben Shapiro says Trump wasn't downplaying Covid anymore than Cuomo, "everyone was figuring this out at same time." Bret Baier shuts down Trump campaign spokesperson’s lies about Woodward tapes. Tucker says America is not white supremacist country because if it was liberals would not encourage immigration, since that would essentially be premeditated murder. Tucker's ahistorical lessons: says 1908 is like 2020, says Springfield race riot is like 2020. TV broadcast seems to show chiefs fans booing players' sign of unity before game. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 9_11_Casual_Friday_w__CA-12_Candidate_Shahid_Buttar_-_pub.mp3
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The Majority Report continues to look back at Michael Brooks's career with a 2019 interview featuring Liz Franczak (@liz_franczak) to discuss her essay in the Baffler, “The Century of Spin,” and the origins of neoliberal sociopolitical culture. Liz Franczak recounts the story of Edward Bernays, who “pioneered the field of modern public relations after serving under Woodrow Wilson during World War I, overseeing propaganda initiatives aimed at selling the war to the public and maximizing recruiting efforts.”

Sheriff of Spokane, WA whines about media's pro-Antifa bias, Spongebob memes in 45 minute press conference.

On the fun half: The right tries to pin CA wildfires on Antifa. An organizer from the University of Michigan grad student strike calls in with updates; learn more and donate to their strike fund at geo3550.org. Richie Torres tells pro-Israel lobbying group that DSA is evil because they support BDS, will rot progressive movement from the inside. Democratic Majority for Israel board member says she wishes they could clone Richie Torres. Asked about withholding truth about Covid realities, Trump calls himself cheerleader of the country. Morning Joe says that Bernie Sanders socialism does not play well with Latinos, especially in Florida. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam and the MR Crew break down the week's biggest headlines including November's general election, the next stage of COVID, and Trump's personal DOJ.

On today's show: Big boats sink small boats in Texas Trump boat parade. Trump says he will return "patriotic education" to nation's schools, says they'll take away your great heroes. Thom Tillis issues apology statement after a staffer is caught on tape saying what Republicans actually believe on healthcare. Study: increased 2018 Dem turnout due to hatred of Trump, concern over healthcare. March 19: Trump says he's downplaying Covid because he doesn't want to create a "panic" (in the markets). Michael Cohen says he thinks if Trump loses, he will resign and have Pence pardon him.

On the fun half: Fox and Friends concern troll about voting twice in Georgia and the "red mirage" (where one candidate appears to win on Election Day, but another wins after all votes are tallied). Fox and Friends celebrate Norwegian right wing nationalist nominating Trump to be considered for Noble Peace Prize (again). DoJ replaces Trump’s personal legal team to defend against defamation suit from woman who says he raped her at Macy’s. Sean Hannity and Dave Rubin can't get on the same page about their bit about keyboard warriors in their moms' basements. Trump says he's the greatest environmentalist president since TR, and if he does another bill he'll be better than TR. Fauci says it's more realistic to expect a vaccine by end of 2020 but not by November. Mark Zuckerberg explains that Facebook is not dominated by right-wing media, says it's a space where people can "use their voice." Facebook's top 10 performing posts past 24 hours: Trump, Hannity, etc. Kevin Roose tweet about top performing post on FB, a Qanon story about "save the children" child trafficking conspiracy. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Direct download: 9_9_News_w__MR_Crew_-_pub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:13pm EDT

Sam hosts author, radio host, and Spy Magazine founder Kurt Andersen to discuss his latest book Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History and how the last 50 years have turned the clock back on economic equality and progress in America.

Andersen and Sam begin their conversation discussing the power of nostalgia and how it took such a hold in American culture after the 60s counterrevolution and civil rights movement. The two continue their conversation discussing the Lewis Powell memo and how corporate leaders wanted to change public sentiment towards corporate capitalism. Sam also explains his appreciation of Andersen's novel Turn of the Century and Andersen shares how his political attitudes changed during that period at the beginning of the 21st century. Andersen and Sam conclude the conversation as to what lies ahead for younger generations of Americans and how does Joe Biden help usher in change, maybe.

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Today our annual repeat of a compilation of labor speeches from FDR, Mario Savio, John Lewis, & more.

Bernie reading from the speech that sent Debs to jail.

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Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of the Benjamin Dixon Show to discuss the week's biggest stories including continued racial justice unrest across America, Biden enters campaign mode, and Trump's efforts to stoke racial tensions. Then Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) joins the program to share his Labor Day Weekend film recommendations.

On today's show: After returning from rally, Trump says the Atlantic made up story about his comments on dead soldiers, John Kelly's dead son...admits he never liked John McCain, complains that he didn't get enough credit for John McCain funeral.

Sam hosts Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) of the Benjamin Dixon Show to discuss the week's biggest stories. Will troop-gate cost Trump any votes? Trump's request that people vote twice: what will that mean for the results? Will there be another Brooks Brothers riot, alt-right edition? What role will the SCOTUS play and will they take the popular vote into account?

At rally, Trump says Kennedy losing to Markey is another example of how radical the Democratic Party is in 2020.

Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) joins the program to update us on his life and share his Labor Day Weekend film recommendations: Vagabond (1985), a film by French director Agnes Farda that follows a young itinerant woman. Also check out Red Dawn (1984), in which America gets invaded by communists, and comedian Ted Alexandro's new hour-long YouTube special "Cut/Up."

On the fun half: Asked if it's illegal to vote twice in fall election, Kayleigh McEnany equivocates, says it's not everything the president said. Tucker Carlson says the only way to mobilize lazy Democratic voters out on election day is to incite race riots. Fox and Friends weekend host says Covid has put an end to question about exploitative nature of college sports, says players want to play, nobody forcing them. Charlie Kirk equivocates about Kyle Rittenhouse's charges but says the 1st degree murder charge is unacceptable. Fox & Friends and Mike Pompeo do damage control on Trump Atlantic troops story, says it came out now for maximum pain, Pompeo denies stories. Plus, your IMs!

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The MR Crew presents Michael Brooks's interview with Ed Caesar (@edcaesar) of The New Yorker to discuss his piece, "The Reputation-Laundering Firm That Ruined Its Own Reputation," on how a renowned British PR firm, Bell Pottinger, worked with dictators and oligarchs and deliberately inflamed racial tensions in South Africa—and destroyed itself in the process.

On the fun half: Trump tells Laura Ingraham a Biden presidency won't calm riots. Trump repeats report of thugs and looters on a plane. Asked about Trump's theory of thugs on a plane, Barr says he's received multiple reports, asked for specifics, says Trump is speaking in general terms. CNN field report on evictions in Houston, Texas. Michael Knowles of The Daily Caller rails against statistics. Nancy Pelosi says she was set up by salon owner, Pelosi says owner actually owes her an apology. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts former Republican strategist and consultant Stuart Stevens (@stuartpstevens) to discuss his new book It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump on how the GOP was always destined to become the party of Trump.

On today's show: Ed Markey talks justice in victory speech. Kennedy v. Markey: What's the thing your wife likes least about you? Kennedy dithers about his feet, Markey talks about sports in Massachusetts.

Sam hosts former Republican strategist and consultant Stuart Stevens (@stuartpstevens) to discuss his new book It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump on how the GOP was always destined to become the party of Trump. While the Republican Party once stood for principles like "limited government" and "personal responsibility," Stevens believes its worst tendencies have long since taken over and enabled the rise of Trump. Sam takes Stevens to task for some of these assumptions, prompting a lively exchange of ideas.

On the fun half: Greg Gutfeld doesn't see why we need thousands of teachers teaching the same lessons to kids, suggests Peloton for education. Asked to explain thug plane plot, Trump says he'll put reporter in touch with guy who told him the story...turns out it came from the Facebook page of Russ Thor Wade of Patriot Prayer. Asked about the importance of 2020 turnout and winning popular vote, Trump says he won popular vote in 2016. Trump wants a performance enhancing drug test for him and Biden before debate. Kilmeade says there are protestors with earpieces and weapons all over the country, says it's organized. Steve Doocy is just asking the questions if BLM is organized and being funded by dark money. Kilmeade asks why government can't break Antifa like al Qaeda or Hezbollah. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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Sam hosts author and historian Rick Perlstein to discuss his latest book, Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980, the dramatic conclusion of how conservatism took control of American political power. Sam and Rick begin their conversation discussing the role of Pat Caddell and how the Democratic party moved right starting during the Carter administration. Perlstein lays out the role power of the new evangelist political movement that at first helped Jimmy Carter but because the Democratic president did not embrace a fundamentalist policy program, turned to the open embrace of Reagan and the conservative movement. Shifting gears, Perlstein explains how California proposition 13, which decreased property taxes by assessing values at their 1976 value and restricted annual increases of assessed value to an inflation factor, helped destroy state tax bases and funding to public school systems, but helped usher in tax-cutting and "small government" as the primary policy set of Reagan conservatives. Sam and Rick conclude their conversation considering how democratic politicians failed to offer an alternative to small government conservatism leading to the Reagan era. 

And in the Fun Half: Trump telegraphs his racist suburban voter appeals with Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson hosts Kyle Rittenhouse's lawyer, conservative media continues to throw things against Biden's campaign, why defeating Trump is the best way to bring back libertarian callers, the efficacy of taking on the IDW grifters, the potential teacher strikes, plus your calls and IMs! 

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Sam and the MR crew break down the top stories of the past week including protests in Kenosha and Portland as well as the RNC as we hurdle into the homestretch of the 2020 presidential election.

On today's show: Mark Meadows says Trump's America is peaceful. New Biden ad shows empty stadiums: "Trump put America on the sidelines...let's get back in the game."

On the fun half: Pelosi says releasing Trump's tax return will be a 2021 priority and Richard Neal is the man to do it. Scalise explains why he posted edited Ady Barkan video, says passively it shouldn't have been edited but Biden wants to divert money from police anyway. Ron Johnson refuses to condemn Rittenhouse shooting during Kenosha protests. NYT media reporter Kevin Roose says Facebook is like a parallel news universe. Ben Shapiro says Democratic mayors let people burn their cities, without calling in National Guard vigilantes defending property take hold. Charlie Kirk says decent people rise up when protestors take over, says he's not advocating for vigilantism, but simply asking how do you get to vigilantism. A plug for The Valley Labor Report (@LaborReporters), a pro-labor radio show out of Huntsville, AL. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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