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Apr 03, 2020
2312 - The Airbridge To Nowhere w/ Chris Hayes & H Jon BenjaminApril 03, 2020
Sam hosts Chris Hayes, host of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes, and comedian H. Jon Benjamin. PLUGS & NOTICES:--NYU med students are organizing the distribution of PPE to hospitals. Go to https://www.ppe2nyc.com --Restaurant workers are in dire need of your assistance. Visit ...
Apr 02, 2020
2311 - Using America's History to Confront a Pandemic Crisis w/ Harvey J. KayeApril 02, 2020
Author and historian Harvey J. Kaye (@HarveyJKaye) joins Michael Brooks to discuss how our government's past responses to all-encompassing crises can help chart a path forward through the Covid-19 pandemic. On today's show: Dr. Rishi Desai explains all the ways the Trump White House failed to contain Covid-19. Author and historian Harvey J. Kaye (@HarveyJKaye) joins Michael Brooks to...
Apr 01, 2020
2310 - Majority Report Presents: This April's FoolsApril 01, 2020
When Matt's video game takes up too much bandwidth, the MR crew accidentally broadcasts an episode of the Ken, Ken & Ken Show, the Stoughton area Number#1 Conservative, Constitutional, Anti PC, Freedom loving morning show with Scotso, the Deuce, The New Dork, and Stinky Bren Bren! On today's show: Mitch McConnell says impeachment distracted Congress from Covid-19, compliments Tom Cotton for being first Senator to criticize Chinese. Trump says impeachment probably distracted WH...
Mar 31, 2020
2309 - Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy w/ Rick HasenMarch 31, 2020
Professor of Law and Political Science Rick Hasen (@RickHasen) joins Sam to discuss his new book, Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy as well as the impact of Covid-19 on the 2020 general election and remaining primaries. Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst) joins Sam for the fun half....
Mar 30, 2020
2308 - The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America w/ Adam CohenMarch 30, 2020
Author Adam Cohen joins Sam to discuss his new book, Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America. Plugs and Notices: Don't forget to fill out the census! Instructions on making two different kinds of facemasks can be found at https://youtu.be/lKOcisLGfnU and https://youtu.be/ljldaY1dHyA Best practices for dealing with potentially...
Mar 27, 2020
2307 - Trump To Cities: Drop Dead & Biden's Sexual Assault Allegation w/ Nomiki Konst & Matthew Film GuyMarch 27, 2020
Sam hosts Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst) of the Nomiki Show and Matthew Film Guy on this casual Friday! Plugs and Notices: Access a database of Covid-19 mutual aid groups in Australia here (https://tinyurl.com/uhbf74a) Organized and United Residents of Michigan City is a community group organizing mutual...
Mar 26, 2020
2306 - The Bailout That Will Sink America w/ David DayenMarch 26, 2020
David Dayen, the Executive Editor at The American Prospect, joins Sam to discuss the Senate stimulus package and the "money bazooka" it aims directly to large corporations and CEOs. Sam and Dayen break down how the bailout will work for industries like the airlines and workers. Dayen explains the absurdity of Democrats means-testing the one time $1200 lump sum, the complicated unemployment insurance expansion, and why the census delivery might be the best means to deliver aid to Americans....
Mar 25, 2020
2305 - The Senate's $2 Trillion Pandemic Stimulus Package (Plus Michael Brooks Returns!)March 25, 2020
Sam breaks down the Senate's $2T stimulus package with special guest Michael Brooks who makes his MR social distancing debut! Plugs and notices: -Donate to NYC DSA's Covid-19 relief efforts at bit.ly/covid19aid -Ars Technica has up-to-date information on the Covid-19 pandemic here; it updates at 3pm every...
Mar 24, 2020
2304 - Irony & Outrage: America's Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter w/ Danna YoungMarch 24, 2020
Dr. Danna Young (@dannagal), a Communication & Political Science Professor at University of Delaware, joins Sam to discuss her new book, Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States. Plugs and...
Mar 23, 2020
2303 - It’s Time to Nationalize the Airlines w/ Alex SammonMarch 23, 2020
Alex Sammon (@alex_sammon), staff writer at the American Prospect, joins Sam to discuss the Covid-19 stimulus and his new piece, "It’s Time to Nationalize the Airlines." On today's show: Plugs and notices! -The Doe Fund’s Good Food Works program has an innovative plan to deliver quality food and quality jobs to New Yorkers in need. Learn more and donate at ...