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Informative, insightful, witty, humorous - the Majority Report is an unbought and unbossed, daily political talk show hosted by Sam Seder.

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2757 - The New "Southern Strategy" w/ Angie Maxwell
<p>Sam and Emma host <a href= "https://twitter.com/AngieMaxwell1?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/AngieMaxwell1?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1642597125763000&usg=AOvVaw2-LjC7YAOz2hyFGvDIAJ3o">Angie Maxwell</a>, associate professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, to discuss her recent book <a href= "https://oxford.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.1093/oso/9780190265960.001.0001/oso-9780190265960" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://oxford.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.1093/oso/9780190265960.001.0001/oso-9780190265960&source=gmail&ust=1642597125763000&usg=AOvVaw112AEAMqyn4yxTKOdM7PT1">The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics</a>, on how the Southern Strategy that completely restructured the electoral college behind the GOP’s turn against social progress has found long-term success in bolstering support for the Right on terms of racial resentment, modern sexism, and Christian nationalism. Professor Maxwell begins by situating the party politics after the 40s, with the Supreme Court standing behind Jim Crow laws, and the National Democratic Party being forced into a choice to either stick behind their southern force, or the unions and coalitions that drove their base after the New Deal, ultimately seeing the southern white democratic contingent secede into the Dixiecrats, leaving room for this conservative coalition in the south. Next, she works to unpack the differences between a long- and short-term view of the Southern Strategy, with the former moving beyond the years of Nixon and playing an essential role even in the Democratic victories of Carter and Clinton, before she works to outline the clear roles of racial resentment, with the Civil Rights Movement, and sexism, with the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and abortion fights, played in the GOP’s Southern takeover, before shifting to the role of religion. She, Sam, and Emma dive into the complete absence of Democratic infrastructure in the South throughout the mid-to-late 20th Century – particularly when it came to unions, who made up much of their support – thus making Churches the biggest institutions of community infrastructure, in the midst of a massive ideological shift in Southern Baptist ministers to the right. Next, they turn to the role of Southern white women in bolstering the South electorally, as their religious infrastructure shifted towards fundamentalism, as they took on mass organizing to kill the ERA in their states, looking at feminism as a threat to motherhood, family, and Christianity. After touching on the role that religion played in the early aughts US imperialism and interventionism, Professor Maxwell moves to the contemporary role the strategy has played, looking at how the South, both for the GOP and Democrats, is central to setting the tone for primaries, and how Democratic messaging has to change in the south to begin to unpack and restructure voters’ perspectives and beliefs on progressive policy goals. Sam and Emma also touch on how the month since the filibuster changed has obviously cemented the tool in the Senate, never to change again.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Sam and Emma are joined by <a href= "https://twitter.com/NomikiKonst?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Nomiki Konst</a> as they cover the GOP and Democratic analysts coming to the bipartisan consensus that their bases are what’s wrong, and walk through some of the worst and even worse invocations of MLK from yesterday, including Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s CRT bill, Crowder’s dishonest honesty, and Eric Adams painting a picture of MLK as the baller hick from… Atlanta. Nomiki talks about Crypto bros and their ongoing attempt to recolonize Puerto Rico, Stinchfield admires the hysterical women that want national unity, and Jimmy Dore reminds us of the dangers of the white moderates that got in the way of Force the Vote, like AOC. Matt and Emma round out the show with an olive branch to our short kings, plus, your IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a>: <a href="https://fans.fm/majority/join">https://fans.fm/majority/join</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord! <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="http://majoritydiscord.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= 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2756 - The Martin Luther King Jr. Memory and Legacy in 2021 w/ Gerald Horne
<p>Happy MLK Day! Sam chats with <a href= "https://www.uh.edu/class/history/faculty-and-staff/horne_g/">Gerald Horne</a>, professor of history and African American studies at the University of Houston to discuss his recent book <a href= "https://www.intpubnyc.com/product/the-bittersweet-science-racism-racketeering-an-the-political-economy-of-boxing/">The Bittersweet Science: Racism, Racketeering and the Political Economy of Boxing.</a></p> <p>Then, our compilation of MLK-related audio returns with a new addition this year with excerpts from this newly-released speech via The Root:</p> <p>-“Exclusive: Martin Luther King Jr. Talks Reparations, White Economic Anxiety and Guaranteed Income in Previously Unheard Speech”</p> <p>-As well as Dr. King’s first TV “interview” from the show “The Open Mind – The New Negro” in 1957, hosted by Professor Richard D. Hefner.</p> <p>-"Beyond Vietnam", the speech delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York City.</p> <p>-MLK’s last speech “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution“ delivered at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., on 31 March 1968.</p> <p>-Walter Cronkite reporting King’s assassination in 1968.</p> <p>-And finally, Nina Simone performing the song “Why?” live, 3 days following MLK’s assassination at the Westbury Music Fair on Long Island in April 1968.</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a>: <a href="https://fans.fm/majority/join">https://fans.fm/majority/join</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" 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2755 - SCOTUS Blocks Vaccine Mandate As Government Essentially Ceases To Govern w/ Heather Digby Parton & Francesca Fiorentini
<p>It's Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host <a href= "https://twitter.com/digby56?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/digby56?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1642256823878000&usg=AOvVaw2tfPYH7Sf_OsYzoCgPtLcx">Heather Digby Parton</a>, contributing writer at <a href= "https://www.salon.com/writer/heather_digby_parton" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.salon.com/writer/heather_digby_parton&source=gmail&ust=1642256823878000&usg=AOvVaw0-7vHbSAa-LZFGBeXG3ed_">Salon.com</a> and proprietor of the blog <a href="http://digbysblog.net/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=http://digbysblog.net/&source=gmail&ust=1642256823878000&usg=AOvVaw3-IG6Eh9gDudXUKbR5NHUh">Hullabaloo</a>, to round up the week in news. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by <a href="https://twitter.com/franifio" target="_blank" rel= "noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/franifio&source=gmail&ust=1642256823878000&usg=AOvVaw111vo6E8Lywgmq3xS5JP8C">Francesca Fiorentini</a>, host of <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/franifio" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.youtube.com/franifio&source=gmail&ust=1642256823878000&usg=AOvVaw1L6AGb49374o9NoHIZxxrf">The Bitchuation Room</a> podcast! First, Digby, Emma, and Sam get into yesterday’s SCOTUS decisions, the first blocking the testing mandate with a vaccine opt-out in businesses over 100 people, and the second approving the healthcare worker mandate, explaining the stupidity of the first decision, which hinged on the view that OSHA could only protect against threats unique to the workplace, and the obviousness of the second. Parsing deeper into the first decision, Sam gets into an administrative-state-state of mind, as they explore the potential impact the decision could have on the Chevron Doctrine, and look at it as a climax of the GOP agenda of the last couple of decades, which amidst countless culture war talking points has held one policy ideology at their core, the dismantling of the capacity of the government to do practically anything. Next, they check in on Jan 6 prosecutions, diving into the half-century-long GOP project of sowing doubt in democracy and priming voters to think that election fraud was a genuine issue, helping bolster their argument that there are debatable questions on the validity of this moment, before concluding with the abject failure of the Biden administration on practically every front, with almost a year gone by without any substantive legislation for COVID, infrastructure, or voting rights. Emma and Sam also expand on the power this Supreme Court could end up having, and the pointlessness of a discussion on SCOTUS abolition when we can’t even get filibuster abolition.</p> <p>Then in the second half, Francesca joins Sam and Emma as, beyond shedding some lightheartedness on the show, they tackle the upcoming the Bitchuation Room live show (featuring one Sam Seder), and ponder the efficacy of poop surveillance in getting accurate COVID numbers, before moving onto Joe Rogan’s falling right into a trap of “correct and concise COVID data,” and One America News turning to Jesus Christ’s love of prostitutes to parallel Donald Trump’s love of prostitutes, despite their subtle yet key differences. They also touch on the absurdity of petty-crime fear-mongering, and a Jan 6th attendee takes on his Fox News idols for calling him a Fed, plus, your IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a>: <a href="https://fans.fm/majority/join">https://fans.fm/majority/join</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord! <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="http://majoritydiscord.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "http://majoritydiscord.com/" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index="true">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store: <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>sunsetlakecbd</strong> is a majority employee owned farm in Vermont, producing 100% pesticide free CBD products. 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2754 - The Case Against Compromise w/ Rachel Greenwald-Smith
<p>Emma hosts <a href="https://twitter.com/rgreenwaldsmith" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/rgreenwaldsmith&source=gmail&ust=1642103581852000&usg=AOvVaw2n_C514XghRg5xRbLt3nqh">Rachel Greenwald Smith</a>, professor of English at St. Louis University, to discuss her recent book <a href= "https://www.graywolfpress.org/books/compromise" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.graywolfpress.org/books/compromise&source=gmail&ust=1642103581852000&usg=AOvVaw2MLHAsoG22c8Yl_Ch_-ZYm">On Compromise: Art, Politics, and the Fate of An American Ideal</a>, on compromise in art and politics, and as an American ideal. Professor Greenwald-Smith and Emma first back up and look at how the US values compromise as a whole, looking at Biden’s role in 2020 as the “compromise candidate,” and how his failures have sort of proved the validity of this title, before the Professor takes on the difference between viewing compromise as an end which, itself, is politically valuable, and viewing it as a means, which is more reflective of everyday life, and sees compromise as resulting in some feelings of loss and resentment. This brings her and Emma to the role of compromise in capitalism and liberalism, as a value that turns us around to implicitly accept some amount of suffering and exploitation, turning to the Clinton Administrations’ acceptance of neoliberalism as the beginning of our current era of leftist compromise, effectively giving up on socialist valences for almost two decades. Next, Professor Greenwald-Smith shifts to a discussion of the aesthetics of compromise, in politics, as we see with the constant attitude policing of the left, and in art, from early 20th Century avant-garde publishers to 90s and early 21st Century punk artists and look at the lessons we can learn from the punk movement, particularly around accessibility and structure. They wrap up the interview by looking at the role of compromise in reinforcing America’s anti-blackness throughout history, from the 3/5ths to the Missouri Compromise, to various reconstruction policies, and touch on how the narrative of compromise as the midpoint between pain and progress gets stretched further and further, as we’ve seen it begin to break with mass labor resignations under COVID. Emma also touches on Donald Trump turning on his MiniMe, Ron De(Santis), and Kyrsten Sinema proudly displaying another trophy claimed from the Biden Agenda.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Emma is joined by <a href= "https://twitter.com/MattBinder?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Matt</a> and <a href= "https://twitter.com/PrettyBadLefty">Brandon</a> as they take on the failure of Democrats to not just support, but cultivate democracy, Mark from Mass asks for clarification on liberals' insistence on uplifting incorrect voices, and the Chi Bureaucrat and Dr. Gus give insights into the goings on of US public schools in Chicago and Florida, respectively. They also cover Gov Kristi Noem advancing educational bills to teach kids not to protest or challenge the system, and David from SC ask for the crew’s sports-personality alter egos, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord! <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="http://majoritydiscord.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "http://majoritydiscord.com/" data-sk="tooltip_parent" 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2753 - Juul Up In Smoke And The Rise And Fall Of Omicron w/ Jamie Ducharme & Dr. MarkAlain Dery
<p>Sam and Emma host <a href= "https://twitter.com/Jamie_Ducharme?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/Jamie_Ducharme?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1642016755791000&usg=AOvVaw0wvMyc4V-2VYBowtcf-rtI">Jamie Ducharme</a>, health correspondent at Time, to discuss her recent book <a href="https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250777539" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250777539&source=gmail&ust=1642016755791000&usg=AOvVaw0O_50yKDrb5vWU2fXF1ROW">Big Vape: The Incendiary Rise of Juul</a>. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by <a href="https://twitter.com/thedrdery" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/thedrdery&source=gmail&ust=1642016755791000&usg=AOvVaw0ZbC4bYEmQeirlMV7EmlQ1">Dr. MarkAlain Dery</a>, infectious disease specialist at AccessHealth Louisiana and host of the <a href= "https://www.noisefiltershow.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.noisefiltershow.com/&source=gmail&ust=1642016755791000&usg=AOvVaw120js1reCzPj5nDNUOlKk-">Noise Filter</a> podcast, to discuss the recent developments with COVID and the Omicron variant. Jamie walks Sam and Emma through how Juul swept across US high schools after its release in 2015, peaking at around 30% of high schoolers in 2019, before a string of misinformation on black market-THC cartridges lead to an array of anti-vape messages being disseminated across both high schools and DC, pushing Trump’s FDA to begin taking on e-cigarettes. They also discuss the validity of considering e-cigs as a cigarette alternative, before looking behind the scenes at Juul’s marketing to young people, and how truly negligent they could be. Next, Dr. MarkAlain Dery makes his Omicron return as he covers his experiences as the variant’s impact on hospitals begins to reach its peak, why, despite its lower virulence compared to Delta, Omicron is still about as deadly as the wild type, and what differentiates the variants when it comes to long COVID. He, Sam, and Emma also discuss Omicron’s impact on children, what sort of variant development we might see post-Omicron, and look deeper into efficacy numbers around testing, quarantine, and masks. Sam and Emma round out the free half with Biden’s transfer to voting rights and the filibuster, and Mitt Romney’s claim that they are really voting wrongs.</p> <div> <div>And in the Fun Half: Emma and Sam dive into Fauci’s political symbolism, looking at him go head to head with Rand Paul, and debate how much his presence lights a fire under the right, before discussing the growing prevalence of fake testing centers and faked tests. They also discuss the Right’s need to center fascism as a defense against socialism, Laura Loomer’s devastating censorship from ride-share apps, and Jimmy Dore returns with some overly-filtered misinformation on COVID, despite firing his editor who was obviously at fault last time, plus, your IMs!</div> </div> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a>: <a href="https://fans.fm/majority/join">https://fans.fm/majority/join</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= 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2752 - Biden Marches To Atlanta To Nix The Filibuster, Gets Stood Up By Activists
<p>Sam and Emma break down news from the weekend, from developments on COVID to the courts, the Jan 6th commission to labor, and more! They begin by reflecting on the 20th anniversary of the first prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, before discussing the absurd discourse around in-person education that presumes kids are learning anything in the chaos and anxiety that is pandemic schooling. They also cover the uselessness of Biden’s pivot on the filibuster if he doesn’t also pivot on his treatment of Manchin, and dive into Eric Adams proving his worth as the newest corrupt Mayor of NYC, shifting the blame from ally Rick Gropper after he ignored a multitude of complaints and violations in the lead-up to his building catching fire in the Bronx, killing 17. In preparation for Adams's reign, Emma and Sam also discuss some extra help Gov. Kathy Hochul’s been giving, reversing course from Cuomo’s pandemic cuts to Medicaid and opening it up to 200k low-income New Yorkers, and look at the developments in California healthcare that are up, and what version of Gavin Newsom we’ll see with them. They wrap up the free half by discussing Sarah Palin’s role in capturing the Right Wing’s repressed sexuality, and how little they’ve come since then.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: COVID callers Sam and Casey discuss the absolute infrastructure and public health failures in their states of Michigan and Georgia, respectively, and Emma and Sam tackle the antidotal evidence presented by Christopher Key. Tucker Carlson can’t decide whether Covid is a hoax that is elitist or racist (against white people), and Wynn from Chicago offers an extended discussion that highlights the failures of race-blindness, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a>: <a href="https://fans.fm/majority/join">https://fans.fm/majority/join</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord! <a 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2751 - Abolishing the American Caste System w/ Sheryll Cashin
<p>Sam and Emma host <a href= "https://twitter.com/SheryllCashin?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/SheryllCashin?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1641911116273000&usg=AOvVaw28Ti5GkDcjZoAcaJn6OuzY">Sheryll Cashin</a>, professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, to discuss her recent book <a href= "https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/609000/white-space-black-hood-by-sheryll-cashin/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/609000/white-space-black-hood-by-sheryll-cashin/&source=gmail&ust=1641911116273000&usg=AOvVaw18OS0VHRmeyDgcwyvDGvqW">White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality</a>, on how the residential caste system built up around race and geography has ingrained itself into US cities, becoming central to how we imagine our neighborhoods and cities operating. They begin by focusing on the geographical element, as Professor Cashin looks to Baltimore to explore how the migration of escaped and freed slaves to the North saw cities resort to a contain and segregate tactic, tightly grouping Black folks into neighborhoods separated by infrastructure and investment, both in what is built, via the construction of highway boundaries, and in what isn’t, with a complete desertion of public infrastructure. Looking into the 21st Century, Cashin explores how even under Black mayors and majority-Black city councils cities like Baltimore saw the residential caste system expanded and reinforced, discussing the role of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan in putting a stop to the aptly named “red line” to connect poorer neighborhoods to downtown and the suburbs, and re-investing the money entirely into rich white areas. After discussing this element of boundary maintenance, Professor Cashin, Sam, and Emma look to how this segregation also promotes opportunity hoarding, by not only keeping wealth and infrastructure down in Black neighborhoods, regardless of economic makeup, but also by forcing them to subsidize opportunity in wealthier neighborhoods. Lastly, they touch on the role of stereotype-driven policing and surveillance and how this works to reinforce both of the previous two elements, before they wrap up by discussing Sheryll Cashin’s ideas on abolition and repair, working to reverse the destructive policies that have defined our metropolitan development over the last century and a half. Sam and Emma also touch on Ron DeSantis’s tactical “if I can’t see it, it doesn’t exist” strategy with invisible viruses.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Sam finally gets some video proof that not all Pats fans absolutely suck, Emma compliments Sam’s “soy-boy professor” look, and the crew discusses the HIPAA violation that is a Tinder date asking DeSantis his STD status. John from SA, Kowalski from NE, and Ronald Raygun hit us with back to back to back regulars as they tackle Wisconsin gerrymandering, defeatism, and ideal FBI-Plant Dave Ramsey, respectively. 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2750 - Will The Country Just Accept Minority Rule Forever? w/ Osita Nwanevu & Judy Gold
<p>It's Casual Friday! Sam hosts <a href= "https://twitter.com/OsitaNwanevu?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Osita Nwanevu</a>, contributing editor at The New Republic, to wrap up the week in news and discuss his recent piece in the New York Times, "<a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/04/opinion/capitol-riot.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Trump Isn't the Only One To Blame for the Capitol Riot</a>." Osita sits down to unpack the project of Republican grievance that has been built over the last few decades, boiling over into violence last 1/6. Osita explores how conservatives have been forced to grapple with seeing themselves as a political majority while they see the culture slip away from their values. First, he and Sam contextualize this within the last few decades, exploring how Senate Republicans have last represented a majority of voters in the 90s, despite holding a majority of seats about half of the time, and how this, along with a similar situation with the presidency, has allowed analysis to take over the right that ignores the structure of our political system, allowing them to interpret the electorate as conservative. They then dive into the narrative set up by this ideology, seeing any success of a progressive agenda on the electoral or cultural fronts as a result of Democratic conspiracy to undermine the conservative majority, and look at how Democratic institutionalists have internalized the fight for white moderate support as a necessity in politics, thus only working to reinforce this idea that they must constantly be catered to. They wrap up the interview by exploring how leftist organizing can work to do what the DNC won’t, building infrastructure on the ground to create a base that fights for its majority representation without conceding to a moderate conservatism that is antithetical to its platform. Sam also touches on some upcoming court cases taking on testing mandates, vaccine mandates, and Congress’s capacity for delegation.</p> <p>Then, Sam is joined by comedian <a href= "https://twitter.com/JewdyGold?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Judy Gold</a>, host of the <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/kill-me-now-with-judy-gold/id992129589" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Kill Me Now</a> podcast, as she makes her 2022 MR debut! Judy and Sam take on the 1/6 anniversary, the conservative fear of actually saying “fuck you” to a president, and the state of having children in Omicron. And in the Fun Half, Sam touches on the oral arguments for the SCOTUS case on vaccine mandates, Teacher Lauren discusses the failure of localities to stand behind their teachers and students, and Dennis Prager reminds us that 1/6 insurrectionists were unarmed, metaphorically. Elon Musk’s single lane, Tesla-only tunnel in Las Vegas turns out to not help congestion, Peter McIndoe preaches about the self-care of letting yourself breathe drone-free air, and Adam from OH-6 discusses a potential plan to run for Congress, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a>: <a href="https://fans.fm/majority/join">https://fans.fm/majority/join</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord! <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="http://majoritydiscord.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "http://majoritydiscord.com/" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index="true">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store: <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>sunsetlakecbd</strong> is a majority employee owned farm in Vermont, producing 100% pesticide free CBD products. 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2749 - Why The Democrats Still Don't Understand "Party Politics" w/ Adam Hilton
<p>Sam hosts <a href="https://twitter.com/adhilt" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/adhilt&source=gmail&ust=1641498082061000&usg=AOvVaw2b2tqHccZi6EL6GDw-XOXA">Adam Hilton</a>, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, to discuss his recent book <a href= "https://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/16211.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/16211.html&source=gmail&ust=1641498082061000&usg=AOvVaw011W9ng6zRX_2GNNocjv9l">True Blues: The Contentious Transformation of the Democratic Party</a>, on how the party apparatus of the Democratic Party went from a three-majority monster in the midst of the 20th Century to a hollow shell of an organization. Professor Hilton begins by walking through where political parties came from, looking at them as creatures of political officials seeking to form a structure of internal coalition, while in contentious interaction with the social groups that make up their base, before they help contextualize where the Democratic Party was coming out of the New Deal. Adam and Sam walk through the coalition of Southern conservatives, big city Democratic machines, and Northern liberals that took hold of US politics for three decades after FDR’s Presidency, exploring the Confederate-like arrangement that allowed states and localities autonomy over their agendas, and why this both bolstered the unity over those decades, while also ultimately undermining the Democratic association with growing movements for civil rights, with continued coalition with a segregationist south. Next, they dive into the four years from 1968-1972 that saw a complete deconstruction of the Democratic apparatus, starting with the ’68 conventions election of Hubert Humphrey – against the public’s engagement –  and shifting towards a New Politics ideology of good government reformation amidst a rejection of racial populism. Professor Hilton then dives into how organizations like the Coalition for a Democratic Majority put themself at the center of the party in the wake of George McGovern and New Politic’s overwhelming loss to Nixon in ’72, effectively working to completely deconstruct the party reformation, leaving behind solely a shell of an organization, largely relying on outside groups for their electoral efforts. Hilton and Sam also explore the major differences between the Democratic and Republican parties at this time, before diving into how we can see the DNC or other organizations work to rebuild the party’s structure. Sam also gives some updates on Omicron and Education.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Sam reunites with <a href= "https://twitter.com/MattBinder?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Matt</a> and <a href= "https://twitter.com/PrettyBadLefty">Brandon</a> as they take on Nate Silver’s descent into a whole new realm of fear-mongering, Hannity and Meadows reflect on the true meaning of January 6th, and the crew reflects on their Omicron run-ins. Ron DeSantis debates the politicization of coup d’etats, and Brandon and Matt reflect on the legacy of the 1/6 narratives. Lin Manuel Miranda inspires a conversation on the relationship between talent and corniness, and Nathan from Chicago chats about WWE’s exploitative practices. 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2748 - The Fight To Defeat Privatization w/ Donald Cohen
<p>Sam hosts <a href="https://twitter.com/donaldrcohen12" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/donaldrcohen12&source=gmail&ust=1641411260650000&usg=AOvVaw04k--J9UpFoT_xVgDqH5mb">Donald Cohen</a>, founder and executive director of <a href= "https://www.inthepublicinterest.org/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.inthepublicinterest.org/&source=gmail&ust=1641411260650000&usg=AOvVaw2z3GKnd9RilQC45WBE7bPW">In the Public Interest</a>, to discuss his recent book <a href= "https://thenewpress.com/books/privatization-of-everything" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://thenewpress.com/books/privatization-of-everything&source=gmail&ust=1641411260650000&usg=AOvVaw1EKzYNriK5gih6-zL6lJwq">The Privatization of Everything: How the Plunder of Public Goods Transformed America and How We Can Fight Back</a> that he co-wrote with <a href="https://twitter.com/allenjaym" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/allenjaym&source=gmail&ust=1641411260650000&usg=AOvVaw03s4e-ezVHTrbn0KiECxC6">Allen Mikaelian</a>, on how neoliberal policies have cut up the public sphere, dividing its profits between a narrow subset of people, while turning the rest of us into competing consumers rather than communal citizens. Cohen and Sam begin by walking through how private companies take over public goods, first looking at the cautionary tale of Chicago Parking Meters LLC, originally a public good before being frantically sold for just over a billion dollars to offset the red in the city’s budget, only to see the cost of parking in Chicago skyrocket as the city realized it had undersold for fractions of the potential profits. However, solely focusing on parking drastically undersells the issue, as they explore how, beyond distributing wealth to further stratification, the privatization of public goods often ends up putting necessities in the hands of corporations, including access to clean water, education (both schools and libraries), and, of course, healthcare, resulting in the most central elements of our society turning towards the market over the community. Donald Cohen dives into this privatization of community, working through the disastrous effects of charter schools and private schools on our education system, before taking a step back in scale to discuss how socialized medicine gave us all of the benefits of the vaccines, while the privatized profits have contributed to all of the horrors of the variants, and what the privatization of the judicial system has looked like. They wrap up the interview by touching on how we can push back against rampant privatization, focusing on pressuring our local and federal governments on legislative and policy issues, and reminding the public of the surface of the state that protects us in everyday life.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Eric Adams moves his claim over the NYPD to be one over every worker in New York City, Coby from Utah calls in to discuss the healthcare provider shortage, and Robert from Tampa follows that up with a discussion on municipal ownership of utilities. El Camino Chavez finally gets his chance to debate Sam, only to blow it out his mask, Dana Perino reminds us that if we want to conquer the elements, we need tanks, or, ya know, farming equipment. Manchin is done with shutting things down, the MR Crew admires Ted Cruz’s and Senator Hawley’s foresight on last January 5th, and Tyler from Indianapolis explores white supremacy and the military, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on May 15th HERE:</p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a>: <a href="https://fans.fm/majority/join">https://fans.fm/majority/join</a></p> </div> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here:  <a class= "c-link" tabindex="-1" href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord! <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="http://majoritydiscord.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "http://majoritydiscord.com/" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index="true">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store: <a class="c-link" tabindex="-1" href="https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-stringify-link= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" data-sk="tooltip_parent" data-remove-tab-index= "true">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Shopify:</strong> Run a business? 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2747 - January 6th And The “Modern Jihad” w/ Suzanne Schneider
<p>Sam hosts <a href= "https://twitter.com/suzy_schneider?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/suzy_schneider?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1641326146916000&usg=AOvVaw1yY5vrPJNPZpAdsIAMh0Kl">Suzanne Schneider,</a> Deputy Director and Core Faculty at the Brooklyn Institute, to discuss her recent book <a href= "https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/678748/the-apocalypse-and-the-end-of-history-by-suzanne-schneider/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/678748/the-apocalypse-and-the-end-of-history-by-suzanne-schneider/&source=gmail&ust=1641326146916000&usg=AOvVaw1UPc8ucQe8yOZoPa5bnHE_">The Apocalypse and the End of History: Modern Jihad and the Crisis of Liberalism</a>, on the evolution of jihad as liberalism took over the world. Schneider begins by helping frame the central terms, exploring the greater project of liberalism, attempting to advance democracy, the free market, and individual liberty over the last three centuries, and how that transitioned into neoliberalism, with the takeover of the state and products of democracy by capital, before they look at jihad as a form of Islamic warfare. Suzanne then dives into how the right to engage in jihad has evolved, from the right of a state or caliphate, as seen as recently as the Ottoman Empire’s entrance into World War I, to a form of insurrection, largely in rejection of the people’s faith in the state, over the last century, only recently changing with ISIS’ s populist and elite-driven claim to a new caliphate. She and Sam dive into this development, looking at how ISIS was able to use an ideology of self-selecting to drive feelings of individual agency, and the capacity to have an actual impact, amidst democracy’s failure to deliver the same ability, and look at the similar qualities in the far-right movements in the US, giving rise to authoritarianism dressed up in religious aesthetics that thrives on disenchantment and lack of civil agency. This brings them to a discussion of neoliberalism and the process of state capture and privatization of capital, looking at how complete fealty to the market has seen the state let democracy, and civil agency slip by the wayside. Sam and Suzanne wrap up the interview by looking at colonialism, rather than domestic capitalism in the empires, as the sowing ground for today’s expression of liberalism, where the state exists for the capture of capital for private benefit and to violently suppress resentment, exploiting people and keeping them tamed through the monopoly on violence. Sam also dives into Schumer’s recent turnaround on the filibuster, and deciphering what he really is willing to give up to Manchin.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: <a href= "https://twitter.com/NomikiKonst?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Nomiki Konst</a> joins us as she and Sam explore a wild set of New York News updates, from Eric Adams claiming the NYPD as his personal police, to the New York bipartisan redistricting committee practically giving up on Long Island Democrats, before they explore Sam getting Queer Eyed, Glenn and Tucker trying to balance libertarian bullshitting with authoritarian dog-whistling, and Candace Owens and Alex Jones turning their back on Trump. 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2746 - 2022: How Badly Can This Year Go For Biden, Dems?
<p>Happy 2022! Sam is back from a well-deserved break as he and Matt catch up on the big developments in the news that happened over Christmas and the New Year. They walk through the overwhelming spread of Omicron across New York, address Sam’s new silver fox look, and cover Steve Cortes talking AOC and feet, somehow in a completely new, and yet entirely unsurprising fashion. Brian Kilmeade and Jesse Watters rant on how COVID testing is locking us in a box, and needs to be drastically decreased, and Hillary from Seattle calls in to discuss the developing HPV vaccine and the successful tests around it. Kowalski from Nebraska gives Sam some flack for moving the Big Live show right to the middle of planting season, Letterhack from CO calls in about the Boulder wildfires, before Sam and Matt celebrate Majority Report cracking the top 10 of Rudy Giuliani’s and Bernie Kerik’s list of conservative influencers. They also discuss this year’s midterms, tallying up preliminary numbers and what Democrats can do to not lose both the House and Senate. The MR team also reflects on Jimmy Dore and Max Blumenthal’s earth-shattering information that small-scale YouTuber “Shaun” is the keystone of the CIA COVID coverage infiltration, before exploring a report that Koch money was, unrelatedly, very central to getting us back to work in a Pandemic. Griffin from Florida calls in to discuss rhetoric and policy around gun rights, John from San Antonio asks for Sam’s defining story of 2021, and why it’s Joe Biden’s failure to manage the Senate, and Carl from Minneapolis discusses the absurdity of forcing the immunocompromised back to work in a pandemic. 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Best Of 2021: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy & Behind the 'Blue Wall of Silence' with the D.C. Police w/ Adam Jentleson, Rosa Brooks, & David Feldman
<p>In the jam-packed FINAL day of the Best Of 2021: Sam hosts <a href="https://twitter.com/AJentleson">Adam Jentleson</a>, former advisor to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, to discuss his new book <em><a href= "https://wwnorton.com/books/9781631497773">Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy</a> </em>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%.</p> <p>Then, Sam and Emma host <a href= "https://twitter.com/brooks_rosa?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Rosa Brooks</a>, law professor at Georgetown University, to discuss her recent book <a href= "https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/565187/tangled-up-in-blue-by-rosa-brooks/"><em>Tangled Up In Blue: Policing in the American City</em></a>, and her experiences as a part-time volunteer reserve police officer in Washington, D.C. Professor Brooks discusses how she came to the topic; following her work on <a href= "https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/How-Everything-Became-War-and-the-Military-Became-Everything/Rosa-Brooks/9781476777870">“How Everything Became War and The Military Became Everything,”</a> she picks up on the trail of the normalized violence of American policing and looks into the behind-the-scenes elements of how officers grapple with and make sense of their role. Beginning with the academy, Brooks walks through how the culture of policing emphasizes danger, defense, and discipline – exploring how police overstate the threat to their livelihood in the line of duty, encouraging the use of force whenever deemed necessary. Next, she, Sam, and Emma talk about the changes in the academy over the last half-decade, both as reforms slowly trickle in and younger generations begin to take hold of departments, how we can assess the success of reforms and consent decrees during a period in which crime has continued to drop (wow maybe crime CAN be a product of policing), and why even police acting within legal and constitutional guidelines engage in incredibly harmful behavior. They round out the interview with a conversation on why Rosa feels reform must be embraced, and why the conversation on policing should be focused on imagining new systems of safety, rather than on budgetary punishments of police departments.</p> <p>Lastly, Sam and Emma are joined by <a href= "https://twitter.com/David_Feldman_?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/David_Feldman_?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1633178874491000&usg=AFQjCNHIeMpNu-KiDNlbqUXyrhmjlLSKNg">David Feldman</a> of <a href="https://davidfeldmanshow.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://davidfeldmanshow.com/&source=gmail&ust=1633178874491000&usg=AFQjCNHplbkm3ykTEURRVSQceFjQ9CASNw">The David Feldman Show</a> as they discuss his small-government, Ayn Randian approach to Marxism, the neediness of progressives in negotiations, and the intoxicating misogyny of Jimmy Dore. Plus, David gives a spiel on Bernie Sanders’ overwhelming kielbasa.</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>sunsetlakecbd</strong> is a majority employee owned farm in Vermont, producing 100% pesticide free CBD products. 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Best of 2021: Biden's False Pledge for "Decency" in Immigration Policy w/ Congresswoman Ilhan Omar & Ben Gleib
<p>Sam and Emma host <a href="https://twitter.com/IlhanMN" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/IlhanMN&source=gmail&ust=1634324625257000&usg=AFQjCNE1xT_BJEUOzlX12Fih66asciBmQQ">Congresswoman Ilhan Omar</a> of Minnesota's 5th District, whose recent book, <a href= "https://www.harpercollins.com/products/this-is-what-america-looks-like-ilhan-omar?variant=32950224224290">This Is What America Looks Like: My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman</a>, is out in paperback now! Representative Omar, Sam, and Emma take on a variety of issues central to the progressive cause as the Biden administration has begun to falter. They begin with key issues on immigration and refugees, as Ilhan Omar touches on the shameful continuation of Trump policies under Biden, particularly exploring the treatments of Afghan and Haitian refugees and the Biden administration’s reliance on Title 42, taking on also why he has failed to stick to this campaign promise. Next, they move to the topic of student debt relief, as Congresswoman Omar dives into the mysterious missing memo that stands as the only thing preventing Biden from putting pen to paper with an executive order, and what could be behind the delay, before they jump to the topic of the reconciliation platform and how debt relief may or may not fit in. She, Emma, and Sam also dive into the discussion around reconciliation spending, why a shorter span on funding is easily okay by progressives if Sinema and Manchin will just clarify what they would like, and explore the developing role of the progressive caucus.</p> <p>Then Sam and Emma are joined by comedian <a href= "https://twitter.com/bengleib?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/bengleib?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1634324625257000&usg=AFQjCNEulcKuuweG4aUhES8InY5fJGlGGw">Ben Gleib</a> to discuss his recent dust up with Charlie Kirk! They run through the highlights of his very calm discussion with Charlie Kirk, including Kirk’s anger and confusion regarding human anatomy, American citizenship, and what his role is within the right.</p> <div>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></div> <div> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div> </div>
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Best of 2021: Haiti, Neocolonialism, and the Moïse Assassination w/ Pascal Robert
<p>In today's Best of 2021: Sam and Emma host <a href= "https://twitter.com/probert06">Pascal Robert</a> of the <a href= "https://www.thisisrevolutionpodcast.com/"><em>This is Revolution</em></a> podcast to discuss the Moïse assassination in Haiti as a product of neoliberalism and colonialism, before they touch on the US’s foreign policy role in the Caribbean, and what Eric Adams’s Democratic primary victory means for progressive democrats moving forward. Emma, Sam, and Pascal start with the context for the Western occupation of Haiti, starting with the Haitian Revolution that forced the French, Spanish, and British armies off of the Island after centuries of brutal enslavement and abuse under settler-colonialism, with attempts by the French to reclaim the country continuing into the 19th Century. Next, Robert walks us through the U.S.’ role as one of the biggest beneficiaries of Haitian independence, with the Louisiana Purchase stemming as a direct result, and how we took advantage of the continued inequality and lack of colonial power with an occupation of Haiti from 1915-34, extracting what resources we could, and a return to colonial practices under neoliberalism, with U.S. backed Dictators as the only leaders with any prolonged stay in office since the Regan administration. They wrap up the interview by looking into how the assassination of Moïse came to be, stemming from conflict with a largely non-Haitian Oligarchical class that the U.S. likely could not stand by any longer, and Pascal Roberts discusses the importance of the Black and Creole middle classes in how the country moves forwards.</p> <div>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></div> <div> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div> </div>
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Best Of 2021: The Legacies of Slavery Hidden in Plain Sight & America's Long Journey to Recognizing Juneteenth w/ Clint Smith, Annette Gordon-Reed & Jason Myles
<p>In today's jam-packed Best of 2021: Sam and Emma host author <a href= "https://twitter.com/ClintSmithIII?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Clint Smith</a>, staff writer at the Atlantic, to discuss his new book, <a href= "https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/clint-smith/how-the-word-is-passed/9780316492935/"><em>How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America</em></a> on how the legacy of slavery has been passed down and obscured through generations of storytelling, and the manner in which this manifests in modern society. They walk through the sites that Smith visits in his book – from Monticello, looking at how the stories of Thomas Jefferson perfectly encapsulate the cognitive dissonance of how Americans view ourselves, to Angola Prison as a symbol of modern enslavement literally build upon a plantation – and how the heirloom of ideology is passed down through every element of our society, through education, through infrastructure, and certainly through community policing measures. Smith explores his experiences at a Sons of Confederate Veterans celebration, and the importance of elevating empirical historical facts in making space for activists and organizers to express contemporary racism as carrying the remnants and residues of these systems through all elements of American society.</p> <p>Then Sam sits down with with Harvard history professor <a href= "https://twitter.com/agordonreed?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Annette Gordon-Reed</a> on her new book, <a href= "https://wwnorton.com/books/9781631498831"><em>On Juneteenth</em></a>, which explores the Texas roots and national consciousness of the holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the South. Beginning in the 1500s, Gordon-Reed walks us through the arrival of slavery in Texas with Spanish settlers, and its development as an Enslaver’s Republic as it broke away from Mexico and U.S. slaveholders ventured into the state to capitalize on the protection of the industry. Then, they discuss Gordon Granger’s arrival in Texas on June 19, 1865, to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation, and the active and direct removal of status from former slave owners and deliverance of autonomy to Black freed folk, before they move into the violence of reconstruction in Texas and the South. Professor Gordon-Reed then walks through the importance of Juneteenth since the arrival of Granger, with the purchasing of what would become Emancipation Park in Houston as a grounds for celebration directly following it, why this day, in particular, took off as a celebration of manumission, and how Juneteenth has come into more widespread popularity.</p> <p>Lastly, Sam and Emma are joined by <a href= "https://twitter.com/lafinabsolute" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Jason Myles</a>, co-host of the <a href= "https://www.thisisrevolutionpodcast.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">This Is Revolution</a> podcast, as they dissect his Medium article, <a href= "https://jasonmyles.medium.com/i-was-a-teenage-anarchist-e918b00bb13">“I Was a Teenage Anarchist,</a>" on the growth of the punk movement around the concepts of authenticity and deconstruction, how that hindered its growth and ability to alter the mainstream, instead, setting it up to be absorbed by the machine, and what that can teach us about the state of the online left today.</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>sunsetlakecbd</strong> is a majority employee owned farm in Vermont, producing 100% pesticide free CBD products. Great company, great product and fans of the show! Use code Leftisbest and get 20% off at <a href= "http://www.sunsetlakecbd.com/">http://www.sunsetlakecbd.com</a>. And now Sunset Lake CBD has donated $2500 to the Nurses strike fund, and we encourage MR listeners to help if they can. 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Best of 2021: How 9/11 Permanently Changed American National Security w/ Russ Feingold & David Feldman
<p>In today's best of 2021: Sam hosts <a href= "https://twitter.com/russfeingold?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">Russ Feingold,</a> President of the American Constitution Society and former United States Senator from Wisconsin, to discuss the legacy 9/11 has had on the American national security state, and what to expect going forward, to discuss the legacy 9/11 has had on the American national security state, and what to expect going forward. Senator Feingold starts off by jumping back to the first reports of the attacks trickling in nearly twenty years ago, and what his experiences on Capitol Hill were like as flight 93 approached DC. Then, he and Sam get into the political response in each branch of the US government, starting with George W. Bush’s response, developing from what Senator Feingold saw as one of the greatest presidential speeches, immediately following 9/11, to, within days, capitalizing on the horror to progress the conservative agenda around both the Iraq War and with the Patriot Act with his “axis of evil” speech. Sam and Russ explore how the Patriot Act was brought to the floor, recalling why Senator Feingold was the only Senator at that time to vote against the bill, including the elements in the bill that clearly had nothing to do with terrorism alongside the conservative exploitation of the moment to bolster their run to take back the house in 2002. Next, the jump into the similar role played by Democrats in approving the Iraq War – outside of those like Feingold and Wellstone – and what it took for them to come around on it, including how resistance to the war bolstered Obama’s 2008 run. They then jump into the years under Obama, and how his deference to the FBI and military allowed the progression of the Military State to continue to infringe on the liberties of citizens and non-citizens alike, before they wrap up the interview with a conversation on the developments of that we have seen in the role of SCOTUS over the last two decades, moving from the failures of Bush v. Gore in 2000 to the obstructionism of McConnell and the build of the current Court. Sam concludes the free half with a review of the Greg Gutfeld comedy hour hitting all of the key conservative comedy pieces, including wives that hate their husbands, ethnicity jokes, and laughing at whatever Donald Trump says.</p> <p>Then, the ever emotionally intelligent <a href= "https://twitter.com/David_Feldman_?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> David Feldman</a>, of the David Feldman Show, joins to discuss the childish nature of marching for M4A, the importance of anonymous donation – such as his most recent gift to the Michael Brooks Legacy Foundation – and why Jimmy Dore, the true everyman moron that always gets it right, nailed his three-dimensional diarrhea on the American oligarchy, before Feldman connects this back to the march for M4A, and why the true oligarchs (AOC and the Squad) are the real reason M4A hasn’t come to pass.</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:</p> <p><strong>GiveWell: </strong>When you give to charity, it can be hard to know how exactly your money will be used. If you want to help people with evidence-backed, high-impact charities, check out GiveWell! Over 50,000 donors have used GiveWell to donate more than 750 million dollars that will save tens of thousands lives AND improve the lives of MILLIONS more. If you’ve never donated to GiveWell’s recommended charities before, you can have your donation matched up to TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS before the end of the year or as long as matching funds last. To claim your match, go to <a href="https://www.givewell.org/">givewell.org</a> and pick PODCAST and enter “The Majority Report with Sam Seder” at checkout. Make sure they know that you heard about GiveWell from The Majority Report to get your donation matched.</p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div>
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Best Of 2021: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire and An Interview with Donald Trump w/ Andreas Malm, Judy Gold & James Austin Johnson
<div>In the first Best Of of 2021: <a href= "https://www.keg.lu.se/en/andreas-malm">Andreas Malm</a> joins Sam to discuss his new book, <a href= "https://www.versobooks.com/books/3665-how-to-blow-up-a-pipeline">How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire.</a> Andreas begins by explaining that while the pandemic has temporarily tamped down the climate movement, it has simultaneously led to a 7% drop in world-wide emissions and demonstrated how government can effectively intervene in the private sector during a crisis. Then, Sam asks Andreas to explain the two strategies of the climate movement, one being putting pressure on the government to pass policy and the other being reducing profits of fossil fuel companies through physically shutting down their operations. Andreas discusses the limitations of peaceful climate activism and argues for the need for a more radical flank in the movement. And finally, as it turns out, renewable energy is actually much cheaper to produce, but companies refuse to switch over because they can get away with a much higher markup on fossil fuels than they would be able to on renewables.</div> <div> </div> <div>Then, <a href="https://twitter.com/jewdygold">Judy Gold</a> joins the program to celebrate Trump's defeat with special guest Donald Trump! Comedian <a href= "https://twitter.com/shrimpJAJ?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> James Austin Johnson</a> sticks around to discuss growing up an evangelical Christian, conservative comedy, and how his Republican family members like his Trump impression.</div> <div> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:</p> <p><strong>Shaker and Spoon:</strong> If you’re looking for the perfect last-minute holiday gift, definitely check this out! Shaker & Spoon is a monthly cocktail subscription box that delivers the ingredients and recipes for amazing craft cocktails, right to your door. And they’re giving you $20 off when you use the promo code MAJORITY. Each monthly box comes with 3 original cocktail recipes, and enough ingredients for 12 cocktails, 4 from each recipe, and each box is themed around one type of liquor that will fit all three recipes for that month!</p> <p>Go to <a href="https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221&source=gmail&ust=1640185550783000&usg=AOvVaw07qwv0GOWJ6QshrX-TtBFT">https://thld.co/<wbr />shakerandspoon_majority1221</a> and use code MAJORITY to get $20 off your first box! Thanks to Shaker & Spoon for sponsoring today's episode.<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>sunsetlakecbd</strong> is a majority employee owned farm in Vermont, producing 100% pesticide free CBD products. Great company, great product and fans of the show! Use code Leftisbest and get 20% off at <a href= "http://www.sunsetlakecbd.com/">http://www.sunsetlakecbd.com</a>. And now Sunset Lake CBD has donated $2500 to the Nurses strike fund, and we encourage MR listeners to help if they can. Here’s a link to where folks can donate: <a href= "https://forms.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://forms.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div> </div>
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2745 - The Last Stand in the War On Christmas w/ Brandon Sutton & Matt Binder
<p>It's the FINAL live show of 2021! Emma is joined by <a href="https://twitter.com/PrettyBadLefty" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/PrettyBadLefty&source=gmail&ust=1640288658749000&usg=AOvVaw1Ff5vRcMWrtlYA1kYGL5Me">Brandon Sutton</a> IN-STUDIO, alongside <a href= "https://twitter.com/MattBinder" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/MattBinder&source=gmail&ust=1640288658749000&usg=AOvVaw2MF0Rya7rP59bnxSIlxmc5">Matt Binder</a> for the WHOLE show, to round up the week in news, and reflect on the year that was. They begin by covering the recent NYT scoop on the FBI’s infiltration into Black Lives Matter protests in Portland last year, in which they employed mass surveillance and entrapment tactics to round up leftists for vandalism or having arms, as well as the wild contrast between these widespread efforts and the solo informant and lack of presence by the FBI at the Jan 6 insurrection. This allows Matt, Brandon, and Emma to look into the history of the FBI’s infiltration of the left, and how, no matter the amount of self-victimization on the right, their complaints simply cannot compare to the levels of surveillance and oppression of leftist groups. Next, they cover Donald Trump, the racist clock, somehow being right twice yesterday, including his blunt shutdown of Candace Owens as he flaunts the three Trump vaccines and a critique of his wife’s own NFT drive. This brings up a prolonged discussion of crypto’s continuation of capitalist scams, and how this new frontier of the internet is working to commodify every element of the online world, ultimately serving the same speculative pockets that succeeded in running wild after 2008. They also touch on the new COVID pill, and explore where we’re at two years into the pandemic.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Matt, Matt, Brandon, and Emma discuss the set up to the JFK assassination, Dave from Jamaica asks the hosts to remove one technological innovation from history and what they think about Trump’s pro-vaccine rhetoric, before he and Brandon jump off into a discussion of Ice Cube’s “Black. White.” race-swapping reality TV show from the aughts. Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump reflect on their reclamation of the Christmas spirit, and the crew brainstorms the best non-Christmassy Christmas movies. Elon joins the Babylon Bee to remind us that the right is getting better at comedy, and it's making the left nervous… wait no it's that the world is getting more woke and it’s making HIM nervous, Blake Masters finally capitalizes on his meet-cute with Peter Thiel at Stanford, and Kowalski concludes this year’s agricultural reports, plus, your calls, IMs, and goodbyes heading into the New Year!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:</p> <p><strong>Shaker and Spoon:</strong> If you’re looking for the perfect last-minute holiday gift, definitely check this out! Shaker & Spoon is a monthly cocktail subscription box that delivers the ingredients and recipes for amazing craft cocktails, right to your door. And they’re giving you $20 off when you go to <a href= "https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221">https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221</a> Each monthly box comes with 3 original cocktail recipes, and enough ingredients for 12 cocktails, 4 from each recipe, and each box is themed around one type of liquor that will fit all three recipes for that month!</p> <p>Go to <a href="https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221&source=gmail&ust=1640185550783000&usg=AOvVaw07qwv0GOWJ6QshrX-TtBFT">https://thld.co/<wbr />shakerandspoon_majority1221</a> and use code MAJORITY to get $20 off your first box! Thanks to Shaker & Spoon for sponsoring today's episode.<strong><br /></strong></p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div>
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2744 - Stopping Gentrification From Destroying Neighborhoods w/ Joe Margulies
<p>Emma hosts <a href= "https://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/faculty-research/faculty-directory/joe-margulies/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/faculty-research/faculty-directory/joe-margulies/&source=gmail&ust=1640272463920000&usg=AOvVaw2Y1vS-lG1QsQeoCtyiwglW">Joe Margulies</a>, Professor of Law and Government at Cornell University, to discuss his recent book <a href= "https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300250015/thanks-everything-now-get-out" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300250015/thanks-everything-now-get-out&source=gmail&ust=1640272463920000&usg=AOvVaw1bBipSpNsqKWrwYCJqXX-O">Thanks For Everything (Now Get Out): Can We Restore Neighborhoods Without Destroying Them?</a> on the never-ending process that is neoliberal gentrification, why it's so hard to stop, and what we can do to return the power to the neighborhoods we are so intent on “improving.” They begin by touching on why Professor Margulies decided to focus on a particularly devastated region of Providence, Rhode Island - Olneyville - rather than notorious gentrification hotbeds such as Brooklyn and Chicago, walking through the historical collapse, and eventual rebuilding of the neighborhood over the last century, before they look at how this process, as it exists, simply moves the neighborhood’s residents from an environment of toxicity to an environment where they cannot afford to live in their own houses anymore – as soon as it becomes safer, the reckoning begins. This brings Professor Margulies and Emma to the topic of neoliberalism and how this has massively spurred the gentrification process, including looking at its carceral mindset that addresses poverty and houselessness with imprisonment rather than money and housing, puts the only agency and power in the hands of external non-profits rather than community members, and only seeks transformation for capital gains of investors rather than to grow the capital of the neighborhood itself. This allows them to discuss the role of non-profits and incentives such as Opportunity Zones in ensuring that the only winners from neighborhood investment are for gentrifiers and investors, before they wrap up the interview by touching on Professor Margulies’ concept of “neighborhood trusts” and how they can support a community-led investment that keeps the agency and fruits of labor in the hands of the residents.  Emma also touches on the devastation of the monoclonal antibody supplies and her continued support for Odell Beckham Jr.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Matt Lech takes the stage to discuss recent revelations on the JFK assassination, walking through the lack of credibility in the traditional “lone gunman” narrative, the CIA’s pre-existing relationship with Lee Harvey Oswald, and why the conspiracy should empower the public, before he highlights Jefferson Morley’s recent exploration of the legacy of doubt amidst Kennedy’s closest allies, and the integral role of anti-communism. He and Emma also cover updates on the Aguilera-Mederos truck accident and Build Back Better, Nathanial from Fresno updates us on CA's redistricting, and Eric Adams reminds us that as a former cop, he still has the right to abuse citizens. CNA Socialist calls in to share their own stories of being an overworked and excessively traumatized nurse under COVID, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:</p> <p><strong>Shaker and Spoon:</strong> If you’re looking for the perfect last-minute holiday gift, definitely check this out! Shaker & Spoon is a monthly cocktail subscription box that delivers the ingredients and recipes for amazing craft cocktails, right to your door. And they’re giving you $20 off when you go to <a href= "https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221">https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221</a> Each monthly box comes with 3 original cocktail recipes, and enough ingredients for 12 cocktails, 4 from each recipe, and each box is themed around one type of liquor that will fit all three recipes for that month! Go to <a href= "https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221" target="_blank" rel= "noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221&source=gmail&ust=1640185550783000&usg=AOvVaw07qwv0GOWJ6QshrX-TtBFT">https://thld.co/<wbr />shakerandspoon_majority1221</a> and use code MAJORITY to get $20 off your first box! Thanks to Shaker & Spoon for sponsoring today's episode.<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>sunsetlakecbd</strong> is a majority employee owned farm in Vermont, producing 100% pesticide free CBD products. Great company, great product and fans of the show! Use code Leftisbest and get 20% off at <a href= "http://www.sunsetlakecbd.com/">http://www.sunsetlakecbd.com</a>. And now Sunset Lake CBD has donated $2500 to the Nurses strike fund, and we encourage MR listeners to help if they can. Here’s a link to where folks can donate: <a href= "https://forms.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://forms.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div>
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2743 - Build Back Better Buried As Omicron Rages: What's Biden's Plan B?
<p>Emma and Matt break down a crazy weekend in news, from the breakdown of BBB negotiations to labor, COVID, the courts, and more! Beginning with an update on Omicron, Emma walks through the state of coronavirus, the importance of mRNA vaccines, and the Biden Administration’s turn on testing infrastructure, before she looks at Donald Trump and Bill O’Reilly coming out as boosted while DeSantis discusses his premonition that COVID would develop variants. Next, they cover Manchin’s secret rage at being held accountable on the public stage, and how this is totally what inspired his backing out of Build Back Better, not his corporate ideology, before walking through the state of the bill, and looking at Ben Shapiro’s level-headed response to Manchin’s move, with some talking points eerily reminiscent to one Joe Biden in how they fetishize incrementalist procedure. They also cover Donald Trump coming after Tish James on the legal stage due to his well-known aversion to politicized Attorneys General.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: <a href= "https://twitter.com/NomikiKonst?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Nomiki Konst</a> joins as Emma and Matt take a call from Kowalski to cover “cover crops,” Matt gives his Lech-ture on the recent 110-year sentence for a 23 y/o trucker and the solidarity we’ve seen around it, and Phil from the Chicago suburbs shoots Emma some compliments before they bond over being self-hating militant vegans. They also cover Kyle Rittenhouse’s epic entrance at Turning Points USA's AmericaFest, NYC covid updates, and the Pentagon’s UFO release as a distraction from genuine conspiracy. Alex from NYC gives his celebrity fight club matchups, Nomiki discusses stopping by Dan Bongino’s show to discuss a cigarette-health-issue-denying firm’s statistics on natural disasters and climate change, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:</p> <p><strong>Shaker and Spoon:</strong> If you’re looking for the perfect last-minute holiday gift, definitely check this out! Shaker & Spoon is a monthly cocktail subscription box that delivers the ingredients and recipes for amazing craft cocktails, right to your door. And they’re giving you $20 off when you go to <a href= "https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221">https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221</a>. Each monthly box comes with 3 original cocktail recipes, and enough ingredients for 12 cocktails, 4 from each recipe, and each box is themed around one type of liquor that will fit all three recipes for that month! Go to <a href= "https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221" target="_blank" rel= "noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://thld.co/shakerandspoon_majority1221&source=gmail&ust=1640185550783000&usg=AOvVaw07qwv0GOWJ6QshrX-TtBFT">https://thld.co/<wbr />shakerandspoon_majority1221</a>  and use code MAJORITY to get $20 off your first box! Thanks to Shaker & Spoon for sponsoring today's episode.<strong><br /></strong></p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div>
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2742 - Conservative Populism and the Gospel of Victimhood w/ Paul Elliott Johnson
<p>Emma hosts <a href= "https://twitter.com/RhetoricPJ?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/RhetoricPJ?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1640103784801000&usg=AOvVaw26tuGn168zy68GdHpby0p9"> Paul Elliott Johnson</a>, Assistant Professor of Communications at the University of Pittsburgh, to discuss his recent book <a href= "http://uapress.ua.edu/product/I-the-People,7685.aspx">I The People: The Rhetoric of Conservative Populism</a>, on the transformation of the conservative populist movements over the last century, and how they worked to define, and redefine, white America. Professor Johnson first works to define the malleable characteristics that guide conservative values, such as whiteness, the ability to make free decisions, and economic viability, before he and Emma get into the actual way that the right sought to define America, by its opposition to Blackness. This brings them to a quick exploration of the Black radical tradition, and its start with an emphasis on experience, before working to unpack how Blackness was used as a designation of pathological danger and negativity, and what it means to be un-American, from the "Welfare Queen" trope to healthcare. Professor Johnson then dives into how the end of the cold war put the US on the edge, ending their competition with the USSR which had driven their social justice advancements, technological advancements, and economic development over the last few decades, looking particularly at Reagan assuming his role at the pinnacle of conservatism working to join both libertarian conservatives and traditionalists against the threat of Blackness, and slavery at the hand of the state. He and Emma also dive into his more overt examples of juxtaposing true America with Blackness, as seen with his coining of the "Welfare Queen" term, and how this allowed him to put Blackness in the backseat during his 1984 reelection, instead focusing on the beauty of consumption and whiteness. They also explore figures like Newt Gingrich and how they shaped the identity of the American conservative in the ‘90s, with a focus on the angry white finance man, before wrapping up the interview by looking at the effect of the 2008 financial crisis in nearly undermining the real divides in the US, and how the Tea Party worked to completely obscure that through a re-establishment of Blackness and the slavery of the state under Obama as central threats to the US, ultimately working to the election of Donald Trump as a white, hyper-masculine head of the movement. Emma also covers Joe Manchin tanking Build Back Better, AKA what every leftist knew his Build Back Better goal was, as well as Bernie’s response, and Chile’s election.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Matt Lech gives a myth-busting seminar on Socialism’s efficacy in Latin America in the wake of Boric’s successful presidential campaign in Chile, Kowalski calls in to talk cashews impact on climate change, and the crew explores Charlamagne Tha God breaking down Kamala Harris in an interview with a simple Manchin-related question. Gregory from OK updates us on his campaign for State House District 26, Trump discusses the failures of Jewish dual loyalty, and Nat from Portland discusses taking on the role of the NYT with friends and family, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:</p> <p><strong>GiveWell: </strong>When you give to charity, it can be hard to know how exactly your money will be used. 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2741 - Has Biden Actually Done Anything In BBB Negotiations? w/ Alex Pareene & Matthew Film Guy
<p>It's Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host <a href= "https://twitter.com/pareene?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/pareene?ref_src%3Dtwsrc%255Egoogle%257Ctwcamp%255Eserp%257Ctwgr%255Eauthor&source=gmail&ust=1639845363923000&usg=AOvVaw2mAQ3pHTe4gQpDGeuKVV-S">Alex Pareene</a>, contributing editor at the New Republic and proprietor of the <a href="https://theap.substack.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://theap.substack.com/&source=gmail&ust=1639845363923000&usg=AOvVaw1SgxJyHLzq8ETZak0bW1Ue">AP</a> newsletter on Substack to round up the week in news. They kick off the show with updates on the Kellogg’s unionization effort, Omicron, and Tucker Carlson’s prostate (not a metaphor for his mouth). Then, Alex joins as they cover the punting of the BBB into the business of the next Democratic administration, be it next term or next decade, the admin blaming the 50/50 Senate, and the absurd incompetence both in blowing this opportunity, and not even realizing the massive impact in the midterms and moving forwards that this will likely have. This brings them to the state of democratic leadership, Congress’ realization that they can actually just let good things expire instead of killing them, and Larry Kudlow comparing Joe Manchin to Elon Musk due to their ingenuity, rather than the ability to stifle and misdirect innovation. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by <a href= "https://twitter.com/langdonboom" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/langdonboom&source=gmail&ust=1639845363923000&usg=AOvVaw0ekyHymUH25pOXGd54dDEP">Matthew Film Guy</a> to walk through what's on his plate, what he’s been watching, and what editors actually do. Sam gets lost in the film technology of the 80s, they discuss Matthew’s upcoming project, and dive into getting personal with the Beatles with “Get Back.”</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Tim Pool once again makes the mistake of debating someone who cares and knows what they’re talking about, Brandon stops by to bring some boxes of sweets and his winning attitude, and Sam relives his glory days as they watch his early aughts takedown of Bob Knight over the war on Christmas, reminding him that the world really hasn’t changed that much. DeSantis announces his “Stop Woke Act,” as he continues his metamorphosis into Dollar Store Trump, Marc Lamont Hill stumps Christian Walker by asking for examples, and Tucker Carlson discusses Anarcho-Tyranny with King of the working class, Kyle Rittenhouse, plus, your IMs!</p> <p>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></p> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Check out today’s sponsors:</p> <p><strong>sunsetlakecbd</strong> is a majority employee owned farm in Vermont, producing 100% pesticide free CBD products. 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2740 - The U.S. Right-Wing Paranoia We're Stuck With w/ Ted H. Miller
<div> <p>Emma hosts <a href="https://twitter.com/eh_miller" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/eh_miller&source=gmail&ust=1639683400265000&usg=AOvVaw3EXBivqJ-JxuEeJIqDJM-Q">Ted H. Miller</a>, associate teaching professor at Northeastern University, to discuss his recent book <a href= "https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/C/bo123795778.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/C/bo123795778.html&source=gmail&ust=1639683400265000&usg=AOvVaw2-yEikjmN2h-Wmb43RfDXC">A Conspiratorial Life: Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the Revolution of American Conservatism,</a> on the anti-communist paranoia that helped found the educational and political beliefs that define modern conservatism. Professor Miller begins with the birth of Robert Welch, eventual founder of the John Birch Society, at the end of the 19th Century, to a family engrained in the lost cause movement and fearful of an encroaching monopolizing eastern establishment, before exploring how Welch’s profession as a Candyman bolstered this tendency towards conspiracy. Next, they move towards the political developments in the first half of the 20th Century that pushed him towards the founding of the John Birch Society in 1958, starting with FDR’s new deal, with Welch fully pivoting to McCarthyist fear-mongering after China’s transition to communism and William Taft’s loss to Dwight Eisenhower solidified his belief that the U.S., like China, was being unwillingly taken over by communists. They dive into the extent of his conspiracy and paranoia during these years, including the belief that both of the Sputnik launches were faked by the U.S., as well as the Cuban missile crisis manufacturing the idea that Russia and Cuba had missile-launching capacities. Emma and Professor Miller then look into the role of William F Buckley in chronicling the conservative movement, publicly pushing back against Welch and the John Birch Society while further incorporating their educational agenda into electoral tactics. This brings us to the Kennedy administration, which saw a few key figures and concepts come into the fold of paranoia, including Reagan’s claim that under the “boyish locks of hair” laid “Karl Marx,” Dan Smoot’s creation of the concept of a “deep state,” and claims of false flag assassination attempts against Gerald Ford in the 70s. They wrap up the interview by discussing how the Reagan revolution of conservatism solidified the Robert Welch ideology into the party, finally bringing about the policies necessary for a worldview defined by evangelism and conspiracy, and look at how far ahead of the modern GOP positions Welch was. Emma also covers the devastating loss of bell hooks, and Pelosi reminding us that Congresspeople deserve to exploit the stock market too.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Matt and Brandon join Emma as they discuss Stephen Crowder getting one strike away from coming out – I mean, being forced out – of the Youtube world, Kasey Lee from Spokane raises concerns about the Fed's report on large amounts of government spending (it's fine), and Lindsey Graham (OmegaSpectrum from the IM's) offers a surprise make-up call then asks for the crew's takes on Eric Adams. This brings them to Adams’s announcement of his new police chief in front of a mural of people who the NYPD would have probably planted evidence on at the time, a teen tech lord’s pitch for Donald Trump’s wall, and Ilya from Quebec explores emerging Islamophobic law in Canada. They also cover NFTV starting out as unoriginal as Marvel’s copy/paste series concepts, plus, your calls and IMs!</p> </div> <div>Purchase tickets for the live show in Boston on January 16th <a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">HERE!</a></div> <div> <div> <p><a href= "https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/">https://thewilbur.com/artist/majority-report/</a></p> </div> <div> <p>Become a member at <a href= "http://www.jointhemajorityreport.com/">JoinTheMajorityReport.com</a></p> <p>Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter <a href= "https://madmimi.com/signups/170390/join">here.</a></p> <p>Join the Majority Report Discord!<br /> <a href= "http://majoritydiscord.com/">http://majoritydiscord.com/</a></p> <p>Get all your MR merch at our store <a href= "https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/</a></p> <p>(Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: <a href= "mailto:majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com</a>)</p> <p>You can now watch the livestream on <a href= "https://www.twitch.tv/themajorityreport" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">Twitch</a></p> <p>Support the St. Vincent Nurses today as they continue to strike for a fair contract! <a href= "https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/">https://action.massnurses.org/we-stand-with-st-vincents-nurses/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. <a href="https://discourseblog.com/" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://discourseblog.com/</a></p> <p>Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere</a></p> <p>Check out Matt’s show, <a href= "https://twitter.com/LeftReckoning?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> Left Reckoning</a>, on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCerkndrD3Z6rceekc4emVpA">Youtube</a>, and subscribe on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Subscribe to Matt's other show <a href= "https://twitter.com/lithangover?lang=en">Literary Hangover</a> on <a href="https://www.patreon.com/literaryhangover">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Letterhack’s upcoming Kickstarter project for his new graphic novel! <a href= "https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/milagrocomic/milagro-heroe-de-las-calles</a></p> <p>Check out Matt Binder’s <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/mattbinder">YouTube</a> channel!</p> <p>Subscribe to Brandon's show <a href= "https://twitter.com/th3discourse?lang=en">The Discourse</a> on <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/ExpandTheDiscourse">Patreon</a>!</p> <p>Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/KonstNomiki" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">YouTube</a> at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/thenomikishow" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/thenomikishow</a></p> <p>Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at <a href= "https://www.patreon.com/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">patreon.com/theantifada</a>, on <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-antifada/id1372879721" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>, or at <a href="http://twitch.tv/theantifada" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">twitch.tv/theantifada</a> (streaming every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm ET!)</p> <p>Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter:</p> <p>@SamSeder</p> <p>@EmmaVigeland</p> <p>@MattBinder</p> <p>@MattLech</p> <p>@BF1nn</p> <p>@BradKAlsop</p> </div> </div>
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2739 - What You Need To Know For Your Future w/ James W. Russell
<p>Sam hosts <a href="https://www.jameswrussell.com/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.jameswrussell.com/&source=gmail&ust=1639598300504000&usg=AOvVaw3VUFvv6Qybct5zQa6RENzT">James W. Russell</a>, public policy affiliate scholar at Portland State University, to discuss his recent book <a href= "https://monthlyreview.org/product/the-labor-guide-to-retirement-plans/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?q=https://monthlyreview.org/product/the-labor-guide-to-retirement-plans/&source=gmail&ust=1639598300504000&usg=AOvVaw1s-jemnwKOqb9X6But9HSR">The Labor Guide to Retirement Plans: For Union Organizers and Employees</a>, on the importance of fighting for good end-of-life security and how employers and banks have capitalized off of the switch from pensions to 401ks. Russell and Sam begin by working to define and differentiate these two retirement plans, tracing the surge in 401ks back to the 1981 decision from the Reagan Treasury Department to make 401ks a valid substitute for a defined-benefits pension plan, rather than an additional tactic, and exploring why neoliberalism sought the switch, giving flexibility to the employer while shifting all of the risk onto the shoulders of the employee. Next, they dive into the role of labor organizing in the fight for better retirements, exploring instances of solidarity against two-tiered plans for legacy and incoming workers, and how unions can fight against what has arguably been the largest expropriation of workers’ income over the last three decades. They return to the topic of neoliberalism, diving into George W. Bush’s failed attempts to privatize social security, and the failure of the successful attempts to privatize these institutions in Chile under a Milton-Friedman-Influenced Pinochet regime. They wrap up with the role of conservative think tanks in driving privatization of retirement plans, before looking at what we can do as individuals, and organized groups, in fighting for better and more available pension plans for American workers. Sam also covers Cuomo’s corrupt book deal, LIU union-busting, and Fox News’ personalities reacting to their leaked 1/6 texts, including the case of a missing Brian Kilmeade.</p> <p>And in the Fun Half: Sam and the MR crew cover Christian Walker’s personal sacrifices for his wealth (just having to deal with Herschel Walker as his father), the devastation of Hawaii’s primary water supplies at the hands of the U.S. Navy’s waste, and Dave Rubin’s wistful goodbye to California. Brian from Minneapolis calls in to discuss paramilitary terrorism against Zapatista farmers in Mexico, Stub Lord from Scottsdale chastises Matt and gives Sam some efficiency management tips, then Ben Shapiro reminds us of the classic Mandela effect that causes us to forget that the Loan Baron in Its a Wonderful Life was the hero all along. 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