Category Archives: Podcast

5/21 John Nichols: Bernie Sanders Wants Debt Free College Now & the Conspiracy That Won’t Die

The Nation’s John Nichols explains the power and importance of Bernie Sanders push for debt free college. Why progressive politics means creative politics. Can Hillary be progressive. Why fighting austerity is the defining question. Also why the TPP is all … Continue reading

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5/20 TPP Cuts Medicare & Big Living Wage Win in LA

LA makes a major step towards a living wage as the city moves to raise wages to $15 an hour. The success of the Fast Food workers strikes and the grassroots push for a living wage across the United States. … Continue reading

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5/19 Digby: The Republicans Scientology Strategy

Legendary blogger Digby (Heather Parton) explains the Republicans corporate agenda is stifled by democracy. Racist author Charles Murray’s plan to subvert democracy through plutocrat funded lawsuits. The Republicans Scientology strategy and the end of regulation. How the Right can use … Continue reading

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5/18 Jacob Hacker: No Cost for Extremism & Dean Baker: The Weak Case For TPP

Yale Professor, Jacob Hacker explains why Republicans never pay for their extremism and economist Dean Baker explains how TPP will hurt hurt the American economy. Members make the Majority Report possible. Please join us by becoming a MEMBER. You can also … Continue reading

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5/15 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Judy Gold

Cliff Schecter explains just how disgusting and stunning it is that Republicans are cutting Amtrak spending the day after last weeks Amtrak crash that caused several deaths. Why the Republicans are undermining the American economy. Why more Amtrak funding would … Continue reading

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5/14 Nicole Aschoff: The New Prophets of Capital

Boston University Sociology Professor and author of The New Prophets of Capital, Nicole Aschoff, explains how capitalism survives through adopting critiques of capitalism. Why the promoters of “conscious” end up feeding some of the worst tendencies in capitalism. Whole Foods Libertarians. Why … Continue reading

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5/13 David Dayen: The Ten Biggest Lies About TPP

Journalist David Dayen, explains how the foreclosure crisis is still hurting Americans. Does the ongoing crisis in inequality explain the failure of Fast Track trade authority to pass the Senate? What’s in the TPP and why its awful. President Obama’s … Continue reading

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5/12 Wendy Brown: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution

Wendy Brown a Professor of Political Science at the University of California Berkeley and author of Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution explains the idea of Demos and how it drives our Democracy. How Neoliberalism shrinks our capacity to be human and undermines democracy. … Continue reading

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5/11 Milton Allimadi: Kerry Visits Somalia & Hope For Nigeria? & A Second Liberation in South Africa

Milton Allimadi, the publisher of Black Star News, explains the importance of John Kerry’s visit to Somalia. The Cold War roots of the crisis in Somalia. How American policy led to the Al Shabaab terrorism crisis. Why Nigeria has elected … Continue reading

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5/8 Friday: Cliff Schecter & Film Guy Matthew Weiss

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the results of the UK elections and why the Conservatives won big. The leader of Labor and the Liberal Democrat parties, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg resign. Why “Third Way” politics only works for really … Continue reading

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