Category Archives: Podcast

10/17 Corey Robin: The Republican Grift

On today’s show, Corey Robin, (@CoreyRobin) joins us to discuss his piece in n+1 “Triumph of the Shill” on the political dead end the GOP finds itself in now that they have consolidated power. On the fun half – Trump … Continue reading

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10/16 Trump’s New Health Insurance Scam & Why it Threatens You With Wendell Potter

Steve Bannon brags about destroying healthcare and the Iran deal. Health industry whistleblower and founder of Tarbell.org, Wendell Potter explains what Trump’s new executive order on the insurance exchanges does. Reopening the door to insurance scams. Buying insurance across state … Continue reading

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10/13 Documenting The Triumph of Idiocy w/ Cliff Schecter & Vic Berger

Cliff Schecter (@CliffSchecter) joins us to discuss the ongoing degeneration of the GOP and what to make of the apparent Bannon/McConnell split. Then, Vic Berger (@VicBergerIV), video maven at Super Deluxe joins us to discuss his rise as the internet’s … Continue reading

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10/12 26 Years Ago Yesterday, Sexual Harassment Went Public w/ Amanda Terkel

Amanda Terkel (@aterkel), Washington Bureau Chief, HuffPost, joins us to discuss her article, “26 Years Ago, America Started Talking About Sexual Harassment Thanks To Anita Hill.” And on the fun half – Trump continues gaslighting Puerto Rico, Bryan Fischer wants … Continue reading

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10/11 What If The Right-Wing Media Wins w/ McKay Coppins

On today’s show, Sam discusses a piece in Columbia Journalism Review, ‘What If The Right-Wing Media Wins’ with author McKay Coppins (@McKayCoppins). How the right has shifted from ostensibly wanting to ‘reform’ the media to wanting to destroy journalism. Why … Continue reading

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10/10 How JP Morgan Paid Its Fine for the Mortgage Crisis—With Phony Mortgages! With David Dayen

Meet the new members of the Majority Report crew. Journalist David Dayen, explains the types of fraud that JP Morgan committed during the housing crisis. How the federal government always goes soft on JP Morgan and other unethical mega banks. … Continue reading

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10/9 Corruption in Manhattan DA Offices? w/ Jay Cassano

Good morning everyone, on today’s show, Jay Cassano, (@jcassano ) joins us today to talk about the apparent corruption regarding separately Harvey Weinstein and Ivanka Trump and Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance. On the fun half – Don Jr. calls in, … Continue reading

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10/6 Buzzfeed Exposes Milo & the Mercers w/ Cliff Schecter & Judy Gold Destroys Trump

Cliff Schecter, joins us BuzzFeed expose of Milo reveals about Right Wing politics. Nazis and Republicans. Will far right plutocrats ever not in invest in politics. The Billionaire bubble and why its dangerous. Judy Gold, destroys Trump, explains how disgusting … Continue reading

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10/5 The Lawsuit That Could Change the Electoral College with Lawrence Lessig

Author and law professor, Lawrence Lessig, explains the questionable historical roots of the modern implementation of the electoral college. The legal case he is pursuing to reform the electoral college. The opportunity that Bush V Gore creates. David Boise’s role … Continue reading

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10/4 SCOTUS Fateful & Dangerous New Term w/ Ian Millhiser

Donald Trump stumbles into promising debt relief for Puerto Rico and Mick Mulvaney walks it back. Ian Millhiser, from the Center for American Progress, explains the a major redistricting decision that could overturn the Wisconsin Republican Party’s effort to gerrymander. … Continue reading

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