The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Award Winning Long-Form Interviews, Entertaining Daily Politics and Smart Analysis.
On today's show: Trump describes the meal he's paying for and hosting at White House for Clemson: "Great American food!" AG nominee William Barr gives opening statement at confirmation hearing. Republicans finally censure Steve King for his overt racism. Chuck Grassley endorses King in 2018 race...
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Historian Jack Kelly, author of The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America, joins us. Trump says he has no problem releasing his conversation with Putin in long, defensive monologue to Jeanine Pirro. Labor historian Jack Kelly joins us to...
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Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) and Film Guy Matthew Weiss join us for Casual Friday. On today's show: Heartland Institute researcher says Green New Deal is "nothing more than a socialist Trojan horse." Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) of The North Star joins us to break down the least news...
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Joining correspondent Michael Brooks on today's program is Steven A. Cook (@stevenacook), the Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss the status of America's Syria withdrawal and how Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and John Bolton's...
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Kris C. Miler, author of Poor Representation: Congress and the Politics of Poverty in the United States, joins us. On today's show: Los Angeles teachers prepare to go on strike. AOC talks about the moral crisis at the border. Kris C. Miler, professor of political science at the University of Mar...
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Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) of Think Progress joins us to discuss his latest piece, Supreme Court Will Hear Two Challenges to Partisan Gerrymandering. On today's show: Steve Rattner on Morning Joe says Dems can't have an anti-capitalist like Warren in the general election. Photos of a line ar...
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Good morning on today's show, Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) and Julian E. Zelizer (@julianzelizer) , co-authors of Fault Lines A History of the United States Since 1974. Professors Kruse and Zelizer from Princeton University's History Department join the Majority Report to discuss their latest ...
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On today's show: Right-wing nut job tries to smear AOC with wholesome dancing video. Pelosi says the wall is a barrier between Trump's base and reality. Pelosi says Democrats will deliver for the middle class. DC circuit court rules in favor of NLRB. John from San Antonio defends the accuracy of...
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The Washington Post's Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS)  joins us to discuss his new book, An Uncivil War: Taking Back Our Democracy in an Age of Trumpian Disinformation and Thunderdome Politics. On today's show: Trump recounts meetings with generals "better looking than Tom Cruise" and "the bigges...
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The MR crew is back with a news roundup! On today's show: Ro Khanna explains the problem with Dems endorsing PAYGO. Call your House Rep at 202-255-3121 and tell them deficit spending is fine! Elizabeth Warren announces presidential campaign. How would she fare against Trump? Outgoing Democratic ...
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November 24, 2017 Today, historian William Hogeland joins us to discuss his book “Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West.” July 24 Conservative Editor Weirded Out After Being Inspired By AOC's Socialism In Person https://www.youtube.com/w...
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Today, an interview with historian Anna-Lisa Cox on her new book, “The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America’s Forgotten Black Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality.” Cox uncovers the early history of America’s black frontiersman in the late 18th century, and what happened to what was once the la...
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August 30, 2018 Emily Ogden talks to us about her book ‘Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism.’ Franz Mesmer’s animal magnetism as a “scientific” kind of folk magic. The relationship between mesmerists and debunkers. The parallels in “rationality as totemic device” between the mesmerist...
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June 26, 2018 Dr. Henry Giroux, writer, cultural critic, and professor at McMaster University joins us to discuss his latest book, American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism, a collection of essays that reckons with the swell of white-supremacy, anti-immigrant policy, and everyday-racis...
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4/6 April 6, 2018 Julie Wilson is an Associate Professor of Communication Arts at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. She joins us today to discuss her new textbook, ‘Neoliberalism.’ What “neoliberalism” is and how it differs from classical liberalism. The role of the state in promot...
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Alex Pareene joins the show to reflect on 2018, a very normal year. Sam has a conspiracy theory on why Trump was able to get by for so long before this despite doing blatant crimes. Alex, Sam, Michael, and Matt all bet on whether Bernie will run. Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Skil...
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Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), Judy Gold (@JewdyGold), Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) and Isabel Gillies (@isabelgillies) join us for the final Casual Friday of 2018! On today's show: GoFundMe wall man says the wall is in our constitution. Benjamin P. Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), of Progre...
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Joining Michael Brooks on today's program is Kelly Weill from the Daily Beast to discuss her latest deep dive into the alt-right, "How YouTube Built a Radicalization Machine for the Far-Right." While YouTube's algorithm can be a great tool to learn how to hang shelves or paint a wall properly, ...
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On today's show: Sam teases his debate with Brandon Straka of #WalkAway. Sarah Huckabee Sanders says we'll build the wall by taking funds from other departments. Fox and Friends guest Michael Goodwin suggests Trump voters crowdfund the wall. Jared Kushner gets behind federal prison reform becaus...
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Journalist and author Rebecca Traister (@rtraister) joins us to discuss her latest book, 'Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger.' In this book, Traister traces the influence of female anger throughout US history. From the early suffragettes who marched on the White House, to the...
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