Feb 14, 2020

2277 - Exposing Bloomberg's Racist Past & Present w/ Emma Vigeland & Ben Dixon

Sam hosts Emma Vigeland of TYT (@EmmaVigeland) and Ben Dixon of the Benjamin Dixon Show (@BenjaminPDixon) to discuss the week's top stories. On today's show: Hero takes selfie with Bloomberg, gets him to say "stop and frisk!" Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) joins us to discuss his discovery and viral propagation of the racist Bloomberg video. How do we get this information out to black voters to stop this oligarch from buying the Democratic Party and ruining our democracy? Ben has thoughts. NYT video on Tyquan, a stop and frisk target during Bloomberg's administration. 2008: Michael Bloomberg says ending redlining caused the housing crisis(!) Bloomberg claims we improve education by cutting teaching force in half, doubling class size. Study Hall offers microgrant for memes that spread the truth about Bloomberg. Warren attacks Bloomberg for trying to buy the election. Bloomberg's sexual harassment lawsuits. Bloomberg says he's friends with Trump. Bloomberg claims dummies in flyover states don't understand trans people. On the fun half: Bill Barr says Trump's tweets make it impossible for him to engage in a cover-up. Kamala grills Barr in Mueller hearings. Giuliani is losing his mind on Ukraine disinformation. Former Ohio state wrestler testifies Jim Jordan called him crying on July 4th. Virgil Texas (@VirgilTexas) of Chapo Trap House brings the wonk party re: the NH primary, voter turnout, and the biggest threat to Bernie. Dennis Prager says it's not fair white people can't say the N-word. Katie Porter questions census director on RNC mailers "2020 Congressional District Census." And subscribe to the AM Quickie here. Make the AMQ part of your Alexa Flash Briefing too! You can now watch the livestream on Twitch Check out today's sponsors: Hunt a Killer thrusts you and your friends or family into an ongoing murder mystery investigation. Go to HuntAKiller.com/MAJORITY and use promo code MAJORITY at check out for 20% off your first box. Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs and Michael Brooks Show on YoutTube  and the new TMBS website, TMBS.FM Check out Matt’s podcast, Literary Hangover, at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover, or on iTunes. Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at patreon.com/theantifada, on iTunes, or the new Antifada Youtube channel Donate to El Comedor, an autonomous mutual aid center in Tijuana run by and serving the needs of migrants: https://www.gofundme.com/f/tijuana-kitchen Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: @SamSeder @_michaelbrooks @MattLech @jamie_elizabeth @Bf1nn
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Malcolm, Steve & Dave. Inside Baseball: Guys' trip, canvassing for Bernie
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  • 30 minutes
Feb 13, 2020

2276 - Strikes in France and Why Single Payer is the Way w/ Eric Blanc

Happy Thursday! Michael Brooks hosts Eric Blanc, author of Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics, to discuss his experience organizing, the state of strikes in France, and why single-payer is the way forward on healthcare. On today's show: Woman protests Bloomberg rally in Tennesee. Eric Blanc, author of Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics, joins us. What's going on with the protests and strikes in France? How Emmanuel Macron's attacks on the French welfare state sparked an explosion in class struggle. How workers in red states managed to triumph in recent labor battles here in the US. How Medicare-for-all would help unions by taking healthcare off the bargaining table. On the fun half: Bernie says he has more union support than Pete will ever have. Why the head of the Culinary Union in Nevada is spreading disinformation about Medicare-for-all. Bernie responds to James Carville's crusade against the Sanders campaign: He's a hack. One of Amy Klobuchar's biggest backers is an evil agribusiness company. Warren impliesss that Bernie has super PACs and ssssucks up to wealthy donorssss. If Bloomberg gets the Democratic nomination, should people vote for him? Bloomberg responds to pushback over his racist 2015 Aspen Institute speech about stop and frisk. Jumaane Williams says Bloomberg had 10 years to apologize for bad policies, says Bloomberg can't be bought because he's doing the buying. The Fat Jew takes a stand. Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Third Love: This is hands down the most comfortable bra you’ll own – with straps that won’t slip, tagless labels, and lightweight, memory foam cups that mold to your shape. Quip: Quip makes dental health simple, starting with an electric toothbrush, refillable floss, and anticavity toothpaste. And if you go to GET QUIP dot com slash majority, RIGHT NOW, you’ll get your first refill FREE. That’s your first refill FREE at GetQuip.com/majority And subscribe to the AM Quickie here. Make the AMQ part of your Alexa Flash Briefing too! You can now watch the livestream on Twitch Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs and Michael Brooks Show on YoutTube  and the new TMBS website, TMBS.FM Check out Matt’s podcast, Literary Hangover, at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover, or on iTunes. Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at patreon.com/theantifada, on iTunes, or anywhere free podcasts are sold. Donate to El Comedor, an autonomous mutual aid center in Tijuana run by and serving the needs of migrants: https://www.gofundme.com/f/tijuana-kitchen Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: @SamSeder @_michaelbrooks @MattLech @jamie_elizabeth @Bf1nn
  • 50 minutes
Feb 13, 2020

The Damage Report: February 13, 2020

Feb 13, 2020
Feb 13, 2020
Jeff Bezos buys the biggest house in Los Angeles.
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