Apr 7, 2020

2314 - The Next Bite at the Stimulus Apple & Pandemic Voting in Wisconsin w/ Mike Konczal & John Nichols

Sam hosts Mike Konczal, Director of Progressive Thought at the Roosevelt Institute, to discuss the stimulus package and what Congress will do next. John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), National Affairs Correspondent at the Nation magazine, also joins Sam to discuss today's Wisconsin primary amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Plugs and Notices: The Art of Balance is a Chicago-based psychotherapy practice offering telehealth sessions on a sliding scale basis, if necessary; interns can offer pro bono sessions as well. Find them at https://www.artofbalancechi.com or [email protected] Union County (NJ) Mutual Aid is sponsoring a fundraiser for the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless. Donations can be made through Facebook, just search for "Fundraiser for Elizabeth Coalition." Renaissance Economic Development Corp. is a non-profit dispersing loans to small businesses affected by Covid-19 in New York City. More at their website: https://renaissance-ny.org/emergency-small-business-relief-loan-fund/ Ray Lenzi is a progressive Democrat running for Congress in Illinois' 12th district following a tough primary. Go to lenziforcongress.org to look at his platform and drop him a donation! Follow him on Twitter @Lenzi4Congress On today's show: Illinois Governor JB Pritzker confirms Air Bridge private seller auction process, wherein states (and sometimes countries) bid against each other for medical equipment the federal government provides to private companies. Mike Konczal, Director of Progressive Thought at the Roosevelt Institute, to discuss the stimulus package and what Congress will do next. Where are economists at with their understanding of the crisis? How the US will suffer without the built-in stabilizers of other countries. The intentional design flaws of the American unemployment system and the impact of Clinton-era welfare reform. What House Democrats should be doing differently. What phase four of the stimulus should focus on. John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), National Affairs Correspondent at the Nation magazine, joins Sam to discuss today's Wisconsin primary amid the Covid-19 pandemic. How WI went from having good elections and public health to the current state of affairs. How conservative-held courts pushed through WI's elections after the governor tried to postpone them. How shutting down most polling stations will worsen crowding at the ones still open, particularly in cities. How should WI Democrats respond? On the fun half: Trump says IG HHS report about 300 hospitals' lack of testing supplies: "it's wrong." Shoplifting tips from a caller. Footage from overburdened Milwaukee and Waukesha Wisconsin polling stations. Biden on the Democratic Convention and Wisconsin primary: "trust the science, decisions made by the courts." Sean Hannity calls for an economic task force featuring Art Laffer (of the discredited curve) and Stephen Moore. Tucker Carlson says we're going to regret shelter in place orders, says unless we explain why working is dangerous, we should go back to work. Plus, your calls and IMs! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Subscribe to the AM Quickie at https://fans.fm/amquickie Make the AMQ part of your Alexa Flash Briefing too! 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Apr 6, 2020

2313 - An Epidemiologist Explains the Covid19 Pandemic & Trump's Response w/ Dr. MarkAlain Déry

Sam hosts Dr. Mark Alain Déry (@drdery), an infectious disease expert at Access Health Louisiana, to discuss the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the Trump administration's response as it continues its spread across the continental US. Plugs and notices: For updates and resources on Covid-19 related policy (especially w/r/t your taxes and healthcare options), visit this website from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities: https://tinyurl.com/ufpexph Ayuda Mutua MKE is a mutual aid project serving the Latinx community of Milwaukee, WI. Donate to their GoFundMe at https://tinyurl.com/yx753v3c New England PPE is a grassroots group providing masks and face shields to regional hospitals and medical workers. Visit NewEnglandPPE.com to get involved or make a request for equipment. Check out listener Matt's art at matttracyart.com For a more ethical alternative to Amazon, check out NewEgg.com For every mask Susan Rodger sells, she is donating a mask to healthcare workers. Purchase or request a mask in Facebook group "ShopLidora Chatter" Inclusive Action For The City is raising money for an emergency relief fund for street vendors in Los Angeles, as many food vendors are receiving little to no assistance from the state. Donate at https://www.inclusiveaction.org/covid19response There is also a mutual aid network for Asian-American communities in LA County who are disproportionately affected by Covid-19. Donate here: https://tinyurl.com/qwkxp8f Listener Heidi is a licensed behavior therapist and social skills coach specializing in children, teens and young adults with autism. She is set up for telemedicine visits, and can be reached at [email protected] The Mask Crusaders is a group of costume designers and other theatrical types making and providing PPE to healthcare workers. Get involved or request PPE at https://mask-crusaders.com/ Nikon is offering free online photography classes at https://www.nikonevents.com/us/live/nikon-school-online/ On today's show: Trump gives potentially deadly medical advice, tells people to take as-yet unapproved drug hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19: "What have you got to lose?” Doctor describes the potential side effects and dangers of hydroxychloroquine. Trump blocks Fauci from answering question about hydroxychloriquine. Dr. Mark Alain Déry (@drdery), an infectious disease expert at Access Health Louisiana, joins Sam to discuss the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the Trump administration's response as it continues its spread across the continental US. Déry's experience treating and tracking the virus at Louisiana's largest Medicaid clinic. The difficulties in tracking Covid-19 versus other diseases like HIV. Why we need to shift to antibody testing. The problems caused by the US refusing to adopt world testing standards. The best ways to protect yourself. How human development encroaching on nature contributes to the spread of new viruses. On the fun half: A caller expresses cynicism towards electoral campaigns as a tactic for progressive change. John Berman asks trade policy advisor why he's giving medical advice and challenging Fauci. Dr. Drew threatens to sue people for posting clips of his terrible Covid-19 comments. Woman going to church not concerned about Covid-19; "I'm covered in Jesus' blood." Kenneth Copeland preaches away Covid-19 to an empty church. Asked about delay in federal delivery of respirators, Trump tells reporter to "stop asking wise guy questions." Jim Clyburn says new committee will not investigate Trump administration's preparedness or response to Covid-19 during oversight committee investigation. Josh from Chicago provides a counterpoint to the first caller. The Cuomo brothers' conflict of interest. Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Subscribe to the AM Quickie at https://fans.fm/amquickie Make the AMQ part of your Alexa Flash Briefing too! You can now watch the livestream on Twitch Check out today's sponsors:Harry’s knows sometimes it’s better to stay inside. That’s why they ship directly to you. • Harry’s is a return to the essential: quality, durable blades at a fair price – just $2 per blade! Listeners can redeem their Harry’s trial set at HARRYS.COM/majorityreport. Honey is a free online shopping tool that automatically finds the best promo codes and applies them to your cart! Get Honey for FREE at JoinHoney.com/majority Help Jamie's friends rebuild their cooperatively-run store and feminist community space at gofundme.com/f/cult-party-robbery Donate to NYC-DSA's mutual aid fund at bit.ly/covid19aid Check out FlattenTheCurve.com and Havard Medical School's Corona Virus Research Center for extensive information on how to deal with Covid19 and a potential quarantine. Plus, recommendations for mask alternatives if you are in short supply. Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein's newsletter at theend.substack.com Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs and Michael Brooks Show on YouTube and the new TMBS website, TMBS.FM Check out The Nomiki Show at patreon.com/thenomikishow 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, on the Antifada Youtube channel, or at twitch.tv/theantifada Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: @SamSeder @_michaelbrooks @MattLech @jamie_elizabeth @BF1nn
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Apr 6, 2020

The Damage Report: April 6, 2020

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