Aired 4 months ago 27:35
The Intelligence: This is not a coup
The Economist: The Intelligence
From the news
Aired 5 months ago 68:52
2013 - Brazil Under Bolsonaro & the State of Venezuela w/ Brian Mier & Eva Golinger
It's a Michael Thursday. Journalist Brian Mier of Brasil Wire joins us to discuss Bolsonaro's first month in office and his message to the global elites this week in Davos. Then author and journalist Eva Golinger joins us to break down Juan Guiado, Nicolas Maduro, and the prospect of US intervention in Venezuela. On today's show: DSA Chris Cuomo argues against Venezuela sanctions and intervention. Journalist Brian Mier of Brasil Wire joins us to discuss Jair Bolsonaro's right-wing coup against Lula in Brazil. How Brazil's discovery of petroleum reserves got the NSA interested in spying on Lula's government and helping to root out "corruption." The shady connections between US agencies, Bolsonaro, organized crime, and the right-wing militia suspected of assassinating Marielle Franco, who was investigating the military police at the time. Parallels with the coup in Venezuela and a warning against taking the words of white, middle class ex-pats at face value. Author, lawyer and journalist Eva Golinger (@evagolinger) joins us to discuss the coup against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. Golinger contextualizes this as-yet unfinished coup with the 2002 coup against democratically elected president Hugo Chavez, which the US abandoned when it became clear that it was going to fail due to widespread support for Chavez. Golinger breaks down what's different this time around, and what stance the US left should have toward this complex, developing situation. On the fun half: How should the left approach the candidacy of Kamala Harris? Tulsi Gabbard spews pablum on working towards a two-state solution in Israel. Hannity says AOC's taxing the rich and social programs will turn us into Venezuela hell hole. Warren proposes wealth tax on those with more than $50 million. Maria Bartiromo fearmongers about taxes at Davos. Tony Blair says Anand's take on Davos as bad is "the easiest line in the world." Fake friend Tony Blair poses with fascist PM of Italy, has lunch with Bolsonaro at Davos. Ro Khanna tweets his position against Venezuelan intervention, gets re-tweeted by AOC and Ilhan Omar. Plus, your calls and IMs! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Check out today's sponsor: ExpressVPN secures and anonymizes your internet browsing by encrypting your data and hiding your public IP address. To take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to EXPRESSVPN.com/MAJORITY. Support Nomiki Konst in her run for New York Public Advocate. Donate here! Just Coffee: Get 10% off fair trade coffee, tea and chocolate with coupon code “Majority” at justcoffee.coop! The Michael Brooks Show live! @ The Bell House, February 1st, 2019. Pre-order tickets here. Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs, and the new TMBS YouTube channel for all short TMBS clips 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 via your favorite podcast app! Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: @majorityfm @SamSeder @_michaelbrooks @MattLech @jamie_elizabeth @Bf1nn
The Majority Report with Sam Seder
Aired 7 months ago 81:59
The Rot Within the American System
Journalist Chris Hedges has spent the past 15 years trying to ring the alarm about the dangers of the U.S. political system and the impact of a corporate and financial coup d’etat that happened long ago. He talks about the growing power of “Christian fascists,” predicts a major financial crash and offers ideas on how to fight back. In 1923, a year after Mussolini took power in Italy, one radical and visionary woman saw his rise for what it was and warned of the grave dangers the world would face if fascism spread. Her name was Clara Zetkin. Acclaimed writer and actor Deborah Eisenberg performs a selection of Zetkin's writing, which was recently published as a book, “Fighting Fascism: How to Struggle and How to Win.” Also, new music from the incredible visual artist and musician Lonnie Holley who is out with a new album called "MITH."Join Michael Moore, Jeremy Scahill, and Marshall Curry for a special post-election screening and discussion about the rise of hate crimes and right-wing political violence in the age of Trump on November 9th, in New York City. Tickets are available here.
Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill
Aired 2 months ago 39:56
139B-Irish Legends: Evitable
Just a brief. Disclaimer this week there are some stronger than usual violence. Please check out the post on myth ...
Myths and Legends