A Salmonella outbreak has forced the Center for Disease Control to recall furloughed workers.
Millions of people will be denied health care in several states where GOP governors refused the medicare expansion.
The author Matt Appuzzo discusses the New York Police Department's secret spying unit, and what that means for civil liberties in the Big Apple. The unit targets Muslim communities and liaises with other spy agencies like the CIA.
Dropping Missles Won't Solve A Complex Problem in Syria
There are complex issues going on in Syria and the United States cannot drop bombs as a means to solve them...
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Fukushima is suffering from the biggest emergency since the meltdown...haven't you heard?
The cost of college continues to rise. Why? Too little government.
WWE Superstar Darren Young became the first ever openly gay WWE wrestler who is on the active wrestling roster...
To prevent security leaks, the NSA targeted journalists post 9/11. After Edward Snowden leaked reams of classified documents, the agency decided to clamp down internally, too. Up to 90% of their systems administrators may face the axe in an effort to stem the flow of information.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blasted the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings, saying they were "wrong," "inappropriate," and "insulting." By supporting the 2,000 year old institution of marriage, Christie continues his angling towards the 2016 Republican primary.
Firedoglake's Kevin Gosztola, explained the state of the Bradley Manning trial, how the case threatens press freedom, why Bradley Manning is a whistle blower, how Manning released the "collateral murder" video, how the media is failing in covering the Manning trial and why the elite are legally shielded while whistle blowers face intense prosecution.
On The Better Half: busting libertarian myths on rising college costs, Fox's Eric Bolling is upset that Rutger's Basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for abusing players and Your calls and IMs.
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The importance of the Indian Supreme Court's decision on generic drugs, why the bar is lower for generic drug production in the United States,why Pharma companies drive inefficiency and threaten global health, why pharma companies are primarily marketing firms , why medicine is a "Global Public Good" and why "free trade agreements" are simply a giveaway for corporations.
On The Better Half: Americans believe plenty of stupid things and why that's also a problem, North Carolina bill would create a State religion, Tennessee bill terrorizes poor parents and children, Random Rush and you
Blogger, Digby explained why the Republicans might not be able to reform on social issues, why Republicans will not reform on their economic extremism, why Democrats are reactive and Republicans are strategic in shaping frameworks, the Sequester is starting to hurt lots of people and why the "grand bargain" is politically and morally absurd.
On The Better Half: Google celebrates Ceaser Chavez, right-wingers get upset, Bill O'Reilly tempers himself on marriage equality and the right wing grass roots is enraged, Georgia town makes it mandatory to carry guns and your IMs.
In celebration 9 Year anniversary of the Majority Report we are playing the very first edition of the show!
Listen up for interviews with Bill Maher, DaveChappelle, Atrios and Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry’s.
On today's show an archived interview with Lawrence Lessig on the corrupting influence of money in politics, why it will take outsiders to reform the system and to redirect power to the people.
Ani Fete of Enroll America explained how health care exchanges will work.
And another great interview from the new Majority Report archives with the Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi on movies and food.
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Journalist Steven Brill explained what is behind exploding health care costs, why hospitals and Doceters routinly overcharge for treatments and what we can do to bring down costs.
Professor James Kimmey, Professor Emeritus of the St Louis School of Public Health, explained why health care is not a normal commodity, and why a single payer health care model is the best way to control costs.
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On today's show, Cliff Schecter explained why Paul Ryan is finally unpopular with the press, how the Progressive Caucus budget proposal could get more attention, why 2014 will be the year of reckoning for gun control and why the Republican Party is going extinct.
Film Guy Matthew Weiss, debated the Walking Dead with Matt, listened to a few "presidential" film recommendations and Matt recommended the British television series Torchwood for Matt and Brass Eye for Michael.
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Heather C. McGhee, the Vice President of Policy and Outreach at Demos, explained Demos's new report on how economic inequality is eroding democracy, why dominance of wealth in politics is killing the recovery, why the austerity caucus is afraid of democracy and the future and how clean election laws are essential for protecting democracy and renewing the middle class.
Cyprus agrees to bailout terms with the EU, NRA chief accuses Bloomberg of being "reckless" on guns, the Tea Party organizes a Fox News boycott and hilarity ensues and your calls and IMs.
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On today's show Working Families Party, Executive Director Dan Cantor explained what policies his party is fighting for and why voting on the Working Families line supports progressive politics.
From the Majority Report archives, Richard Heinberg author of the The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality explained how cheap fuel, the engine that propelled the last 70 years of economic growth is running out and the three D’s: Debt, Depletion, Disaster.
Cliff Schecter, explained how Rob Portman's support for marriage equality is based of his sons being Gay, why Republicans only adopt compassionate positions when they are personally effected by it, Rand Paul says stupid things at CPAC and the crowd loves it, why presidential legacies are now defined by slashing programs not investing and Diane Feinstein schools Ted Cruz.
Isabel Gillies explained her parenting techniques to Sam, why her baby slept in a bathtub, Cliff praised Isabel's character in SVU and Isabel recommended the documentaryUndefeated.
Matt Taibbi, explained the myth of JP Morgan Chase as the "one good bank", why to big to fail is the problem, why Washington finally getting fed up with Wall Street, How Wall Street miscalculated the 2012 election, how JP Morgan Chase hides losses and commits regular acts of financial fraud and is genuine Wall Street reform possible now?
On The Better Half: a race panel at CPAC gets very racist, CNN's Candy Crowley is worried about the Steubenville rapists future and not the victim and your calls and IMs.
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