June 28, 2021: AM Quickie On Hiatus
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Folks! The AM Quickie podcast is taking a break. Take a listen for some important updates from Sam and Lucie about what the AMQ team will be doing to bring you the news in the meantime. Thanks so much for listening and for your all support! #leftisbest AM QUICKIE HOSTS - Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner WRITERS - Jack Crosbie & Cory Pein PRODUCER - Dorsey Shaw EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - Brendan Finn ..read more
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June 25, 2021: Biden Strikes Infrastructure Deal; Cause Unknown In Florida Condo Collapse; Vaccines Drive Down Covid Fatalities
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: The Biden administration strikes its first significant deal with Republican members of Congress, and it’s for an infrastructure package. But progressive Democrats say the deal doesn’t offer enough to win their support. Meanwhile, the search for answers begins after a terrifying and sudden residential building collapse in Surfside, Florida. The death toll is uncertain but as many as ninety nine people are missing. And lastly, a new analysis of government data shows that almost everyone who’s dying of the c ..read more
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June 24, 2021: Insurrectionist Takes Plea Deal; U.S. Will Probe Native Schools Abuses; Socialist Victorious In NY
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: The wheels of justice keep turning for those charged in the January 6th assault on the US Capitol. An Indiana woman has become the first to be sentenced, and a member of the Oath Keepers pleads guilty while agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors. Meanwhile, following the grim discovery of hundreds of buried Indigenous children at residential schools in Canada, the United States government will investigate what happened to Native American children in this country. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced t ..read more
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June 23, 2021: Military Calls Socialists Terrorists; Teamsters Take Aim at Amazon; U.S. Seizes Iranian Websites
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by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: A leaked U.S. military document describes socialists as terrorists and lists them alongside neo-Nazis and the far right, according to a report by the Intercept. Meanwhile, Motherboard reports that the Teamsters union is about to announce a coordinated nationwide effort to organize Amazon workers. And lastly, the U.S. appears to have seized Iranian news sites under suspicious circumstances THESE ARE THE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW: The Intercept has a shocking, yet somehow predictable report from the U.S. mil ..read more
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June 18, 2021: Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare; Recordings Expose Bolivia Coup Plot; US Funds Anti-covid Pill Research
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: The Supreme Court yesterday struck down another challenge to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But it also said American companies can benefit from child slavery in Africa, so, you know, hold your applause for the honorable Justices. Meanwhile, audio recordings reveal that Bolivia’s right-wing coup leaders were organizing yet another plot against the pro-democracy politician who won last year’s election. And this time they planned to go big, and bring in hundreds of mercenaries from the Un ..read more
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June 17, 2021: 8 Million Face Eviction; Richest Families Gained $136B During Pandemic; Proud Boys In Poor Shape
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: A new report says eight million Americans are at imminent risk of getting thrown out of their homes. President Joe Biden could spare them with the stroke of a pen, but he hasn’t yet made a move to do so. Meanwhile, research shows the country’s richest families have done spectacularly well during the pandemic. That’s in part because they still aren’t paying their fair share of taxes. And lastly, months after the Capitol insurrection, the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers are strapped for cash and bleeding me ..read more
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June 16, 2021: Biden And Putin Talk Nukes; Trump Pressured Rosen On Election; NY CA Lift Restrictions
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Nuclear weapons are high up on the agenda as the presidents of the United States and Russia meet today. Former top military commanders and diplomats from both countries have been urging the leaders to cooperate to reduce the size of nuclear arsenals. Meanwhile, emails just released by House Democrats investigating the January 6th Capitol insurrection show how Donald Trump tried to get the Justice Department to help overturn last November’s election. The details are as loopy as you might imagine. And lastl ..read more
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June 15, 2021: McConnell Promises to Keep Being Awful; Biden Wants to Kill 2002 AUMF; Texas Braces for Second Power Crisis
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that he wouldn’t even consider letting Biden seat a new Supreme Court Justice if the GOP takes back the Senate in 2022. Meanwhile, the Biden Administration said that it supports a new resolution to end the 2002 Authorization of Use of Military force. And lastly, Texas may be headed for another major power crisis as the state’s fragile power grid expects record use in June. THESE ARE THE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW: Mitch McConnell has thrown down the gaun ..read more
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June 14, 2021: Israel Dumps Netanyahu; AOC vs. Centrist Cronies; DOJ's Privacy Boogaloo
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Israel’s far-right, heavily corrupt prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is finally out. He’s been replaced by another far-right tech entrepreneur. Meanwhile, the normally tight-lipped Apple said it turned over data about Trump’s former White House Counsel Don McGahn. And lastly, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez went on CNN and dared to point out the biggest flaw in her party’s plans to enact any sort of agenda. THESE ARE THE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW: It finally happened. After 12 years, Israeli Prime Minister ..read more
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June 11, 2021: Child Labor Increasing Worldwide; California Fights Gun Control Ruling; US Image Rebounds Under Biden
AM Quickie
by Majority.FM
2y ago
Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Child labor is on the rise, and the pandemic is making it worse. A new report by the United Nations puts numbers on a problem that is pervasive, yet hidden to many Americans. Meanwhile, California’s Democratic leadership gears up for a major courtroom fight over gun control. And Gavin Newsom has nothing at all nice to say about the federal judge who struck down the state’s assault weapons ban. And lastly, new opinion polling reveals that the world feels way better about the United States now that Donald T ..read more
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