Sam and Emma host author and activist Astra Taylor (@astradisastra) to discuss how and why the Biden administration can wipe out student debt for millions of Americans. They’re also joined by special guest Elizabeth Alvarez from Debt Collective (@StrikeDebt) to discuss the organization’s new strike, the “Biden Jubilee 100.” On today’s show: CNN host suggests hypocrisy that Sanders wants to use reconciliation for legislative goals, Sanders says he’s using it to provide for working people, not billionaires. Sam and Emma host author and activist Astra Taylor (@astradisastra) to discuss how and why the Biden administration can wipe out student debt for millions of Americans. They’re also joined by special guest Elizabeth Alvarez from Debt Collective (@StrikeDebt) to discuss the organization’s new strike, the “Biden Jubilee 100.” What is a debtors’ union and how does it benefit its participants? How would it help the economy and American civic life to forgive everyone’s student loans? On the fun half: People are canceling their memberships to Mar-a-lago. Deborah Birx says there were parallel data streams that were not informing the White House correctly. Fox and Friends is bringing back the caravan, calling it a superspreader event, get upset that Biden is suspending travel for England and Ireland and rest of Europe. Plus, your calls and IMs! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Check out the Brand New Majority Report Merch Shop! https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/ (Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: [email protected]) The AM Quickie is now on YouTube 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 Subscribe to Discourse Blog, a newsletter and website for progressive essays and related fun partly run by AM Quickie writer Jack Crosbie. https://discourseblog.com/ Subscribe to AM Quickie writer Corey Pein’s podcast News from Nowhere, at https://www.patreon.com/newsfromnowhere Check out The Nomiki Show live at 3 pm ET on YouTube 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, or at twitch.tv/theantifada (streaming every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7pm ET!) Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: @SamSeder @EmmaVigeland @Jamie_Elizabeth @MattLech @BF1nn

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Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Run for Arkansas Governor The bid by Ms. Sanders, a former press secretary to Donald J. Trump who is seen as his preferred candidate in the race, will test the former president’s political strength in a divided Republican…

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Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Portugal’s President Wins Re-election, but Far Right Gains Portugal once stood out in Europe for having no real far-right presence in politics. Those days appear over. President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, right, after casting his ballot on Sunday.Credit…Miguel Riopa/Agence France-Presse — Getty…

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