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Mon Jul 20, 2020, 08:22 PM

Podcast host Michael Brooks, the co-host of Majority Report, has passed away....

I really don't know much about him, but the tributes to him from people on the left are all over Twitter.


https://heavy.com/news/2020/07/michael-brooks-dead/

Michael Brooks, the popular host of The Michael Brooks Show, has died suddenly of a medical condition, his team announced. The Michael Brooks Show posted a statement on Twitter on July 20, writing, “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the unexpected passing of Michael Brooks: a son, brother, friend and true comrade to so many, due to a sudden medical condition.” No further details were provided about his cause of death.


The statement adds, “His family will release a statement in the near future about plans to keep his work alive by creating a foundation in his honor. While the form it will take is uncertain, Michael’s family desires to keep his work alive and asks all who wish to contribute continue doing so in the usual channels. Now we will honor Michael by treating all humans with respect and dignity.”

The Michael Brooks Show is a weekly web show and podcast hosted on the Majority Report Network by Disrupting the Narrative. It’s hosted by Michael Brooks and is described on its LinkedIn as a “history driven, politics and entertainment program.” Its Facebook page adds that it represents “the Vanguard of the New Left.” Brooks also described the show on his LinkedIn as “a smart, progressive, irreverent, and funny look at the politics of today.”

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Reply Podcast host Michael Brooks, the co-host of Majority Report, has passed away.... (Original post)
RhodeIslandOne Jul 20 OP
theaocp Jul 20 #1
Guy Whitey Corngood Jul 20 #2
choie Jul 20 #3
srobertss Jul 21 #4
RandiFan1290 Jul 21 #5
A HERETIC I AM Jul 21 #6
progressoid Jul 21 #7
Caliman73 Jul 22 #8
burrowowl Jul 22 #9
Mc Mike Jul 22 #10

Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 08:27 PM

1. RIP, Michael.

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 09:13 PM

2. His "Right Wing Mandela" character was the best. :-( nt

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Mon Jul 20, 2020, 09:37 PM

3. So terribly sad

He truly seemed to be a lovely guy, funny as hell, a great intellect and righteous.

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 12:31 AM

4. It was disturbing to watch Sam Seder abruptly end his show today

I had to google it to realize he had just learned about the death of his cohost Michael Brooks. I had been missing Michael since the pandemic, when his appearance on the show was down to 2 days a week. Now I will just miss him, period.

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 06:48 AM

5. This is horrible

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 07:52 AM

6. Way too young.

This was a man who was and would have been, a powerful progressive voice for decades to come, as he was a strong advocate for the worker, for fair wages, for unions and for progressive change.

I listened to him regularly on “The Majority Report”.

Way too young.


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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 12:03 PM

7. So young.

Damn.

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Wed Jul 22, 2020, 02:12 AM

8. I have been watching TMR and TMBS for a little while.

I didn't always agree with Michael Brooks. I did find his impressions and Right Wing Mandela to be hilarious. I just learned about it today as I was looking for a Michael Brooks episode and the TMR reaction to his death came up. As I watched Seder and Jaime Peck get the news, it really hit me hard.

Knowing that I will never see Brooks do another show, chime in or that laugh when Sam Seder was debating a libertarian, that makes me feel such a loss.

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Response to RhodeIslandOne (Original post)

Wed Jul 22, 2020, 06:04 AM

9. RIP

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Wed Jul 22, 2020, 03:00 PM

10. Good man. He went too soon.

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