Michael Brooks (political commentator)

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Michael Brooks
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Brooks on Novara Media in March 2020
Michael Jamal Brooks

(1983-08-13)August 13, 1983
DiedJuly 20, 2020(2020-07-20) (aged 36)
Alma materBates College
Middle East Technical University
OccupationTalk show host, producer, YouTube personality, podcaster, writer

Michael Jamal Brooks (August 13, 1983 – July 20, 2020) was an American talk show host, YouTube content creator, writer, podcaster and political analyst.

In August 2017 he launched The Michael Brooks Show (TMBS) alongside his regular hosting of The Majority Report with Sam Seder. Brooks was a progressive democratic socialist.

He did commentary for worldwide media outlets on politics in the Middle East and the United States. He had regular appearances on shows such as The Young Turks.

On July 20, 2020, Brooks died unexpectedly at the age of 36.[1][2] His cause of death was said to be a "sudden case" of thrombosis.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sunkara, Bhaskar (July 20, 2020). "Remembering Our Friend and Comrade Michael Brooks". Jacobin. Retrieved July 20, 2020.
  2. Moreau, Jordan (July 20, 2020). "Michael Brooks, Political Commentator and Podcast Host, Dies at 37". Variety. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  3. Warnock, Caroline (2020-07-20). "Michael Brooks Dead: Popular Web Show Host Dies Suddenly". Heavy.com. Retrieved 2020-07-20.
  4. Stolworthy, Jacob (July 21, 2020). "Michael Brooks death: Majority Report political commentator and podcast host dies suddenly, aged 37". The Independent. Retrieved July 21, 2020.