Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

Social justice activist, equality advocate, writer and producer Danielle Moodie-Mills tackles the big issues on her show “Woke AF” every Sunday from 10am to 1pm EST on SiriusXM Progress. As we grapple with the latest stories about a possible impeachment inquiry, Trump’s refusal to comply with investigations, the latest anti-abortion laws, and HUD Secretary Ben Carson testified before Congress, she joins me on the show today to dig into the news.

As Trump and his associates continue resisting subpoenas and investigations, the calls for impeachment are getting louder. Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, who is a member of the House Oversight and House Judiciary committees, and also a constitutional law professor, has called Trump’s White House the "most lawless and obstructionist administration of our lifetimes." joins me on the show today to talk all about the latest in holding Trump accountable.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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Far right groups and messages have inserted themselves into news, pop culture and more. The Associated Press published at least three press releases that contained misinformation and partisan propaganda from conservative political groups, and far-right groups like Identity Europa are innovating online and at protests to try to appeal to even more young people. Research associate and reporter at Right Wing Watch Jared Holt joins me on the show today to talk all about far-right extremism.

The 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion is coming up on June 30th—a day to mark a significant moment in LGBTQ history which has become an annual event garnering national and international attention. The Reclaim Pride Coalition is organizing an alternative grassroots march to honor the legacy of Queer Liberation struggles—past and present, to demand liberation by resisting continued forms of oppression, and to celebrate the hard-fought gains won through Queer resistance. Journalist, activist and march organizer Ann Northrop joins me on the show today to talk all about the group’s efforts to “reclaim pride.”

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened, from Don McGahn’s refusal to testify before Congress to a judge ordering the release of Trump’s financial records to yet another restrictive anti-abortion law in the states. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been a force in the Democratic Party as the junior senator of New York. She has been a powerful advocate for LGBTQ rights at a time when the administration speaks out against LGBTQ civil rights but the Equality Act has just passed the House in a historic vote. She has also been a vocal critic of the latest attacks on reproductive rights in state legislatures around the country. She joins me on the show today to talk all about top issues, her campaign and the latest from Capitol Hill.

Since we last spoke with John Nichols of The Nation a lot has happened—more anti-abortion laws in states around the country, a Republican broke ranks to call for impeachment and .  John returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and whole lot more, John is The Nation’s national-affairs correspondent, a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and the associate editor of The Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

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Republican-dominated legislatures in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, and Missouri have passed some of the harshest abortion restrictions in decades, putting the spotlight on state government. Senior reporter at Mother Jones Ari Berman writes about the systematic effort to distort the democratic process through gerrymandering and voter suppression that has led to these extreme laws. He joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

Tensions in Iran are growing as the Trump administration has taken a more aggressive posture in the region. Political reporter for The Daily Beast Betsy Woodruff writes about how the Trump administration’s moves in the past couple of months have contributed to the escalation. She joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with a bounty of Democratic Party presidential candidates but a lack of Senate candidates, new attacks on reproductive rights in state around the nation and new questions about Michael Flynn and the Russia investigation. Joining me today to help us wrap up the week in politics is Eleanor Clift the Washington correspondent for The Daily Beast, where she covers the White House and writes about politics and culture.  

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Noah Michelson, the Editorial Director at the new HuffPost Personal and Co-host of the Love + Sex Podcast returns to the show as he does every Thursday to help us close out the week with the stories making headlines over at HuffPost.

American reproductive rights are under attack. According to Planned Parenthood, there are 290 anti-abortion laws are pending in 45 states that directly restrict the right to safe, legal abortion. President of Planned Parenthood Dr. Leana Wen joins me on the show today to talk about the latest laws passed in Georgia and Alabama, the attacks on Roe v. Wade and more.

By 1935, Hitler had suppressed all internal opposition and established himself as Germany’s unchallenged dictator, but many Americans remained largely indifferent as he turned his dangerous ambitions abroad. Author and journalist Peter Duffy tells the story of one New Yorker who stood up to the regime in the new book The Agitator: William Bailey and the First American Uprising against Nazism. He joins me on the show today to talk about Bailey’s heroism and how it helped push back against fascism.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

From Capitol Hill to the States, immigration has become a defining issue in American life and politics, especially under the Trump administration. Staff writer at Daily Kos Gabe Ortiz joins me on the show today to talk about the latest immigration news on the Department of Homeland Security plan to arrest mass number of families in cities around the country, Trump’s attempt to use Department of Defense funding for his wall, and more.

Senator Cory Booker has been a force in the Democratic Party as the junior senator of New Jersey and a passionate voice on the House Judiciary and other committees. He is a co-sponsor of the Equality Act, which goes to a vote in the House on Friday. In his campaign for the Democratic Party nomination he recently set himself apart with his detailed gun violence prevention proposal. He joins me on the show today to talk all about his campaign and the latest from Capitol Hill.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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From Congress to the courts, people keep treating Trump like a “normal” president. Executive editor at Above the Law Elie Mystal, argues in his latest The Nation article that it’s time to stop. He joins me on the show today to talk all about pushing back against Trump and his minions’ criminal activities from the courts down to the grassroots.

Professor and primatologist Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. In his latest book MAMA’S LAST HUG: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves, de Waal discusses facial expressions, the emotions behind human politics, the illusion of free will and much more. He joins me on the show today to explore the rich emotional lives animals have.

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened, from Alabama legislators weighing a law that would severely restrict reproductive rights, the Supreme Court overruling a 40-year precedent in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt and Attorney General William Barr is investigating the origins of the Russia investigation. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

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