Monday, March 18, 2019

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

On Friday, a 28-year-old white supremacist killed 49 and injured 20 in two New Zealand mosques. As the killer’s manifesto circulates and we learn more about his online habits, insights into hate online and speculation about his motives and audience have grown. Research associate and reporter at Right Wing Watch Jared Holt joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

Since we last spoke with John Nichols of The Nation a lot has happened from the horrific terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand to the second sentencing of Paul Manafort to investigations into the Boeing 737 crashes to new candidates joining the 2020 race.  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, March 15, 2019

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Today the Supreme Court considers six different cases involving critically important LGBTQ issues and may announce on Monday whether the court will hear one or more of them next term. Chief Counsel of Freedom for All Americans Jon Davidson joins me on the show today to talk all about the latest in the fight for civil rights.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with the Senate rebuking Trump’s national emergency declaration, Paul Manafort’s sentencing and new indictments, and the horrific shooting in New Zealand.  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.  Eleanor welcome back to the show!

Terrorist shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killed 49 people today. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described it as “an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence.” Dean Obeidallah, comedian, lawyer and host of The Dean Obeidallah Show here on SiriusXM Progress joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

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Thursday, March 14, 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.

Newly-unearthed recordings of Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s appearances on a radio show have exposed his history of misogynistic, racist and homophobic remarks. He has been trying to defend himself as advertisers boycott the show. Researcher at Media Matters Madeline Peltz who discovered and published the recordings joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

Journalist, TV personality, and documentary filmmaker Clay Cane is also the host of SiriusXM Urban View’s Clay Cane Show (12pmET – 1pmET Monday to Friday on Channel 126). He is also the author of Live Through This: Surviving the Intersections of Sexuality, God, and Race. He joins me on the show today to talk all about his show, his book and more.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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Today, Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) are introducing the Equality Act, a federal bill that would modify existing civil rights legislation to ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. A version of it was first introduced in 1974, and momentum continues to build. Rep. David Cicilline joins me on the show today to talk all about introducing the act.

Today, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was sentenced for the second time this month, and will now serve seven and a half years in jail. Moments after Judge Amy Berman Jackson set down her sentence, the Manhattan District Attorney indicted Mueller on 16 new counts. Independent journalist reporting on national security issues, Marcy Wheeler, of EmptyWheel joins me on the show today to dig deeper into Manafort’s sentencing and other new developments in the Mueller investigation and more.

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 news on Paul Manafort’s sentencing, the introduction of the Equality Act, and the college admissions scandal. She joins me on the show today to dig into the news.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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

In the digital age, we are excited to share and document online, while also wanting to maintain control of our privacy. As the public tries to cope with these competing forces, companies have shaped the way we define privacy and the prices we’ll pay for it. Assistant Professor of Communications at the University of New Hampshire Nora Draper explores these issues in her new book The Identity Trade: Selling Privacy and Reputation Online. She joins me on the show to talk all about it.

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened, Paul Manafort faced one of two sentencings, Daylight Savings Time arrived and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said impeaching Trump is not worth it. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

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

Since we last spoke with John Nichols of The Nation a lot has happened Paul Manafort got 47 months of prison in the first of two sentencings this month, the House passed a comprehensive voting and elections reform bill, and Trump released his budget proposal including $8.6 billion for a border wall. 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.

White supremacy in America is on the rise, from incidents of propaganda, violence and more, as recent reports from the Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center document. Journalist, author and blogger David Neiwert discusses the growth of right-wing extremists in the country in his new book Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump. He joins me on the show today to talk about his two decades of research into this disturbing aspect of American society.

Photos of a Florida massage parlor owner Li Yang with a number of notable Republicans recently surfaced, and an investigation into her network reveals ties to Chinese execs and government-linked groups. Mother Jones reporter Dan Friedman, along with reporters David Corn and Daniel Schulman, researched her ties and the surprising connections they expose. He joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

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Friday, March 08, 2019

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

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Wednesday that Facebook would be “pivoting to privacy,” but what does that mean in practice? Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia Siva Vaidhyanathan argues in The Guardian that this move is not about protecting consumers, but rather about defeating other companies and consolidating global power. He joins me on the show to talk all about the social media company’s strategy.

Americans are consuming more and more stuff, and while we’re also better about recycling, less of that material is actually getting recycled. Staff writer at The Atlantic Alana Semuels writes about how as recycling gone from profitable to costly, and we’re throwing away even more trash. She joins me on the show today to talk all about recycling.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with Paul Manafort’s sentencing, the passage of the Anti-Hate Resolution, and the DNC’s refusal to host a presidential debate with Fox News. 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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