Friday, September 18, 2020

Novelist, playwright, essayist & screenwriter Paul Rudnick spoke about making “Coastal Elites” during the pandemic with HBO on the show today.


 

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Reporting Fellow with Type Investigations and chronicler of the Christian Right, Sarah Posner, writes in the New York Times about how QAnon conspiracy theories have gained in popularity among evangelicals. She joins me on the show to talk about the connections and how pastors are reacting.

As we cope with the pandemic, the election and more at this critical time in America, humorist and playwright, Paul Rudnick takes on this historic moment in a new political satire for HBO, Coastal Elites. Initially conceived for the theater, the socially distanced production explores politics and more through five characters. The movie stars Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson, and Issa Rae. Rudnick joins me on the show today to talk all about the quarantine-era movie.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with Trump contradicting the CDC, Attorney General Bill Barr comparing coronavirus lockdowns to slavery and the administration’s new Patriotic Education initiative. 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. 

Political strategist and frequent guest host Joe Sudbay returns to SiriusXM Progress with “State of the States” to prepare us for the election. The show will focus on key battleground states that also have competitive state legislature contests, including Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas. He joins me on the show to preview the series, which launches on this weekend and can be heard on Saturdays at 3pmET/12pmPT. 

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

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Noah Michelson, the Editorial Director at HuffPost Personal and host of the new D is for Desire 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.

A longtime advocate for systemic change, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) continues to push for reform on Capitol Hill from accountability to addressing racism in America to economic equality and much more. She joins me to talk about the latest from California and the halls of Congress.

During quarantine, Ben, Brett and Jordan Meiselas launched Meidas Touch, a new Democratic political action committee that's produced a string of viral ads. Now, they’re joining SiriusXM Progress’ airwaves every Saturday at 2pmET/11amPT to dig into the latest news, videos and listener calls leading up to the election. Ben and Brett join me today to preview the show.

Three-term Michigan State Representative Jon Hoadley is challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Fred Upton to represent Michigan’s 6th congressional district. The National Republican Congressional Committee has engaged in hateful homophobic attacks, trying to smear Hoadley. Hoadley joins me on the show today to talk about countering the attacks, his campaign and more.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) discussed the latest polling out of Wisconsin on the show today.


 

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As we approach November 3rd, Wisconsin is in the national spotlight as a battleground state and recent polls show Biden leading over Trump Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), joins me on the show today to talk about the latest from the Badger State and more from Capitol Hill.

As Trump brings his lies from rallies to an ABC town hall, Salon contributing writer and the force behind Digby’s Hullabaloo, Heather “Digby” Parton joins me to parse the latest misinformation. She today to talk about the latest headlines. 

As Poland, America and nations around the country contend with the growth of authoritarianism, Pulitzer Prize winning historian and journalist Anne Applebaum digs into the forces at play. She writes about the shifts in her new book Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism. She joins me on the show today to discuss the rise of authoritarianism in the West and the people fueling the movements.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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Wildfires in the West have burned 4.9 million acres of land while tropical storms are raging more than ever before in the Gulf. Yet, Trump and his administration have largely ignored these crises, abandoned the victims, and repeatedly claimed climate change is a hoax. Executive Director of Climate Power 2020, Lori Lodes, joins me on the show today to talk about the urgent need for federal leadership on environmental issues.

From sowing confusion to putting up obstacles to voters, Trump has been working to sabotage voting, but on November 3rd, the election will go on. Director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, Wendy Weiser, joins me on the show today to talk about election issues and pushing for free and fair elections.

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened from more obstacles for ex-felons trying to vote in Florida to Wisconsin election preparations to Pennsylvania’s COVID restrictions being deemed “unconstitutional.” Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

John Nichols of The Nation discussed the Woodward tapes on the show today.


 

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We’re parsing the partisan interests and the lies with the revelation that CNN proposed a weekly show to Trump’s team back in 2016 to the first presidential debate being awarded to FOX to the AP’s latest “both siderism” coverage of the election. Media critic and founder of PressRun: the home of fearless media commentary, Eric Boehlert. He joins me on the show to talk about the RNC messaging, latest press coverage and more.

Since we last spoke with John Nichols of The Nation a lot has happened from the release of Bob Woodward’s book to Trump’s rallies to wildfires raging in the West.  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, September 11, 2020

LISTEN: Heather "Digby" Parton discussed the Woodward tapes today on the show.


 

ICYMI: Fmr. Rep Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) slammed the GOP and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) on the show yesterday.



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Bob Woodward’s book and interview tapes reveal Trump’s duplicity in the pandemic response, dangerous approach to foreign policy, and so much more. Salon contributing writer and the force behind Digby’s Hullabaloo, Heather “Digby” Parton joins me today to talk about the reactions to the book and more of the latest headlines.

The Trump administration has repeatedly attacked the Census, from challenging it in court to spreading misinformation and fear-mongering to cutting the survey deadline short. Former staff director of the House census oversight subcommittee and Census consultant Terri Ann Lowenthal joins me today to talk about the latest with the Census and how to preserve the integrity of the count.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with Trump’s lies about coronavirus caught on tape, more whistle-blower complaints about the administration minimizing threats from Russia as well as white supremacists, and so much more.  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, September 10, 2020

ICYMI Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) discussed the Woodward tapes on show today!



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This fall, progressives have the opportunity to make an impact on state and federal elections in Texas. Former congressional representative and presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke, launched the organization Powered By People to help register Texans to vote and mobilize Democratic Party energy up and down the ballot. He joins me on the show today to talk all about the effort, and comment on the latest revelations about Trump from Bob Woodward’s book and the whistle-blower complaint.

Noah Michelson, the Editorial Director at HuffPost Personal and host of the new D is for Desire 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.

Bombshell revelations in Bob Woodward’s book exposed Trump’s lies and contradictions with coronavirus while whistle-blower complaints illustrate how the Trump administration minimized Russian interference and the threat of white supremacy. House Judiciary Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee member, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), joins me on the show today to talk more about how Trump has been lying to and endangering the American people.

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