Thursday, February 21, 2019

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

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.

The 2020 presidential race has just begun, but the social media propaganda has already started in earnest. A new report from Politico analyzed online data and found a coordinated barrage of social media attacks suggesting the involvement of foreign state actors. National correspondent at Politico Natasha Korecki joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

Hate groups and hate crimes increased for the fourth year in a row, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Intelligence Project Director at the Southern Poverty Law Center Heidi Beirich joins me to talk about the state of hate in America.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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

The Trump administration is reportedly launching a campaign to decriminalize homosexuality around the world, led by the openly gay and ultra-conservative Richard Grenell. A closer look at the effort reveals the true motives behind it have a lot more to do with Islamophobia than equality. LGBTQ editor at ThinkProgress Zack Ford joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

Democratic Socialism is on the rise in America and strengthening the social safety net, such as Medicare for All, has become a rallying cry for politicians. We turn to existing models around the globe as we explore how America can innovate. Investigative reporter and contributor to The Nation Barbara Koeppel writes about the success and popularity of Sweden's welfare state. She joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

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 news on Trump’s undocumented workers, asylum-seekers who are suing, and more.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Fox has a vast influence over the Trump administration because the president both regularly watches the network’s programming and privately seeks advice from its commentators. We hear Fox radiate into Trump’s tweets and policies. Senior fellow at Media Matter for America Matthew Gertz has been writing all about how Sean Hannity and Fox and Friends have been shaping Trump’s strategy, from declaring a national emergency to condemning former FBI director Andrew McCabe. He joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened, Trump declared a National Emergency then 16 states sued to combat it, and a judge found that former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort lied to the Mueller team. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

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

Fake news stories spread easily on social media, pushing misinformation and even prompting violence. The new cover story of Mother Jones argues that the impact is far more pervasive—Facebook is also killing real news. CEO of Mother Jones Monika Bauerlein and Editor-in-Chief Clara Jeffrey argue that “Their tools are great at helping you find content but not truth.” Monika Bauerlein joins me on the show today to talk all about it.

This sure has been another crazy week in politics what with Trump declaring a National Emergency, a judge ruling that Paul Manfort lied to the FBI, and Trump’s medical exam being quietly released.  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, February 14, 2019

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

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.


An ambitious high-speed rail project in California has fallen off track, but the potential for more high speed rail projects in the US has new energy from the Green New Deal and beyond. Staff writer for Slate’s Moneybox Henry Grabar writes all about the momentum behind high speed rail and how it could grow in the US.


As millions of baby boomers are reaching their golden years, the state of retirement in America is in chaos. A third of Americans having no retirement savings at all, the financial crisis of 2008 put many investments and home values in peril, and Social Security covers only part of the gap. Torrey Little Professor of Sociology, author and Interim Chancellor of UMass Boston, Katherine S. Newman, studied the state of the nation’s workforce to write Downhill from Here: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality. She joins me to discuss how the country’s retirement crisis affects everyone, across classes and generations.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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

The Senate Intelligence Committee reported that it has uncovered no direct evidence of conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia. Meanwhile, new details about Paul Manafort’s 2016 meetings and contacts suggest the case is getting more intertwined. Independent journalist reporting on national security issues, Marcy Wheeler, of EmptyWheel joins me on the show today to dig deeper into the these and other new developments in the Mueller investigation.

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 a potential shutdown, turmoil and racism in Virginia’s top offices and the ever-expanding 2020 presidential candidate field, she joins me on the show today to dig into the news.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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

When Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA-49) joined Congress, he got to replace climate change denier Rep. Darrell Issa who had occupied the seat for years. As an early supporter of the Green New Deal and a member of the new House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, Rep. Levin joins me on the show today to talk about the latest initiatives and more happening on Capitol Hill.  

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