Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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

In the years following the attacks of September 11th, 2001, Muslim Americans have faced a steady stream of harassment and accusations that they are all sympathetic or supportive of terrorist organizations. However, in the wake of the recent attacks in Paris, France and San Bernardino, California, threats and attacks on Muslim Americans and their property have begun to increase drastically, which has caused many people to question the role that Donald Trump’s proposal to bar entry of all Muslims into the country and his hateful rhetoric is playing in the rise of Islamophobia in the US.  Joining me today to talk all about American Muslim community and why Donald Trump’s reckless demagoguery only encourages discrimination and violence against our Muslim neighbors is Joshua Holland a contributor to The Nation and a fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute.  You can also follow Joshua on twitter.

When the GOP candidates began planning their campaigns for the Republican Presidential nomination in 2016, immigration was supposed to be the key issue of the primary, however in the wake of the attack in San Bernardino, California, everything has changed and immigration is no longer so important on the campaign trail; instead, the discussion is all about who's tougher on terrorism. But, according to Paul Waldman a weekly columnist and senior writer for The American Prospect, who also writes for the Plum Line blog at The Washington Post, while it looks like Republicans are talking about something completely different, the truth is that it's the same discussion and the same emotions, just with a different group of foreigners as the main target.  Paul joins me today to talk all about the role that voter anxiety and terrorism will play in tonight’s Republican Presidential debate.  You can also follow Paul on twitter.


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Monday, December 14, 2015

There was uncertainty to the very end of the Paris Climate summit, however after running into overtime on Saturday, the two-week conference ended with a deal which President Barack Obama hailed as a victory during a speech from the White House.  Joining me today to talk all about the conference and the deal to come out of it is Rebecca Leber a staff writer for the New Republic who has been covering the conference for the past two weeks.  You can also follow Rebecca on twitter.



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Listen to The Michelangelo Signorile Show weekdays live from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM Progress 127 and on the SiriusXM iPhone, Blackberry and Android apps. Not a subscriber? Not a problem! Listen online any time with a free thirty-day pass or, if you have an if you have an iPhone or Blackberry, go to the app store and download SiriusXM for free, for a 7-day trial, and listen on your phone.