Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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In the early hours of July 7th, a team of attackers broke into Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s private residence and assassinated him. The murder shines the spotlight on Haiti’s unstable government and problems that have been going on for years. Nation contributing editor and author on multiple books about Haiti, Amy Wilentz, joins me on the show today to talk all about the current situation and the context.

From Capitol Hill to the States, immigration has become a defining issue in American life and politics, especially under the Trump administration. Senior political writer at Daily Kos Gabe Ortiz joins me on the show today to talk about the latest immigration news on Sen. Ted Cruz’s bogus assumptions about migrants and vaccinations, the evacuation of Afghans who aided the US military and more.

The federal government has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP. Journalist Benjamin Ryan has been covering the developments and joins me on the show today to talk about how this could be transformative for the national HIV-prevention effort.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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Author of Hillbilly Elegy and venture capital executive, J.D. Vance, joined a crowded field to replace retiring Ohio Senator Rob Portman, billing himself as an outsider who is also an insider. Daily Beast reporter Roger Sollenberger digs into Vance’s background and campaign promises. He joins me to talk all about the contradiction filled campaign, plus more political news.

Since we last spoke with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate last week a lot has happened, from the public meeting of the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court to a federal judge in Texas halting new DACA applications to new policies coming out of the Department of Justice. Mark returns to the show today to talk all about these issues and so much more.

Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) checks in from Capitol Hill to talk about the latest in accountability for the January 6th insurrectionists, passing voting rights reforms and infrastructure investments, and more.

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Monday, July 19, 2021

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Far-right factions are battling for followers and ideologies in the conservative student world, plus a conservative porn star gets the boot. Staff writer at Salon, Zachary Petrizzo, joins me on the show today to talk all about the different groups and dynamics playing out at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit.

Since we last spoke with John Nichols of The Nation a lot has happened from Jeff Bezos preparing to launch into space to the Texas Democrats standing up to Gov. Abbott to the Senate budget bill plans.  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.

ProPublica and The Palm Beach Post published an investigation into the air quality in Florida’s heartland, where more than half the country’s cane sugar is harvested, often by burning the fields. Investigative reporter at The Palm Beach Post, Lulu Ramadan, joins me on the show today to share what they revealed about the plague of “black snow” in these communities. 

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

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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.

Texas' population is projected to nearly double by 2050, and its highways are bursting with congestion. The usual response is to build more roads, but proposals to invest instead in public transit and reclaim highway land for homes and businesses are gaining attention. Executive editor of the Texas Observer and the author of Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food, Megan Kimble, writes about highway removal in Texas and nationwide for The Nation and the Texas Observer. She joins me on the show today to take us through the possibilities.

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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Tomorrow, American families will begin receiving Child Tax Credits—a major federal investment in children and families. Longtime childcare reform advocate Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CA-3) has been pushing to improving childcare policies for years. She joins me on the show today to talk about the program’s launch, her work as Chair of the House Appropriations Committee and more from Capitol Hill.

As we move past the Trump administration, an examination of his Attorney General William Barr exposes the corruption of principles and skewed leadership of the Department of Justice that put the president above all. CNN Senior Legal Analyst, former federal and state prosecutor, Elie Honig, joins me on the show today to talk about his new book, Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department.

Texas State Representative James Talarico (D-52) shares the latest on the Texas State Legislature battles and Democratic Party members' walkout.

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

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Political strategist and host of “State of the States,” Joe Sudbay, closes out the week with a packed show. Tune in today to hear his interviews with:

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Michelangelo returns on Wednesday!

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Monday, July 12, 2021

Today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SXM Progress

Political strategist and host of “State of the States,” Joe Sudbay, closes out the week with a packed show. Tune in today to hear his interviews with:

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Michelangelo returns on Wednesday!

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