HIP-HOP/R&B, MOVIES, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

PROGRESS THIS WEEK: BOMBS CONTINUE TO DROP

As the week ended we unfortunately saw a resurgence of violence in Israel, Gaza and now in Iraq. While these are truly complex and difficult issues to understand, controversial activist and Media critic M.J. Rosenberg told Make It Plain’s Mark … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Back to Iraq: Julie Mason’s top stories

President Obama on Thursday announced airstrikes and humanitarian assistance in Iraq, but he assured Americans the U.S. will not get dragged back into war. Lawmakers — who left the city a week earlier for a five-week recess — were split … Continued

HEALTH, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

NIAID Director Anthony Fauci discusses Ebola vaccine

Today, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a health emergency, as the virus has caused 932 fatalities in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone as of August 4, 2014. Anthony Fauci, M.D. Director of the National Institute of … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS AND ISSUES, POP CULTURE, TV

Star Jones tells Randi Zuckerberg who she doesn’t waste her time with

Attorney, television personality, and the president of The National Association of Professional Women, Star Jones, stopped by Randi Zuckerberg’s new SiriusXM Business Radio show, Dot Complicated, to talk about how she, as a public figure, deals with the nasty side … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Impeachy: Julie Mason’s top political stories

It was no one’s finest hour in Washington this week, as Secretary of State John Kerry failed at everything and the Obama administration whipped up partisan froth over an illusory impeachment threat. The Republican-led House prepared to leave on a … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES

Randi Zuckerberg and guests ‘like’ and ‘dislike’ new apps

Randi Zuckerberg’s Dot Complicated airs Wednesdays at noon ET on Business Radio. Remember when you had one phone in your entire house and only your rich neighbor owned a computer … which ran exclusively in DOS!? You may not be old … Continued

FAMILY, LIFESTYLE, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, NFL, SPORTS

Just Jenny slams Stephen A. Smith’s Ray Rice comments

SiriusXM’s Stars‘ Just Jenny took up the debate surrounding ESPN Sportscaster Stephen A. Smith’s recent comments on the Ray Rice suspension, and she did not mince words. But not all of her callers agreed with her. Ray Rice, a Baltimore Ravens … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Is the New York Times pro-pot?

Is The New York Times pro-pot? Editorial Board member David Firestone joined The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics to discuss his publication’s recent editorial series about it. The New York Times Editorial Board published the series High Time: An Editorial Series on Marijuana Legalization in … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Transgender rights activist Allyson Robinson: “I’m a big fan of Vice President Biden”

Transgender rights activist Allyson Robinson spoke with SiriusXM Progress‘ Michelangelo Signorile during Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit, MI about Vice President Joe Biden and the issue of transgender rights moving forward. Robinson discusses Vice President Biden’s progressive stance regarding the rights of … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

World on fire: Julie Mason’s top political stories

So much roiling: Iraq, the border, Ukraine, Gaza, Iran, Syria. So far North Korea is staying pretty quiet — but that never lasts. Foreign policy dominated the talk this week on the Press Pool with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s POTUS … Continued