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, POLITICS, RELIGION

PROGRESS THIS WEEK: People Like Us

What is it about ‘the other’ that inspires so much fear in our society? Why do we so often see violence, discrimination and hatred manifested against those seen as different? Just look at the case of Marleen Pinnock, an unarmed … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Left, Right and Center: SiriusXM hosts comment on SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby ruling

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that under Obamacare, for-profit employers with religious objections can opt out of providing contraception coverage to their employees. SiriusXM Progress, Patriot, and POTUS Politics provided plenty of coverage prior to and after the Supreme Court’s … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

‘[Hillary Clinton]… is by far the best qualified person… to be president of the United States,’ says Howard Dean

Former Governor of Vermont Howard Dean joined Ari Rabin-Havt this morning on SiriusXM Progress‘ The Agenda to discuss the present situation in Iraq and how it might impact the presidential elections in 2016, especially if Hillary Clinton decides to run. “Hillary Clinton, … Continued

NEWS, POLITICS, POP CULTURE, TV

Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

What appeared to be a status quo reelection of Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) turned out to be a massive upset with Tea Party nobody Dave Brat decisively whipping Cantor’s tail. Since that news broke the big debate in Washington (especially in … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

‘Passion wins primaries,’ SiriusXM host says about Eric Cantor’s loss to David Brat

Written by Benazir Wehelie and Sydney Goldberger.  SiriusXM Hosts Ari Rabin-Havt and Michael Smerconish provided coverage this morning regarding House majority leader Eric Cantor’s loss to Tea Party-backed economics professor, David Brat. Prior to one of the most shocking primary upsets … Continued

NEWS, POLITICS

Progress this week: Flip flopping on Berghdal, big Koch money, and Viagra vs. birth control

Have you heard the name Bowe Bergdahl? If you tuned in to SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127, this week you couldn’t miss it. The young sergeant was finally released after being held for five years by the Taliban in Afghanistan. In exchange for … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, INDYCAR, LIFESTYLE, MUSIC, NEWS AND ISSUES, SPORTS

Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array … Continued

BOOKS, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

‘We’ve got to give them rumble from the people,’ says Ralph Nader

Politician and author Ralph Nader is not shocked by recent headlines about unemployment and a shrinking American middle class. In fact, Nader recently visited The Michael Smerconish Program to discuss his new book Unstoppable, when he provided a few choice words about … Continued

BOOKS, ENTERTAINMENT, HEALTH, LIFESTYLE

‘Burnout’ has been called civilization’s disease, says Arianna Huffington

To say Arianna Huffington is a busy lady would be an understatement. The author, mother of two, and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post embodies the modern career woman (or man). But that lifestyle that can lead to burnout in both our … Continued