NEWS AND ISSUES

SiriusXM’s Patriot and POTUS analyze the Chris Christie scandal

“People are socially tolerant and fiscally conservative.” How they’ll be able to tolerate New Jersey governor Chris Christie is still questionable. Especially as the plot thickens in the bridge scandal. Now Christie is under investigation for possibly misusing Hurricane Sandy relief … Continued

NEWS, POLITICS

Chairman of Merrill Lynch Int’l: Golden parachutes are ‘morally reprehensible,’ ‘abhorrent’

Winthrop “Win” Smith Jr., Chairman of Merrill Lynch International, has a new book out, hoping to remind the world of the good Merrill Lynch formerly did in the financial industry. In an interview with Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Mayor of Jersey City: How to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US

Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, responded to the GOP cuts to unemployment benefits that went into place on January 1 the only way he knew how: by training his constituents right out of high school in order … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES

Host-to-Host: Pete Dominick interviews Mark Thompson

A civil rights activist, a radio host with more than 25 years of experience, and a human being that’s generous, maybe even to a fault — that is SiriusXM Progress host Mark Thompson. SiriusXM Indie host Pete Dominick revealed this … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS, RELIGION

Is Santa Claus white?

FOX News’ Megyn Kelly took to the airwaves Wednesday night to discuss the defining issue of our time: Santa Claus’ race. Today on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, host Ari Rabin-Havt and panelists Christian Dorsey and Avis Jones-DeWeever respond to Kelly’s passionate … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Sandy Hook One Year Later: Continuing the Conversation

On Friday, December 14, 2012, 20 children and six educators were lost in one of the worst mass shootings this country has ever seen. Nearly one year later, the promises we made as a country to the memories of those … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin calls GOP ‘delusional,’ ‘neanderthals’

“We have an extra layer of misery,” Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) told Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress early Thursday morning. The Congresswoman is referring to Gov. Scott Walker’s delay of Medicaid expansion, forcing many who can’t afford it … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

Not enough women (or respect for women) in STEM field, says Emily Graslie

Following a viral video aimed at exposing sexism and the extra barriers for women in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields, Emily Graslie, host of The Brain Scoop on YouTube, joined Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, POP CULTURE

Grindr founder Simkhai: ‘I’m very proud [it] has forced us to up our game.’

There has been lots of criticism of the gay dating app Grindr ever since its launch. To debunk — or perhaps, to explain away–some of it, Grindr CEO and founder Joel Simkhai stopped by The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM … Continued