The Matthew Filipowicz Show

Episode 78, The Best Of Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

The show is off this week for the holidays, so today we will be running "The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show" with some of our favorite interviews and sketches.

Coming up on today's show, we have Rania Khalek from Alternet here to discuss the militarized police response against the Occupy movement, as well as some of the crazy and horrible weapons police have at their disposal.

We'll also be talking to investigative journalist Lee Fang about his experience filming the Walk Of Shame at Occupy UC Davis.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok, Tim Grimes, Lauren Maul and Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 77 of The Best Of Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

The show is off this week for the holidays, so today we will be running "The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show" with some of our favorite interviews and sketches.

Coming up on today’s show, we’ll be talking to the author of The Looting of America, Les Leopold about Wall Street's “Secret Government.”

We'll also be talking to Occupy Boston's Robin Jacks about the the police raid at Dewey Square and Occupy Boston's plans for phase 2.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Frank Chow.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 76 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick back on the show to talk about Newt Gingrich's radical stances on the courts, including ignoring the Supreme Court and his threat to arrest judges that he disagrees with, as well as her take on the NDAA.

We also have Brad Friedman from the Brad Blog here to discuss the possible threat by Anonymous to hack the Iowa caucus and how truly vulnerable electronic voting systems are.

Plus we'll be discussing how SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act destroys the internet as we know it.

We'll also discuss Ron Paul walking out of a CNN interview after being asked about his racist newsletters, and the hysterical Bloomberg article about how the 1% feels picked on.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 75 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have photographer Zach Roberts here to talk about his arrest at Occupy Wall Street's D17 action.

We also have Ari Berman from the Nation and Rolling Stone back on the show to give us an update the GOP's War on Voting.

We'll also be talking once again to Kate Sheppard from Mother Jones Magazine on the latest Keystone XL pipeline developments and what went down at the Durban Climate Talks in South Africa.

Plus we have an exclusive new ad from the Newt Gingrich campaign about Newt's stance that he will ignore the Supreme Court and arrest judges that he disagrees with.

We'll also discuss Occupy Boston's "Pro-Corporate" march, the formation of Occupy Allston-Brighton, and PolitiFact's shameful naming of Republicans voting to end Medicare as its "Lie of the Year."

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 74 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Chris Townsend from the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America here to discuss if the Occupy movement can learn anything from when the UE took over Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago.

We also have journalist Yasha Levine from the Exiled here to talk about his arrest and horrible treatment by the police at Occupy L.A..

Plus we have an exclusive new ad from Lowe's explaining why they pulled their ads from the tv show All American Muslim and we'll be talking once again to Donald Trump's spokesperson on why Trump pulled out of moderating the NewsMax GOP debate.

We'll also discuss congress passing the National Defense Authorization Act, President Obama backing off his veto threat, and Obama's abysmal record on civil liberties.

Our writer/performers today are Frank Chow and Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 73 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, I’ll be giving you my first hand account of this weekend's police raid at Occupy Boston.

We'll also have interviews about the raid and the beginning of Phase Two of Occupy Boston from Occupy Boston's Rachel Plattus and Robin Jacks.

Plus we have an exclusive message to Occupy Boston from Boston Mayor Tom Menino.

We'll also be talking about the ridiculous and horrible treatment of the media and the press at the Occupy Boston raid, and the new charges of resisting arrest to Occupiers.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 72 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we’ll be talking once again to author Jeff Biggers about the report that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio failed to investigate countless sexual assaults including many towards children, as well of the state of coal in Illinois.

We also have Deborah Nelson from Mother Jones here to talk about the abuse of elephants by the Ringling Brothers circus, and the lack of will to stop it.

Plus we have jazz enthusiast Marilyn Summers back on the show to give us a rundown on issues for the elderly in the news.

We'll also be talking about the court ruling against Occupy Boston and the probable raid tonight at Dewey Square.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 71 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we’ll be talking to the author of The Looting of America, Les Leopold about Wall Street's “Secret Government.”

We also have Tim Murphy from Mother Jones back on the show to talk about thirteen reasons why Newt Gingrich will not win the Republican nomination.

Plus we have a spokesperson for Donald Trump here to talk about the Newsmax debate that Trump is moderating.

We'll also be discussing the riot that occurred after Oklahoma State won a football game, why you shouldn't give to the Salvation Army, Occupy Boston not being allowed to bring their camp up to code, the status of the Wisconsin recall, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker charging people to protest.

Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 70 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we’ll be talking Robin Jacks of Occupy Boston, about today’s possible eviction court case and common mistakes the media makes when covering the Occupy movement.

We also have Rania Kahlek from Alternet here to discuss the militarized police response against the Occupy movement, as well as some of the crazy and horrible weapons police have at their disposal.

Plus we have spokesperson for Herman Cain here to respond to the charges of a 13 year affair, and we’ll be talking about the 2012 election with the ghost of Hunter S. Thompson.

We'll also be discussing Mayor Mike Bloomberg's claim that the NYPD is his own private army and the NYPD's preventing protesters from leaving "free speech zones".

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Tim Grimes.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday. -Matt

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Episode 69 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we’ll be talking to protester and documentary filmmaker Ira McKinley live from the camp at Occupy Albany.

We also have education reformer Steve Edwards here to talk about the dangers of high stakes standardized testing.

Plus we have a representative from the University of California school system here to defend police violence and the pepper spraying college students.

We'll also be discussing our upcoming members-only bonus episode, Occupy Albany, and a recent string of outrageous Wall Street stories.

Our writer/performer today is Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 68 Occupy Addition

Episode 68 of The Best Of Matthew Filipowicz Show: Occupy Addition is now available to stream and download.

Hey everyone.  As you know today is Thanksgiving so today we will be running "The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show".

However, today's "best of" has a theme, and it's the thing that I am politically the most thankful for.  That, of course, is the Occupy movement.

So today we'll be running some of the best Occupy coverage, sketches, and interviews of the last couple of months, including my account of the police raid at Occupy Boston.

We'll be running our interviews with:

Plus we some of out best Occupy sketches from Tim Grimes, Kate Ward and Chris Sowa.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 67 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have investigative journalist Lee Fang back on the show to give us an update from Occupy UC Davis.

We also have Josh Stearns from Free Press here to talk about the epidemic of journalists being arrested at Occupy protests.

We also Sarah Baker from the New Organizing Institute’s Candidate Project here to talk about getting more liberals and progressives to run for public office.

Plus we have Newt Gingirch claiming child labor laws are stupid, and an exclusive interview with animated superstar, Richie Rich.

We'll also be discussing the horrific police pepper spraying at UC Davis, the "Walk of Shame" by Chancellor Linda Katehi, and the dangers of police brutality and pepper spray.

Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 66 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we Joan McCarter from Daily Kos back on the show to give us an update on the Super Congress.

We also Joshua Eaton from Occupy Boston back on the show to give us an update on Occupy Harvard.

We also have an exclusive interview with a spokesperson for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg about the police raid on Occupy Wall Street.

Plus we have an RNC spokesperson here to talk about the GOP’s plans to re-institute torture.

We'll also be discussing today's international day of action in support of the Occupy Movement.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 65 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist, filmmaker and photographer Zach Roberts here to give us an update on last night’s police raid at Occupy Wall Street.

We also have M1 from the hip hop group Dead Prez here to talk about the occupation of Palestine and Jay Z’s attempts at profiting off the Occupy Wall Street Movement.

We also have New York Times best selling author and investigative journalist Greg Palast back on the show to talk about his brand new book, Vulture’s Picnic.

Plus we a Penn State Student here to respond to the riots that occurred after Joe Paterno was fired.

We'll also be discussing NYPD police raid at Occupy New York last night and Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ignoring of a court order to let protesters back into Zuccotti Park.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Kate Ward.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 64 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have artist and journalist Susie Cagle back on the show to tell us about her arrest and horrible treatment by the police at Occupy Oakland.

We also 90’s comedian Connie Howe back on the show to tell us about her visit to Occupy Wall Street.

Plus we have a member of the "Birther" movement here to thank Rick Perry for reviving the issue.

We'll also be discussing the police violence at Occupy CAL at the University of Berkeley, as well as Rick Perry's embarrassing memory lapse and Heman Cain's calling Nancy Pelosi "Princess" at last night's GOP primary debate.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 63 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have a complete wrap-up of the Tar Sands Action Protest that completely surrounded the White House this weekend in Washington DC.

We have live interviews from the protest with:

Additionally, we have an interview with Sam Jewler live from Occupy DC.

Plus, we also have an EXCLUSIVE response to the Tar Sands protest from a TransCanada spokesperson.

Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday. -Matt

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Episode 62 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have David Waldman from Daily Kos back on the show to give us an update on the Super Congress.

We also have Amanda Marcotte from Pandagon back on the show to give us her take on the Herman Cain sexual harassment scandal and the proposed insane Mississippi personhood amendment.

Plus we have an update on Rick Santorum’s war on condoms from none other than the Incredible Hulk.

And we have the world premiere of the trailer for Rick Perry: The Movie.

We'll also be discussing updates at Occupy Oakland, the New York's Post ridiculous attack on Occupy Wall Street, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker being confronted by protesters in Chicago.

Our writer/performers today are Josh Bolotsky and Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 61 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the former lead singer of the band Soul Coughing, Mike Doughty here to give his take on the Occupy Wall Street movement.

We’ll also be talking to John Ford, one of the protesters at Occupy Boston, about how the occupiers at Dewey Square are preparing for the winter.

We also have Jamie Henn from Tar Sands Action back on the show to talk about how protesters will surround the White House this Sunday, November 6th, to demand that President Obama reject the proposed Keystone tar sands XL Pipeline.

Plus we have a spokesperson for GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain here to respond to allegations that Cain sexually harassed former employees.

We'll also be discussing updates at Occupy Oakland, Occupy Nashville and Herman Cain's campaign finance scandal.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok, Tim Grimes and Kate Ward.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 60 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have artist and graphic journalist Susie Cagle here to give us a first hand report of the police violence at Occupy Oakland.

We also have Cenk Uygur of the Young Turks back on the show to talk about Wolf Pac, his new political action group which is attempting to pass a constitutional amendment saying that corporations are not people.

We’ll also be talking to Adrian Arroyo of Act Blue about his group’s recent milestone and about lowering the barrier of entry for running for office.

Plus we have the spokesperson for Mayor Rahm Emanuel here to give the mayor’s response to the mass arrests at Occupy Chicago.

We'll also be discussing the Marine who is in a coma due to police violence at Occupy Oakland and how the city council in Orange County has affirmed that tent cities are a protected form of free speech.

Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 59 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have one of the nurses from National Nurses United who was arrested at Occupy Chicago this weekend, Martese Chism, here to talk about her horrible treatment behind bars.

We also have Ari Berman back on the show to talk about his cover story for the Nation Magazine, How The Austerity Class Rules Washington.

We’ll also be talking, once again, to Alternet’s Sarah Jaffe about the five mega banks that hold our country hostage.

Plus we have the founder of an anti-Occupy Wall Street Group here to discuss how billionaires are planning to Occupy the Dollar Store.

We'll also be discussing the police raid at Occupy Oakland, Rick Perry going birther, Herman Cain's crazy smoking ad, and the Obama administration's hiring of a TransCanada oil lobbyist.

Our writer/performer today is Chris Sowa.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday. -Matt

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Episode 58 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have my good friend Allison Kilkenny from Citizen Radio, and In These Times back on the show to give us an update on the latest at Occupy Wall Street.

We’ll also be talking to Brendan Fischer from the Center For Media And Democracy’s PR Watch, about how ALEC ties have brought down the British Defense Secretary and threaten Prime Minister David Cameron.

Plus we have the world premiere of the trailer for Herman Cain: The Movie.

We'll also be discussing the rise of Herman Cain's campaign, and how his 999 plan actually raises taxes on the bottom 83%.

Our writer/performer today is Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 57 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we’ll be talking to John Gallagher of Occupy Chicago about the mass arrests that happened this weekend at Grant Park.

We’ll also be talking to David Lehnert and Gregg Housh of Occupy Boston about what has happened at Dewey Square since they were raided by the police a week ago yesterday.

We also have my good friend Cliff Schecter back on the show to talk about his latest article for Al Jazeera on the right wing’s empty worshiping of idols in the United States.

Plus we have the world premiere of the trailer for Michele Bachmann: The Movie.

We'll also be discussing the amazing confrontation between a US Marine and the NYPD, and why the Occupy movement should reach out to veterans, firefighters, and police officers to join their ranks.

Our writer/performer today is Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 56 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the campaign director from Free Press, Tim Karr here to talk about how the US Senate may be close to killing net neutrality.

We also have the Secretary Treasurer of the AFL-CIO Liz Shuler here to talk about the continuing assault on organized labor and the union’s current campaign, America Wants To Work.

Plus we’ll be talking to the founder of a new organization, Don’t Ask For It, who wishes to shame victims of sexual assault.

We'll also be talking about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has potentially set up a police confrontation with Occupy Wall Street tomorrow.

Find an Occupy protest near you at Occupy Together.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 55 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Cheri Honkala, a woman who is running for Sheriff of Philadelphia on an amazing no evictions platform.

We also have stand up comedian and host of the upcoming talk show, You Could Be Dead, James Fritz here to give us his take on the messed up state of politics today.

Plus we have a Wall Street investment advisor here who claims Occupy Wall Street is good for Wall Street.

I'll also be giving my first hand account of the police raid last night at Occupy Boston.

Find an Occupy protest near you at Occupy Together.

Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 54 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the human rights reporter from Mother Jones Magazine, Mac McClelland, here to talk about an how an indicted war criminal continues to freely terrorize people in the Congo.

We also have the winner of the Netroots Nation auction, Dave Lara here to talk about his new novel about a young boy growing up gay during the Nazi holocaust, Butterfly Dream.

Plus we’ll be talking to a hedge fund manager, one of the top 1%, about why the Occupy Wall Street protests are bad for him.

We'll also be discussing the latest Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Boston news, including police violence, union endorsement, and national reaction.

Find an Occupy protest near you at Occupy Together.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 53 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have my friend, comedian and film maker Negin Farsad on the show to talk about her current anti-Islamophobia comedy tour and film project, The Muslims Are Coming!

We’ll also be talking to one of the media volunteers from the Occupy Boston protest, Joshua Eaton, live from the occupation in Dewey Square.

Plus we’ll be talking to a Fox News Channel Reporter about the end of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.  

We'll also be discussing the story that a Koch Brothers subsidiary has been using bribes to secure foreign contracts as well as illegally selling petrochemicals to Iran.

Find an Occupy protest near you at Occupy Together.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 52 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have lawyer and founder of the website Feministe, Jill Filipovic here to discuss the dangers of Michele Bachmann’s HPV ignorance as well as the New York Times report on faulty federal sexual assault and rape statistics.

We also have my good friends, Driftglass and Bluegal from Crooks and Liars and the Professional Left back on the show to discuss the lack of liberal infrastructure and Occupy Wall Street protests.

Plus a Tea Party spokesman will be here to discuss the recent string of crowd outbursts at GOP debates.

We'll also discuss the annual Living Liberally Conference and the awesomeness that is Drinking Liberally.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 51 of The Best Of Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Hey everybody.

As you may know this weekend I attended the Living Liberally Conference in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Unfortunately, my return flight was canceled and delayed by a day, so due to that, today we are running some of our favorite interviews and sketches that you may have missed.  This is the Best of the Matthew Filipowicz Show.

On today’s show, we have we have the national security correspondent for the Nation MagazineJeremy Scahill, back on the show to discuss his report on secret CIA camps and operations in Somalia.

We also have America’s #1 Populist Jim Hightower here to give us the inside scoop on Texas Governor Rick Perry.

Our writer/performers today are Josh Bolotsky, Bob Rok, Tim Grimes, Amy Gard and Kate Ward.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 50 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have one of the organizers of the Tar Sands Action group, Jamie Henn on the show to give us an update on the ongoing protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline.

We also have my good friend, comedian Lee Camp back on the show to give his take on the Occupy Wall Street protests, President Obama, and the execution of Troy Davis.

Plus we’ll be talking to an education specialist who’s working on preparing pre-schoolers for a life in prison.

We'll also be discussing our 50th episode, and how next week we'll be having our first Members-Only Episode! So you should become a Bad-Ass Member today!

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 49 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have one of the organizers of the Occupy Wall Street action, Justin Wedes talking to us live from the protest in New York City.

We also have Ian Millhiser from the Center for American Progress here to talk about his latest report entitled, What If The Tea Party Wins?

Plus we have a special announcement about Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s birth certificate posse from none other than Yosemite Sam.

We'll also be discussing President Obama's supposed change in tone toward Republicans.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 48 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the news editor for Mother Jones Magazine, Nick Baumann on the show to talk about the GOP’s shocking plan to change the election rules in Pennsylvania to beat Obama, as well as his latest article on the FBI using foreign governments to interrogate American citizens overseas.

We also have the founder of the awesome website Crooks and Liars, John Amato, here to talk about the Republican history of voter suppression and how sports talk radio is an untapped market for Democratic politicians.

Plus we’ll also be debuting a brand new segment, Marilyn And Matt In The Morning.

We'll also be discuss how Ron Paul's former campaign manager died penniless without healthcare at age 49.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 47 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have writer, activist and Roosevelt Institute fellow Matt Stoller here to discuss his Salon piece about the possibility of a primary opponent for President Obama.

We’ll also be talking to our good friend, comedian and Citizen Radio co-host Jamie Killstein live from the Post Office about his brand new comedy album, Libel, Slander and Sedition.

Plus we’ll also be debuting a brand new, semi-regular segment, Rick Perry’s Deep Thoughts Corner.

We'll also discuss the ghoulish audience reaction to those without health insurance at the CNN/Tea Party Debate last night.  

Our writer/performer today is Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 46 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the author of Herding Donkeys, Ari Berman from the Nation here to talk about his article in this month’s Rolling Stone Magazine, entitled The GOP War on Voting.

We also have Dahlia Lithwick from Slate here to discuss her latest piece on how the Obama administration is letting former Vice President Dick Cheney get away with torture.

We’ll also be chatting once again with the editor and chief of Think Progress, Faiz Shakir, about Fear Inc., the new report by the Center for American Progress on the Islamophobia network in America.

Plus we also have the man behind idea in Arizona to charge family members an admission fee to visit loved ones in prison.

We'll also discuss the disgusting audience reaction at the GOP Presidential debate last night when Brian Williams mentioned that Rick Perry has executed 234 people.  

Take a minute to ask Georgia to stop the execution of Troy Davis by signing the online petition and calling the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles at 404-656-5651.

Our writer/performer today is Frank Chow.

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Episode 45 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore back on the show to talk about her new book chronicling her time in Cambodia, Cambodian Grrrl.

We also have historian and author of Nixonland, Rick Perlstein back on the show to discuss the growing divide between President Obama and the labor movement.

Plus we’ll be talking to the founder of a new conservative group, Republicans Against Science.

We'll also discuss President Obama handling of the economy and jobs.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 44 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the contributing editor to the website Daily Kos, David Waldman back on the show to dissect the upcoming Super Congress and talk about Daily Kos Radio.

We also have Jane Fleming Kleeb from Bold Nebraska back on the show to give us an update on the Keystone XL pipeline and the protests that are continuing in Washington DC.

Plus, we’ll be talking to a meteorologist who claims to have discovered a correlation between the weather and the GOP. And we’ll once again have The Most Noam Chomsky That Will Be On The Radio This Week.

We'll also discuss the political trial of activist Lieutenant Dan Choi.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 43 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have former Congressman Alan Grayson here to tell us about his No Cuts Pledge and how progressives can make an impact in Washington DC.

We also Angelo Carusone, aka Stop Beck, from Media Matters for America back on the show to give us the run down on Glenn Beck’s rally in Israel.

Plus we have the ghost of Hunter S. Thompson here to give us his opinion on the GOP primary candidates.

We'll also discuss the response to Hurricane Irene by Eric Cantor, Ron Paul and Michele Bachmann.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 42 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we journalist Terry J Allen. Terry is here to discuss her recent cover story for In These Times Magazine on how rich countries are going into impoverished ones and buying up their farmland.

We also comedian and writer W. Kamau Bell here on the show to discuss his upcoming Laughter Against The Machine comedy tour as well as his one man show, The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism In About An Hour.

Plus we have Cindy Sunday from the Best Church of God back on the show to discuss why she’s joining the Dirty Girls Ministries.

We'll also discuss the earthquake that hit the East Coast and how Eric Cantor wants to cut programs to predict them.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 41 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have from Mother Jones Magazine Tim Murphy back on the show. Tim will be here to discuss his latest article documenting Michele Bachmann’s political evolution.

We also Mike Elk from In These Times Magazine back on the show discuss his contribution to the new book, We Are Wisconsin.

Plus we have a spokeswoman from Hershey’s Candy here to respond to the company’s scandal of exploiting foreign exchange students to pack chocolate.

We'll also discuss the latest developments in the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal.

Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 40 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the host of the Young Turks, our good friend Cenk Uygur back on the show to talk about his departure from MSNBC and why those who say liberals need to “grow up” should perhaps listen to their own advice.

We also have America’s #1 Populist Jim Hightower here to give us the inside scoop on Texas Governor Rick Perry.

Plus, 90’s comedian Connie Howe is back on the show to give us her solution to the endangered species problem.

We'll also discuss Hershey's Chocolate exploiting foreign workers... inside the U.S.!

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Episode 39 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have from Campaign for America’s Future, Richard Eskow. Richard will discuss Mitt Romney's claim that corporations are people, as well as the health care mandate being struck down by the 11th circuit court..

We’ll also be joined by Alternet’s editor and senior writer Joshua Holland, who’ll give us his take on the upcoming super congress as well as talk about his book, The 15 Biggest Lies About The Economy.

Plus we will be taking live calls on the listener hotline.

We'll also discuss BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit, shutting down cell phone service after the mere rumor of a protest over police violence.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes, Kate Ward and Amy Gard.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 38 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine, John Nichols back on the show to discuss his latest book, The S Word: A Short History Of An American Tradition… Socialism.

We also have a very special love letter to Michele Bachmann’s husband, Marcus Bachmann.

Plus, we’ll be joined by Patricia Nelson, a Cellular Scientist who’s here to explain how cell phones supposedly prevent cancer in babies.

We'll also discuss the Wisconsin Recall Elections, Rick Perry's horrible record in Texas, and the riots in England.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 37 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

We are back and broadcasting from Boston!  Coming up on today’s show, we have investigative journalist from Think Progress, Lee Fang here.  Lee will discuss his encounter with ALEC security guards at their conference in New Orleans, as well as his experience at Rick Perry’s day of prayer in Houston, Texas.

We also have comedian, writer, and talk show host Sara Benincasa here to give us her take on the GOP primary field.

Plus our very own writer/performer Lauren Maul sings a brand new song to Michelle Bachmann about her migraines.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 35, the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

As you probably know, we are currently moving to Boston.  As a result, this week we will be running best-of episodes featuring some of our favorite interviews and sketches.

On today's episode, we have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore on to talk about her latest project exploring the role of gender in comics.

We also have the co-founder of Free Press, Robert McChesney here to talk about his latest book the "Death and Life Of American Journalism".

Plus we have comedy from Bob Rok, Tim Grimes, James Bespalec-Davis, and Frank Chow.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We will return with all new shows on August 9th.

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Episode 35, the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As you probably know, we are currently moving to Boston.  As a result, this week we will be running best-of episodes featuring some of our favorite interviews and sketches.

On today's episode, we're actually replaying our very first interview with Nixonland author Rick Perlstein on the presidency of Barack Obama. A really interesting interview considering what just went down in the debt ceiling negotiations.

We also have the sports writer for the Nation Magazine Dave Zirin here to discuss his film, Not Just A Game.

Plus we have comedy from Josh Bolotsky and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member. 

We will return with all new shows on August 9th.

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On Episode 34 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have from Pandagon, Slate and RH Reality Check Amanda Marcotte here to talk about the recent IOM recommendation that all health insurers cover birth control for women without an additional co-pay.  We’ll also discuss the ridiculous new ad campaign by Summer’s Eve.

We’ll also be joined by political comedian and host of the Ironic News Report, Julianna Forlano.  Julianna will discuss the role of satire in politics as well as ethics in journalism.

Plus we have the founder of a new political action committee that is working on forging bipartisanship, called Go Bi.

We'll also give the latest news on the debt ceiling negotiations, as well discuss the Guardian report that News Corp hacked the phone of the family of another kidnapped child.

Our writer/performer today was Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 33 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have comedian, actor and talk show host John Fugelsang here to talk about the Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour as well as give us his take on the budget negotiations and the GOP primary.

We’ll also be joined, once again, by Mother Jones Magazine’s environmental reporter Kate Sheppard.  Kate will give us the run down on the barely reported Yellowstone oil spill.

We also have the press secretary of Congressman Peter King here to tell us why the Oslo bomber is not technically a terrorist, plus, we’ll discuss the upcoming implementation of Sharia law in the U.S.

We'll also have an update on the debt ceiling negotiations.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Frank Chow.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 32 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show we have the national security correspondent for the Nation Magazine Jeremy Scahill back on the show to discuss his recent report on secret CIA camps and operations in Somalia.

We also have the campaign director at Daily Kos, Chris Bowers here to talk about the Wisconsin Recalls, Elizabeth Warren running for Senate, and how we can’t win a class war unless we fight one.

We also have an interview on lack of women’s comedy writers on late night TV, plus a surprising announcement from the Grand Wizard of the KKK.

Our writer/ performers today are Tim Grimes and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 31 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have investigative journalist for In These Times Magazine and DBA Press, Beau Hodai here to give us a run down on the ultra-conservative legislative group, ALEC.

We’re also joined by the research director for Media Matters for America's News Corp Watch, Chrissy Schwen.  Chrissy will give us an update on Rupert Murdoch’s continuing News of The World phone hacking scandal.

Plus, we also be talking to the “inner monologue” of the GOP, Grand Old Whine.

We'll also discuss Herman Cain's claim that communites should be able ban the building of mosques.

Our writer/ performer today is Frank Chow.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can also support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 30 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have the founder and publisher of Daily Kos, Markos Moulitsas here.  Markos will discuss his prediction that Michelle Bachmann will take the GOP Presidential nomination, as well as give his take on the debt ceiling negotiations.

We’re also joined by my good friend Mike Papantonio from Ring of Fire Radio.  Mike will give us the run down on Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World scandal.

Plus, we have the spokesman from the group Family Leader, who will be here to discuss the Iowa based conservative organization’s controversial Marriage Vow pledge.

We are also excited to announce our Members Program!  Get bonus episodes, schwag, and more!

Our writer/performer today was Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 29 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show we have Alternet contributing editor Sarah Jaffe here to run down the 10 Scariest GOP Governors who are bringing a radical right wing agenda to a state near you. 

We also have Rick Jacobs here to talk about how his organization, the Courage Campaign, is fighting for equality for LGBT citizens everywhere.

Plus we’re joined once again by Matthew Filipowicz show correspondent Marilyn Summers, who will give us her take on the war on drugs.

We'll also discuss President Barack Obama's horrible offer to slash the social safety net, as well as how you can help get out the vote for the recall elections in Wisconsin.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 28 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have labor lawyer and best selling author Tom Geoghegan here to talk about his latest book, Were You Born On The Wrong Continent?

We’ll also be talking to my friend, author and journalist Jeff Biggers about the controversy surrounding Major League Baseball’s All Star Game in Phoenix next week, and its connection to Arizona’s racist SB-1070 immigration law.

We also have Mitt Romney’s head of public relations here to talk about Mitt’s image as a serial flip-flopper. 

Plus we have Jon Huntsman’s senior advisor here to try to explain Huntsman’s bizarre political advertisements.

We will also discuss the horrible news that President Barack Obama has put cuts to Medicare and Social Security on the table in the debt ceiling negotiations.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Chris Sowa.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net. You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. You call the show hotline 617-855-TMFS.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 27 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have my friend, author and journalist Max Blumenthal here.  Max will give us the rundown on the Flotilla of protestors that is currently trying to make it’s way to Gaza.

We’ll also be joined by John Bergmayer.  John is a staff attorney at Public Knowledge and he’ll explain the importance of user rights on the internet and why it’s important to establish universal broadband for all.

We also have an exclusive interview with the press secretary of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who will be here with a very interesting announcement.  Plus we will once again have The Most Noam Chomsky That Will Be On The Radio This Week.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, you can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook, you call the show hotline 617-855-TMFS.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 26 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have even more interviews recorded live at Netroots Nation!  Including the editor and chief at Think Progress, Faiz Shakir.  Faiz will give us his take on the debt ceiling negotiations and the craziness that is GOP presidential primary field.

We’ll also be joined by my good friend Tim Karr. Tim is, of course, the Campaign Director at Free Press, and he’ll be here to give us the run down of the AT&T & T-mobile merger.

We’ll also be talking to the former Campaign Director at Media Matters For America and current partner at Bullfight Strategies, Karl Frisch.

Plus we have an exclusive interview with Rick Santorum’s campaign director and we’ll have Luke Todd from NBC news here to tell us why no matter what, everything is bad news for the Democrats and Obama.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Frank Chow.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. You call the show hotline 617-855-TMFS.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 25 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we're joined by the founder and director of Campaign for America’s Future, Robert Borosage.  Robert is here to talk about the progressive plan for rebuilding the Ameircan dream.

We’ll also be talking to Alaskan radio host Shannyn Moore. Shannyn will tell us about the horrible environmental situation that is going on at Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. A situation which could potentially contaminate over half of the seafood supply for the entire United States.

We also have our good friend, Mary Bottari from the Center for Media and Democracy. Mary will give us an update on Scott Walker’s continuing war on labor and unions in Wisconsin.

We'll also be discussing Michelle Bachmann's new status as a GOP primary frontrunner.

Plus, we’ll have reaction to marriage equality being passed in New York State from the Fox News Channel’s Timothy Grimes.

We're also excited to announce that the Matthew Filipowicz Show now has a hotline.  Call 617-855-TMFS with your questions, comments and rants.

Our writer/performer today was Tim Grimes.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 24 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show we have even more interviews recorded live at Netroots Nation, including Daily Kos contributing editor, David Waldman.  David will tell us about the fake science text books that the energy industry is providing to cash strapped schools across the nation, as well as how the nuclear industry in America has rigged the game if a disaster, like potentially the one in Nebraksa hits.

Speaking of Nebraska, we also have Jane Fleming Kleeb from Bold Nebraska here to talk about the proposed TransCanada tar sands pipeline that could have horrible consequences for both the state and the nation.

We also have the executive director of Democracy for America, Arshad Hasan here to tell us how DFA is working on electing more and better progressives to public office in 2012.

Plus, we’ll be joined by Doctor Larry: Republican Scientist, who’s here to tell us that the recent scientific study predicting the mass extinction of ocean life is actually a good thing.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, you can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 18 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have the first batch of interviews recorded live at Netroots Nation! 

On today's show, Army First Lieutenant Dan Choi is here to tell us about the struggle for equal rights for LGBT citizens, as well as the political prosecution currently being waged against him and other protestors by President Obama’s Department of Justice.

We’ll also be talking to the President and Executive Director of the Progressive Congress Action Fund, the awesome Darcy Burner.  Darcy will tell us about the Progressive Congress’s upcoming jobs tour.

We also have my good friend, comedian and video maker Andy Cobb here to talk about what role comedy and satire play and helping push a progressive agenda.

Plus we have an exclusive breaking news report live from the war in Libya.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You can also email the show at matthewf.net.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 22 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have the host of the Majority Report and Ring of Fire Radio, Sam Seder to give his take on the Republican Debate in New Hampshire, as well as the current state of the progressive media today.

We’ll also be joined by Angelo Carusone from Media Matters For America’s Stop Beck and Drop Fox campaigns.

We have a special interview, once again, with the lean green fighting machine, the Incredible Hulk. Plus we have exclusive audio of the first GOP attack ads of the campaign season.

Our writer/performers today were Josh Bolotsky and Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, you can also email the show at matthewf.net, you can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We, of course have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 21 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, Greg Mitchell from the Nation Magazine is back to give us an update on Wikileaks.

We’ll also be joined by Mother Jones Magazine’s Tim Murphy.  Tim will be here to tell us about Michelle Bachmann’s underreported relationships with extreme right wing groups and people.

We also have back on the show, my good friend, comedian Katie Halper.  Katie is here to explain why you should care if Anthony Weiner is forced to resign.

We'll also discuss last night's New Hampshire GOP primary debate, and Texas Governor Rick Perry's opinion that the econimic crisis is a good thing because it is leading people back to the Bible.

Plus we’ll have a conversation with somebody we all know and have to deal with in the progressive movement... the Casually Bigoted Liberal Dude.

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On Episode 20 of the Matthew Filipowicz show, we have Joan McCarter from Daily Kos here to talk about Democrats and the economy, healthcare, and big banks vs. big retail.

We’ll also be joined by the labor reporter for In These Times Magazine, Mike Elk. Mike will give us an update on the war on unions that’s currently being waged in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Washington and beyond.

We also have Lee Fang from Think Progress here to talk about his recent report on how the Koch Brothers built an oil speculation empire, as well as former Senator Evan Bayh’s new job.

Plus we’ll be joined by a top Republican Strategist, who will give his expert campaign advice to the GOP frontrunners.

Our writer/performer today is Chris Sowa.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 19 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we'll be joined by Peter Rickman.  Peter is one of the organizers of Walkerville, the tent city that has sprung up in Madison, Wisconsin to protest Governor Scott Walker's extreme right-wing agenda.

We'll also be talking to Kelly Mitchell.  Kelly is one of the Greenpeace activists who recently scaled the smoke stack at Fisk Generating Plant in Chicago to draw attention to the perils of the coal industry.

We have an exclusive preview of a new fall reality show entitled So You Want To Marry A Fox News Host?

We'll be talking about Obama and the economy, the arrest of Uptake journalists in Madison, Wisconsin, plus we have a major announcement.

Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

Remember you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and on Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 18 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have from Mother Jones Magazine, journalist Andy Kroll here to talk about Herman Cain's Enron-esque Disaster and Who's The Most Unpopular Governor In America?

We also have media strategist Deanna Zandt here to talk about her new book Share This: How You Will Change The World Through Social Networking.

We'll also be talking about Herman Cain's Constitution problem, plus we have an exclusive interview with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie about his using a police helicopter to fly to his son's baseball game.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can contact the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 17 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have pundit, strategist and best selling author Cliff Schecter here to talk about the Republican's ridiculous hypocrisy on things such abortion and guns.

We also have journalist Rachel Tabachnick here to talk about her recent article on the Devos family.  A wealthy right wing family that is trying to destroy public education though voucher programs.

We'll also be joined by Captain Courage, who's here to tell us why it's right for people like David Gregory to call the GOP is courageous for trying to destroy Medicare.  Plus we'll have the debut of a trailer for the new feel-good comedy based on Bill Clinton and Paul Ryan called... Pulling A Ryan.

Our writer/performers today are Josh Bolotsky and Tim Grimes.

Remember you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can contact the show on Twitter and on Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 16 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we're joined by David Neiwert, managing editor of Crooks and Liars and the author of Over The Cliff: How Obama's Election Drove The American Right Insane.

We also have the director of media and communications for Netroots Nation, Mary Rickles, here to talk about the upcoming conference.

We'll discuss Scott Walker's anti-union bill being overturned by a Wisconsin judge, as well as Walker and the GOP's new attempts to keep people from voting. 

We also have an exclusive interview with Newt Gingrich's 2012 Presidential campaign manager about the disasterous launch of Newt's campaign.  Plus we have a military outreach coordinator here to respond to a recent Bitch Magazine article about women in the military.

Our writer performers today are Josh Bolotsky and Lauren Maul.

Remember you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can contact the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

On Episode 15 on the Matthew Filipowicz Show we have Mother Jones Magazine's energy and environmental policy reporter, Kate Sheppard here to talk about oil and gas policy and the GOP's crazy conspiracy theories about the EPA.

We'll also talk to the Communications Director of the ACLU of Illinois, Ed Yohnka, about the renewal of the Patriot Act and how the city of Chicago has more surveillance cameras than any other city in the USA.

We'll also discuss the movement to urge President Obama to give a recess appointment to Elizabeth Warren.

Plus, we have the founder of a new group that calls itself the "Green" Tea Party, and we have an exclusive interview with Sleeping America.

Our writer/performers today are Josh Bolotsky and Bob Rok.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode 14 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore here to talk about gender in comic books.

We have Josh Kalven here to talk about his attempt to slow down the news at his new website Newsbound.

We also have, from the Best Church of God, Cindy Sunday here to give us an update on Christians in the news.  Plus, once again, we have "The Most Noam Chomsky You’ll Hear On The Radio This Week."

Our writer performers today were Lauren Maul and Josh Bolotsky.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 1:29pm EST

On Episode 13 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have journalist, filmmaker and the best selling author of Republican Gommorah, Max Blumenthal here to talk about the Israel-Palestine conflict and this past weekends Nakba protests.

We also have the host of the Nicole Sandler Show, Nicole Sandler here to tell us about her arrest at an Allen West town hall meeting in Florida, just for trying to get her Congressperson to answer a question.

We also have "Rapture Expert" here to tell us what to expect when the apocalypse begins this weekend  Plus we have exclusive, never before heard audio from Fox and Friends.

Our writer/performers this week are James Bespalec-Davis, Tim Grimes, and Chris Sowa.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

On Episode 12 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have the National Security Correspondent from the Nation Magazine, the best selling author of Blackwater, Jeremy Scahill here to talk about the killing of Osama bin Laden, Pakistan, and what it means for the US going forward.

We’ll also be talking to musician and Chicago MC, D-Nick the Microphone Misfit about the mixing of art and politics.

We also have an exclusive, breaking story that the mainstream media refuses to cover.

Plus we’ll be talking, once again to 90’s comedian Connie Howe about her solution to end all war. 

Our writer/performers today are Josh Bolotsky and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, you can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On episode 11 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, from the Center for Media and Democracy, Mary Bottari is here to give us an update on the war on unions in Wisconsin.

Viva La Feminista's Veronica Arreola is here to tell us about her project to get you to Pledge to Attend One Women's Sporting Event this year.

We also have one of the organizers of the On May 12th Coalition, Greg Basta, here to tell us about this upcoming Thursday's huge Wall Street protest in New York City.

Plus, we have an exclusive interview with the man who claims to be Osama bin Laden's replacement, and we're joined again by Oscar, the genetically engineered Republican candidate for President.

Our writer/performers today are Josh Bolotsky and Bob Rok.

You can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  We have new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

On Episode Ten of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we'll be talking to the hosts of the Professional Left, bloggers at Crooks and Liars, the awesome Driftglass and Bluegal about Osama bin Laden, Barack Obama, and the state of liberalism today.

We'll also be talking to our resident expert on Senior Citizens in the News, jazz enthusiast Marilyn Summers, about the GOP's attempts to destroy Medicare and Social Security.

Plus, we'll have a man on the street reaction to the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Lauren Maul.

You can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  We have new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On episode nine of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we'll talk to comedian and co-host of Citizen Radio Jamie Kilstein about the death of Osama bin Laden and what it's like to be a liberal comic in America.

We also have investigative journalist, filmaker, and New York Times bestselling author Greg Palast here to give his take on the death of bin Laden and an update on his latest piece on BP's history of negligence.

We'll also be visited by Marvel Comics icon the Incredible Hulk, plus we'll have the chief of staff of Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert here to talk about how Gohmert would like to deal with terrorist anchor babies.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Frank Chow.

You can subscribe and podcast the show on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 1:31pm EST

On episode eight of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we have not one, but two Lee's!

We have Think Progress investigative reporter Lee Fang here to talk about the Koch Brothers and the Astroturf money that’s funding right wing causes.

We have comedian and satirist Lee Camp here to talk about his new album Chaos for the Weary, and the state of political comedy in America.

We’ll also be joined by Cindy Sunday from the Best Church of God, we will have royal wedding coverage from New York Times Style Writer Evgenia Q. Hernanadez Floats, plus we will boldy go where no Matthew Filipowicz Show sketch has gone before.

Our writer/performers today were Lauren Maul, Frank Chow and Kate Ward.

You can subscribe and podcast the show on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode Seven of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we talk to Chicago MC and hip hop star Phillip Morris about his music and the intersection of art and politics.


We also have award winning author Jeff Biggers here to talk about the anniversary of Arizona’s controversial SB 1070, and the tea party madness that continues in Arizona to this day.

We will also be joined by a Fox News Channel reporter who claims to be on the front lines of the War on Easter, plus we will have the most Noam Chomsky that you will hear on the radio today.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Josh Bolotsky.

You can subscribe and podcast the show on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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On Episode Six of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we talk with the co-founder of Drinking Liberally and Living Liberally, Justin Krebs, about his book 538 Ways To Live, Work, And Play Like A Liberal.


We have my co-panelists from the National Conference For Reform here to answer the questions that we didn’t have time to answer at the NCMR. We have filmaker and Laughing Liberally founder Katie Halper, from Comedy Central and Wonkette, Sara Benincasa and from Current TV's InfomaniaErin Gibson (joined by That's So Gay's Bryan Safi).


We’ll also be joined by a professor of Republican Genetics and we have our good friend, 90’s comedian Connie Howe here to talk about the Supreme Court case versus Walmart.

Our writer/performers today are Josh Bolotsky and Lauren Maul.

You can subscribe and podcast the show on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net, follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 2:22pm EST

On Episode Five of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, we'll be talking about the war on unions with Mike Elk from In These Times.

We'll also be chatting with Jason Barnett about the Uptake, the citizen-fueled news organization that he founded.

Plus, we’ll be visited by a man who claims to have a “special insight” on the future of the Republican Party. And we’ll be talking with a New York Times style writer about the Times’ new paywall.

You can subscribe and podcast the show on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net

You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

Our writer/performers today were Tim Grimes and Kate Ward.

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The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 04

Episode four of the Matthew Filipowicz Show with even more interviews from the National Conferance For Media Reform including the Nation Magazine’s Sports writer, Dave Zirin, Dave has a great new documentary out called Not Just A Game.

We have the co-founder of Free Press, and the author of “The Death And Life of American Journalism”, Robert McChesney.

We also have the Nation’s Greg Mitchell here to give us a rundown on Wikileaks.

Plus we have the announcement of Rick Santorum's 2012 exploratory committee for President.

You can subscribe and podcast the show on I-tunes and at www.matthewf.net, follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. 

We, of course have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

Our writer/performer today was Josh Bolotsky.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:00am EST

Episode 03 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is live from the National Conference on Media Reform!

On today’s show we have the Campaign Director for Free Press, Mr. Tim Karr.  We will be talking with the awesome John Nichols from the Nation Magazine about the latest updates in the war on labor in Wisconsin.

 

We’ll also be chatting with a Donald Trump supporter, who also claims to be the pre-eminent expert on Barack Obama’s birth certificate, plus we will have the debut of a brand new song from Matthew Filipowicz show writer/performer Lauren Maul.  You can subscribe and podcast the show on I-tunes and at www.matthewf.net, follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  We, of course, have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday!

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Episode 02 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show!

 

On today’s show we have Cenk Uygur from the Young Turks and MSNBC, we’ll be talking about a new grassroots movement called US Uncut with the Nation Magazine and Citizen Radio’s Allison Kilkenny.  We’ll also be chatting with the founder of a group called Republicans 4 Life, plus we’ll be joined by 90’s comic sensation, Connie Howe.

 

New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday!

 

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:21am EST

The debut episode of the Matthew Filipowicz Show.  Joining us today is historian and author of Nixonland, Rick Perlstein.

 

New every Tuesday and Thursday at http://matthewf.net 

 

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