The Matthew Filipowicz Show

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.

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 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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