The Matthew Filipowicz Show

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.

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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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