The Matthew Filipowicz Show

The show is off this week for the holidays.  As such, we are running the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, stories, and sketches!  All of us at the show hope you have a great holiday season and a happy progressive new year!

Coming up on today’s best of show, we have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog here to discuss how the leaked memo revealing what Barack Obama was willing to cut in the Grand Bargain should have us very worried about the supposed Fiscal Cliff negotiations.

We also have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss how community groups and Occupy Wall Street are helping out victims of super storm Sandy in the outer boroughs of New York.

We'll also discuss how the mainstream media barely covered 3,000 people marching on the White House to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, Texas police running over and pepper spraying members of the Tar Sands Blockade, SUNY Buffalo getting rid of its Fracking Institute, and how a private prison company is partnering with gangs to save money on security guards.

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The show is off this week for the holidays.  As such, we are running the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, stories, and sketches!  All of us at the show hope you have a great holiday season and a happy progressive new year!

Coming up on today’s best-of show, we have filmmaker Eugene Jarecki here to talk about his documentary on the drug war, The House I Live In.

We also have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore back on the show to discuss her new book on Cambodia, Hip Hop Apsara.

We'll also discuss journalists arrested at the Tar Sands Blockade, how FOIA requests are being outsourced to companies like CACI International, and President Obama's confusing and ridiculous comments about civil liberties.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Boots Riley from the hip hop group the Coup here to discuss art, activism and his new album, Sorry To Bother You.

We also have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to give us an update on the privacy harvesting NCTC and the Disposition Matrix kill list.

We'll also discuss how how President Barack Obama has offered to cut Social Security and give the rich a tax cut in the bogus fiscal cliff negotiations and what we can do to stop it.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have the Reverend Billy Talen from the Church of Stop Shopping here to discuss how we need to treat the climate crisis like it's The End of The World.

We also have Amanda Marcotte here to discuss the domestic violence case against Congressman Jim Moran's son, Patrick, and the wingnut response to it.

We'll also discuss how despite what the NRA and the right wing tells you, there are things we can do to help pass common sense gun laws after the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Beau Hodai back on the show to discuss his article for PR Watch and Prison Legal News on how a for-profit prison corporation, CCA, is participating in high school drug sweeps.

We also have David Waldman from Daily Kos and Kagro In The Morning back on the show to give us an update on filibuster reform in the Senate.

We'll also discuss how Republicans in Michigan rushed through anti-union legislation and made Michigan a "Right To Work" for less state.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have FireDogLake's Kevin Gosztola here to give us a report from Bradley Manning's Unlawful Pretrial Punishment hearing at Fort Meade.

We also have Greg Kaufmann from the Nation Magazine's This Week In Poverty back on the show to discuss how the poor are facing a real fiscal cliff when it comes to the expiration on unemployment insurance.

We'll also discuss the horrible Democratic capitulation trial balloon being floated on raising the Medicare age from 65 to 67, and how the Democrats may still give the rich a tax cut.

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Our writer/performer today was Tim Grimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Bryce Covert back on the show to discuss how poor women and children are the most likely to be hurt by the austerity in the fiscal cliff negotiations.

We also have Josh Stearns from Free Press back on the show to discuss how Barack Obama's FCC appears close to breaking a promise on media ownership rules and consolidation.

We'll also discuss how Stenny Hoyer is signaling a Democratic capitulation with the social safety net, how Vince Vaughn is partnering with Glenn Beck, how one out of four Republicans wants to secede, and how Blackwater, now called Academi, has received a new 22 million dollar contract from the US government.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Les Leopold back on the show to discuss how Wall Street has been spared being a part of the bogus Fiscal Cliff negotiations.

We also have comedian Lee Camp back on the show to discuss how Occupy Sandy, Rolling Jubilee, and how he's giving away his first comedy album for free.

We'll also discuss how President Obama's likely choice for Secretary of State, Susan Rice, has millions of dollars invested in the Keystone XL Pipeline company Transcanada, Tarsands Blockade activists barricading themselves inside the actual pipe, and how temperatures are rising faster than expected.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Thomas Gokey from Strike Debt here to discuss how the Occupy affiliated group is buying up and abolishing debt in a program called Rolling Jubilee.

We also have comedian and filmmaker Negin Farsad back on the show to give us her take on the ridiculous fiscal cliff negotiations and to discuss how she was recently named a Ted fellow.

We'll also discuss the Kate and my visit to Omaha, how my childhood church would rather promote anti-gay and anti-women policies than promote helping the poor, and how an Oklahoma judge sentenced someone to go to church for ten years.

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The show is off today as we are on the road back from Omaha.  As such, today we are running the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, stories, and sketches!

Coming up on today’s best of show, we have journalist John Knefel here to discuss how the government is making it up as the go along at the trials at Guantanamo Bay.

We also have artist Molly Crabapple here to discuss her new book on austerity and unrest in Greece that she co-authored with Laurie Penny, Discordia.

We'll also discuss what progressives can learn from the Chicago Teachers Union strike victory.

Our writer-performer today is Bob Rok.

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The show is off today for the holiday.  As such, today and Tuesday, we are running the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, stories, and sketches!

Coming up on today’s best of show, we have Professor Noam Chomsky here to discuss the balance of electoral politics and activism.

We have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts here to talk about what we know about Trapwire, and the problems with for-profit companies partnering with the government to spy on Americans.

We'll also discuss the death of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner who had been cleared for release 3 years ago.

Our writer-performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist Rania Khalek here to discuss the horror that is occurring in Israel's assault on Gaza.

We also have Josh Eidelson back on the show to give us an update on the upcoming Black Friday Walmart Strikes.

We'll also discuss how the mainstream media barely covered 3,000 people marching on the White House to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, Texas police running over and pepper spraying members of the Tar Sands Blockade, SUNY Buffalo getting rid of its Fracking Institute, and how a private prison company is partnering with gangs to save money on security guards.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to recap what happened on election day in terms of the GOP's War on Voting, and to discuss how the Supreme Court may gut the Voting Rights Act.

We also have comedian and filmmaker Katie Halper back on the show to give us her take on last week's election.

We'll also discuss how many states are threatening to secede after Barack Obama's reelection and what the David Petraeus scandal shows us about our broken security state.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog here to discuss how the leaked memo revealing what Barack Obama was willing to cut in the Grand Bargain should have us very worried about the supposed Fiscal Cliff.

We also have Jamie Henn from 350.Org back on the show to discuss how Bill McKibben's Do The Math Tour is drawing attention to the desperate problem of climate change and the need to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline.

We'll also discuss Occupy Wall Street buying up and abolishing debt with Rolling Jubilee, how the Red Cross is referring donations to Occupy Sandy Boston, and how the CEO of Papa John's Pizza is a horrible human being.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have filmmaker Eugene Jarecki here to talk about his new documentary on the drug war, The House I Live In.

We also have Ron Seifert from the Tar Sands Blockade back on the show to give us an update on those putting their bodies on the line to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline.

We'll also discuss what progressives should focus on now that the election is over, Bill O'Reilly lamenting the fall of white America, Donald Trump calling for a revolution, and more.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss how community groups and Occupy Wall Street are helping out victims of Hurricane Sandy in the outer boroughs of New York.

We also have author Chris Stedman here to talk about his new book, Faitheist: How An Atheist Found Common Ground With The Religious.

We'll also discuss the how my wife and I met some Occupy Sandy folks at a friend's wedding, how a judge has ruled that the DEA can place cameras on your property without a warrant and the fact that it's Election Day!  If you have any trouble at the polls, call 866-OUR-VOTE.

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Our writer-performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Zach Roberts back on the show to discuss how the Koch Brothers are working with right wing religious groups to target voters.

We also have author KC Boyd here to talk about her new novel, Being Christian.

We'll also discuss Jill Stein being arrested while delivering supplies to the Keystone Tarsands Blockade, the Romney campaign's disturbing poll watcher training in Wisconsin, Michael "Heckofa Job Brownie" Brown saying Obama is moving too fast with his hurricane response and how to get prepare for election day.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein back on the show to discuss what it would mean for the Greens to get 5% nationally.

We also have journalist and radio host John Knefel back on the show to discuss his trip to Guantanamo Bay to cover the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial.

We'll also discuss Hurricane Sandy, Mitt Romney calling FEMA and disaster relief "immoral", and how the bi-partisan austerity craze may soon cut $900 million from FEMA.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have David Bender from Progressive Voices and the David Bender Show here to discuss different progressive approaches to the 2012 election.

We also have the former head of the National Endowment for the Arts, Bill Ivey here to discuss his new book Handmaking America.

We'll also discuss the lack of foreign policy difference in third Presidential debate, Time's Joe Klein happily talking about killing 4 year olds, and the Washington Post report on the frightening expansion of President Obama's secret kill list, Disposition Matrix.

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Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss the ACLU's damning new report on how the Boston Police Department is spying on peaceful political protesters.

We also have Tim Karr from Free Press here to discuss how local TV stations are making billions running often false political ads from politicians and super-PACs.

We'll also discuss how a Mitt Romney and Tagg Romney equity fund has stakes in the third largest electronic voting machine company in the United States, and how Chuck Todd thinks people who are concerned about that are like birthers.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog back on the show to discuss how cuts to education have allowed the fracking industry to gain inroads at colleges, including SUNY Buffalo.

We also have comedian Lee Camp back on the show to discuss his visit to the Cayman Islands to see where the 1% hide their money and his recent campaign event with Jill Stein.

We'll also discuss how climate change has not been mentioned once in the Presidential debates, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama arguing about who loves big oil more, and Jill Stein getting arrested outside the Presidential debate.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Cenk Uygur from the Young Turks back on the show to discuss different progressive approaches to the 2012 election.

We also have artist Molly Crabapple here to discuss her new book on Greece that she co-authored with Laurie Penny, Discordia.

We'll also discuss Paul Ryan's photo-op lie at an Ohio soup kitchen, the Koch Brothers promoting Romney to employees while stifling workers' free speech, and give an update on the Walmart strikes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine here to give us an update on the GOP's war on voting.

We also have Josh Eidelson back on the show to tell us about the strikes that are popping up at Walmarts across the country.

We'll also discuss journalists arrested at the Tar Sands Blockade, how FOIA requests are being outsourced to companies like CACI international, and President Obama's confusing and ridiculous comments about civil liberties.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have activist and independent journalist Laura Gottesdiener here to discuss the horrific costs and consequences of placing prisoners in solitary confinement.

We also have none other than Kate Ward, my wife, here on to discus the great new book that she co-edited, Hungering And Thirsting For Justice.

We'll also discuss a radical idea for improving political debates, Rick Santorum wanting to kill and eat Big Bird, and Congressman Todd Akin claiming that doctors give abortions to women who aren't actually pregnant.

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Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Robert Naiman from Just Foreign Policy joining us from Pakistan where he is trying to draw attention to the U.S.'s horrific drone strike policy.

We have Uylonda Dickerson from Warehouse Workers For Justice here to give us an update on riot police arresting protesters outside a Walmart warehouse strike.

Plus we have David Shuster from Current TV and Take Action News here to discuss the responsibility of the media following the live suicide broadcast on Fox News, and it's subsequent posting on BuzzFeed.

We'll also discuss how we'd like to cover the first Presidential debate, but don't have time because the NDAA has been upheld by three Obama justices.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Greg Kaufmann from the Nation Magazine's This Week In Poverty back on the show to discuss how bipartisan welfare reform has made life worse for the poor, especially women and children.

We also have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog here to discuss how President Barack Obama still appears to want to cut the social safety net after the 2012 election.

We'll also discuss Romney "harvesting" companies, how Paul Ryan doesn't have time to explain his tax plan, Occupy Boston's one year anniversary, the New England janitors union winning a better contract, and the Scott Brown/ Elizabeth Warren debate.

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Our writer/performer today is Frank Chow.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore back on the show to discuss her new book on Cambodia, Hip Hop Apsara.

We also have filmmaker Dennis Trainor, Jr. here to discuss his new documentary on Occupy Wall Street, American Autumn: An OccuDoc, and the special screenings of the film at Quad Cinemas in New York to benefit the Matthew Filipowicz Show.

We'll also discuss Tar Sands Blockade activists being tased and pepper sprayed by Texas police, Bernie Sanders warning that Barack Obama wants to cut the social safety net in the lame duck session, and a new report finding that 100 million will die by 2030 due to climate change.

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Episode 155 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Professor Noam Chomsky here to discuss Occupy Wall Street's one year anniversary and how progressives and activists should approach the 2012 election.

We'll also discuss Rahm Emanuel's City Council Floor Leader threatening to take away Chicago Teachers' right to strike, President Obama opening 38 million more acres of the Gulf coast for off-shore drilling, and Tar Sands Blockade activists climbing and occupying 80 foot tall trees to block the Keystone XL Pipeline

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Our writer/performer today was Tim Grimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Chris Faraone from the Boston Phoenix back on the show to discuss his arrest at the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, S17.

We also have Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss the problem of harassment and sexism that women continue to face online and in-person.

We'll also discuss what the Chicago Teachers Union won and what progressives can learn from their victory.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Brendan Fischer from the Center For Media and Democracy back on the show to discuss what happens now that Scott Walker's anti-union law has been ruled unconstitutional.

We also have author and journalist Jeff Biggers back on the show to discuss his new book State Out Of The Union: Arizona And The Final Showdown Over The American Dream.

We'll also discuss S17, the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and Mitt Romney's horrible hidden camera speech.  Plus, in honor of next week's interview with Noam Chomsky, we have the return of "The Most Noam Chomsky You'll Hear On The Radio Today!"

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Our writer/performer today is Josh Bolotsky.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have writer and labor lawyer Jonathan Rosenblum here to discuss how Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is having people arrested and ticketed for holding signs and singing protest songs and sending Capitol police to protesters homes.

We also have comedian and satirist Lee Camp back on the show to discuss the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and different progressive approaches to the 2012 election.

We'll also discuss the embassy attacks and how a man who just died at Guantanamo Bay was cleared for release three years ago.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate Cheri Honkala back on the show to discuss her campaign with Jill Stein and getting arrested while Occupying Fannie Mae.

We also have journalist and author Greg Palast back on the show to discuss his new book, Billionaires and Ballot Bandits: How To Steal An Election In 9 Easy Steps.

We'll also discuss the Chicago Teachers Strike, how Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan support Rahm Emanuel's efforts in busting the teacher's union, where President Obama stands on the strike, and what progressives can learn from the CTU.

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Episode 150 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Kenzo Shibata from the Chicago Teacher's Union here to discuss Rahm Emanuel and the looming Chicago teacher's strike.

We also have Chris Faraone from the Boston Phoenix back on the show to discuss the protests outside the DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina.

We'll also discuss Elizabeth Warren's run for Senate and the embarrassing attempt by Democrats to add God and Jerusalem to the DNC platform.

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

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Episode 149 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon's Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss how the Democrats poor treatment of unions, and the choice of Charlotte for the DNC hurts them as Republicans adopt Scott Walker's anti-union strategy in their national platform.

We also have activist Ron Seifert from Tar Sands Blockade here to tell the story of seven people who were arrested after chaining themselves to a TransCanada truck to block the Keystone XL Pipeline.

We'll also discuss the Obama administration announcement that there will be no prosecutions in George W. Bush's CIA torture cases.

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Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

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Episode 148 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Chris Faraone from the Boston Phoenix here to give us an on the ground report of the protests going on outside the RNC.

We also have feminist and atheist Jennifer McCreight here to discuss her idea for a new wave of atheism, Atheism Plus.

We'll also discuss coal miners forced to be human props for Mitt Romney without pay, the RNC "We Built This" hypocracy, and racist Republicans throwing peanuts at a black CNN camerawoman.

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Episode 147 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss whether or not President Obama agrees with Joe Biden's Social Security guarantee.

We also have Drinking Liberally founder Justin Krebs back on the show to discuss the Living Liberally National Conference and the hubs of progressive communities in red states around the country.

We'll also discuss Mitt Romney going birther, and the dangers of the dog-whistle racism of the Republican party.

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Episode 146 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the managing editor of DeSomgBlog, Brandon DeMelle here to discuss the oil industry attack machine that journalists who cover hyrdo-fracking have to face.

We also have the author of Delirium: The Politics Of Sex In America, Nancy Cohen here to discuss Congressman Todd Akin and the history and funding of the GOP's war on women.

We'll also discuss the backwards and regressive party platform that Republicans have passed going into the RNC in Tampa.

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Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 145 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show discuss what we know about Trapwire and the problems with for-profit companies spying on Americans.

We also have Greg Kaufmann from the Nation Magazine's This Week In Poverty back on the show to discuss how Pennsylvania knocked 91,000 children off of Medicaid and to give us an update on the Houston janitors strike.

We'll also discuss how Congressman Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" controversy is part of a disturbing trend of mainstreaming extreme ideas in the GOP's War On Women.

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Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

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Episode 144 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have author and activist Greta Christina on the show to discuss her book Why Are You Atheists So Angry? and why atheists still have to fight for their rights.

We also have author Jill Richardson here to discuss how the drought has revealed the dangers of America's over-reliance on corn.

We'll also discuss the GOP's deplorable attempts to suppress and disenfranchise voters in Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio and elsewhere.

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Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 143 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian and writer Bill Corbett from Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax here to discuss the art of movie riffing and doing Manos: The Hands of Fate live.

We also have writer, activist and oil policy analyst Antonia Juhasz back on the show to discuss the cost and consequences of the Chevron refinery fire in California.

We'll also discuss Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate and how President Obama's attempts at cutting the social safety net make his re-election more difficult.

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Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

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Episode 142 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have radio host David Pakman here to discuss different progressive approaches to the 2012 election.

We also have Tim Murphy from Mother Jones Magazine back on the show to discuss the rise of Tea Party rock star Alan West and how a part-time Santa is now a GOP congressional nominee.

We'll also discuss the horrific execution of a man in Texas who had been diagnosed as mentally retarded and had an IQ of 61.

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Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 141 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Larry Ellison from the Massachusetts Association Of Minority Law Enforcement Officers here to discuss how their attempts to draw attention to the BPPA newsletter were ignored and how Boston Mayor Tom Menino has a less than stellar record on race relations with the police.

We also have Alternet's Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss the $21 Trillion dollars the rich are hiding in tax shelters and why we should treat our Olympians better.

We'll also discuss the tragic murders at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, Fox News claiming those who oppose Chick-Fil-A are heterophobic, and the NYPD arresting another New York Times journalist.

Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

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Episode 140 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist and radio host John Knefel here to discuss how the NYPD most likely broke international law in suppressing the Occupy protests.

We also have David Waldman from Daily Kos and Kagro In The Morning back on the show to discuss Mitt Romney's plan to raise taxes on the middle class.

We'll also discuss Green Party Presidential nominee Jill Stein getting arrested while Occupying Fannie Mae, police claiming a handcuffed man shot himself in the head, the tasing of a 12 year old girl, and Congressman Mike Kelly comparing birth control to Pearl Harbor and 9-11.

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Episode 139 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have David Dayen from FireDogLake here to discuss the LIBOR scandal, what Tim Geithner knew about it and when.

We also have journalist Rania Khalek back on the show to give us the latest on the police violence in Anaheim, California.

We'll also discuss Mitt Romney's hypocritical and dangerous comments in Israel.

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Episode 138 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have artists Anne Elizabeth Moore and Nicole Boyett from Ladydrawers here to discuss the shocking amount of sexism and gender discrimination in the comics industry.

We also have journalist Steve Horn here to discuss his Truth Out series on the other ALECs that are corrupting our democracy.

We'll also discuss the latest updates in the BPPA's racist, sexist and homophobic newsletter scandal.

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Episode 137 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have author and pundit Cliff Schecter back on the show to discuss the Aurora, Colorado tragedy and how the majority of NRA members disagree with NRA leadership over common sense gun control laws.

We also have Mother Jones environmental reporter Kate Sheppard back on the show to discuss how Barack Obama's refusal to implement the EPA's smog rules is costing thousands of lives a year and what beaches you should avoid this summer.

We'll also discuss the death of astronaut Sally Ride and how her partner of 27 years will not receive federal benefits due to DOMA.

Please take a minute to sign our petition for Common Sense Gun Laws.

Our writer-performer today was Tim Grimes.

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Episode 136 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Tim Karr from Free Press back on the show to discuss the Declaration of Internet Freedom and how Verizon filed a court briefing claiming they have the right to edit the internet.

We also have radio host Shannyn Moore back on the show to give us an update on the potential environmental disaster in Bristol Bay, Alaska and how Ken Salazar saying he believes there won't be an oil spill is not good enough.

We'll also discuss George Zimmerman claiming it was "God's plan" that he kill Trevon Martin, Chick-Fill-A officially coming out as homophobic, how the six WalMart heirs are worth more than the bottom 42% of Americans combined, and a new poll that found 1 out of 4 Wall Street executives say wrongdoing is necessary.

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Episode 135 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein here to discuss her candidacy and her choice of anti-poverty advocate Cheri Honkala as her running mate.

We also have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss how the Government has gotten millions of cell phone records without a warrant and why we need to demand broad technology privacy rights.

We'll also discuss the latest updates in the racist, sexist and homophobic BPPA newsletter scandal, including how the majority of a scholarship fund ended up not going to the students who needed it.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 134 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Robin Jacks from Occupy Boston back on the show to discuss the campaign against the racist, sexist, homophobic BPPA newsletter.

We also have Republic Report investigative journalist Lee Fang back on the show to discuss how lobbyist and corporate money continue to destroy our democracy as well as our schools.

We'll also discuss Mitt Romney most likely committing a felony when he lied about his time at Bain Capital as well as how the madness of austerity has the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania cutting police and firefighters salaries to minimum wage.

Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

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Episode 133 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Robin Marty from RH Reality Check here to discuss how an Idaho abortion case could have national repercussions for women's health.

We also have Rob Boston from Americans United For The Separation Of Church And State back on the show to explain why the United States is not and has never been a Christian nation.

We'll also discuss Texas Governor Rick Perry rejecting the Medicaid expansion to the Affordable Care Act and comparing Medicaid to the Titanic.

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Episode 132 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian and satirist Lee Camp back on the show to discuss his new comedy album, Pepper Spray Your Tears Away.

We also have independent Miami journalist Carlos Miller here to discuss his multiple arrests for filming the police and why photography is not a crime.

We'll also discuss a Florida prison guard denying emergency contraception to a rape victim, the NYPD making wanted-style posters for protesters who they call "Professional Agitators" and the Obama Administration spending $12 billion dollars to classify materials.

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Episode 131 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 give us her take on the Supreme Court's health care, SB1070 and campaign finance rulings.

We also have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine here to give us his take on the courts and to give us an update on the GOP's war on voting.

We'll also discuss how GOP Governors refusing to expand Medicaid will lead to millions of uninsured and how Mitt Romney and Bain Capitol made millions disposing of aborted fetuses.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 130 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Allison Kilkenny from the Nation Magazine and Citizen Radio back on the show to give us updates on the D17 and NATO 3 trials as well as police violence towards protesters in Tel Aviv, Israel.

We also have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss Wall Street's bid rigging scandal and Washington's coddling of Jamie Dimon from JP Morgan Chase.

We'll also discuss the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and more.

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Episode 129 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Karen Higgens from National Nurses United here to talk about the coalition working to bring the Robin Hood Tax to the United States.

We also have the Nation Magazine's Greg Kaufmann back on the show to discuss the Houston janitor that confronted Jamie Dimon, Senate Democrats pre-capitulation on food stamps, and Nuns on the Bus's campaign against the Paul Ryan budget.

We'll also discuss the Supreme Courts rulings on SB1070, Montana's ban on corporate spending in elections and unions.

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Episode 128 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Andy Kroll from Mother Jones Magazine here to discuss the over four decade long fight over dark money in politics.

We also have comedian Katie Halper back on the show to discuss the war on women in Michigan and give us an update from the Take Back The American Dream Conference in Washington, DC.

We'll also discuss how after how I don't really have the energy to debunk Fast and Furious after Eric Holder's Justice Department denies a FOIA request on assassinations, President Obama opening up more of the Gulf Coast to drilling, and how Obama and the Democrats past embrace of austerity damages a key argument against Mitt Romney.

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Episode 127 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon labor journalist Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss how unions can bounce back after Scott Walker's victory in Wisconsin and President Obama's horrible anti-worker trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

We also have Amanda Marcotte from Pandagon back on the show to discuss how anti-choice Republicans in Michigan banned two congresswomen for saying the word vagina and a hysterical new Tumbler blog, Check Mate, Pro Choicers!

We'll also discuss the use of the People's Mic at my wedding, jumping off of waterfalls in the Dominican Republic on my honeymoon, and how cargo pants apparently block the blue, naked scanners at airports.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 126 of The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As many of you know, I just got married and am currently on my honeymoon!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the former national campaign manager for Health Care For America Now and current Rockefeller and Roosevelt Institute fellow, Richard Kirsch, here to talk about his new book Fighting For Our Health.

Our writer/performers today is Frank Chow and Tim Grimes.

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Episode 125 of The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As many of you know, I just got married and am currently on my honeymoon!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

On today's show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss why the Supreme Court matters.

We also have journalist, author and activist Antonia Juhasz on the show to talk about the hidden health crisis of the BP oil spill.

Our writer/performers today is Kate Ward and Bob Rok.

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Episode 124 of The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As many of you know, I just got married and am currently on my honeymoon!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

On today's show we have author Larry Siems here to discuss his important new book The Torture Report: What The Documents Say About America's Post 9/11 Torture Program.

Our writer/performers today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 123 of The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As many of you know, I just got married and am currently on my honeymoon!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

Coming up on today’s show, we have historian and author of Nixonland, Rick Perlstein, back on the show to discuss his new column for Rolling Stone about how Governor George Romney's loss to Richard Nixon deeply affected his son Mitt Romney's political outlook.

We'll also be talking to Veronica Arreola from Viva La Feminista, about her recent travels to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala with a delegation from the Nobel Women's Institute.

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Episode 122 of The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As many of you know, I am getting married this week!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Mac McClelland back on the show to talk about her Mother Jones cover story, I Was A Warehouse Wage Slave.

We also have Rob Boston from Americans United for the Separation of Church and State here to talk about five Founding Fathers whose skepticism on Christianity would make them unelectable today.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Chris Sowa.

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Episode 121 of The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As many of you know, Matt is getting married this week!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon's Glenn Greenwald here to discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's speech claiming the power to assassinate American citizens without a trial.

We'll also be talking once again to Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts about the Department of Homeland Security's Orwellian Complete Operational Awareness program.

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

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Episode 120 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Ed Yohnka from the ACLU of Illinois back on the show to discuss what was missing from the media coverage of the NATO protests.

We also have the editor at Alternet Visions, Sara Robinson, back on the show to discuss how liberals are making a huge mistake by thinking education is non-partisan.

We'll also discuss my impending marriage, the auctioning of Ronald Reagan's blood, the problems with extending FISA, John Brennan's drone powers, armed drones in the US, Congress wanting to get rid of propaganda laws, the Obama administration's hypocrisy when leaking classified materials to Hollywood, and a half a million people taking to the streets in Quebec.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 119 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Joe Macare from TruthOut and the Occupied Chicago Tribune here to give us a run down on what happened this weekend in Chicago at the NATO protests.

We also have Greg Kaufmann from the Nation Magazine's Week In Poverty blog to discuss the often ignored problem of poverty in America.

We'll also discuss the police brutality at NATO this weekend and why those who attack the legitimacy of the Occupy movement for the actions of a few, aren't asking the police to be non-violent.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 118 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the political editor of the Progressive Magazine, Ruth Conniff, here to give us an update of the Scott Walker recall battle in Wisconsin.

We also have author Matthew Gross here to discuss his new book, The Last Myth: What The Rise Of Apocalyptic Thinking Tells Us About America.

We'll also discuss how Kansas now allows pharmacists to deny birth control to women, how President Obama's HHS has endorsed dangerous abstinence-only education, a federal judge striking down parts of the NDAA, and President Obama's frightening executive order on Yemen.

We'll also talk to the Chicago Deputy Chief of Police about Rahm Emanuel's plans for the NATO protests.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 117 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian, writer, improviser and one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Matt Besser here to talk about his new movie, Freak Dance.

We also have Alternet associate editor Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss forclosure horror stories and what Occupiers learned from President Obama can he can learn from them.

We'll also discuss the police state surrounding the upcoming NATO protests in Chicago and we'l also have a public service announcement from Chicago businesses on what to wear during NATO.

Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

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Episode 116 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian, independent journalist and co-host of Radio Dispatch John Knefel on the show to tell us about his lawsuit against the NYPD for their actions against the Occupy movement.

We also have author John Sheirer here to talk about his book, Tales of a Real American Liberal.

We'll also discuss North Carolina's passing of Amendment One and the range of reaction on the left to President Obama's support of marriage equality announcement.

We also have the star of the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk back on the show to discuss marriage equality.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have Jane Fleming Kleeb from Bold Nebraska back on the show to give us an update on the Keystone XL Pipeline and connecting the dots on Climate Impacts Day.

We also have the host and producer of the Best of the Left podcast, Jay Tomlinson here to discuss the building of a new progressive media funding infrastructure, Our Blue Media.

We'll also discuss this Thursday's Living Liberally fundraiser in New York and the untimely death of MCA Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have Joan McCarter from Daily Kos back on the show to give us an update on the internet privacy shredding bill CISPA and the ongoing threats from Republicans and Democrats to the social safety net.

We also have author Larry Siems here to discuss his important new book The Torture Report: What The Documents Say About America's Post 9/11 Torture Program.

We'll also discuss how the mainstream media is underplaying the May Day protests, an appeals court ruling John Yoo can't be sued for torture, and the President of the University of California telling students, faculty, and staff to "Avoid All Protests."

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian and filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait here to talk about his new movie, God Bless America.

We also have University of Missouri law professor Marcia Narine here to discuss her Alternet piece on the Walmart bribery scandal.

We'll also discuss May Day, the lawsuit against the NYPD for their brutality towards Occupy protesters and press, Wall Street working with the NYPD to track protesters, and Nancy Pelosi maddening embrace of Simpson Bowles cuts to the social safety net.

We also have an Exxon Mobil spokesperson here to defend subsidies to oil companies and Mitt Romney's spokesperson here to discuss the Vice President race.

Our writer/performer today is 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.

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Episode 112 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon's Alex Pareene here to talk about his new e-book on Mitt Romney, The Rude Guide To Mitt.

We also have comedian, writer and director Andy Cobb here to talk about apathy towards the 2012 elections and how he's jealous of the Nation's Ari Berman.

We'll also discuss Occupy's May Day plans, the Governor of Mississippi claiming that Democrats one mission in life is to abort children, Connecticut abolishing the death penalty, the Supreme Court taking up Arizona's racist SB1070 law, and how we shackle students in America with crippling debt.

We also have a television executive here to defend how the Sunday news talk shows feature overwhelmingly white, male, Republican guests.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have the author of The Looting Of America, Les Leopold, back on the show to discuss his latest article for Alternet, What If The Greedy Rich Paid Their Share? and why we need the Occupy movement now more than ever.

We also have journalist, author and activist Antonia Juhasz on the show to talk about the hidden health crisis of the BP oil spill.

We'll also discuss how the GOP in Missouri is working to pass a don't say gay in public schools bill, and how one supporter compared gay marriage to goat marriage.

We also have Ted Nugent tribute artist Ted Nougat here to discuss Ted's trouble with the secret service.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have Tim Karr from Free Press back on the show to discuss how the new proposed bill, CISPA, is a danger to privacy and to the internet as we know it.

We also have independent journalist Rania Khalek here to discuss the discriminatory application of Stand Your Ground laws across the country.

We'll also discuss Mitt Romney's Cookiegate controversy, shrimp and fish being born mutated without eyes in the Gulf due to the BP oil spill, how Too Big To Fail banks are actually bigger than before the bailouts, and how the Mortgage Fraud Task Force does not have yet have a staff, an office, or a phone.

We also have the inventor of the Tupac Shakur hologram.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have a patient and activist from the Mental Health Movement, Margaret Sullivan here to talk about occupying a clinic in Chicago to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel's cuts to mental health services.

We also have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss why the Supreme Court matters.

We'll also discuss the Occupy Sleepful protests in New York and Boston, a Boston police officer choking an Occupier at a homophobic Tea Party rally and the AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka saying President Obama is making it hard for unions to energize members with his labor policies.

We also have an ad on how pregnancy now begins before conception in Jan Brewer's Arizona.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian Cameron Esposito here to discuss the the challenges women comedians face and challenges all women face with the GOP's war on women.

We also have Chicago based hip hop artist D-Nick the Microphone Misfit back on the show to talk about his new album, Escape From Babylon.

We'll also discuss Trevon Martin's killer George Zimmerman being arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder, his attorney's horrible talking points, the UC Davis pepper spray report, Obama going back on on an Anti LGBT Discrimination order, the fact that only 30,000 homeowners have been helped under TARP, and Obama's horrible JOBS act.

We also have Rahm Emanuel's spokesperson here to defend his attacking of Chicago teachers.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have investigative journalist Lee Fang back on the show to discuss the lobbyists behind pink slime in ground beef and the dangers of the revolving door of lobbyists and congressmen in DC.

We also have New York Times best selling author Chris Mooney here to talk about his new book, The Republican Brain: The Science Of Why They Deny Science And Reality.

We'll also discuss the Secret Service eviction of Occupy Boston's Camp Charlie and Pastor Rick Warren saying Mormons aren't Christians and that helping the poor isn't a big deal.

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

Today's show is our One Year Anniversary!!!

To celebrate, we have Allison Kilkenny from the Nation Magazine and Citizen Radio back on the show to discuss the arrest of 80 Occupiers in San Francisco and the 99% Spring.

We also have Nixonland author and historian Rick Perlstein here to talk about what progressive activists are doing right and what we still need to work on.

We'll also discuss Occupy Boston setting up an Camp Charlie on the steps of the Massachusetts State House to protest cuts to public transit and campus police pepper spraying student protesters in Santa Monica, California.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have the Chicago hip hop group BBU here to talk about their new mix tape, Bell Hooks.

We also have Tim Murphy from Mother Jones Magazine back on the show to discuss the "most interesting" candidate for governor in the world, and how the GOP has found a way to combine their war on women with their war on immigrants.

We'll also discuss the Supreme Court allowing the police to strip search any one for any crime, how water guns are banned from RNC protests but real guns are allowed, and how local police are spying on you through your cell phone without a warrant.

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 104 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 here to give us her first hand account from inside the Supreme Court health care case.

We also have Kate Sheppard from Mother Jones Magazine back on the show to discuss how a new Pennsylvania law on hydro-fracking may impair doctors from properly treating their patients.

Plus we have Brendan Fisher from the Center For Media And Democracy's PR Watch back on the show to discuss how the conservative legislative group ALEC has pushed Stand Your Ground laws, like the one in the Trevon Martin case, all over the country.

We'll also discuss why Mitt Romney finds firing people humorous, the Budget For All by Congressional Progressive Caucus, the police surveillance video of Trevon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman, and the NRA's Conceal and Carry hoodie.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have Amanda Marcotte from Pandagon back on the show to talk about how the GOP has entered a new phase in the War on Contraception.

We also have Robin Jacks from Occupy Boston back on the show to discuss police violence towards women and Occupy's plans for the spring.

We'll also discuss Mitt Romney having an elevator for his cars and hiring a lobbyist for his beach house, a GOP NLRB member leaking information to a Romney adviser, updates in the Trevon Martin case, and the NYPD spying on liberal groups.

Plus, we have Rick Santorum's campaign manager here to talk about his candidate's relationship with the LGBT community.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have the Reverend Billy Talen here to talk about Occupy Wall Street and his ministry, the Church of Stop Shopping.

We also have Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss the government's war on the Post Office.

We'll also discuss the both the War on Women and War on Science in Tennessee and Barack Obama fast-tracking the southern portion of the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline.

Plus, we have an exclusive interview with U2's Bono responding to a right wing reporter's ambush of a Bono impersonator.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian and co-host of Citizen Radio Jamie Kilstein back on the show to discuss how progressives can best make their voices heard in the 2012 election.

We also have photo and video journalist Zach Roberts back on the show to discuss his being beaten by the NYPD at Occupy Wall Street's M17 event.

We'll also discuss the horrible Trayvon Martin case and Michael Bloomberg's disgusting response to police brutality.

Plus, we have exclusive audio of a new NYPD recruiting ad.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have Cenk Uygur of the Young Turks back on the show to talk the 2012 election and why it's so important to get money out of politics.

We'll also be talking once again to Angelo Carusone from Media Matters about his new campaign against Rush Limbaugh, Stop Rush.

We'll also discuss the SWAT raid of the homes Occupy Miami protesters and the War on Women in Arizona.

Plus, we'll be talking to Newt Gingrich's senior campaign adviser and Rush Limbaugh's advertising executive.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon's Glenn Greenwald here to discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's speech claiming the power to assassinate American citizens without a trial.

Plus, we'll also be talking to the former mayor of Salt Lake City, Rocky Anderson about his running for President under the Justice Party ticket.

We'll also discuss updates on the War on Voting in Texas and Wisconsin, Scott Walker forming a legal defense fund, and an US soldier massacring 16 civilians in Afghanistan.

Plus, we also have an assistant district attorney here to defend Obama's assassination program

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have Alternet's Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss how the grocery company Fresh Direct is taking taxpayer dollars and exploiting its workers, and we'll discuss Bruce Springsteen's new angry populist album, Wrecking Ball.

We'll also be talking the the Nation Magazine and the Roosevelt Institute's Bryce Covert on how equality for women in the workplace still has a long way to go.

We also have the winner of the Nation Magazine's holiday fund-raising bazaar, River Smith here to talk about his book, A Conspiracy To Love.

We'll also discuss how Ohio Republicans gerrymandered of Dennis Kucinich's Congressional seat away from him.

Plus, we have news of a Republican MC endorsing Mitt Romney.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have professional wrestler and New York Times Bestselling Author Mick Foley here to talk about his Wrestlemania fundraiser for the anti-sexual violence organization, RAINN.

We'll also be talking once again to Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts about the Department of Homeland Security's Orwellian Complete Operational Awareness program.

Plus, we have Rahm Emanuel responding to the G8 moving from Chicago to Camp David, and the ghost of Hunter S. Thompson here to discuss Rush Limbaugh's latest attack on women.

We'll also talk about Eric Holder's speech about when the U.S. Government can assassinate you.

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

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist and author of Vulture's Picnic Greg Palast here to talk about how Mitt Romney's top funders made billions on the auto bailout.

We'll also be talking to Katie Klabusich on how the GOP's war on women personally affected her.

We also have a Republican brand and marketing guru here to discus how GOP candidates are cashing in on their fame.

We'll also discuss Andrew Breitbart's death, how the passing of HR 347, the Federal Restricted Buildings And Grounds Improvement Act of 2011, makes some protesting a felony with a penalty of 10 years in prison, and how the Department of Homeland Security is tracking the Occupy Movement.

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.

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Episode 95 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Mac McClelland back on the show to talk about her Mother Jones cover story, I Was A Warehouse Wage Slave.

We'll also be talking once again with Joe Macare from the Occupied Chicago Tribune and Truthout about the re-occupation of Republic Windows and Doors, parents and teachers occupying the Piccollo school in Chicago, and Rahm Emanuel's war on teachers.

We also have the head of the Regular Gentleman’s Alliance here to explain that Mitt Romney is just a regular Joe, and Rick Santorum saying the separation of church and state makes him want to vomit.

We'll also discuss the latest disturbing developments in the NYPD Muslim spying program.

Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

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Episode 94 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the editor of Think Progress Green, Brad Johnson, here to tell us about how an anti-science right wing group known as the Heartland Institute is developing a climate change denying grade school curriculum.

We'll also be talking to Veronica Arreola from Viva La Feminista, about traveling to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala with a delegation from the Nobel Women's Institute.

We also have Rick Santorum's religious outreach spokesperson here to respond to Santorum's claims that Protestants are no longer Christians.

We'll also discuss the crowd booing birth control at GOP Primary Debate in Arizona, Newt Gingrich saying Barack Obama supports infanticide, and Tucker Carlson's horrific comments about annihilating Iran.

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

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Episode 93 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Boston Phoenix journalist Chris Faraone here to talk about his new book, 99 Nights With The 99%.

We also have the head of the Cautious Catholic Caucus here to explain why he thinks Obama isn't a true Christian.

We also have listener calls on the topic of birth control.

Plus we'll discuss the Progressive Principles Conference at Yale, our visit to the abandoned Christian theme park, Holy Land USA, Rick Santorum's stance on science, Virginia's horrific state sponsored rape bill, and an Indiana Congressman's crusade against the Girl Scouts.

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

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-Matt

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Episode 92 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have author and journalist Jeff Biggers back on the show to talk about how Arizona's ridiculous ban on Mexican American studies led to the state taking William Shakespeare's the Tempest out of the classroom.

We'll also be talking to the campaign director of Forecast the Facts, Daniel Souweine about how local TV weather meteorologists are spreading anti-climate change propaganda.

We also have a new ad for the Cash For Prisons program that may be coming to a state near you.

We'll also discuss my giving a keynote at Yale's Progressive Principles Conference this weekend, the delivery of 800,000 petitions against the Keystone XL Tarsands Pipeline, Darryl Issa preventing women from testifying about birth control, and Barack Obama and the Democrats screwing unions in the FAA bill.

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Episode 91 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Think Progress reporter Adam Peck here to discuss Rick Santorum's Islamaphobic financial backer, Foster Freiss.

We'll also be talking to the director of the documentary Hot Coffee, Susan Saladoff, about the right wing's efforts to keep you from having your day in court.

We also have the debut of a new song about Rick Santorum entitled, Sweater Vest Man.

We'll also discuss Rick Santorum's views on women in the military, and the insane, pro-rape rant by Fox News contributor, Liz Trotta .

Our writer/performer today is Frank Chow.

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Episode 90 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss his cover story on how the GOP is currently re-segregating the South.

We'll also be talking once again to Sam Jewler from Occupy DC about his account of the violent pre-dawn police raid at McPherson Square that left one Occupier in the hospital with a cracked skull.

We also have a response to Pete Hoekstra's horribly racist China ad, and we'll discuss a surprising new report that finds that a majority of American women would support a law forcing them to take their husbands name if they got married.

Our writer/performers today are Kate Ward, Amy Gard and Frank Chow.

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Episode 89 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the former national campaign manager for Health Care For America Now and current Rockefeller and Roosevelt Institute fellow, Richard Kirsch, here to talk about his new book Fighting For Our Health.

Plus, we'll be talking to a Republican DJ, DJ One Percent, about the musical tastes of the GOP primary candidates.

We'll also discuss the controversy surrounding Clint Eastwood's Super Bowl ad for Chrysler.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 88 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have David Dayen from Firedoglake here to explain why we shouldn't be too excited about Eric Schneiderman's co-chairing of a financial fraud task force, and how the proposed mortgage robo-signing settlement is a giant giveaway to the big banks.

We also have Josh Eidelson here to discuss Governor Mitch Daniels and the perils of Indiana's new right to work law.

We'll also be talking to Sara Robinson, the editor of the new site Alternet Visions, about looking at the big picture and future of the progressive movement.

Plus we have the announcement of a GOP endorsement from a new political action group, the Cheaters Party.

We'll also discuss the plans to Occupy the Superbowl this weekend in Indiana, and Mitt Romney's GOP dog whistle moment towards the poor.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Episode 87 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Mother Jones journalist Gavin Aronsen here to give us his first hand account being arrested this weekend at Occupy Oakland.

We also have John Ford here to give us an update from Occupy Boston.

Plus we have an exclusive new ad where Mitt Romney claims to be from the “real streets” of America.

We'll also discuss the fact the U.S. has dropped to 47th place for freedom of the press, Mitt Romney's ridiculous wealth, and the shady finances and executive bonuses at the company maintains Dewey Square, the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy.

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Episode 86 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Rob Boston from Americans United for the Separation of Church and State here to talk about five Founding Fathers whose skepticism on Christianity would make them unelectable today.

We also have Mary Bottari from the Center for Media and Democracy back on the show to give us an update on the Scott Walker recall and the campaign to break up Bank Of America.

We'll also discuss the State of the Union speech, the recording of this month's Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode, after the Drinking Liberally Chicago SOTU Watch party and the creation of a new Justice Department mortgage crisis task force.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 2:46pm EST

Episode 85, The Best Of Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Matt is on the road today, so 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 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 comedian Lee Camp back on the show to talk about Occupy Wall Street briefly reclaiming Zuccotti Park on New Year’s Eve as well as Barack Obama signing the NDAA..

Our writer/performers today are Kate Ward and Josh Bolotsky.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:48am EST

Episode 84 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have historian and author of Nixonland, Rick Perlstein, back on the show to discuss his new column for Rolling Stone about how Governor George Romney's loss to Richard Nixon deeply affected his son Mitt Romney's political outlook.

We also have the host of Ring of Fire Radio, Mike Papantonio, back on the show to talk about Barack Obama may have a hard time exploiting Mitt Romney's time at Bain Capital due to his coddling of Wall Street and the 1%.

Plus, we'll be talking about how you can build your own Republibot.

We'll also discuss the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline by Barack Obama, Senate Democrats supporting SOPA and PIPA, the fall of Chris Dodd, Rick Perry dropping out, and Newt Gingrich asking his second wife for an open marriage.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

Episode 83 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have professor and author Nan Levinson here to discuss her In These Times article on America's secret data mining network.

We also have documentary filmmaker Sam Mayfield here to talk about the Kickstarter campaign for her upcoming documentary, Wisconsin Rising.

Plus we have Rick Perry's spokesperson here to respond to Perry defending US soldiers urinating on corpses in Afghanistan.

We'll also discuss the tide turning against SOPA, the turning in of petitions for the Scott Walker recall, and Newt Gingrich's nasty, racist exchange last night with Juan Williams at the GOP Primary Debate in South Carolina.

Our writer/performer today is Josh Bolotsky.

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