The Matthew Filipowicz Show

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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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:53am EST

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.

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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