The Matthew Filipowicz Show

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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