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, rants, and sketches.

Coming up on today’s best of show, we have the executive director of Truthout, Maya Schenwar, here to discuss the harrowing story of her sister giving birth in prison.

We also have documentary filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill on the show to discuss their Oscar-Nominated short, Redemption.

We'll also discuss how the cuts to SNAP food stamps hurt over 900,000 veterans, and how the November SNAP cuts were originally set into motion by Democrats.

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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, rants, and sketches.

Coming up on today's best of show, we have comedian and filmmaker Negin Farsad back on the show to talk about her new movie, The Muslims Are Coming!

We also have Gaius Publius from America Blog back on the show to discuss his in-depth series on the climate crisis and how, without immediate action, we could see mass extinction by the end of the century.

And TMFS writer-performer Tim Grimes gives us his response to the government shutdown.

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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, rants, and sketches.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Max Blumenthal here to discuss his new book, Goliath: Life And Loathing In Greater Israel.

We also have Bryce Covert from Think Progress back on the show to discuss the horrific consequences of the sequester, and the negative effects poverty has on the human brain.

We'll also discuss the new reports on drone warfare by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch that found that the United States violated international law and most likely committed war crimes.

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Coming up on today's show we have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss the attack on pensions and how the budget deal is a bad deal for the poor and middle class.

We also have the Reverend Billy Talen back on the show to discuss his recent arrest protesting JP Morgan Chase and the ongoing NYPD attempts to stifle protest and dissent.

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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 how a federal judge has found the NSA bulk surveillance is likely unconstitutional, as well as an update on license plate readers in Massachusetts.

We also have investigative journalist Greg Palast back on the show to discuss his new DVD, Vultures and Vote Rustlers.

We'll also discuss the US latest drone strike in Yemen which killed a convoy going to a wedding.

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Coming up on today's show we have Lee Fang from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss the right wing funding of the supposed centrist group, Third Way.

We also have Kate Sheppard back on the show to discuss a new report that finds we are not prepared for abrupt climate change.

We'll also discuss the latest NSA updates including 5 billion cell records collected per day, using Google cookies, spying on video gamers, and secretly activating computer cameras.

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Coming up on today's show we have Jessica Luther here to discuss what the Jameis Winston case shows us about the overlapping of football culture and rape culture.

We also have Anna Simonton here to discuss how Wall Street executives are spending big money to buy local school board elections.

We'll also discuss how the Reverend Billy has had his riot and menacing charges reduced to misdemeanors and how the military has decided they will keep secret the number of prisoners on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay.

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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 the need for poverty activists to go on offense.

We also have Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss the ridiculous Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case against birth control.

We'll also discuss what a judge ruling the undemocratic Detroit bankruptcy can proceed means for worker's pensions as well as another pension theft bill being passed in Illinois.

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Coming up on today's show we have Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog back on the show to discuss the shady firm hired to clean up North Dakota's massive oil spill and President Obama's newly approved fracked-gas pipeline's connection to KXL tarsands.

We also have Rodstarz from the hip hop group Rebel Diaz back on the show to discuss their new album, Radical Dilemma.

We'll also discuss the 116 people arrested protesting Walmart on Black Friday and Thursday's Fast Food Workers Strikes.

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Coming up on today's show we have journalist Kevin Gosztola here to discuss the conviction of activist Jeremy Hammond and the testimony by victims of US drone strikes before Congress.

We also have Zoe Carpenter from the Nation Magazine here to discuss how income inequality is literally killing people and how the military is stifling sexual assault reform.

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Coming up on today's show we have journalist David Dayen here to discuss how the JP Morgan Chase settlement for fraudulent mortgage-backed securities is a scam.

We also have Mary Jo Pehl from Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Cinematic Titanic here to discuss the 25th anniversary of MST3K and her new project, Awesome Music For Awful Movies.

We'll also discuss charges being brought against some who covered up the Steubenville sexual assault case, as well the sexual assault case at Florida State University.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Bryce Covert from Think Progress here to discuss the NLRB announcing it will prosecute Walmart for violating the rights of workers.

We also have Jesse Lava from Beyond Bars here to discuss their joint project with the ACLU and the Nation, Prison Profiteers.

We'll also discuss George Zimmerman's latest arrest for domestic violence and how he used the 9-11 emergency system as a propaganda tool.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Mychal Denzel Smith from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss the horrific killing of Renisha McBride and how there is still, sadly, a great deal of misogyny in the progressive movement.

We also have activist and community organizer Meg Mantis here to discuss the danger of privatizing public services, such as Chicago's disastrous for-profit CTA fare card system, Ventra.

We'll also discuss how activist the Reverend Billy Talen faces up to a year in prison for protesting Chase's anti-climate funding.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Molly Knefel from The Radio Dispatch back on the show to discuss her Rolling Stone article on the school to prison pipeline.

We also have writer and activist Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss Monday's Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose telethon.

We'll also discuss how after breaking a campaign promise to renegotiate NAFTA, Barack Obama is looking to bypass Congress and fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, which has been called NAFTA on steroids.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist Rania Khalek back on the show to discuss the Ray Kelly-Brown University protest controversy.

We also have journalist Chris Faraone here to discuss his new book, I Killed Andrew Breitbart.

We'll also discuss how the cuts to SNAP food stamps hurt over 900,000 veterans, and how the November SNAP cuts were originally set into motion by Democrats.

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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 how a recent PCLOB hearing shows the Obama Administration has little interest in real NSA reforms.

We also have Lisa Graves from the Center For Media And Democracy back on the show to discuss how towns in Georgia have essentially outsourced their entire cities, as well as the dangers of a privatized water supply.

We'll also discuss the election of mayors Bill de Blasio in New York and Marty Walsh in Boston.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog back on the show to discuss a disturbing “Citizen's United”-like court ruling on the KXL Pipeline and the largely ignored North Dakota oil spill disaster.

We also have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss how new voter suppression laws in Arizona and Kansas date back to the Antebellum South.

We'll also discuss how Britain still insists that Glenn Greenwald's husband engaged in espionage and terrorism, and how the US refuses to condemn it.

Plus we have TMFS writer/performer Chris Sowa here to discuss Rand Paul's plagiarism.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have the executive director of Truthout, Maya Schenwar, here to discuss the harrowing story of her sister giving birth in prison.

We also have Lee Fang from the Nation back on the show to discuss the academics and college professors who get paid to shill for Wall Street.

We'll also discuss the report that the NSA has hacked into Google and Yahoo data centers worldwide.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Alexis Goldstein from the Other 98% here to discuss how the proposed JP Morgan settlement does not do enough, as well as how the horrific Citigroup written deregulation bill HR 992 is up for a vote this week.

We also have Kari Lydersen on the show to discuss her new book, Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel And The Rise Of Chicago's 99%.

We'll also discuss the latest NSA spying updates including Prime Minister David Cameron threatening journalists in Britain and NSA Head Keith Alexander saying something has to be done to stop the media from reporting on Snowden's NSA leaks here in the US.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Josh Stearns from Free Press back on the show to discuss the call to protect all acts of journalism and how the FCC is ignoring it's own rules when it comes to local TV consolidation.

We also have Andrew Boyd here to discuss his activist handbook, Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox For Revolution.

We'll also discuss the new reports on drone warfare by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch that found that the United States violated international law and most likely committed war crimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist Rania Khalek back on the show to discuss some of the latest cases of police brutality, and how officers involved have faced little to no consequences.

We also have comedian and satirist Julianna Forlano back on the show to discuss two potentially dangerous fracking pipelines that are coming to New York City.

We'll also discuss the launching of live video on our YouTube channel.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Max Blumenthal here to discuss his new book, Goliath: Life And Loathing In Greater Israel.

We also have filmmaker Rob Kuhns here to discuss his new documentary on George Romero's original zombie classic, Birth Of The Living Dead.

We'll also discuss the end, for now, of the GOP Shutdown and debt ceiling debacle and how we need to be vigilant about the upcoming budget conference.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Kendra Pierre-Louis on the show to discuss her book, Green Washed: Why We Can't Buy Our Way To A Green Planet.

We also have Rob Zerban on the show to discuss the GOP Shutdown and if he plans to run against Paul Ryan in 2014.

We'll also discuss how Anonymous has taken up a Maryville, Missouri sexual assault case that, like Steubenville, has been covered up by the town.

Our writer-performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss the Shutdown and signs that America has traveled back in time to the 1800s.

We also have Scot Ross from One Wisconsin Now on the show to discuss the student debt crisis.

We'll also discuss the danger Republicans are placing the country in with their refusal to raise the debt ceiling and how President Obama should use the Constitutional option to end the debt ceiling crisis today.

Our writer-performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Alice Ollstein back on the show to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court campaign finance case, and how NSA spying isn't being affected by the government shutdown, but its oversight is.

We also have documentary filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill on the show to discuss their Oscar-Nominated short, Redemption, which debuts on HBO October 14th.

We'll also discuss an update on the Lavabit case, the encrypted email service used by Edward Snowden that chose to shut down instead of allowing the FBI to access all of its users data.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Gaius Publius from America Blog back on the show to discuss his in-depth series on the climate crisis and how, without immediate action, we could see mass extinction by the end of the century.

We also have Lisa Graves from the Center for Media and Democracy back on the show to discuss their new investigation, Outsourcing America Exposed.

We'll also discuss the consequences of the Government Shutdown and how some after mocking the Occupy movement are wondering where they are now.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist Chris Faraone back on the show to discuss the how the Boston Mayoral race is shaping up as a battle between labor supported Marty Walsh and the Bain Capital supported John Connolly.

We also have David Waldman from Daily Kos back on the show to discuss the madness of the GOP government shut down, and how it's only the first of several budget hostage situations that will occur in the coming months.

We'll also discuss this past weekend's Living Liberally national conference.

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The show is on the road this week in Chicago and Madison.  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the President of the Chicago Teachers Union, Karen Lewis, here to discuss Rahm Emanuel's war on public education in Chicago.

We also have Alice Ollstein from Free Speech Radio News back on the show to discuss the shocking new Pentagon report on sexual assault in the military, as well as how the Air Force Lieutenant in charge of sexual assault prevention has been arrested for sexual assault himself.

We'll also discuss those who support the Chelsea Manning conviction by saying we are a "nation of laws." (NOTE: This was recorded before Manning announced she wished to be referred to as Chelsea Manning.)

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The show is on the road this week in Chicago and Madison.  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.

Coming up on today’s Best Of Show, we have Mychal Denzel Smith from the Nation Magazine here to discuss the ridiculous placement of Assata Shakur on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list.

We also have Hutch Harris from the band the Thermals here to talk about their new album, Desperate Ground.

We'll also discuss how a DEA unit feeds wiretap and informant tips to local law enforcement, then instructs them to lie about it.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Tim Karr from Free Press back on the show to discuss how both big tech companies like Verizon and the NSA are working to destroy fundamental structure of the internet.

We also have comedian and filmmaker Negin Farsad back on the show to talk about her new movie, The Muslims Are Coming!

We'll also discuss the the latest mass shooting in the US, this time in Washington DC.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist David Dayen here to discuss Larry Summers withdrawing his name as a possible head the Federal Reserve and how five years after the economic collapse, those responsible have still not been held accountable.

We also have artist Molly Crabapple back on the show to discuss her latest trip to the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

We'll also discuss the two year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and how activists are needed now more than ever.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist Rania Khalek here to discuss President Obama's Syria speech and how the media is ignoring Syria's non-violent resistance movement.

We also have Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss the 10 weirdest conspiracy theories from fundamentalist Christians.

We'll also discuss how the TSA doesn't think you're a potential terrorist if you have $85.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:03am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have encryption specialist and author Bruce Schneier here to discuss the latest NSA revelations including the NSA working with tech companies to insert weaknesses into their code.

We also have Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog back on the show to discuss how taxpayers are providing 100 million dollars a year for pro-fracking industry studies at universities as well as how President Obama has expedited approvals on pipelines other than the northern half of the Keystone XL.

We'll also discuss George Zimmerman allegedly threatening his wife and father-in-law with a knife and gun.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:16am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Bryce Covert from Think Progress back on the show to discuss the horrific consequences of the sequester, and the negative effects poverty has on the human brain.

We also have Micah Uetricht back on the show to discuss the anxiety parents of Chicago Public School children face after Rahm Emanuel's school closings and massive teacher lay-offs.

We'll also discuss the NYPD secretly classifying entire mosques as terrorist organizations, as well as assaulting Muslim children and ripping off their hijabs.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:16am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have interviews with Boston fast food workers who walked out of the job as part of the 58 city Fast Food Workers Strike.

We also have David Neiwert from Crooks and Liars back on the show to talk about his new book on the Minute Man movement, And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing The Dark Side Of The American Border.

We'll also discuss why President Obama asking for Congress to back his war with Syria isn't as positive a development as some are making it.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:22am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Sharona Coutts from RH Reality Check here to discuss how a right-wing, anti-choice Congressional study actually found abortions to be overwhelmingly safe.

We also have journalist and author Greg Palast back on the show to discuss how President Obama's possible choice to chair the Federal Reserve, Larry Summers, was at the heart of the global financial crash.

We'll also discuss how the United States is close to attacking Syria, and how air strikes will make the situation worse.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:03am EST

Coming up on today’s show, Kevin Gosztola from FireDogLake back on the show to discuss what the Chelsea Manning verdict means for journalists and whistle blowers.

We also Molly Knefel from Radio Dispatch back on the show to discuss New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's hypocritical reaction to the Stop and Frisk ruling when it comes to the safety of children.

We'll also discuss how the German government is warning that Windows 8 has a built in back door that can potentially be exploited by the NSA.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:30am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine here to give us the latest on the GOP's War On Voting including the horrific new restrictions in North Carolina.

We also have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore back on the show to discuss the new Ladydrawers series on the textile industry, Fast Fashion.

We'll also discuss Bradley Manning being sentenced to 35 years in prison.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:12am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Trevor Timm from the Freedom of the Press Foundation and the Electronic Frontier Foundation here to discuss the latest NSA revelations including the misleading language government officials use to avoid disclosure.

We also have independent journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss the necessary concept of opting for free time and the closing of several New York City hospitals.

We'll also discuss Glenn Greenwald's partner being detained in London under the Terrorism Act.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:56am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have the attorney who worked on the Pentagon Papers, Iran/Contra and more, Daniel Sheehan on the show to talk about his new auto-biography The People's Advocate and how sadly we haven't learned from our country's past scandals.

We also have Kirk Laubenstein from Unite Here and Interfaith Worker Justice and Ross Hyman from the AFL-CIO here to discuss a new campaign for hotel worker justice.

We'll also discuss how the owner of the email service that Edward Snowden used chose to shut it down after being approached by the government, and how he's not allowed to discuss it with his lawyer.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:23am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have activist and photographer Jenna Pope here to discuss her arrest for singing at the Solidarity Sing Along in Madison, Wisconsin.

We also have Lisa Graves from the Center for Media and Democracy back on the show to discuss their new report ALEC At 40, as well as the abuse of protesters at ALEC's meeting in Chicago.

We'll also discuss a federal judge's ruling that New York City's Stop and Frisk program is unconstitutional as well as Eric Holder's speech on mass incarceration and the drug war.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:46am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss how like Sharknado, the American public is facing a Banknado of Wall Street danger, as well as how Tom Friedman is a modern day Ayn Rand.

We also have one of the 2,133 teachers laid off by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Xian Barrett, here to discuss the fight for Chicago Public Schools.

We'll also discuss how the DEA unit that feeds wiretap and informant tips to local law enforcement, then instructs them to lie about it.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:23am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Imani Gandy from RH Reality Check and The Angry Black Lady Chronicles here to discuss the GOP's continuing War On Women and the possible path of 20 week abortion bans to the Supreme Court.

We also have Mike Ludwig from TruthOut back on the show to discuss his frightening new report on fracking in the ocean and the one year anniversary of a town in Louisiana being swallowed by a sinkhole.

We'll also discuss how a Pennsylvania lawsuit apparently bans a 7 and 10 year old from ever discussing fracking for the rest of their lives.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:34am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Oscar Nominated filmmaker Tia Lessin here to talk about how PBS censored her upcoming film on the Koch Brothers, Citizen Koch.

We also have fellow We Act Radio hosts Danielle and Shane-O of Talking Left here to discuss the upcoming budget showdown.

We'll also discuss those who support the Bradley Manning conviction by saying we are a "nation of laws."

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:24am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Kevin Gosztola back on the show to discuss the latest updates in the Bradley Manning trial and how judge's ruling on the Espionage Act might have serious consequences for whistle blowers.

We also have Jaclyn Friedman from Women, Action and the Media back on the show to discuss how Clear Channel decided that ads for women's health centers were “indecent.”

We'll also discuss the latest NSA spying revelations including the Democrats like Nancy Pelosi who voted to continue the mass collection of phone records.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:43am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have author and historian Rick Perlstein back on the show to compare the Detroit bankruptcy filing to New York City in the 1970s.

We also have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to talk about the ACLU's explosive study on license plate readers.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 8:51am EST

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 politicians are playing real-life Hunger Games with cuts to food stamps.

We also have journalist Chris Faraone back on the show to give us overview on the candidates running to become the next Mayor of Boston.

We'll also discuss how President Obama is reportedly considering New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, despite Kelly's record with Stop and Frisk, the Muslim spying scandal, and abusing Occupy Wall Street protesters.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:47am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist David Dayen back on the show to discuss how the new student loan fix is a scam, and how a proposed GOP House bill would pre-empt private property rights.

We also have Joan McCarter from Daily Kos back on the show to discuss the Senate filibuster deal and how we need to be pushing for the talking filibuster.

We'll also discuss the reaction to the Rolling Stone cover photo of the Boston Marathon Bomber, and how the NSA are using "three hop queries" through American's data and records

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:31am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Mychal Denzel Smith from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss George Zimmerman being found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin.

We also have Victoria Law back on the show to discuss the Pelican Bay Prison hunger strike that is occurring in California to protest solitary confinement and what you can do to help.

We'll also discuss how Florida has changed the language of it's jury instructions since passing Stand Your Ground. 

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:33am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss New York City's new teacher evaluation system and how some companies are paying employees with fee-ridden debit cards.

We also have Driftglass and Blue Gal from the Professional Left Podcast back on the show to discuss how the media covers the NSA spying scandal.

We'll also discuss how Barack Obama's nominee to head the FBI, James Comey, signed off on torture, warrantless spying, and indefinite detention.

Plus comedy from Tim Grimes.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:31am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have fellow progressive talk show host Peter B. Collins here to discuss his explosive interview with NSA whistle blower Russell Tise, where Tise claims that the NSA targeted political officials, including then Senate candidate Barack Obama.

We also have Robin Marty from RH Reality Check back on the show to give us updates on the GOP's War on Women from Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, and North Carolina.

We'll also discuss how the State Department apparently doesn't know the exact route of the Keystone XL Tarsands Pipeline.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:17am EST

We are back after getting robbed!  Thank you SO much to those who donated to get us back on the air!  If you haven't yet, you still can here.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss what needs to be done now that the Supreme Court has struck down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

We also have Ted Genoways from Mother Jones magazine here to discuss the history of unconstitutional Ag Gag laws.

We'll also discuss the crazy right wing reactions to the Supreme Court striking down DOMA.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:34am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Trevor Timm from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Freedom of the Press Foundation here to discuss the latest on the NSA spying scandal including how the government is leaking info to condemn Edward Snowden's leaks.

We also have Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog back on the show to explain why President Obama's climate speech is not enough to stop catastrophic climate change.

We'll also discuss getting back on the air after getting robbed in San Francisco and how you can help us stay on the air.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:02am EST

Coming up on today’s show, Kevin Gosztola from FireDogLake back on the show to give us the latest news from the Bradley Manning trial as well as the phoney “proper channels” argument when it comes to NSA whistle blower, Edward Snowden.

We also have journalist Rania Khalek back on the show to discuss how, like Chicago, both Washington and Philadelphia are facing drastic public school closings.

We'll also discuss the House passing a 20 week abortion ban, and how one Congressman is supporting it because of masturbating fetuses.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 11:13am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss the latest NSA spying revelations from Edward Snowden.

We also have Josh Bolotsky from the Other 98% here to talk about our upcoming live-riffing of Atlas Shrugged Part One at Netroots Nation.

We'll also discuss 22 people getting arrested in Chicago to protest the Keystone XL Tarsands Pipeline, and how TransCanada briefed and trained law enforcement, calling protesters potential terrorists.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:40am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Steve Horn back on the show to discuss the latest Keystone XL pipeline updates, including dents and anomalies already showing up in the Southern portion, and how President Obama's former communications director, Anita Dunn, is profiting off the pipeline.

We also have comedian Katie Halper back on the show to discuss her new documentary, Commie Camp.

We'll also discuss how a member of Anonymous who helped expose the Steubenville rape scandal could face more prison time than the rapists themselves.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:09am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Allison Kilkenny from Citizen Radio back on the show to discuss the uprising in Turkey.

We also have journalist Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss the ridiculously extravagant WalMart shareholders meeting, and the low wage workers who were there to protest it.

We'll also discuss the shocking NSA spying scandal and the attacks on the whistle blower, Edward Snowden.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:08am EST

The show is on vacation this week.  As such, we are running the Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.  

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Melissa Gira Grant here to talk about her latest article, The War On Sex Workers.

We also have Stanford professor Mark Jacobson here to discuss his study that found that New York State could transfer to 100% renewable energy by 2030.

We'll also discuss how Eric Holder claimed that Wall Street was too big to prosecute.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 6:00am EST

The show is on vacation this week.  As such, we are running the Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.  

Coming up on today's "Best Of" show, we have musician Kimya Dawson here to discuss art, activism and her new project with Aesop Rock, the Uncluded.

We also have Nick Baumann from Mother Jones Magazine here to talk about how high speed trading may be a ticking time bomb for our economy.

We'll also discuss the West, Texas Fertilizer plant explosion.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 6:00am EST

The show is on vacation this week.  As such, we are running the Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.  

Coming up on today's "Best Of" show, we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss the calls for more surveillance and drones after the Boston Marathon attacks, as well as how the media is irresponsibly tossing around the term radicalization.

We also have author and historian Rick Perlstein back on the show to discuss how Chicago teachers and activists are fighting back against Rahm Emanuel's Shock Doctrine school closings.

We'll also discuss the hypocrisy of Barack Obama attacking Republicans for the sequester when he signed it into law.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 6:00am EST

The show is on vacation this week.  As such, we are running the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.  

Coming up on today’s "Best Of" 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 Jennifer Pozner of Women In Media And News here to discuss the biggest challenges women still face in the media today.

We'll also discuss the ridiculous coverage of the Steubenville rape trial.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss Ronald Lindsay's condescending opening lecture at the Women In Secularism conference, as well as the positive developments that came after it.

We also have Mike Ludwig from TruthOut here to discuss how the mining of the sand used in Hydro Fracking is taking its toll on a community in Wisconsin.

We'll also discuss the tornado in Oklahoma, how budget cuts to the National Weather Service threaten lives, how Senator Tom Coburn wants relief tied to further cuts, and how Senator James Inhoffe claims that Oklahoma victims are different from Hurricane Sandy victims.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:19am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Hutch Harris from the band the Thermals here to talk about their new album, Desperate Ground.

We also have journalist Kevin Gosztola back on the show to discuss how the Obama administration's war on journalists has spread from the AP to James Rosen.

We'll also discuss how a high school girl in Florida was arrested and expelled for having a lesbian relationship with another student and how a lesbian couple living together in Texas are being forced by a conservative judge to separate.

Plus TMFS writer-performer Tim Grimes gives us his take on what Obama scandals we should be focusing on.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Mychal Denzel Smith from the Nation Magazine here to discuss the ridiculous placement of Assata Shakur on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list.

We also have Anna Marie Taylor here to discuss the new memoir she edited by the late labor journalist James Lerner, Coarse of Action.

We'll also discuss how the Fast Food Worker's Strikes have spread to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as well as a new study that found one out of every five children in the United States is living below the poverty line.

Plus TMFS writer-performer Bob Rok gives us his take on the racist writings of Jason Richwine from the Heritage Foundation.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have the President of the Chicago Teachers Union, Karen Lewis, here to discuss Rahm Emanuel's war on public education in Chicago.

We also have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss how a union in Oregon using collective bargaining talks to go after the big banks that wrecked the economy.

We'll also discuss 19 people getting shot at a Mother's Day Parade in New Orleans, the DOJ secretly getting journalist's phone records at the AP, how we've passed the dangerous carbon milestone of 400 ppm and what that means for our species.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Jeff Biggers back on the show to discuss how Illinois ranks as the worst rogue coal state, and how Governor Pat Quinn has joined the climate change denying coal bandwagon.

We also have Alice Ollstein from Free Speech Radio News back on the show to discuss the shocking new Pentagon report on sexual assault in the military, as well as how the Air Force Lieutenant in charge of sexual assault prevention has been arrested for sexual assault himself.

We'll also discuss how the DOJ and FBI still don't think they need a warrant to read your email, as well as a former FBI agent claiming that all digital communications, including phone calls, are recorded by the government.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Bryce Covert from ThinkProgress back on the show to discuss the cost of the sequester and austerity on the poor.

We also have Joan McCarter from Daily Kos back on the show to discuss the ridiculous response to the Oregon Medicaid study and the cost of over half of the states refusing Medicaid expansion.

We'll also discuss the idiots who are protesting outside the funeral home where the first Boston Marathon bomber's body is being held and the refusal of Cambridge to bury his body.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist David Dayen here to discuss how Obama's Treasury Department is fighting legislation that would end Too Big To Fail Banks.

We also have Chris Faraone back on the show to discuss his new e-book on the Boston Marathon attack, Heartbreak Hell.

We'll also discuss how President Obama is denying both science and a court order with his dangerous new FDA rules for Plan B Emergency Contraception.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Micah Uetricht here discuss Strike For 15, the Fast Food Worker's Strike in Chicago, Illinois.

We also have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss how the austerity “spread sheet” fiasco, should put an end to the debate on using the Chained CPI for Social Security.

We'll also discuss the latest developments in the Boston Marathon attack, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg saying we need to re-interpret the Constitution, and the denying of a lawyer to the second bombing suspect.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Lee Fang back on the show to discuss his new book on the Right Wing infrastructure, The Machine: A Field Guide To The Resurgent Right.

We also have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss the calls for more surveillance and drones after the Boston Marathon attacks, as well as how the media is irresponsibly tossing around the term, radicalization.

We'll also discuss the latest developments in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Robin Marty from RH Reality Check back on the show to discuss her new book, Crow After Roe.

And in an interview recorded at the National Conference for Media Reform, we have Tim Pool here to discuss activism, journalism, and how new technology helps democratize the media.

We'll also discuss the latest Boston Marathon bombing updates.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:35am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have a batch of interviews recorded live at the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver, Colorado!

We have Jaclyn Friedman from Women, Action And The Media here to discuss how pop culture can be used for both good and evil, as well as her book, What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl's Guide To Shame Free Sex And Safety.

We have Jason Barnett from the Uptake back on the show to discuss the hardships of funding independent, progressive media.

And we have Lisa Graves from the Center for Media and Democracy here to give us the latest updates on ALEC.

We'll also discuss the ongoing Guantanamo Bay hunger strike and how over half of the prisoners held there have been cleared for release but are still being held.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:27am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have the president of the National Mining and Metal Workers Union, Napoleon Gomez, here to his new book on the 2006 mining disaster in Mexico, Collapse of Dignity.

We also have interviews recorded live at the National Conference for Media Reform including Jennifer Pozner of Women In Media And The News here to discuss the biggest challenges women still face in the media today.

And we have the Nation Magazine's John Nichols here to discuss his new book, Dollarocracy: How The Money And Media Election Complex Is Destroying America.

We'll also discuss the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have a batch of interviews recorded live at the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver, Colorado!

We have Marcy Wheeler here to discuss the Obama administration's justification discrepancies when it comes to the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki.

We have Kevin Gosztola back on the show to give us an update on the trail of Bradley Manning.

We have Trevor Timm from the Freedom of the Press Foundation here to discuss the lack of transparency in the Obama administration.

And we have Tim Hwang here to talk about his world wide network, the Awesome Foundation For The Arts And Sciences.

We'll also discuss Newark, NJ students walking out of their schools to protest budget cuts, teacher firings and school closings and the McClatchy report that shows the Obama administration has lied about the use of drones.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:42am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have a batch of interviews recorded live at the National Conference for Media Reform!

We have musician Kimya Dawson here to discuss art, activism and her new project with Aesop Rock, the Uncluded.

We have Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog back on the show to discuss how Exxon is running all aspects of the tar sands pipeline oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas.

We have Alice Ollstein and George Lavender here to talk about their journalist collective, Free Speech Radio News.

And we have the author of War Made Easy, Norman Solomon here to discuss how politicians and the press continue to spin us into war.

We'll also discuss President Barack Obama is proposing to cut the social safety net in his Grand Bargain with Republicans.

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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, New Girl Law.

We also have Tim Shorrock from the Nation Magazine here to discuss President Obama's crackdown on whistle blowers.

We'll also discuss how students at Florida Atlantic University protested and won against a private prison company for naming rights for their stadium, how Kevin Ware's horrific March Madness injury shows the NCAA's exploitation of college athletesNorth Dakota passing a slew of horrible Anti-Choice bills, and North Carolina is trying to establish an official state religion.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have author and historian Rick Perlstein back on the show to discuss how Chicago teachers and activists are fighting back against Rahm Emanuel's Shock Doctrine school closings.

We also have Stanford professor Mark Jacobson here to discuss his study that found that New York State could transfer to 100% renewable energy by 2030.

We'll also discuss the tar sands pipeline oil leak in an Arkansas neighborhood, and how we could be seeing a lot more spills if the Keystone XL Pipeline is approved.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:36am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog back on the show to give us the latest on the sequester and Grand Bargain madness.

We also have comedian and satirist Rick Overton on the show to discuss the intersection of comedy politics and activism.

We'll also discuss the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments for Prop 8 and DOMA, and discuss the massive protest in Chicago to protest Rahm Emanuel's racist school closings.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss rape culture, the Steubenville trial and how the story of an abused cat shows us how we should deal with instances of abused women.

We also have independent journalist Rania Khalek back on the show to discuss the lack of NYPD accountability when it comes to policies like stop and frisk as well as shootings, including the killing of 16 year old Kimani Gray.

We'll also discuss how the State Department hid the fact that it's environmental assessment report on the Keystone XL Pipeline was done by former TransCanada contractors, as well as a new scientific study that claims New York State could switch to 100% renewable energy by 2030 if it chose to.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian and author Katie Goodman here to discuss how the actual members of both parties are more progressive than the politicians that represent them.

We also have Kenzo Shiabata from the Chicago Teachers Union back on the show to discuss how parents and teachers are fighting back against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's racist school closings and CPS' banning of the book, Persepolis.

We'll also discuss the 10 year anniversary of the United States starting a war with Iraq and read the last letter from a dying veteran to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist David Dayen back on the show to discuss the shocking Senate report and criminality of JP Morgan Chase.

We also have the hip hop group Rebel Diaz here to discuss art, activism and the violent NYPD eviction from their South Bronx community center, RDACBX.

We'll also discuss rape culture and the horrific coverage by CNN and other news outlets on the Steubenville rape trial.

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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 a proposed Anti-Poverty Contract for 2013.

We also have activist Isobel Arthen here to discuss how protesters staged a mock Funeral For Our Future at TransCanada's Massachusetts office this week to protest the Keystone Tarsands XL Pipeline.

We'll also discuss the leaked Bradley Manning audio from the Freedom of The Press Foundation and the hypocrisy of those who leaked the classified information in the New York Times puff piece on Anwar Alwaki's assassination.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Natasha Lennard from Salon here to discuss how the debate on drones is getting muddled.

We also have Allison Kilkenny from the Nation Magazine and Citizen Radio back on the show to discuss how President Obama's early career should have given us plenty of clues about his economic outlook, as well as the great work of the Occupy Wall Street off-shoot, Strike Debt.

We'll also discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's shocking admission that Wall Street is too big to prosecute.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Professor Stephen John Hartnett here to discuss his book on the history of the death penalty in America, Executing Democracy.

We also have comedian and satirist Lee Camp back on the show to discuss our upcoming stand-up show in Boston, misogyny in comedy after Seth MacFarlane's Oscar hosting night, and the trial of Bradley Manning.

We'll also discuss Rand Paul's filibuster of John Brennan and Eric Holder claiming that the President can use a drone to assassinate an American on US soil.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Chris Faraone from the Boston Phoenix here to discuss how the right wing turned on one of it's own, James O'Keefe's former colleague, Nadia Naffe.

We also have from Driftglass and Blue Gal from Crooks and Liars and The Professional Left back on the show to discuss the madness of the sequester cuts.

We'll also discuss how President Obama's State Department has made the ridiculous claim that the Keystone XL Pipeline is environmentally sound.

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Coming up on today’s 200th episode, we have Mike Papantonio from Ring of Fire back on the show to discuss the future of progressive media.

We also have Tim Karr from Free Press here to discuss the zombie like rise of the online privacy-killing bill CISPA, as well as the roadblocks to public and municipal WiFi.

We'll also discuss how the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to FISA and may strike down the Voting Rights Act.

Our writer-performer Tim Grimes gives us an exclusive listen to the Pope's Sex Tape!

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:10am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss the CIA and military's hidden presence on college campuses.

We also have Victoria Law here to discuss the danger of states cutting prison budgets, while not cutting prison populations.

We'll also discuss how President Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, had a provision in his contract at CitiGroup giving him a bonus if he quit to take a job as a high ranking government official, as well as the Obama administration refusing to state if they believe they can assassinate American citizens without a trial on US soil.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:42am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Dave Johnson from Campaign for America's Future here to discuss how congress manufactured the crisis that threatens the United States Post Office today.

We also have comedian and host of Absurdity Today, Julianna Forlano back on the show to discuss the Keystone Pipeline protest and the NDAA.

We'll also discuss how Facebook made 1.1 billion dollars last year but paid zero in taxes, how a football stadium in Florida is being named for the second largest private prison, GEO Group, and how President Obama was golfing with oil executives while tens of thousands protested the Keystone Tarsands XL pipeline.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:43pm EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have David Dayen back on the show to discuss the 1 year anniversary of the Financial Fraud Mortgage Crisis Task Force that doesn't actually exist.

We also have Jane Kleeb from Bold Nebraska back on the show to give us an update from this past weekend's Keystone XL Pipeline protest in Washington, DC.

We'll also discuss the plans to escalate civil disobedience if President Obama approves the XL pipeline, and how the Pope will remain in the Vatican after he resigns to keep from being prosecuted.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:50am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Nick Baumann from Mother Jones Magazine here to talk about how high speed trading may be a ticking time bomb for our economy.

We also have journalist and filmmaker Greg Palast back on the show to discuss how Obama's proposed voting commission is not enough, the potential nomination of Penny Pritzker for Commerce Secretary, and how, if approved, the Keystone XL pipeline will make the Koch Brothers billions.

We'll also discuss how President Obama's hypocrisy in blaming the Republicans for the sequestration, considering he signed the bill, as well as 48 people getting arrested at the White House to try and stop the Keystone XL Tarsands Pipeline.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:16am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine here to discuss how conservatives and the Supreme Court may destroy the Voting Rights Act.

We also have independent journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss Seattle teachers refusing to administer a for-profit company's standardized test and the cost of emotional labor in the service industry.

We'll also discuss how after 14 months of waiting for their day in court, the prosecutors office suddenly dropped the charges against those arrested in the Occupy Boston raids.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:13am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Les Leopold back on the show to discuss his new book, How To Make A Million Dollars An Hour: Why Hedge Funds Get Away With Siphoning Off America's Wealth.

We also have labor activist and author Amy Dean here to discuss how restaurant workers, through groups like ROC-United, are fighting for sick days, benefits and economic justice.

We'll also discuss the release of the DOJ white paper on Barack Obama's assassination of American citizens.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:03am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have labor journalist Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss the rise of alt labor movements across the United States.

We also have writer Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss the frustration of re-fighting battles that have been long since decided legally, like a woman's right to reproductive health.

We'll also discuss the former head of FEMA Michael Brown's repulsive reaction to the power going out at the Super Bowl, as well as my recent visit to New Orleans which included the viewing of a Chewbacca themed Marti Gras parade.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:48am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Tracy Weitz from Advancing New Standards In Reproductive Health here to discuss their new study finding that abortions are just as safe when performed by nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified mid-wives as when performed by physicians.

We also have Tyler Zimmer from the Occupied Chicago Tribune here to discuss the real effects of austerity when it comes to CTA fare hikes and service cuts.

We'll also discuss how the economy is heading into a double dip recession due to the lack of government spending and austerity.

Our writer-performer today is Tim Grimes.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:24am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Melissa Gira Grant here to talk about her latest article, The War On Sex Workers.

We also have Cliff Schecter back on the show to give us an update on gun control legislation and GOP gerrymandering.

We'll also discuss the fact that Harry Reid and certain Senate Democrats flat out refused to reform the filibuster.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:38am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Professor Lawrence Lessig here to discuss the corrupting influence of money in politics and what we can do to stop it.

We also have journalist Steve Horn here to discuss Barack Obama's EPA censoring a damning report on hydro-fracking.

We'll also discuss Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman flip flopping and approving the Nebraska portion of the TransCanada Keystone pipeline, the Sierra Club saying it will engage in civil disobedience to stop it, and Virginia Republicans sneaking through a gerrymandering vote to disenfranchise voters on Inauguration Day.

Our writer-performer today is Frank Chow.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:07am EST

Coming up on today’s show, on the 40th anniversary of Roe Vs. Wade we have Lynn Paltrow from the National Advocates For Pregnant Women here to discuss a shocking new study on the arrests and forced interventions of pregnant women since 1973.

We also have journalist and activist Joshua Eaton back on the show to discuss the rash of self immolation that's occurring in Tibet.

We'll also discuss five people getting shot at Gun Appreciation Day events, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker celebrating the Roe anniversary by declaring it Protect Life Day, Barack Obama's Inauguration Day speech, and how we must remember to honor the entire legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, including the fact that the FBI sent him a letter telling him to commit suicide.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:26am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have writer and radio host Molly Knefel here to discuss what the New York City bus strike can teach us about the real impact of austerity.

We also have journalist Antonia Juhasz back on the show to discuss the new war for Afghanistan's untapped oil.

We'll also discuss how while it's positive that we're discussing the epidemic of gun violence in the US, turning schools into armed camps is not the answer.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:21am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have Medea Benjamin from Code Pink here to talk about how John Brennan's connection to drones, assassinations, rendition, and torture should disqualify him from being President Obama's pick to head the CIA.

We also have Mac McClelland from Mother Jones Magazine back on the show to discuss the epidemic of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder spreading from returning veterans to their families.

We'll also discuss the tragic suicide of Aaron Swartz and our how our horrific and corrupt multi-tiered justice system contributed to it.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:27am EST

Coming up on today’s show, we have radio host Shannyn Moore back on the show to give us an update on the grounding of the Shell oil drilling rig near Kodiak, Alaska.

We also have Guardian senior reporter Ian Cobain here to talk about his new book, the Secret History Of Torture.

We'll also discuss reports that the head of the EPA is stepping down due to President Obama's plan to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, Massachusetts student activists gluing themselves together in a TransCanada office to protest the pipeline, how the rise in sea levels will displace 187 million people in the next 100 years, and the damning Media Matters report on how climate change got 8 total minutes of airtime on the Sunday talk shows in all of 2012.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:09am EST