The Matthew Filipowicz Show

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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