The Matthew Filipowicz Show

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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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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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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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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Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes, Sticher 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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