The Matthew Filipowicz Show

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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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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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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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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Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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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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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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