The Matthew Filipowicz Show

Due to holiday travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's best of show we have Greg Palast back on the show to discuss his investigation on how millions of minority voters may be purged from the voter rolls.

We also have author Nell Bernstein here to discuss her new book, Burning Down The House: The End Of Juvenile Prison.

We'll also discuss the new book, Laughing Liberally: Letters To The American Voter that features essays by me and 11 other progressive comedians.

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Due to holiday travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's best-of show, we have Mariame Kaba back on the show to discuss what abolishing the US prison system might look like and the new publication, Chiraq and It's Meaning(s).

We also have Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein from Citizen Radio back on the show to discuss their new book, #NewsFail.

We'll also discuss Walmart dropping health insurance coverage for part time workers and how our health care system is still horribly flawed. 

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Due to holiday travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's best-of show we have Melissa Gira Grant back on the show to discuss the flawed justice system for sex workers and the Red Umbrella Project's report on New York's Human Trafficking Intervention Courts.

We also have David Dayen back on the show to discuss Eric Holder's legacy as attorney general and why we shouldn't laugh at Hank Greenberg's AIG lawsuit.

We'll also discuss a new report on how renters are being priced out of cities and that over half of renters are paying more than 30% of their income on housing.

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Coming up on today's show we have the Reverend Billy Talen back on the show to discuss the Church of Stop Shopping's trip to Monsanto headquarters and Ferguson, MO.

We also have Todd Wolfson here to discuss his new book, Digital Rebellion: The Birth Of The Cyber Left.

We'll also discuss the mainstream media's lack of coverage of the Millions March against police violence in New York.

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Coming up on today's show we have Amanda Marcotte here to discuss dealing with right wing relatives over the holidays and Satanists trolling the religious right in Florida.

We also have Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss how Rolling Stone gave a huge gift to rape apologists.

We'll also discuss the awful Cromnibus bill and Elizabeth Warren's speech against Citigroup and the politicians they buy.

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Coming up on today's show we have Steve Horn back on the show to discuss exporting tar sands oil and fracked gas, and Washington's revolving door for dirty energy.

We also have Greta Christina back on the show to discuss her new book, Comforting Thoughts About Death That Have Nothing To Do With God.

We'll also discuss the horrific findings in the Senate report on CIA torture.

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Coming up on today's show we have Mychal Denzel Smith back on the show to discuss how the system that failed Eric Garner and Michael Brown is designed to protect the police and cannot be reformed.

We also have Wagatwe Wanjuki back on the show to discuss the University of Virginia/Rolling Stone rape scandal and how “he said/she said” framing is used to dismiss sexual assault.

We'll also discuss horrific right wing reactions to the Eric Garner grand jury announcement and how after 12 year old Tamir Rice was shot, police handcuffed his sister.

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Coming up on today's show we have Candice Bernd back on the show to discuss how a Texas town voted to ban fracking and how US drone strike victims are still looking for justice.

We also have Julianna Forlano back on the show to discuss dealing with right wing family members at the holidays and the madness on Black Friday.

We'll also discuss how the right wing is freaking out after five members of the St. Louis Rams did a hands up, don't shoot protest.

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Coming up on today's show we have Kymone Freeman here to discuss the situation in Ferguson after the announcement that no charges would be filed against Darren Wilson.

We also have Emily Atkin back on the show to discuss a North Carolina town dealing with Coal Ash contamination and how many potentially dangerous fracking wells are right next to schools.

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Due to travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's show we have comedian Frank Conniff here to discuss his work on Mystery Science Theater 3000, Cinematic Titanic, Invader Zim, Totally Biased, and Laughing Liberally.

We also have Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss how the far Christian right are being beaten at their own game by Satanists and the battle over textbooks in Texas.

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Due to travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's best of show we have Professor Stephanie Kelton here to discuss what many progressives are getting wrong in the debate about the economy.

We also have Wagatwe Wanjuki here to discuss her horrific treatment by Tufts University after being raped, and how 55 schools are being investigated for Title 9 violations.

We'll also discuss the ridiculous and unconstitutional new protest rules passed in North Carolina in attempt to stop the Moral Monday protests.

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Coming up on today's show we have Victoria Law back on the show to discuss how family members are fighting against solitary confinement at Pelican Bay and how private companies are profiting off public prisons.

We also have Nan Levinson back on the show to discuss her new book on the IVAW, War Is Not A Game: The New Anti-War Soldiers And The Movement They Built.

Also would you like a free, signed copy of the new book Laughing Liberally: Letters To The American Voter?

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Coming up on today's show we have Maya Schenwar back on the show to discuss her new book, Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work And How We Can Do Better.

We also have Dave Saldana back on the show to discuss the latest on the Keystone XL Pipeline.

We'll also discuss my recent trip to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN.

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Due to travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's best of show we have Jessica Luther back on the show to discuss changes the NFL must make to deal with domestic violence and the history of segregation in Texas football.

We also have Chris Tomlinson here to discuss his new book on confronting his family's history as slave owners, Tomlinson Hill.

We'll also discuss how greenhouse gasses grew at the fastest rate ever in 2013, and how a Massachusetts DA cited climate change as a reason for dropping charges against activists.

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Due to travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's best of show we have Max Blumenthal back on the show to discuss the devastation he saw on his recent trip to Gaza.

We also have Rebecca Burns from In These Times back on the show to discuss the dangers of Wall Street equity firms like Blackstone taking over the housing rental market.

We'll also discuss the James Risen report on how Blackwater threatened the life of a State Department investigator.

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Coming up on today's show we have Michelle Chen here to discuss how work sharing might be a solution to layoffs and underemployment, and a new site that serves as a Yelp for immigrant guest workers.

We also have Mariame Kaba back on the show to discuss what abolishing the US prison system might look like and the new publication, Chiraq and It's Meaning(s).

We'll also discuss the disastrous Midterm elections and where progressives should go from here. 

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Coming up on today's show we have Gaius Publius here to discuss the consequences of corporatist Democrats “Tea Partying” progressives.

We also have Steve Horn back on the show to discuss how a new report on overblown fracking production numbers might lead to even more dangerous fracking.

We'll also discuss how the FCC's new proposed "Frankenstein" net neutrality plan still creates fast and slow lanes on the internet and what you can do about it.

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Coming up on today's show we have Greg Palast back on the show to discuss his new investigation on how millions of minority voters may be purged from the voter rolls.

We also have Sharon Lerner here to discuss the fight for justice for victims of a cancer cluster in Florida.

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Coming up on today's show we have Sarah Macaraeg and Alison Flowers here to discuss their new TruthOut report on the lack of accountability for police violence in Chicago.

We also have Karen Narefsky from Jacobin here to discuss the how the left needs to organize after the suburbanization of the US working class.

We'll also discuss President Obama's interview with Al Sharpton where he brushed off GOP voter suppression.

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Coming up on today's show we have Michelle Schwartz from the Alliance For Justice back on the show to discuss how forced arbitration is being used to void state and federal laws.

We also have ProPublica's Nina Martin here to discuss how an Alabama judge is working to dismantle Roe Vs. Wade.

We'll also discuss the recent horrific comments on the minimum wage by Chris Christie, Rick Scott and Scott Walker.

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Coming up on today's show we have Mychal Denzel Smith back on the show to discuss the consequences of criminalizing mental illness, homelessness and drug addiction and how feminism shouldn't make men comfortable.

We also have Emily Atkin back on the show to discuss the new Pentagon report on climate change and the dangers of increased methane in our atmosphere caused by fracking and melting ice caps.

We'll also discuss the new book, Laughing Liberally: Letters To The American Voter that features essays by me and 11 other progressive comedians.

Laughing Liberally The Book

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Episode 368 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today's show we have Nusrat Choudhurry here to discuss the ACLU's new report on racially biased policing in Boston.

We also have Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss Bank of America's customer service scandal and the war on public education in Philadelphia.

We'll also discuss how austerity and budget cuts to the CDC and NIH have hampered our response to the Ebola virus

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Coming up on today's show we have Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein from Citizen Radio back on the show to discuss their new book, #NewsFail.

We also have Ted Genoways here to discuss his new book, The Chain: Farm, Factory And The Fate Of Our Food.

We'll also discuss updates from Ferguson October, including how off-duty St. Louis police officers are allowed to wear their police uniforms and police firearms when working private security, and racist St. Louis Cardinals fans

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Coming up on today's show we have David Dayen back on the show to discuss Eric Holder's legacy as attorney general and why we shouldn't laugh at Hank Greenberg's AIG lawsuit.

We also have Alice Ollstein back on the show to discuss how Latino voters are reacting to the promises broken by Barack Obama and the Democratic Party.

We'll also discuss Walmart dropping health insurance coverage for part time workers and how our health care system is still horribly flawed. 

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Coming up on today's show we have Melissa Gira Grant back on the show to discuss the flawed justice system for sex workers and the Red Umbrella Project's report on New York's Human Trafficking Intervention Courts.

We also have Trevor Timm back on the show to discuss the FBI and DOJ arguing against iPhone encryption and security, and those trying to stop NSA reform legislation.

We'll also discuss marriage equality coming to five more states after a Supreme Court decision, and how a circuit court ruling on HB2 reduced the amount of abortion clinics for the entire state of Texas to eight

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Coming up on today's show we have Bryce Covert back on the show to discuss how Scott Walker might be forced to raise the minimum wage in Wisconsin and how the US actually had universal childcare in the 1940s.

We also have Lee Fang back on the show to discuss the venture capitalists trying to further profit off our education system as well as who is paying the pro war pundits on TV.

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Coming up on today's show we have TruthOut's William Rivers Pitt back on the show to discuss the latest on the US wars in Iraq and Syria.

We also have Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss how the far Christian right are being beaten at their own game by Satanists and the battle over textbooks in Texas.

We'll also discuss the latest from Ferguson including police officers wearing "I am Darren Wilson" bracelets and the city over charging for public records that should be free.

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Due to travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

On today's best of show, we have Mariame Kaba back on the show to discuss her new Marissa Alexander benefit book on the history of criminalizing women of color for self defense and the National Week Of Action Against Incarcerating Youth.

We also have David Dayen back on the show to discuss how we should be focusing on free public university and community college tuition instead of small fixes like loan interest rates.

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Due to travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews.

Coming up on today's best of show we have Molly Knefel back on the show to discuss how most US jurors are unaware of their right of nullification.

We also have Mychal Denzel Smith back on the show to discuss the systemic nature of police violence and if there is, in fact, a “War on Whites.”

We'll also discuss the troubles of an "inevitable" Hillary Clinton nomination.

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Coming up on today's show we have Kevin Gozstola back on the show to discuss America's wars in Syria and Iraq and how the Obama administration is still keeping Bush's warrantless wiretap program secret.

We also have Max Blumenthal back on the show to discuss the devastation he saw on his recent trip to Gaza.

We'll also discuss how Rolling Jubilee has bought and abolished close to 4 million dollars in student loan debt.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Jessica Luther back on the show to discuss changes the NFL must make to deal with domestic violence and the history of segregation in Texas football.

We also have Jennie Wood on the show to discuss her new novel, A Boy Like Me.

We'll also discuss President Obama going to war in Iraq and Syria.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:25am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Robin Marty back on the show to discuss the anti-abortion movement conducting criminal investigations of miscarriages and the right wing trap of over the counter birth control.

We also have Jeff Biggers back on the show to discuss the Appalachian health emergency due to mountaintop removal for coal.

We'll also discuss how greenhouse gasses grew at the fastest rate ever in 2013, and how a Massachusetts DA cited climate change as a reason for dropping charges against activists.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Tim Karr from Free Press back on the show to discuss updates in the fight for net neutrality including Wednesday's Internet Slowdown action.

We also have Katie Valentine back on the show to discuss how fracking contaminated hundreds of water sites in Pennsylvania, as well as updates on Haliburton and BP's liability from the Gulf oil disaster.

We'll also discuss the close to 500 fast food workers arrested for civil disobedience last week fighting for a $15 an hour wage.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Steve Horn back on the show to discuss how Obama's White House is arguing against considering climate change on energy projects and the opening up of the Gulf to offshore fracking.

We also have Mary Bottari back on the show to discuss how documents show Scott Walker solicited funds from outside groups to win the Wisconsin recalls.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:28am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Carla Sheffield here to discuss how her son was killed by Boston police and how you can help.

We also have Michelle Chen back on the show to discuss some of the problems with workplace training programs, how 620,000 military families rely on food pantries, and what economic justice might look like in Ferguson.

We'll also discuss the report that ISIS waterboarded American captives, including the late James Foley.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:58am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Ruth Conniff from the Progressive Magazine back on the show to discuss the FBI's raiding of charter schools across the country.

We also have Louis Manzo on the show to discuss his new book, Ruthless Ambition: The Rise And Fall Of Chris Christie.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Victoria Law back on the show to discuss the New jersey 4 and the illusion of security for LGBTQ people of color, as well as her article on elderly prisoners of the war on drugs.

We also have Chris Faraone back on the show to discuss IBM's creepy facial recognition software being deployed at a Boston music festival.

We'll also discuss the latest updates from Ferguson including how the officer who killed Michael Brown's last job was with a troubled police force that was entirely disbanded.

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

Coming up on today's show we have comedian Cameron Esposito back on the show to discuss her new comedy album, Same Sex Symbol.

We also have Kate Clancy, Robin Nelson, Julienne Rutherford and Katie Hinde here to discuss their new study on the sexual harassment and assault of field scientists.

We'll also discuss the latest updates from Ferguson including an officer caught on video threatening to kill protesters and the authoritarian Washington Post police op-ed.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:11am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Bryce Covert back on the show to discuss the racist housing policies that helped fuel the anger in Ferguson.

We also have William Rivers Pitt here to discuss his new book, The Mass Destruction Of Iraq.

We'll also discuss the latest updates from Ferguson including Amnesty International sending a team to monitor police violence and a man arrested for smoking a cigarette outside his aunt's house.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:17am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Mychal Denzel Smith back on the show to discuss the systemic nature of police violence and if there is, in fact, a “War on Whites.”

We also have Alice Ollstein back on the show to discuss the gerrymandering controversy in Florida.

We'll also discuss Hillary Clinton's frightening neocon talking points Atlantic interview.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Mariame Kaba back on the show to discuss some of the latest examples of police violence including the murder of 18 year old Michael Brown, and the brutality towards Denise Stewart.

We also have Thomas Keenan here to discuss his new book, Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy And the Capitalization of Intimacy.

We'll also discuss how the primary reason President Obama has authorized airstrikes in Iraq is most likely oil.

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

Episode 348 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today's show we have Allie Gross here to discuss her Jacobin article on charter school profiteers in Detroit.

We also have Chris Tomlinson here to discuss his new book on confronting his family's history as slave owners, Tomlinson Hill.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Coming up on today's show we have John Nichols back on the show to discuss the progressive fight to restore our democracy.

We also have Emily Atkin back on the show to discuss the Toledo water crisis and how a historic $3 million dollar fracking jury award might be be overturned.

We'll also discuss the CIA confirming it spied on Senate staffers, President Obama saying that he still has "full confidence" in CIA head John Brennan and that we "tortured some folks."

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

Coming up on today's show we have Professor Stephanie Kelton here to discuss what many progressives are getting wrong in the debate about the economy.

And we have Rania Khalek back on the show to discuss the horrors occurring both in and outside of Gaza.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:13am EST

Coming up on today's show we have interviews recorded at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit including Michelle Schwartz from the Alliance For Justice here to discuss the dangers of forced arbitration.

We have David Neiwert from Hatewatch back on the show to discuss the right wing militias reaction to the border refugee crisis.

And we have Urvi Nagrani here to discuss her work at Oximity.

We'll also discuss how the West Virginia company that contaminated the water supply of 300,000 people was fined a mere $11,000, a new poll that showed the US leads the world in climate change denial, and how President Obama is opening up more of the gulf to off shore drilling.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:20am EST

Coming up on today's show we have interviews recorded at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit including David Dayen discussing a horrific foreclosure loophole in Michigan as well as his modest proposal for Attorney General Eric Holder.

We have Amanda Levitt here to discuss her writing and activism at Fat Body Politics.

And we Debra Dodd from the AFGE here to talk about state level attacks on Social Security.

We'll also discuss the latest judicial threat to Obamacare and how a public option would be pretty helpful right about now.

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

Coming up on today's show we have interviews recorded at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit including Demeeko Williams from the Detroit Water Brigade discussing how tens of thousands of citizens are having their water shut off.

We have Robin Marty back on the show to discuss how the right wing is still protesting a Minnesota Planned Parenthood clinic, even though it doesn't provide abortion procedures.

And we have hip hop artist and activist Jasiri X back on the show to discuss the latest developments in the Israel-Palestine conflict, and his latest song, #NeverLovedUs.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Lisa Graves here to discuss the new Center For Media And Democracy report on Charles Koch's connection to the John Birch Society, Koch Exposed.

We also have Lee Fang back on the show to discuss his Nation article on the real reason that marijuana is still illegal in the US.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Molly Knefel back on the show to discuss how most US jurors are unaware of their right of nullification.

We also have Steve Horn back on the show to give us a fracked gas oil train update and to discuss the revolving door in the Obama administration between the government and dirty energy.

We'll also discuss recent articles on how both Wall Street and Neocons are embracing a possible Hillary Clinton presidency, and how Hillary has stated she would reach out to Republicans more as President.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss how the Harris and Hobby Lobby cases are a disaster for working women.

We also have Max Blumenthal back on the show to discuss the recent violence in Gaza, and the media's horrible coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict.

We'll also discuss the upcoming performance of Atlas Riffed: A Live-Riffing Of Atlas Shrugged Part Two at Netroots Nation in Detroit.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:20am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Kara Dansky here to discuss the ACLU's shocking report on SWAT teams and the militarization of the local police.

We also have comedian Julianna Forlano back on the show to discuss the horrific Supreme Court decisions and the launching of her new radio show.

We'll also discuss how the latest in the NSA spying scandal including 90% of data stored being on non-targets, and the intimate nature of that data.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog back on the show to discuss the progressive problems of an "inevitable" Hillary Clinton nomination.

We also have Al Carroll on the show to discuss his new book, Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst And Four Best Presidents Based On How Many Lived Or Died Because Of Their Actions.

We'll also discuss the James Risen report on how Blackwater threatened the life of a State Department investigator.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:04am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Dahlia Lithwick back on the show to discuss the latest Hobby Lobby, Buffer Zone, and Anti-Union Supreme Court decisions.

We also have Candice Bernd from TruthOut back on the show to discuss the epidemic of police brutality in Albuquerque and how the USDA now has sub-machine guns at their disposal.

We'll also discuss how despite what the right wing court says the Hobby Lobby decision is not "narrow".

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

Coming up on today's show we have Rebecca Burns from In These Times back on the show to discuss an Illinois bill that could privatize evictions.

We also have Ellen Dannin from TruthOut here to discuss the dangers of cities privatizing their water sources.

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

Coming up on today's show we have David Dayen back on the show to discuss how we should be focusing on free public university and community college tuition instead of small fixes like loan interest rates.

We also have Amanda Marcotte back on the show to discuss Miss USA's sexual assault comments, Dr. Oz getting grilled by the Senate, and a Pew poll that found many people don't want their loved ones marrying atheists.

We will also discuss how tens of thousands of people living in poverty in Detroit are having their water shut off.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Cliff Schecter back on the show to discuss five things you can do to fight gun violence.

We also have Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss George Will, the Washington Post and #SurvivorPrivilege.

We will also discuss how the monsters that lied us into war in Iraq are given a platform to try to do it again.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Victoria Law back on the show to discuss California is turning to private prisons to address their horribly over-populated jails and how a great prison justice group came out of the real-life prison from Orange is the New Black.

We also have Kevin Gosztola back on the show to discuss the shameful Guantanamo torture court ruling, the Supreme Court refusing to hear the James Risen case, and a new study that found that 95% of DOJ terror prosecutions are preemptive.

We will also discuss how President Obama's new EPA carbon rules are not as positive as they first seem, and how we're still not doing enough to fight climate change.

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

Coming up on today's show we have interviews taped live at the Left Forum. We have Deepa Kumar here to discuss her book, Islamophobia And The Politics Of Empire.

We have teacher and Green Party candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York Brian Jones here to discuss the perils of high stakes school testing.

And we have Mark Naison here to discuss the Badass Teachers Association and his book Badass Teachers Unite!

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:04am EST

Due to travel, today 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 Antonia Juhasz back on the show to discuss why oil drilling in Ecuador is a ticking time bomb for the planet.

We also have journalist Lee Fang back on the show to discuss rise and consequences of unregistered shadow lobbyists, and how the Obama Administration's TPP trade officials have received huge bonuses from big banks.

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

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:59am EST

Episode 330 The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

The show is on vacation this week and, 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 Rick Perlstein back on the show to give us a preview of his new book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall Of Nixon And The Rise Of Reagan and the difference in NSA reform today versus the 1970's.

We also have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss the many reasons why Governor Andrew Cuomo is horrible including his role in New York's charter school battle.

TMFS writer-performer Tim Grimes gives us his take on income inequality.

Plus, we'll discuss how scientists have discovered and brought back a 30,000 year old virus from the arctic permafrost, and how climate change might bring back diseases like smallpox.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:00am EST

The show is on vacation this week and, 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 Jasiri X here to discuss politics and activism in music and the song inspired by his visit to Palestine, Checkpoint.

We also have Jacobin Magazine editor Alyssa Battistoni here to discuss how a universal basic income could be a key to fighting climate change.

Plus, we'll discuss how GCHQ with the help of the NSA is bulk collecting webcam images from Yahoo chats.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:00am EST

The show is on vacation this week and, 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 Jasiri X here to discuss politics and activism in music and the song inspired by his visit to Palestine, Checkpoint.

We also have Jacobin Magazine editor Alyssa Battistoni here to discuss how a universal basic income could be a key to fighting climate change.

Plus, we'll discuss how GCHQ with the help of the NSA is bulk collecting webcam images from Yahoo chats.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Greg Kaufmann back on the show to talk about his new project, Talk Poverty.

We also have author Suzanna Walters here to discuss her new book, The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, And Good Intentions Are Sabotaging Gay Equality.

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

Coming up on today's show we have author Nell Bernstein here to discuss her new book, Burning Down The House: The End Of Juvenile Prison.

We also have comedian Lee Camp back on the show to discuss his new comedy special, We Are Nothing, and his upcoming show on RT.

We'll also discuss how the House of Representatives voted to deny science and ordered the Pentagon to ignore climate change.

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

Coming up on today's show we have journalist Michelle Chen here to discuss the #FastFoodGlobal strikes, the off-shoring of musicians in Hollywood, and how little was done to prevent the mining disaster in Turkey.

We also have photo journalist Zach Roberts back on the show to reconstruct the night of Cecily McMillan's arrest and discuss the need for professional photographers at progressive events like protests.

We'll also discuss Pat Sayjack being a climate change denier and how a study found the Tea Party doesn't believe in science.

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

Coming up on today's show we have comedian Frank Conniff here to discuss his work on Mystery Science Theater 3000, Cinematic Titanic, Invader Zim, Totally Biased, and Laughing Liberally.

We also have Mariame Kaba back on the show to discuss her new Marissa Alexander benefit book on the history of criminalizing women of color for self defense and the National Week Of Action Against Incarcerating Youth.

We'll also discuss the new ridiculous and unconstitutional new protest rules passed in North Carolina in attempt to stop the Moral Monday protests.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:05am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss how a license plate reader mistake nearly got an innocent woman killed and the disturbing secrecy around police and corporate cell phone sniffers.

We also have Dina Rasor here to discuss how elections by mail might be used to combat efforts to suppress the vote.

We'll also discuss how the NSA is targeting dissent and how the melting of West Antarctic ice is now "unstoppable."

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

Coming up on today's show we have Steve Horn back on the show to discuss the latest oil train explosion in Virginia and how tar sands oil is already flowing through KXL south.

We also have Bryce Covert back on the show to discuss an under-discussed method of fighting the gender wage gap and how a lack of infrastructure spending is leaving thousands of bridges in need of desperate repairs.

We'll also discuss how you shouldn't be fooled by the FCC's tweaked proposal on Net Neutrality.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:49am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Mychal Denzel Smith back on the show to discuss the connection between environmental and racial justice, and how the real racists in the US have always worn suits.

We also have Zoe Carpenter back on the show to discuss the phony populists attempting to hijack the fight against income inequality.

We'll also discuss how the upcoming May 15th Fast Food Global Strikes will include over 150 US cities and 30 countries.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Jeff Sharlet here to discuss his new anthology, Radiant Truths: Essential Dispatches, Reports, Confessions And Other Essays On American Belief.

We also have Wagatwe Wanjuki here to discuss her horrific treatment by Tufts University after being raped, and how 55 schools are being investigated for Title 9 violations.

We'll also discuss how after being sexually assaulted by the NYPD, Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been found guilty for instinctively defending herself.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:37am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss his new show on We Act Radio, The Zero Hour.

We also have Jenny Lau, Dave Rini and Sarah Musiker from the Boston chapter of the New Leaders Council here to discuss NLC, and the upcoming fellows fundraiser.

We'll also discuss the horrific, botched execution of a death row prisoner in Oklahoma and the study that found that 1 out of 25 prisoners on death row are likely innocent.

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

Coming up on today's show we have the President of the Chicago Teachers Union, Karen Lewis, back on the show to discuss Rahm Emanuel “turning around” 3 more public schools, his horrific pension bill, and how charter schools lack accountability to the community.

We also have Tim Karr from FreePress back on the show to discuss how the proposed FCC rule change would kill Net Neutrality and the open internet as we know it.

We'll also discuss how Barack Obama may go down as the president who killed the free and open internet.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:39am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Jessica Luther back on the show to discuss the horrific handling of the Jameis Winston sexual assault investigation and how rape culture extends into sports and nerd culture.

We also have Andy Kroll from Mother Jones Magazine back on the show to discuss how big oil clings to massive government giveaways.

We'll also discuss how anti-police violence activists took over the #MyNYPD hashtag.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Hannah Rappleye on the show to discuss how a town in Alabama has turned poverty into a prison sentence.

We also have Kevin Gosztola back on the show to discuss the latest attacks on whistle blower Edward Snowden and James Clapper's university pity tour.

We'll also discuss the four year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the gulf, how the area has not recovered, and how the Obama administration has broken it's promise to improve the safety of the blowout preventers.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Betsy Leondar-Wright on the show to discuss her new book, Missing Class: Strengthening Social Movement Groups By Seeing Class Cultures.

We also have Greta Christina back on the show to discuss her new book, Coming Out Atheist: How To Do It, How To Help Each Other, And Why.

We'll also discuss a new report on how renters are being priced out of cities and that over half of renters are paying more than 30% of their income on housing.

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

Coming up on today's show we have the former executive director of the ACLU of Maine Shenna Bellows here to discuss civil liberties, the environment, ending corporate tax loopholes, and her campaign for Senate against Susan Collins in Maine.

We also have journalist David Dayen back on the show to discuss the next potential financial crash, as well as Wall Street's subsidy safety net.

We'll also discuss how the NSA knew about and left Americans exposed to the dangerous Heartbleed bug.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 10:03am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Rebecca Burns from In These Times back on the show to discuss the dangers of Wall Street equity firms like Blackstone taking over the housing rental market.

We also have Elliot Fineman from the National Gun Victims Council here to discuss the need for sane gun laws.

We'll also discuss how a retiring SEC official slammed his department for failing to go after Wall Street for the 2008 crash and how a judge dismissed a lawsuit over the Obama Administration's assassination of American citizens.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:14am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Dahlia Lithwick from Slate back on the show to discuss the Supreme Court's horrific McCutcheon ruling, as well as the potential implications of Hobby Lobby contraception case.

We also have the Republic Report's David Halperin on the show to discuss his new book, Stealing America's Future: How For Profit Colleges Scam Taxpayers And Ruin Students' Lives.

We'll also discuss the underreported BP oil spill in Lake Michigan, and how more dangerous tar sands oil is headed there.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:13am EST

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

We 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 why the left should be freaking out over a DC court ending Net Neutrality.

Also TMFS writer-performer Tim Grimes gives us his take on the Arizona anti-gay law.

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On today's Best Of Show, we have Rodstarz from the hip hop group Rebel Diaz back on the show to discuss their new album, Radical Dilemma.

We also have Emily Atkin and Katie Valentine from Climate Progress here to discuss how poverty helped make the West Virginia chemical spill and other coal pollution possible.

We'll also discuss how the State Department's Keystone XL Pipeline environmental impact report is a sham.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Jeff Biggers back on the show to discuss the latest on the coal crisis in the state of Illinois, as well as how fracking is coming to the state.

We also have Angela Grogg on the show to discuss how her daughter was a victim of rape who then had the rapist sue for custody which is documented in the film, 31 States.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Micah Uetricht back on the show to discuss his new book, Strike For America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity.

We also have Candice Bernd from TruthOut on the show to discuss hunger strikes occurring in private prisons over the Obama administration's immigrant deportation policies, as well as a Guantanamo prisoner's force feeding lawsuit.

Plus, we'll discuss how on the day before the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, another oil spill occurred in Galveston Bay, Texas.

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

Episode 308 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today's show we have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss the many reasons why Governor Andrew Cuomo is horrible including his role in New York's charter school battle.

We also have author Kenneth Wishnia here to discuss why progressives should read crime fiction, including his new novel, Red House.

Plus, we'll discuss how TMFS writer-performers Bob Rok and Chris Sowa have launched their own podcasts, Coffee Breaks with Bob Rok and Mel L and Sex With Strangers.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:06am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss how she is being targeted by the Pro Life Action League and how she wants to make them a punchline like Westboro Baptist Church.

We also have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog back on the show to discuss neo-liberalism's connection to climate change and how we need to begin pushing for a zero carbon economy.

Plus, we'll discuss Justice Department IG report on the Justice Departments horrible record on mortgage fraud and the 2008 financial crash.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:49am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Antonia Juhasz back on the show to discuss why oil drilling in Ecuador is a ticking time bomb for the planet.

We also have retired civil rights attorney Guy Saperstein here to discuss how progressives need to be demanding answers from Hillary Clinton on issues such as KXL, Wall Street, and the TPP.

Plus, we'll discuss the Constitutional crisis between the CIA and the Senate, and Senator Dianne Feinstein's hypocrisy on spying.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 8:59am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Mariame Kaba from Prison Culture and Project NIA here to discuss the Marissa Alexander case and how we need to look at prison as a form of violence.

We also have Larry Hancock on the show to discuss his new book, Shadow Warfare: The History Of America's Undeclared Wars.

Plus, we'll discuss how the Pentagon says that climate change will most likely lead to an increase in global violence and terrorism.

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

Coming up on today's show we have journalist Melissa Gira Grant back on the show to discuss her new book, Playing The Whore: The Work Of Sex Work.

We also have Bruce Dancis here to discuss his new book, Resister: A Story Of Protest And Prison During The Vietnam War.

Plus, we'll discuss scientists have discovered and brought back a 30,000 year old virus in the arctic permafrost, and how climate change might bring back diseases like smallpox.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:11am EST

Coming up on today's show we have filmmaker Dave Saldana here to discuss his film for the Center for Media and Democracy, Keystone PipeLies Exposed, as well as the 398 people arrested this weekend at the White House protesting KXL.

We also have journalist Bryce Covert back on the show to discuss how if we want equality workplace, it's time for the men of the world to “lean out.”

Plus, we'll discuss how GCHQ with the help of the NSA is bulk collecting webcam images from Yahoo chats.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Jacobin Magazine Editor Alyssa Battistoni here to discuss how a universal basic income could be a key to fighting climate change.

We also have Jean-Philippe Tremblay here to discuss his new documentary about the perils of the corporate-owned news media, Shadows of Liberty.

Plus, we have TMFS writer/performer and comedian Tim Grimes here to discuss Arizona's Anti-Gay Law.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:05am EST

Coming up on today's show we have journalist Lee Fang back on the show to discuss rise and consequences of unregistered shadow lobbyists, and how the Obama Administration's TPP trade officials have received huge bonuses from big banks.

We also have journalist Kiera Feldman here to discuss her New Republic report, Sexual Assault At God's Harvard.

Plus, we'll discuss how a US District Judge dismissed a lawsuit against the NYPD for its massive spying on Muslim-Americans.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:41am EST

Coming up on today's 300th episode we have Rick Perlstein back on the show to give us a preview of his new book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall Of Nixon And The Rise Of Reagan and the difference in NSA reform today versus the 1970's.

We also have Anne Elizabeth Moore back on the show to discuss the latest in the ongoing Ladydrawers series on the fashion industry, Our Fashion Year.

Plus writer/performer Tim Grimes discusses income inequality.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Jasiri X here to discuss politics and activism in music and the song inspired by his visit to Palestine, Checkpoint.

We also have Allison Kilkenny from Citizen Radio back on the show to discuss how drones are a tool of the patriarchy and the continued Moral Monday protests.

We'll also discuss the Michael Dunn verdict in the murder of 17 year old Jordan Davis.

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Coming up on today's show we have Robin Marty back on the show to discuss what Sandra Fluke's decision not to run for Henry Waxman's seat shows us about inequality in politics, as well as the struggles of working as an abortion doctor in the town where Dr. George Tiller was murdered.

We also have author Omar Yamini here to discuss his new book, What's Wrong With You! What You, Your Children, And Our Students Need To Know About My 15 year Imprisonment From Age 20-35.

We'll also discuss the new Reporters Without Borders report which ranked the United States 46th in the world for press freedoms.

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Coming up on today's show we have Andrew Ross here to discuss his new book, Creditocracy And The Case For Debt Refusal.

We also have Chicago-based musician and MC, D-Nick the Microphone Misfit back on the show to discuss the now canceled George Zimmerman-DMX boxing match.

We'll also discuss the AP report how the Obama administration is looking to assassinate another American citizen without a trial, and Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald's new report on the connection of drone warfare to the NSA.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:28am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Trevor Timm from the Freedom of the Press Foundation back on the show to discuss the latest NSA spying updates including James Clapper calling journalists criminal accomplices.

We also have comedian and filmmaker Katie Halper back on the show to discuss Rand Paul saying there is no War On Women and a bar in Washington selling a Date Grape Kool-Aid cocktail.

We'll also discuss how Verizon and AT&T are already taking advantage of Net Neutrality being struck down to alter the internet as we know it.

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Coming up on today's show we have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss the disturbing trend of manufacturing jobs going to temp workers and the ongoing fight for single payer health care.

We also have Chris Faraone back on the show to discuss his new book on the Boston Mayor's race, Hizzonnaroo.

We'll also discuss how the State Department's Keystone XL Pipeline environmental impact report is a sham.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 9:29am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Kevin Gosztola back on the show to discuss the NATO 3 trial and police spying on activist communities in Chicago.

We also have Victoria Law back on the show to discuss efforts to address the growing numbers of aging prisoners in America.

We'll also discuss how the only way to hear TMFS's exclusive State of the Union coverage is to become a member.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 8:58am EST

Coming up on today's show we have David Dayen back on the show to discuss how the Hardest Hit housing relief program is having horrible results in states like Florida.

We also have Emily Atkin and Katie Valentine from Climate Progress here to discuss how poverty helped make the West Virginia chemical spill and other coal pollution possible.

We'll also discuss some of the latest income inequality news including the OXFAM report that found that 85 people have more wealth than the bottom 6.5 billion and certain One Percenters crazy reactions to it, as well as how the CEO of Bayer said they didn't make their cancer drugs for Indians.

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

Coming up on today's show we have Dr. Sophia Yen and Dr. Ellen Shaffer here to discuss the Silver Ribbon Campaign To Trust Women.

We also have director Kyle Karges here to discuss his film on sexual assault victims having to fight their rapists for custody of the child conceived through the attack, 31 States.

We'll also discuss updates to the West Virginia chemical spill including how the water still might not be safe, how they might be testing for the wrong chemical, and how the company, Freedom Industries, filed for bankruptcy to avoid lawsuits.

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Category:The Matthew Filipowicz Show -- posted at: 8:53am EST

Coming up on today's show we have Tim Karr from Free Press back on the show to discuss what needs to be done to save Net Neutrality.

We also have Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss the Supreme Court buffer zone case and her own experiences as an abortion clinic escort.

We'll also discuss how President Obama's proposals doesn't do nearly enough to reform the NSA.

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