Posts Tagged ‘Austerity’

Episode 278 with Greg Kaufmann and Amanda Marcotte

Episode 278 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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 a separate pension theft bill being passed in Illinois.

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12 2013

Episode 277 with Steve Horn and Rodstarz from Rebel Diaz

Episode 277 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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12 2013

Episode 252 with Bryce Covert and Micah Uetricht

Episode 252 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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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09 2013

Episode 239 with Greg Kaufmann and Chris Faraone

Episode 239 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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 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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07 2013

Episode 224 with Amanda Marcotte and Mike Ludwig

Episode 224 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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 silica 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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05 2013

Episode 219 with Bryce Covert and Joan McCarter

Episode 219 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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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05 2013

Episode 217 with Micah Uetricht and Richard Eskow

Episode 217 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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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04 2013

Episode 199 with Kade Crockford and Victoria Law

Episode 199 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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 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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02 2013

Episode 198 with Dave Johnson and Julianna Forlano

Episode 198 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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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02 2013

Episode 192 with Tracy Weitz and Tyler Zimmer

Episode 192 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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 now heading into a double dip recession due to the lack of government spending.

Our writer-performer today is Tim Grimes.

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01 2013