Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Episode 293 with David Dayen, Emily Atkin and Katie Valentine

Episode 293 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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01 2014

The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 284 with Negin Farsad and Gaius Publius

Episode 284 The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.


The show is off this week for the holidays.  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 comedian and filmmaker Negin Farsad back on the show to talk about her new movie, The Muslims Are Coming!

We also have Gaius Publius from America Blog back on the show to discuss his in-depth series on the climate crisis and how, without immediate action, we could see mass extinction by the end of the century.

And TMFS writer-performer Tim Grimes gives us his response to the government shutdown.

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12 2013

Episode 272 with Molly Knefel and Katie Klabusich

Episode 272 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.  And as you can see, we’re trying out a new player.  Let us know if you have issues with it!

Coming up on today’s show, we have Molly Knefel from The Radio Dispatch back on the show to discuss her Rolling Stone article on the school to prison pipeline.

We also have writer and activist Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss next Monday’s Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose telethon.

We’ll also discuss how after breaking a campaign promise to renegotiate NAFTA, Barack Obama is looking to bypass Congress and fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, which has been called NAFTA on steroids.

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11 2013

Episode 250 with Sharona Coutts and Greg Palast

Episode 250 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Sharona Coutts from RH Reality Check here to discuss how a right-wing, anti-choice Congressional study actually found abortions to be overwhelmingly safe.

We also have journalist and author Greg Palast back on the show to discuss how President Obama’s possible choice to chair the Federal Reserve, Larry Summers, was at the heart of the global financial crash.

We’ll also discuss how the United States is close to attacking Syria, and how air strikes will make the situation worse.

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08 2013

Episode 233 with Trevor Timm and Steve Horn

Episode 233 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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We are back after getting robbed!  Thank you SO much to those who donated to get us back on the air!  If you haven’t yet, you still can here.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Trevor Timm from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Freedom of the Press Foundation here to discuss the latest on the NSA spying scandal including how the government is hypocritically leaking info to condemn Edward Snowden’s leaks.

We also have Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog back on the show to explain why President Obama’s climate speech is not enough to stop catastrophic climate change.

We’ll also discuss getting back on the air after getting robbed in San Francisco and how you can help us stay on the air.

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07 2013

The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 226 with Kade Crockford and Rick Perlstein

Episode 226 The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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 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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05 2013

Episode 214 with Jaclyn Friedman, Jason Barnett and Lisa Graves

Episode 214 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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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04 2013

Episode 210 with Anne Elizabeth Moore and Tim Shorrock

Episode 210 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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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04 2013

Episode 197 with David Dayen and Jane Kleeb

Episode 197 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have David Dayen back on the show to discuss the 1 year anniversary of the Financial Fraud Mortgage Crisis Task Force that doesn’t actually exist.

We also have Jane Kleeb from Bold Nebraska back on the show to give us an update from this past weekend’s Keystone XL Pipeline protest in Washington, DC.

We’ll also discuss the plans to escalate civil disobedience if President Obama approves the XL pipeline, and how the Pope will remain in the Vatican after he resigns to keep from being prosecuted.

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19

02 2013

Episode 196 with Nick Baumann and Greg Palast

Episode 196 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Nick Baumann from Mother Jones Magazine here to talk about how high speed trading may be a ticking time bomb for our economy.

We also have journalist and filmmaker Greg Palast back on the show to discuss how Obama’s proposed voting commission is not enough, the potential nomination of Penny Pritzker for Commerce Secretary, and how, if approved, the Keystone XL pipeline will make the Koch Brothers billions.

We’ll also discuss how President Obama’s hypocrisy in blaming the Republicans for the sequestration considering he signed the bill, as well as 48 people getting arrested at the White House to try and stop the Keystone XL Tarsands Pipeline.

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02 2013