Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Episode 366 with David Dayen and Alice Ollstein

Episode 366 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 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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10 2014

Episode 338 with Gaius Publius and Al Carroll

Episode 338 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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07 2014

Episode 319 with Karen Lewis and Tim Karr

Episode 319 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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04 2014

Episode 317 with Hannah Rappleye and Kevin Gosztola

Episode 317 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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04 2014

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