Posts Tagged ‘Book’

Dahlia Lithwick On How The Obama Administration Is Letting Dick Cheney Get Away With Torture

Recently on my show I spoke with Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick.

We discussed her latest piece at Slate on how the Obama administration is letting former Vice President Dick Cheney get away with torture.

Take a look.

You can listen to the entire interview here.

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09 2011

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 46 with Ari Berman, Dahlia Lithwick & Faiz Shakir

Episode 46 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have the author of Herding Donkeys, Ari Berman from the Nation here to talk about his article in this month’s Rolling Stone Magazine, entitled The GOP War on Voting.

We also have Dahlia Lithwick from Slate here to discuss her latest piece on how the Obama administration is letting former Vice President Dick Cheney get away with torture.

We’ll also be chatting once again with the editor and chief of Think Progress, Faiz Shakir, about Fear Inc., the new report by the Center for American Progress on the Islamophobia network in America.

Plus we also have the man behind idea in Arizona to charge family members an admission fee to visit loved ones in prison.

We’ll also discuss the disgusting audience reaction at the GOP Presidential debate last night when Brian Williams mentioned that Rick Perry has executed 234 people.  

Take a minute to ask Georgia to stop the execution of Troy Davis by signing the online petition and calling the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles at 404-656-5651.

Our writer/performer today is Frank Chow.

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-Matt

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09 2011

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 41 with Tim Murphy and Mike Elk

Episode 41 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have from Mother Jones Magazine, Tim Murphy back on the show. Tim will be here to discuss his latest article documenting Michele Bachmann’s political evolution.

We also Mike Elk from In These Times Magazine back on the show discuss his contribution to the new book, We Are Wisconsin.

Plus we have a spokeswoman from Hershey’s Candy here to respond to the company’s scandal of exploiting foreign exchange students to pack chocolate.

We’ll also discuss the latest developments in the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal.

Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes 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.

-Matt

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08 2011