Posts Tagged ‘For Profit Prisons’

Episode 309 with Micah Uetricht and Candice Bernd

Episode 309 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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03 2014

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

The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 182 with Gaius Publius and Sarah Jaffe

Episode 182 The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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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, stories, and sketches!  All of us at the show hope you have a great holiday season and a happy progressive new year!

Coming up on today’s best of show, we have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog here to discuss how the leaked memo revealing what Barack Obama was willing to cut in the Grand Bargain should have us very worried about the supposed Fiscal Cliff negotiations.

We also have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss how community groups and Occupy Wall Street are helping out victims of super storm Sandy in the outer boroughs of New York.

We’ll also discuss how the mainstream media barely covered 3,000 people marching on the White House to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, Texas police running over and pepper spraying members of the Tar Sands Blockade, SUNY Buffalo getting rid of its Fracking Institute, and how a private prison company is partnering with gangs to save money on security guards.

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12 2012

Episode 171 with Rania Khalek and Josh Eidelson

Episode 171 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist Rania Khalek here to discuss the horror that is occurring in Israel’s assault on Gaza.

We also have Josh Eidelson back on the show to give us an update on the upcoming Black Friday Walmart Strikes.

We’ll also discuss how the mainstream media barely covered 3,000 people marching on the White House to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, Texas police running over and pepper spraying members of the Tar Sands Blockade, SUNY Buffalo getting rid of its Fracking Institute, and how a private prison company is partnering with gangs to save money on security guards.

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11 2012