Posts Tagged ‘Health Care’

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 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 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

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 131 with Dahlia Lithwick and Ari Berman

Episode 131 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick back on the show to give us her take on the Supreme Court’s health care, SB1070 and campaign finance rulings.

We also have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine here to give us his take on the courts and to give us an update on the GOP’s war on voting.

We’ll also discuss how GOP Governors refusing to expand Medicaid will lead to millions of uninsured and how Mitt Romney and Bain Capitol made millions disposing of aborted fetuses.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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07 2012

June 2012’s Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode Is Now Available!

Hey everyone!

The June 2012 edition of Matthew Filipowicz Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode is now available!  However, as “Members Only” implies, it is for Bad-Ass Members Only.  How do you become a member?  It’s quite easy!  Just head over to our members page and sign up.

Not only do you get the warm fuzzy feeling of supporting independent progressive media, not only do you get our monthly bonus episodes, but you’ll also receive other… perks, if you know what I mean.  Also, once we reach 100 members, we will go to three shows a week!

However, if you can’t afford to become a member, no problem!  You can still support the show by making a one time donation, and if you do, you’ll get access to that month’s bonus episode!

As always, our bonus episodes give you a chance to get to know our amazing writer/performers better as we do our version of the McLaughlin Group, which we’ve dubbed the Filipowicz Forum.

This month’s forum features writer/performers Josh Bolotsky and Kate Ward.

We talk the Supreme Court rulings on health care and campaign finance, Wisconsin, what progressives can and should do next and give our theories why Bob Rok missed today’s bonus episode.

So what are you waiting for?  Become a member today and start enjoying the fruits of knowing you are truly a Bad-Ass!

-Matt

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The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 126 with Richard Kirsch

Episode 126 of The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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As many of you know, I just got married and am currently on my honeymoon!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the former national campaign manager for Health Care For America Now and current Rockefeller and Roosevelt Institute fellow, Richard Kirsch, here to talk about his new book Fighting For Our Health.

Our writer/performers today is Frank Chow and Tim Grimes.

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06 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 109 with Ari Berman and Margaret Sullivan from Save Our Clinics

Episode 109 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 patient and activist from the Mental Health Movement, Margaret Sullivan here to talk about occupying a clinic in Chicago to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s cuts to mental health services.

We also have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss why the Supreme Court matters.

We’ll also discuss the Occupy Sleepful protests in New York and Boston, a Boston police officer choking an Occupier at a homophobic Tea Party rally and the AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka saying President Obama is making it hard for unions to energize members with his labor policies.

We also have an ad on how pregnancy now begins before conception in Jan Brewer’s Arizona.

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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04 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 104 with Dahlia Lithwick, Kate Sheppard and Brednan Fischer

Episode 104 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Slate Senior Editor Dahlia Lithwick here to give us her first hand account from inside the Supreme Court health care case.

We also have Kate Sheppard from Mother Jones Magazine back on the show to discuss how a new Pennsylvania law on hydro-fracking may impair doctors from properly treating their patients.

Plus, we have Brendan Fisher from the Center For Media And Democracy’s PR Watch back on the show to discuss how the conservative legislative group ALEC has pushed Stand Your Ground laws, like the one in the Trevon Martin case, all over the country.

We’ll also discuss why Mitt Romney finds firing people humorous, the Budget For All by Congressional Progressive Caucus, the police surveillance video of Trevon Martin’s killer, and the NRA’s “Conceal and Carry” hoodie.

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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03 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 89 with Richard Kirsch

Episode 89 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 former national campaign manager for Health Care For America Now and current Rockefeller and Roosevelt Institute fellow, Richard Kirsch, here to talk about his new book Fighting For Our Health.

Plus, we’ll be talking to a Republican DJ, DJ One Percent, about the musical tastes of the GOP primary candidates.

We’ll also discuss the controversy surrounding Clint Eastwood’s Super Bowl ad for Chrysler.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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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02 2012

Interview with “Let Him Die” Tea Party Member and Ron Paul Supporter

Recently on my show, I had the chance to talk with a Tea Party member and supporter of Ron Paul about the recent string of crowd outbursts at GOP debates.

Take a look.

You can listen to the entire episode here.

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10 2011