Posts Tagged ‘Kate Ward’

Episode 159 with Laura Gottesdiener and Kate Ward

Episode 159 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have activist and independent journalist Laura Gottesdiener here to discuss the horrific costs and consequences of placing prisoners in solitary confinement.

We also have none other than Kate Ward, my wife, here on to discus the great new book that she co-edited, Hungering And Thirsting For Justice.

We’ll also discuss a radical idea for improving political debates, Rick Santorum wanting to kill and eat Big Bird, and Congressman Todd Akin claiming that doctors give abortions to women who aren’t actually pregnant.

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Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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10 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 149 with Josh Eidelson and Ron Seifert

Episode 149 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon’s Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss how the Democrats poor treatment of unions, and the choice of Charlotte for the DNC hurts them, even as Republicans adopt Scott Walker’s anti-union strategy in their national platform.

We also have activist Ron Seifert from Tar Sands Blockade here to tell the story of seven people who were arrested after chaining themselves to a TransCanada truck to block the Keystone XL Pipeline.

We’ll also discuss the Obama administration announcement that there will be no prosecutions in George W. Bush’s CIA torture cases.

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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.

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09 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 145 with Kade Crockford and Greg Kaufmann

Episode 145 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show discuss what we know about Trapwire and the problems with for-profit companies partnering with the government to spy on Americans.

We also have Greg Kaufmann from the Nation Magazine’s This Week In Poverty back on the show to discuss how Pennsylvania knocked 91,000 children off of Medicaid and to give us an update on the Houston janitors strike.

We’ll also discuss how Congressman Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” controversy is part of a disturbing trend of mainstreaming extreme ideas in the GOP’s War On Women.

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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.

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08 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 134 with Robin Jacks and Lee Fang

Episode 134 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Robin Jacks from Occupy Boston back on the show to discuss the campaign against the racist, sexist, homophobic Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association newsletter.

We also have Republic Report investigative journalist Lee Fang back on the show to discuss how lobbyist and corporate money continue to destroy our democracy as well as our schools.

We’ll also discuss Mitt Romney most likely committing a felony when he lied about his time at Bain Capital.  As well as how the madness of austerity has the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania cutting police and firefighters salaries to minimum wage.

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.

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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 125 with Ari Berman and Antonia Juhasz

Episode 125 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.

On today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine back on the show to discuss why the Supreme Court matters.

We also have journalist, author and activist Antonia Juhasz on the show to talk about the hidden health crisis of the BP oil spill.

Our writer/performers today is Kate Ward and Bob Rok.

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.

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06 2012

The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 121 with Glenn Greenwald and Kade Crockford

Episode 121 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 am getting married this week!  As such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show.

Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon’s Glenn Greenwald here to discuss Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech claiming the power to assassinate American citizens without a trial.

We’ll also be talking once again to Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts about the Department of Homeland Security’s Orwellian Complete Operational Awareness program.

Our writer/performers today are Kate Ward and Bob Rok.

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.

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05 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 117 with Matt Besser and Sarah Jaffe

Episode 117 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have comedian, writer, improviser and one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Matt Besser here to talk about his new movie, Freak Dance.

We also have Alternet associate editor Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss forclosure horror stories and what Occupiers learned from President Obama can he can learn from them.

We’ll also discuss the police state surrounding the upcoming NATO protests in Chicago and we’l also have a public service announcement from Chicago businesses on what to wear during NATO.

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.

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05 2012

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

Hey everyone!

We’re super excited that our 7th ever Matthew Filipowicz Bad-Ass Members Only 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 (wink, wink, nudge, nudge).  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 make 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 Bob RokTim Grimes,  Frank Chow and Kate Ward.

We talk Trevon Martin, Barack Obama’s claiming the power to assassinate American citizens, police violence and more!

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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03 2012