Posts Tagged ‘Labor’

The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 423 with Tom Geoghegan and Michelle Chen

Episode 423, The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Due to travel, today we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews and sketches.

On today’s best of show, we have Tom Geoghegan back on the show to discuss his new book, Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs A New Kind Of Labor Movement.

We also have Michelle Chen back on the show to discuss a Florida town that outlawed giving food to the homeless and the fight for mental health care in California.

Plus, we have comedian Bob Rok here to discuss a new scientific study linking fracking to earthquakes.

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04 2015

Episode 391 with Victoria Law and Tom Geoghegan

Episode 391 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Victoria Law here to discuss the struggles of domestic violence survivors in prison.

We also have Tom Geoghegan back on the show to discuss his new book, Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs A New Kind Of Labor Movement.

We’ll also discuss the NYPD protesting at funerals.

And TMFS writer-performer Bob Rok is here to discuss the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Would you like a free, signed copy of the new book Laughing Liberally: Letters To The American Voter?

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01 2015

Episode 213 with Napoleon Gomez, Jennifer Pozner and John Nichols

Episode 213 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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For starters, both my wife and I are fine.  We were nowhere near the Boston Marathon explosion.  But, thank you to everyone who reached out to us yesterday.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the president of the National Mining and Metal Workers Union, Napoleon Gomez, here to his new book on the 2006 mining disaster in Mexico, Collapse of Dignity.

We also have interviews recorded live at the National Conference for Media Reform including Jennifer Pozner of Women In Media And News here to discuss the biggest challenges women still face in the media today.

And we have the Nation Magazine’s John Nichols here to discuss his new book, Dollarocracy: How The Money And Media Election Complex Is Destroying America.

We’ll also discuss the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon.

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04 2013

Episode 194 with Les Leopold and Amy Dean

Episode 194 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Les Leopold back on the show to discuss his new book, How To Make A Million Dollars An Hour: Why Hedge Funds Get Away With Siphoning Off America’s Wealth.

We also have labor activist and author Amy Dean here to discuss how restaurant workers, through groups like ROC-United, are fighting for sick days, benefits and economic justice.

We’ll also discuss the release of the DOJ white paper on Barack Obama’s assassination of American citizens.

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02 2013

Episode 193 with Josh Eidelson and Katie Klabusich

Episode 193 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have labor journalist Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss the rise of alt labor movements across the United States.

We also have writer Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss the frustration of re-fighting battles that have been long since decided legally, like a woman’s right to reproductive health.

We’ll also discuss the former head of FEMA Michael Brown’s repulsive reaction to the power going out at the Super Bowl, as well as my recent visit to New Orleans which included the viewing of a Chewbacca themed Marti Gras parade.

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02 2013

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.

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09 2012