Posts Tagged ‘Labor’

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

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 103 with Amanda Marcotte and Robin Jacks from Occupy Boston

Episode 103 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Amanda Marcotte from Pandagon back on the show to talk about how the GOP has entered a new phase in the War on Contraception.

We also have Robin Jacks from Occupy Boston back on the show to discuss police violence towards women and Occupy’s plans for the spring.

We’ll also discuss Mitt Romney having an elevator for his cars and hiring a lobbyist for his beach house, a GOP NLRB member leaking information to a Romney adviser, updates in the Trevon Martin case, and the NYPD spying on liberal groups.

Plus, we have Rick Santorum’s campaign manager here to talk about his candidate’s relationship with the LGBT community.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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-Matt

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03 2012

Rick Perlstein On The Divide Between Obama And Labor

Recently on the show, I talked to my friend, historian and Nixonland author Rick Perlstein, on the growing divide between President Obama and the labor movement.

Does Obama have a chance in 2012 without labor firmly in his corner? Take a look.

You can listen to the entire interview here.

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09 2011