Posts Tagged ‘Medicare’

Episode 185 with Gaius Publius and Rania Khalek

Episode 185 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog back on the show to discuss what we have to worry about in the next round of fiscal negotiations.

We also have Rania Khalek back on the show to discuss how the US media falsely portrays rape culture as a foreign problem as evidenced by coverage of the Steubenville and India rape cases.

We’ll also discuss how a New York judge has ruled that President Obama does not have to reveal why he believes can assassinate American citizens without a trial as well as the renewal of the NDAA and FISA.

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01 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 177 with Kevin Gosztola and Greg Kaufmann

Episode 177 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have FireDogLake’s Kevin Gosztola here to give us a report from Bradley Manning’s Unlawful Pretrial Punishment hearing at Fort Meade.

We also have Greg Kaufmann from the Nation Magazine’s This Week In Poverty back on the show to discuss how the poor are facing a real fiscal cliff when it comes to the expiration on unemployment insurance.

We’ll also discuss the horrible Democratic capitulation trial balloon being floated on raising the Medicare age from 65 to 67, and how the Democrats may still give the rich a tax cut.

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Our writer/performer today was Tim Grimes.

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12 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.

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08 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 143 with Bill Corbett and Antonia Juhasz

Episode 143 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 and writer Bill Corbett from Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax here to discuss the art of movie riffing and doing Manos: The Hands of Fate live.

We also have writer, activist and oil policy analyst Antonia Juhasz back on the show to discuss the cost and consequences of the Chevron refinery fire in California.

We’ll also discuss Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate and how President Obama’s attempts at cutting the social safety net make his re-election more difficult.

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Our writer/performer today is Bob Rok.

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08 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 66 with Joan McCarter and Joshua Eaton of Occupy Harvard

Episode 66 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we Joan McCarter from Daily Kos back on the show to give us an update on the Super Congress.

We also Joshua Eaton from Occupy Boston back on the show to give us an update on Occupy Harvard.

We also have an exclusive interview with a spokesperson for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg about the police raid on Occupy Wall Street.

Plus we have an RNC spokesperson here to talk about the GOP’s plans to re-institute torture.

We’ll also be discussing today’s international day of action in support of the Occupy Movement.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes and Lauren Maul.

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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11 2011

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 39 with Richard Eskow and Joshua Holland

Episode 39 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have from Campaign for America’s Future, Richard Eskow. Richard will discuss Mitt Romney’s claim that corporations are people, as well as the health care mandate being struck down by the 11th circuit court..

We’ll also be joined by Alternet’s editor and senior writer Joshua Holland, who’ll give us his take on the upcoming super congress as well as talk about his book, The 15 Biggest Lies About The Economy.

Plus we will be taking live calls on the listener hotline.

We’ll also discuss BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit, shutting down cell phone service after the mere rumor of a protest over police violence.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes, Kate Ward and Amy Gard.

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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08 2011

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 30 with Markos Moulitsas and Mike Papantonio

Episode 30 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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On today’s show, we have the founder and publisher of Daily Kos, Markos Moulitsas here.  Markos will discuss his prediction that Michelle Bachmann will take the GOP Presidential nomination, as well as give his take on the debt ceiling negotiations.

We’re also joined by my good friend Mike Papantonio from Ring of Fire Radio.  Mike will give us the run down on Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World scandal.

Plus, we have the spokesman from the group Family Leader, who will be here to discuss the Iowa based conservative organization’s controversial Marriage Vow pledge.

We are also excited to announce our Members Program!  Get bonus episodes, schwag, and more!

Our writer/performer today was 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.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

-Matt

 

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07 2011

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 29 with Sarah Jaffe and Rick Jacobs

Episode 29 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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On today’s show, we have Alternet contributing editor Sarah Jaffe here to run down the 10 Scariest GOP Governors who are bringing a radical right-wing agenda to a state near you. 

We also have Rick Jacobs here to talk about how his organization, the Courage Campaign, is fighting for equality for LGBT citizens everywhere.

Plus we’re joined once again by Matthew Filipowicz show correspondent Marilyn Summers, who will give us her take on the war on drugs.

We’ll also discuss President Barack Obama’s horrible offer to slash the social safety net, as well as how you can help get out the vote for the recall elections in Wisconsin.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

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.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

-Matt

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07 2011

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 28 with Tom Geoghegan and Jeff Biggers

Episode 28 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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On today’s show we have labor lawyer and best selling author Tom Geoghegan here to talk about his latest book, Were You Born On The Wrong Continent?

We’ll also be talking to my friend, author and journalist Jeff Biggers about the controversy surrounding Major League Baseball’s All Star Game in Phoenix next week, and its connection to Arizona’s racist SB-1070 immigration law.

We also have Mitt Romney’s head of public relations here to talk about Mitt’s image as a serial flip-flopper.

Plus we have Jon Huntsman’s senior advisor here to try to explain Huntsman’s bizarre political advertisements.

We will also discuss the horrible news that President Barack Obama has put cuts to Medicare and Social Security on the table in the debt ceiling negotiations.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Chris Sowa.

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 show hotline 617-855-TMFS.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

-Matt


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07 2011