Posts Tagged ‘Medicare’

Episode 413 with Bryce Covert and Bob Kincaid

Episode 413 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Bryce Covert back on the show to discuss the attacks on the poor in the proposed Republican budget and the lack of women on corporate boards in the US.

We have Bob Kincaid here to discuss the fight against mountain top removal for coal in West Virginia.

We’ll discuss Rahm Emanuel’s affordable housing scandal and his upcoming race for mayor against Jesus Chuy Garcia.

Plus, we have TMFS comedian Bob Rok here to discuss how a McDonald’s worker was told to put mustard on her burned arm.

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03 2015

Episode 405 with Ai Jen Poo and Alia Malek

Episode 405 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Ai-Jen Poo here to discuss her new book, The Age Of Dignity: Preparing For The Elder Boom In A Changing America.

We have Alia Malek here to discuss her Al Jazeera piece on the struggles within a coal mining community in West Virginia.

We also have TMFS comedian Bob Rok here to discuss the new study on New York City’s potential six foot sea level rise.

Plus, we’ll discuss Jeremy Scahill’s new report on how the NSA and GCHQ stole millions of encryption keys to cell phone SIM cards.

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02 2015

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