Posts Tagged ‘Private prisons’

Episode 428 with Bryce Covert and Candice Bernd

Episode 428 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 economic devastation and racist housing policies in Baltimore.

We also have Candice Bernd back on the show to discuss immigrant mothers on a hunger strike at a private prison and to give us an update on the Denton, Texas fracking ban.

We’ll also discuss how, despite his rhetoric on climate change, President Obama has just opened the Arctic Ocean to drilling by Shell.

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05 2015

Episode 333 with Victoria Law and Kevin Gosztola

Episode 333 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Victoria Law back on the show to discuss California is turning to private prisons to address their horribly over-populated jails and how a great prison justice group came out of the real-life prison from Orange is the New Black.

We also have Kevin Gosztola back on the show to discuss the shameful Guantanamo torture court ruling, the Supreme Court refusing to hear the James Risen case, and a new study that found that 95% of DOJ terror prosecutions are preemptive.

We will also discuss how President Obama’s new EPA carbon rules are not as positive as they first seem, and how we’re still not doing enough to fight climate change.

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06 2014

Episode 317 with Hannah Rappleye and Kevin Gosztola

Episode 317 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Hannah Rappleye on the show to discuss how a town in Alabama has turned poverty into a prison sentence.

We also have Kevin Gosztola back on the show to discuss the latest attacks on whistle blower Edward Snowden and James Clapper’s university pity tour.

We’ll also discuss the four year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the gulf, how the area has not recovered, and how the Obama administration has broken it’s promise to improve the safety of the blowout preventers.

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04 2014

Episode 309 with Micah Uetricht and Candice Bernd

Episode 309 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Micah Uetricht back on the show to discuss his new book, Strike For America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity.

We also have Candice Bernd from TruthOut on the show to discuss hunger strikes occurring in private prisons over the Obama administration’s immigrant deportation policies, as well as a Guantanamo prisoner’s force feeding lawsuit.

Plus, we’ll discuss how on the day before the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, another oil spill occurred in Galveston Bay, Texas.

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03 2014

Episode 210 with Anne Elizabeth Moore and Tim Shorrock

Episode 210 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore back on the show to discuss her new book on Cambodia, New Girl Law.

We also have Tim Shorrock from the Nation Magazine here to discuss President Obama’s crackdown on whistle blowers.

We’ll also discuss how students at Florida Atlantic University protested and won against a private prison company for naming rights for their stadium, how Kevin Ware’s horrific March Madness injury shows the NCAA’s exploitation of college athletesNorth Dakota passing a slew of horrible Anti-Choice bills, and North Carolina is trying to establish an official state religion.

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04 2013

Episode 198 with Dave Johnson and Julianna Forlano

Episode 198 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Dave Johnson from Campaign for America’s Future here to discuss how congress manufactured the crisis that threatens the United States Post Office today.

We also have comedian and host of Absurdity Today, Julianna Forlano back on the show to discuss the Keystone Pipeline protest and the NDAA.

We’ll also discuss how Facebook made 1.1 billion dollars last year but paid zero in taxes, how a football stadium in Florida is being named for the second largest private prison, GEO Group, and how President Obama was golfing with oil executives while tens of thousands protested the Keystone Tarsands XL pipeline.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

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02 2013