Posts Tagged ‘Social Security’

Episode 393 with Nancy Altman and Bryce Covert

Episode 393 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Nancy Altman here to discuss her new book, Social Security Works: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke And How Expanding It Will Help Us All.

We have Bryce Covert back on the show to discuss homeless Americans dying from hypothermia and how a tech company has seen success going to a 32 hour work week.

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

We’ll also discuss an Oklahoma town that may vote to ban hoodies.

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01 2015

Episode 344 with David Dayen, Amanda Levitt and Debra Dodd

Episode 344 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have interviews recorded at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit including David Dayen discussing a horrific foreclosure loophole in Michigan as well as his modest proposal for Attorney General Eric Holder.

We have Amanda Levitt here to discuss her writing and activism at Fat Body Politics.

And we Debra Dodd from the AFGE here to talk about state level attacks on Social Security.

We’ll also discuss the latest judicial threat to Obamacare and how a public option would be pretty helpful right about now.

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07 2014

Episode 320 with Richard Eskow and NLC Boston’s Jenny Lau, Dave Rini and Sarah Musiker

Episode 320 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss his new show on We Act Radio, The Zero Hour.

We also have Jenny Lau, Dave Rini and Sarah Musiker from the Boston chapter of the New Leaders Council here to discuss NLC, and the upcoming fellows fundraiser.

We’ll also discuss the horrific, botched execution of a death row prisoner in Oklahoma and the study that found that 1 out of 25 prisoners on death row are likely innocent.

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05 2014

Episode 217 with Micah Uetricht and Richard Eskow

Episode 217 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have journalist Micah Uetricht here discuss Strike For 15, the Fast Food Worker’s Strike in Chicago, Illinois.

We also have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss how the austerity “spread sheet” fiasco, should put an end to the debate on using the Chained CPI for Social Security.

We’ll also discuss the latest developments in the Boston Marathon attack, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg saying we need to re-interpret the Constitution, and the denying of a lawyer to the second bombing suspect.

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04 2013

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