Posts Tagged ‘Social Security’

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

Episode 180 with The Coup’s Boots Riley and Kade Crockford

Episode 180 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Boots Riley from the hip hop group the Coup here to discuss art, activism and his new album, Sorry To Bother You.

We also have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to give us an update on the privacy harvesting NCTC and the Disposition Matrix kill list.

We’ll also discuss how President Barack Obama has offered to cut Social Security and give the rich a tax cut in the bogus fiscal cliff negotiations and what we can do to stop it.

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12 2012

Episode 157 with Gaius Publius and Greg Kaufmann

Episode 157 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Greg Kaufmann from the Nation Magazine’s This Week In Poverty back on the show to discuss how bipartisan welfare reform has made life worse for the poor, especially women and children.

We also have Gaius Publius from AmericaBlog here to discuss how President Barack Obama still appears to want to cut the social safety net after the 2012 election.

We’ll also discuss Romney “harvesting” companies, how Paul Ryan doesn’t have time to explain his tax plan, Occupy Boston’s one year anniversary, the New England janitors union winning a better contract, and the Scott Brown/ Elizabeth Warren debate.

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Our writer/performer today is Frank Chow.

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10 2012

Episode 156 with Anne Elizabeth Moore and Dennis Trainor, Jr.

Episode 156 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, Hip Hop Apsara.

We also have filmmaker Dennis Trainor, Jr. here to discuss his new documentary on Occupy Wall Street, American Autumn: An OccuDoc, and the special screenings of the film at Quad Cinemas in New York to benefit the Matthew Filipowicz Show.

We’ll also discuss Tar Sands Blockade activists being tased and pepper sprayed by Texas police, Bernie Sanders warning that Barack Obama wants to cut the social safety net in the lame duck session, and a new report finding that 100 million will die by 2030 due to climate change.

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27

09 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 147 with Richard Eskow and Justin Krebs

Episode 147 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Richard Eskow back on the show to discuss whether or not President Obama agrees with Joe Biden’s Social Security guarantee.

We also have Drinking Liberally founder Justin Krebs back on the show to discuss the Living Liberally National Conference and the hubs of progressive communities in red states around the country.

We’ll also discuss Mitt Romney going birther, and the dangers of the dog-whistle racism of the Republican party.

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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