Posts Tagged ‘union’

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 290 with Sam Gindin and Laura Newland

Episode 290 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Sam Gindin here to discuss the mistakes the left makes when addressing the 2008 financial crash.

We also have Laura Newland here to discuss her new book on how Wall Street is targeting college campuses, Chasing Zeros: The Rise Of Student Debt, The Fall Of The College Ideal, And One Overachiever’s Misguided Pursuit Of Success.

We’ll also discuss why the left should be freaking out over a DC court ending Net Neutrality.

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01 2014

Episode 287 with Kevin Gosztola and Rebecca Burns

Episode 287 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Kevin Gosztola from FireDogLake back on the show to discuss the latest NSA spying updates including the New York Times editorial calling Edward Snowden a whistleblower.

We also have Rebecca Burns from In These Times here to discuss the disturbing trend of colleges and universities using adjunct professors and what’s being done to fight it.

We’ll also discuss another example of how TSA airport security is a joke and a scam.

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01 2014

Episode 246 with Daniel Sheehan, Kirk Laubenstein and Ross Hyman

Episode 246 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have the attorney who worked on the Pentagon Papers, Iran/Contra and more, Daniel Sheehan on the show to talk about his new auto-biography The People’s Advocate and how sadly we haven’t learned from our country’s past scandals.

We also have Kirk Laubenstein from Unite Here and Interfaith Worker Justice and Ross Hyman from the AFL-CIO here to discuss a new campaign for hotel worker justice.

We’ll also discuss how the owner of the email service that Edward Snowden used chose to shut it down after being approached by the government, and how he’s not allowed to discuss it with his lawyer.

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08 2013

Episode 229 with Allison Kilkenny and Josh Eidelson

Episode 229 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Allison Kilkenny from Citizen Radio back on the show to discuss the uprising in Turkey.

We also have journalist Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss the ridiculously extravagant WalMart shareholders meeting and the low wage workers who were there to protest it.

We’ll also discuss the shocking NSA spying scandal and the attacks on the whistle blower, Edward Snowden.

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06 2013

The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 226 with Kade Crockford and Rick Perlstein

Episode 226 The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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The show is on vacation this week.  As such, we are running the Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.  

Coming up on today’s “Best Of” show, we have Kade Crockford from the ACLU of Massachusetts back on the show to discuss the calls for more surveillance and drones after the Boston Marathon attacks, as well as how the media is irresponsibly tossing around the term radicalization.

We also have author and historian Rick Perlstein back on the show to discuss how Chicago teachers and activists are fighting back against Rahm Emanuel’s Shock Doctrine school closings.

We’ll also discuss the hypocrisy of Barack Obama attacking Republicans for the sequester when he signed it into law.

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05 2013

Episode 213 with Napoleon Gomez, Jennifer Pozner and John Nichols

Episode 213 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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For starters, both my wife and I are fine.  We were nowhere near the Boston Marathon explosion.  But, thank you to everyone who reached out to us yesterday.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the president of the National Mining and Metal Workers Union, Napoleon Gomez, here to his new book on the 2006 mining disaster in Mexico, Collapse of Dignity.

We also have interviews recorded live at the National Conference for Media Reform including Jennifer Pozner of Women In Media And News here to discuss the biggest challenges women still face in the media today.

And we have the Nation Magazine’s John Nichols here to discuss his new book, Dollarocracy: How The Money And Media Election Complex Is Destroying America.

We’ll also discuss the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon.

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04 2013

Episode 206 with Katie Goodman and Kenzo Shibata From The Chicago Teachers Union

Episode 206 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 author Katie Goodman here to discuss how the actual members of both parties are more progressive than the politicians that represent them.

We also have Kenzo Shibata from the Chicago Teachers Union back on the show to discuss how parents and teachers are fighting back against Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s racist school closings and CPS’ banning of the book, Persepolis.

We’ll also discuss the 10 year anniversary of the United States invading Iraq and read the last letter from a dying veteran to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.

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03 2013

Episode 195 with Ari Berman and Sarah Jaffe

Episode 195 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Ari Berman from the Nation Magazine here to discuss how conservatives and the Supreme Court may destroy the Voting Rights Act.

We also have independent journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss Seattle teachers refusing to administer a for-profit company’s standardized test and the cost of emotional labor in the service industry.

We’ll also discuss how after 14 months of waiting for their day in court, the prosecutors office suddenly dropped the charges against those arrested in the Occupy Boston raids.

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02 2013

Episode 171 with Rania Khalek and Josh Eidelson

Episode 171 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have independent journalist Rania Khalek here to discuss the horror that is occurring in Israel’s assault on Gaza.

We also have Josh Eidelson back on the show to give us an update on the upcoming Black Friday Walmart Strikes.

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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11 2012