Posts Tagged ‘Unions’

Episode 295 with Sarah Jaffe and Chris Faraone

Episode 295 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss the disturbing trend of manufacturing jobs going to temp workers and the ongoing fight for single payer health care.

We also have Chris Faraone back on the show to discuss his new book on the Boston Mayor’s race, Hizzonnaroo.

We’ll also discuss how the State Department’s Keystone XL Pipeline environmental impact report is a sham.

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02 2014

Episode 272 with Molly Knefel and Katie Klabusich

Episode 272 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.  And as you can see, we’re trying out a new player.  Let us know if you have issues with it!

Coming up on today’s show, we have Molly Knefel from The Radio Dispatch back on the show to discuss her Rolling Stone article on the school to prison pipeline.

We also have writer and activist Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss next Monday’s Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose telethon.

We’ll also discuss how after breaking a campaign promise to renegotiate NAFTA, Barack Obama is looking to bypass Congress and fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, which has been called NAFTA on steroids.

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11 2013

Episode 221 with Karen Lewis and Sarah Jaffe

Episode 221 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 President of the Chicago Teachers Union, Karen Lewis, here to discuss Rahm Emanuel’s war on public education in Chicago.

We also have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss how a union in Oregon using collective bargaining talks to go after the big banks that wrecked the economy.

We’ll also discuss 19 people getting shot at a Mother’s Day Parade in New Orleans, the DOJ secretly getting journalist’s phone records at the AP, how we’ve passed the dangerous carbon milestone of 400 ppm and what that means for our species.

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05 2013

Episode 194 with Les Leopold and Amy Dean

Episode 194 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Les Leopold back on the show to discuss his new book, How To Make A Million Dollars An Hour: Why Hedge Funds Get Away With Siphoning Off America’s Wealth.

We also have labor activist and author Amy Dean here to discuss how restaurant workers, through groups like ROC-United, are fighting for sick days, benefits and economic justice.

We’ll also discuss the release of the DOJ white paper on Barack Obama’s assassination of American citizens.

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02 2013

Episode 193 with Josh Eidelson and Katie Klabusich

Episode 193 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have labor journalist Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss the rise of alt labor movements across the United States.

We also have writer Katie Klabusich back on the show to discuss the frustration of re-fighting battles that have been long since decided legally, like a woman’s right to reproductive health.

We’ll also discuss the former head of FEMA Michael Brown’s repulsive reaction to the power going out at the Super Bowl, as well as my recent visit to New Orleans which included the viewing of a Chewbacca themed Marti Gras parade.

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02 2013

Episode 178 with Beau Hodai and David Waldman

Episode 178 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 Beau Hodai back on the show to discuss his article for PR Watch and Prison Legal News on how a for-profit prison corporation, CCA, is participating in high school drug sweeps.

We also have David Waldman from Daily Kos and Kagro In The Morning back on the show to give us an update on filibuster reform in the Senate.

We’ll also discuss how ten to fifteen thousand protesters surrounded the capitol after Republicans in Michigan rushed through anti-union legislation and made Michigan a “Right to Work” for less state, and how a State Representative claimed that he enjoyed seeing protesters pepper sprayed.

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12 2012

Episode 151 with Cheri Honkala and Greg Palast

Episode 151 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate Cheri Honkala back on the show to discuss her campaign with Jill Stein and getting arrested while Occupying Fannie Mae.

We also have journalist and author Greg Palast back on the show to discuss his new book, Billionaires and Ballot Bandits: How To Steal An Election In 9 Easy Steps.

We’ll also discuss the Chicago Teachers Strike, how Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan support Rahm Emanuel’s efforts in busting the teacher’s union, where President Obama stands on the strike, and what progressives can learn from the CTU.

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09 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 149 with Josh Eidelson and Ron Seifert

Episode 149 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have Salon’s Josh Eidelson back on the show to discuss how the Democrats poor treatment of unions, and the choice of Charlotte for the DNC hurts them, even as Republicans adopt Scott Walker’s anti-union strategy in their national platform.

We also have activist Ron Seifert from Tar Sands Blockade here to tell the story of seven people who were arrested after chaining themselves to a TransCanada truck to block the Keystone XL Pipeline.

We’ll also discuss the Obama administration announcement that there will be no prosecutions in George W. Bush’s CIA torture cases.

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Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

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09 2012

The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 92 with Jeff Biggers and Daniel Souweine

Episode 92 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

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Coming up on today’s show, we have author and journalist Jeff Biggers back on the show to talk about how Arizona’s ridiculous ban on Mexican American studies led to the state taking William Shakespeare’s the Tempest out of the classroom.

We’ll also be talking to the campaign director of Forecast the Facts, Daniel Souweine about how local TV weather meteorologists are spreading anti-climate change propaganda.

We also have a new ad for the Cash For Prisons program that may be coming to a state near you.

We’ll also discuss my giving a keynote at Yale’s Progressive Principles Conference this weekend, the delivery of 800,000 petitions against the Keystone XL Tarsands Pipeline, Darryl Issa preventing women from testifying about birth control, and Barack Obama and the Democrats screwing unions in the FAA bill.

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-Matt

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16

02 2012

Rick Perlstein On The Divide Between Obama And Labor

Recently on the show, I talked to my friend, historian and Nixonland author Rick Perlstein, on the growing divide between President Obama and the labor movement.

Does Obama have a chance in 2012 without labor firmly in his corner? Take a look.

You can listen to the entire interview here.

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09 2011