Citizen Radio

Episode #443 Citizen Radio reads your Listener Mail, Jamie reads his painfully bad old stand-up, rich people have a sad, and Allison freaks out about the new Hobbit trailer.

Citizen Radio will return with new episodes after New Year's.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-22-11.mp3
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Episode #442 Allison and Jamie discuss Bradley Manning's trial, the newest weaponry of the police state, Occupy Des Moines arrests following NDAA protest, and Allison plays audio from her OWS panel at Netroots Nation NY.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-21-11.mp3
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Episode #441 Allison and Jamie discuss NDAA, SOPA, atheism, and bears. Also, 15-year-old Zinc reports from Occupy Chicago and Holly Orkin (@paperholly) offers an Australian year in review.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-20-11.mp3
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Episode #440 Allison and Jamie talk about the life and work of Christopher Hichens, both the good (Atheism) and bad (pro-Iraq invasion, vicious sexism). Also, Allison reports on the OWS December 17 actions that led to the arrests of 50 people and assault and detainment of journalists by the NYPD. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-19-11.mp3
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Episode #439 Amanda and Samhita return for Episode 2 of Opinionated. Support Opinionated to help grow Citizen Radio Productions!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-15-11.mp3
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Episode #438 Amanda Marcotte and Samhita Mukhopadhyay introduce Opinionated: The Feminists You Were Warned About. Fear not, male listeners! Your penises will not drop off if you listen to this podcast. Support Opinionated to help grow Citizen Radio Productions.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-14-11.mp3
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Episode #437 Allison reports on the Occupy D12 actions, including the arrest of independent journalist and friend of the show John Knefel (@johnknefel). Allison speaks with John's sister, Molly (@mollyknefel) about his arrest. Also, SCOTUS plans to consider the racist Arizona "show me your papers" law, sound cannon sales are booming, and the Miami Herald reports the charter school experiment has become a corrupt system funded by big business. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-13-11.mp3
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Episode #436 News on recent Occupy evictions (Occupy Boston, Occupy SF,) dispatches from the class war, Jamie gets his blue belt, Holly reports on Australia's arms race, and some gross listener mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-12-11.mp3
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Episode #435 A listener takes issue with Citizen Radio's language, Obama administration refuses to relax Plan B restrictions, Oregon court rules bloggers aren't journalists, Alabama's racist immigration laws, and TIME names Occupy Wall Street the story of the year.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-09-11.mp3
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Episode #434 Activist and writer Tim Wise (timwise.org, @timjacobwise) discusses institutionalized racism, why white people should care about racism, Occupy Wall Street, and Stop and Frisk practices. Tim's new book, Dear White America is available for pre-order now.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-8-11.mp3
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Episode #433 Allison reports on the action in East New York to reclaim a foreclosed house for a homeless family and the future of Occupy Wall Street. Also, Citizen Radio answers some of your mail!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-07-11.mp3
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Episode #432 Tribute to Martina Davis-Correia, sister of Troy Davis, an amazing woman and anti-death penalty advocate who touched countless lives. Also, dispatches from Occupy DC with Charles Davis (@charlesdavis84) and another brilliant Occupy Wall Street field report by Jesse Myerson (@JAMyerson).

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-06-11.mp3
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Episode #431 Writer/director of Will Ferrell's most unforgetable films, Adam McKay (@GhostPanther,) joins the show to discuss mixing comedy and politics in his films, sexism in Hollywood, and Occupy Wall Street.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-05-11.mp3
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Episode #430 Chick-fil-A threatens t-shirt maker, Levin-McCain amendment endorses military detention, horses could be slaughtered soon for meat, Allison reports on vanishing First Amendment rights, GOP pollster Frank Luntz is terrified of Occupy Wall Street, and Jamie reads some of your e-mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-2-11.mp3
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Episode #429 Occupy LA raided, mayor declares "First Amendment area," massive UK strike, President Obama flip-flops on ending the Iraq occupation, authoritarian behavior of U.S. mayors and police, Jamie wages Twitter war, and the dark, true story of Christmas.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-01-11.mp3
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Episode #428 Brownback apologizes to tweeting teen, tribute to comedian Patrice O'Neal, Allison reports on Occupy CUNY protest, banks illegally foreclose on thousands of military service members' homes, and Washington protesters occupy the State Capitol over budget cuts.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-30-11.mp3
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Episode #427 Gov Brownback and staff (slightly) overreact to a teen's tweet, proof God doesn't exist, Occupy updates, Fed gave big banks $13 billion in secret funding, massive teacher strike in UK.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-29-11.mp3
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Episode #426 Dispatches from Egypt with Austin Mackell (@austingmackell) and Aliya Alwi (@aliyaalwi). Also, report from Occupy Perth with Nick Pendergrast and Katie Batty (http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/). Beforehand, Allison and Jamie talk about Bob Schieffer "facing the nation."

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-28-11.mp3
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Episode #425 More advice on how to deal with your conservative family members this holiday, plus an interview with Hero Vincent (@herovincent,) arrested five times at Occupy Wall Street, about why he joined the movement, how he inspired the "bat signal" 99% logo that shined on the side of the Verizon building, and what motivates him to remain optimistic.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-22-11.mp3
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Episode #424 Dispatches from Occupy Oakland with journalist Susie Cagle, police pepper-spray peaceful students at UC Davis, Egypt uses violent police suppression of Occupy as excuse to crack down on revolutionaries, lobbying firm with ties to financial district targets Occupy, how to explain Occupy Wall Street to your conservative relatives this Thanksgiving, and all about Jamie's first fight.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-21-11.mp3
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Episode #423 Occupy protesters storm the financial district and Allison was there to report on what happened, including the arrests of around 100 people, Holly provides dispatches from Australia, and all about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA,) which will destroy the internet as you know it.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-18-11b.mp3
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Episode #422 Occupy Wall Street's two-month anniversary, rapping vaginas (or vajayjays,) and the launch of CR Production's feminist podcast "Opinionated" with Amanda Marcotte (@AmandaMarcotte) and Samhita Mukhopadhyay (@desifeminista). 

Check out Opinionated's first episode here. 

Send us your sex questions for Dan Savage! They can be anonymous.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-17-11.mp3
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Episode #421 Early episode post: NYPD destroys OWS camp. Updates from Liberty Square, including Bloomberg's defiance of a court order allowing protesters back into the park, hundreds of arrests, media blackout, and police brutality. For more updates, follow Allison (@allisonkilkenny) and Jamie (@jamiekilstein) on Twitter.

Check out Erin's first Red Radio episode.

Send us your sex questions for Dan Savage! They can be anonymous.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-16-11.mp3
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Episode #420 Police raze Oakland's camp and raid Occupy Denver and Occupy Portland. Also, Allison and Jamie share cat and Swede stories. 

Check out Erin's first Red Radio episode.

Send us your sex questions for Dan Savage! They can be anonymous.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-15-11.mp3
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Episode #419 Showdowns at Occupy Portland and Denver, politicians get mic-checked, utter insanity from Allison and Jamie, an entirely inappropriate introduction to Red Radio (we're sorry, Erin,) and why Michele Bachmann isn't just crazy, but rather a reflection of the political civil war in America.

Send us your sex questions for Dan Savage! They can be anonymous.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-13-11.mp3
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Episode #418 Jamie and Allison take a trip down memory lane very few of you will probably be able to relate to, plus interviews with David Sauvage, director of the Occupy commercials (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uWq0uXciT8) and journalist Susie Cagle (@susie_c) shares her experience of being arrested at Occupy Oakland.

Donate to future Occupy film projects here: http://loudsauce.com/

Send us your sex questions for Dan Savage! They can be anonymous.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-11-11.mp3
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Episode #417 Allison interviews Herman Cain about the numerous accusations of sexual harassment and assault being directed at him and labor journalist Mike Elk about election results in Ohio, Denver, and his habit of constantly running into war criminals. Also, Mississippi's personhood law gets shot down by voters.

Send us your sex questions for Dan Savage! They can be anonymous.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-10-11.mp3
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Episode #416 Mississippi votes on the highly controversial "personhood" amendment, while Ohio prepares to shoot down Gov. Kasich's anti-union law. Italy's Prime Minister resigns, Jesse Myerson (@JAMyerson) sends in a field report featuring a march from Washington Heights to Occupy Wall Street, and Lee Papa (@rudepundit) talks about his project "Blanket The Earth" (@blankettheearth) which seeks to collect winter gear for OWS.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-09-1122.mp3
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Episode #415 Independent journalist Austin G. Mackell (@austingmackell) provides updates from Egypt, including how the revolution is under threat of being squashed by the military and activists have declared Nov. 12 the "International Day of Action" in solidarity with the global Occupy movements. 

Yet another woman steps forward to accuse Herman Cain of being a sexual predator. Jamie explains why this revelation matters. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-08-112.mp3
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Episode #414 Welcome to Citizen Radio Productions! Allison and Jamie are very proud to introduce "Red Radio" with Erin Red (@erinred) and "Opinionated: The Feminists You Were Warned About" with Amanda Marcotte (@AmandaMarcotte) and Samhita Mukhopadhyay (@desifeminista). 

Also, more Occupy updates from Chicago, Oakland, Atlanta, and New York. Another veteran wounded in Oakland by police, 20 arrested in NYC, and 20 more in Atlanta, and the Chicago Board of Trade dumps applications for McDonald's on protesters. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-07-11.mp3
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Episode #413 Oakland protesters shut down port, clash with police, while Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march to Goldman Sachs in order to confront former President George W. Bush. Also, Jamie discusses a story about two black men who were asked at a bar to give up their seats for white women.

This episode brought to you by WALBERRY sandwhiches: some cranberries mashed between two walnuts, invented by Jamie Kilstein.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-04-112.mp3
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Episode #412 The Most Annoying Song Ever, women of color at Occupy Wall Street, interviews courtesy of Ijeoma Iheanacho (idistudios.com, @idiphoto,) Occupy Oakland's day of action, Move Your Money, and terrorist cats.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-03-112.mp3
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Episode #411 Dispatches from Occupy Austin and Occupy Nottingham, NATO ends Libya mission, and Jamie pines for Richard Engel's majestic hair.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-02-11.mp3
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Episode #410 NYPD allegedly sending addicts to Occupy Wall Street, Herman Cain's Chief of Staff may have illegally gotten Cain campaign off the ground, Tunisia spams Obama in solidarity with OWS, group seeks funds to power OWS with bicycles, Palestinians granted full UNESCO membership, Oakland PD infiltrates Occupy movement, and how judges are for sale all across the country.

Special announcement: Jamie will be performing with Sarah Silverman, Suli McCullough, Tig Notaro, Ian Edwards, Dwayne Kennedy, and W Kamau Bell at the Paramount Theater in Austin on Nov. 1. All proceeds will be donated to the NAACP.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-01-11.mp3
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Episode #409 Happy Halloween! Jamie shares his costume disaster story and Allison wows with her Gwyneth Paltrow immitation. Mississippi tries to outlaw birth control, rich assholes mock the poor and homeless, and the city officials try to crush Occupy via more banal means.

Special announcement: Jamie will be performing with Sarah Silverman, Suli McCullough, Tig Notaro, Ian Edwards, Dwayne Kennedy, and W Kamau Bell at the Paramount Theater in Austin on Nov. 1. All proceeds will be donated to the NAACP.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-31-11.mp3
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Episode #408 Police turn Oakland into a war zone during Occupy Oakland, critically wounding an Iraq veteran, Mayor Jean Quan's bizarre response, Herman Cain's crazy campaign ad, and Jamie is a hero.

Special announcement: Jamie will be performing with Sarah Silverman, Suli McCullough, Tig Notaro, Ian Edwards, Dwayne Kennedy, and W Kamau Bell at the Paramount Theater in Austin on Nov. 1. All proceeds will be donated to the NAACP.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-28-11.mp3
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Episode #407 Original aired on 3/18/11: Sarah Silverman, Regina Spektor, Matt Taibbi, and Only Son at Citizen Radio Live at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. 

NORMAL EPISODES OF CITIZEN RADIO RESUME THIS WEEK!

Special announcement: Jamie will be performing with Sarah Silverman, Suli McCullough, Tig Notaro, Ian Edwards, Dwayne Kennedy, and W Kamau Bell at the Paramount Theater in Austin on Nov. 1. All proceeds will be donated to the NAACP.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-27-11.mp3
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Episode #406 Early on Tuesday, police violently raided Occupy Oakland's camp site at Oscar Grant Park. Citizen Radio discusses the raid, along with James Murdoch's troubles, and Jamie's escape from an Amsterdam gig. Allison interviews independent journalist Susie Cagle (@susie_c) about her experience witnessing the Oakland raid.

NORMAL EPISODES OF CITIZEN RADIO RESUME THIS WEEK!

Special announcement: Jamie will be performing with Sarah Silverman, Suli McCullough, Tig Notaro, Ian Edwards, Dwayne Kennedy, and W Kamau Bell at the Paramount Theater in Austin on Nov. 1. All proceeds will be donated to the NAACP.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-26-112.mp3
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Episode #405 U.S. Iraq withdrawal leaves behind 5500 mercenaries, Occupy Dallas interviews from Joseph (@J0s_ph) and Tarah (@TarahToney), and an interview with independent journalist Austin Mackell (@austingmackell) and Lobna Darwish (@lobna) about the Maspiro massacre in Egypt. Also, Jamie talks about his experience at Occupy Melbourne.

Special announcement: Jamie will be performing with Sarah Silverman, Suli McCullough, Tig Notaro, Ian Edwards, Dwayne Kennedy, and W Kamau Bell at the Paramount Theater in Austin on Nov. 1. All proceeds will be donated to the NAACP.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

 

 

 

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-25-11.mp3
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Episode #404 Investigative journalist Greg Palast (@Greg_Palast) joins the show to discuss how Goldman Sachs pulled out of a fundraiser after Occupy Wall Street got a place at the table. Check out Greg's new book "Vulture's Picinic," which can be pre-ordered here: http://www.gregpalast.com/vulturespicnic/?page=ORDER

Also, interviews with Micah Uetricht (@micahuetricht) and Megan Groves from Occupy Chicago.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places..

Australia: Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-24-11.mp3
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Episode #403 Everyone was killed this week except Citizen Radio, which is why they're bringing you more coverage of the Occupy movements. Also, Gaddafi is dead and the U.S. murdered Awlaki's 16-year-old son, then lied about his age.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places..

Australia: Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-21-11.mp3
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Episode #402 Jamie reports from Occupy Melbourne, Allison discusses mini-drones, the record 400,000 deportations this year in the U.S., and the Occupy Wall Street protests against police brutality and Gov. Cuomo that resulted in the arrest of author Naomi Wolf.

Special guest: The guy who's totally NOT a narc. Oh, and Dominic Dierkes (@dominicdierkes) from Derrick Comedy. 

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places..

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-20-112.mp3
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Episode #401 Marine tells NYPD there is 'no honor' un hurting civilians, Matt Filipowicz (@MattFilipowicz, matthewf.net) discusses Occupy Chicago and Occupy Boston, Jamie's appearance on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and Allison interviews protesters opposing the NYPD's brutal treatment of Occupy Wall Street activists. 

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-20-11.mp3
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Episode #400 The Occupy movements go global! Audio from Occupy Taipei, courtesy of Jon in Taiwan (www.jrenzella.com) and author Jeff Sharlet (@jeffsharlet) on OccupyWriters.com.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

 
Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-18-11.mp3
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Episode #399 Dispatches from the Occupy Wall Street showdown at Times Square. Also, an obese cat attacks Allison and Jamie does his best Agent Smith immitation. 

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-17-11.mp3
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Episode #398 Here's what happened at Occupy Wall Street's Liberty Park during the Bloomberg standoff.

Special guest: John Knefel (@johnknefel)

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

Direct download: CRBonus_10-14-11.mp3
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Episode #397 Citizen Radio has joined the resistance at Occupy Wall Street so this is an interview show with some of the protesters at Liberty Park.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-14-11.mp3
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Episode #396 John Carlos of "black power" fame joins the show to discuss the story behind his iconic photo and Occupy Wall Street along with author Dave Zirin (@edgeofsports). Also, independent journalist Austin G. Mackell (@austingmackell) joins the show to provide updates on the brutal killing of activists that just took place in Egypt. Lastly, the New York Times is suing the Justice Department over a secret version of the Patriot Act.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-13-11.mp3
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Episode #395 Jesse Van Tol (@jessevantol) from ncrc.org joins Citizen Radio to talk about the planned Capital One-ING merger that would make Capital One the fifth largest banks in America. Talk about too big to fail, especially given Capital One's shady past. TODAY is the last day of comment about the merger, so contact the Fed at ncrc.org and state your opposition. Also, the Occupy movements have helped spotlight Americans' disappearing rights to express themselves and assemble. 

CR apologizes in advance for The Avengers trailer bit.

Special guest: The Moth and Drunk Christina. 

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war!

 
Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-12-11.mp3
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Episode #394 Reporters from the American Spectator, which is funded by Vulture Capitalist Paul Singer, posed as protesters in order to smear Occupy Wall Street. Also, Karl Rove VS. Koch brothers, Georgia considers using prisoners to fight fires, and the 99 percent continue to struggle during the "economic recovery."

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-11-11.mp3
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Episode #393 Talib Kweli (@talibkweli) sits down with Citizen Radio for an interview before performing at Occupy Wall Street, alongside CR's own Jamie Kilstein.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-10-11.mp3
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Episode #392 Citizen Radio joins Majority Report's Sam Seder (@samseder) and Naomi Klein (@naomiaklein) at Occupy Wall Street to talk about the occupation, the establishment media's failure to cover the movement, and what the protesters are doing right.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-07-11.mp3
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Episode #391 Dispatches from Occupy Wall Street: NYPD arrest, pepper-spray protesters...again. Allison and Jamie visit Liberty Plaza to interview the protesters. Citizen Radio will be broadcasting LIVE from Liberty Park with Sam Seder at 11 AM. Visit http://majority.fm/ to hear the show's live stream (RT and post on Facebook!).

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-06-11.mp3
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Episode #390 State Department's cozy relationship with a Keystone lobbyist, Occupy Wall Street confuses establishment media, Chris Christie (surprise!) isn't running, Georgia prepares to kill another potentially innocent man, Alabama's new immigration law alienates Hispanic community, Michigan Republicans prepares to push another crazy anti-union bill through the legislature.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-05-11.mp3
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Episode #389 Journalists Josh Eidelson (@josheidelson) and Steve Horn (@Steve_Horn1022) join the show to talk about how textbooks neglect the labor movement and how Big Oil subsidized the documentary Haynesville, respectively.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-04-11.mp3
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Episode #388 Dispatches from Liberty Park at the Occupy Wall Street protest, 700 arrested by NYPD on Brooklyn Bridge, al-Awlaki assassinated by U.S., Jamie's magical Toronto adventure.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-03-11.mp3
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Episode #387 Tribute to Canadian badasses for protesting Dick Cheney and the Keystone XL pipeline, billionaire whines that President Obama is being mean to him, Gov. Walker wants the power to throw out petitions demanding his removal, Gov. Cuomo goes to war with unions, and CR offers some advice to a young man who recently lost his best friend.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-30-11.mp3
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Episode #386 Bologna pepper-sprays protesters, Chris Hedges on Occupy Wall Street, Libertarian utopia

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-29-11.mp3
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Episode #385 Citizen Radio finally answers some of your mail. Topics include: Starbucks, Whole Foods, being straight-edge, and Medicare for all.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-28-11.mp3
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Episode #384 New York Times' awful Occupy Wall Street coverage, Irvine 11, Republican Baby returns, U.S. to provide drones to Turkey, prisoners given choice to attend church or go to jail, Facebook violates your privacy...again.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-27-11.mp3
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Episode #383 Some brief updates on Occupy Wall Street, Jamie's disturbing DMB nightmare, Erin Red joins the show to discuss Whole Food's hypocrisy.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-26-11.mp3
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Episode #382 The state of Georgia murdered Troy Davis last night, CR reads your emails and thoughts about the execution, Ohio prepares to pass the most radical anti-choice legislation in the country, Mitt Romney is under the impression he's middle class, CR announces they're running for president, major networks fail to have economists on...to discuss the economy, and the U.S. heightens rhetoric with Pakistan.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-23-11.mp3
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Episode #381 Troy Davis is scheduled to be murdered by the state. Citizen Radio offers this early episode as they await the decision from the Supreme Court that will determine if he lives or dies.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-22-11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm EST

Episode #380 Troy Davis denied clemency, end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, Yahoo censors #OccupyWallStreet emails, corporations target college students, CNN allows the Tea Party to craft political event, the world watches 750,000 Somalis starve, drug cartels fund political officials, and Dangles adopts his cleverest disguise yet.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing in the following places...

Toronto: Dark Comedy Festival September 29 & 30 @ 8PM and October 1 @ 10:30PM.

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

Australia: October 20 @ Trade's Hall in Melbourne, Friday October 21 in Sydney @ The Manning Bar, and October 22 @ Brisbane Power House.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-21-11.mp3
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Episode #379 Allison reports on #OccupyWallStreet, CR discusses the future of U.S. activism and contrasts the current American movements with the Arab Spring and Spanish revolutions. Also, Jamie regales with details from the 2011 Kilstein almost-battle.

Special announcements: Jamie will be performing at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, Maryland September 21 in honor of Howard Zinn. http://zinnedproject.org/posts/11738

NYC: See Jamie at Gotham Comedy Club October 11th at 9:30. Buy tickets here.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-20-11.mp3
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Episode #378 Borders officially closes, Allison and Jamie share memories, GE guts offshore wind-power plans, Louis Gohmert defends corporations in his "jobs" bill, NAVY vet sues the state of Florida over drug testing. 

Special announcements: Saturday September 17th is the Occupy Wall Street (#OccupyWallStreet) protest: https://occupywallst.org/

Troy Davis protests scheduled TODAY in downtown Atlanta, NYC (4:30-6PM at Times Sq, 43rd St and Seventh Ave,) and in Oakland (4-6PM, Oakland Fed Building, 1301 Clay St, near 12th St-City Center BART).

Jamie will be performing at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, Maryland September 21 in honor of Howard Zinn. http://zinnedproject.org/posts/11738

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-16-11.mp3
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Episode #377 Bestselling author Naomi Klein (@NaomiAKlein) joins the show to talk about the disastrous Keystone XL pipeline, climate change, and how the Shock Doctrine affects the world today. Beforehand, Allison and Jamie discuss Ron Paul's "let him die" remark, and Jamie reads a hilarious text from his dad.

Special announcement: Saturday September 17th is the Occupy Wall Street (#OccupyWallStreet) protest: https://occupywallst.org/

Special announcement 2: Jamie will be performing at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, Maryland September 21 in honor of Howard Zinn. http://zinnedproject.org/posts/11738

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-15-11.mp3
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Episode #376 Citizen Radio discusses the Tea Party debates, including the shocking "let him die!" moment, and the anti-HPV vaccine hysteria. Also, the number of poor Americans is at an all-time high, racists aren't very bright people, and Scrubs is a very bad show.

Special announcement: Saturday September 17th is the Occupy Wall Street (#OccupyWallStreet) protest: https://occupywallst.org/

Special announcement 2: Tomorrow's guest is the brilliant Naomi Klein!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-14-11.mp3
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Episode #375 Independent journalist Austin Mackell (@austingmackell) gives updates on Egypt's protests and blogger Mikael Nabil's hunger strike. Also, updates on Troy Davis's pending execution. There will be a national day of protest opposing his execution Friday September 16th. For more details, visit nodeathpenalty.org. Paul Krugman once against warns the planet that allowing Greece, and now Spain and Italy to fall, may not be the greatest idea.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-13-11.mp3
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Episode #374 Citizen Radio reflects on 9/11, Jamie's wisdom tooth adventure, Obama's jobs speech, and answers some mail about guns.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-12-11.mp3
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Episode #373 Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) joins the show again to talk about racism, military worship, and classism in sports. Also, Allison and Jamie dissect the crazy GOP debate and play a clip from the 1980s of George H.W. Bush and Reagan defending immigration. Meeeeemories...

Special guest: James Carville

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-09-11.mp3
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Episode #372 Ari Berman (@AriBerman) joins the show to discuss his new article in Rolling Stone all about the GOP war on democratic voting. Before that, Allison and Jamie tell tales of Nick Nolte and the Koch brothers. Also, white terrorists (they exist!), Bill Keller is a total tool, and fast food restaurants want to be able to accept food stamps. 

Special announcement: Australia! Come out to support the BDS cause:

Melbourne protest, 5:30pm Friday 9 September. Meet at the State Library of Victoria.
Sydney protest, 1pm Saturday 10 September. Meet outside Newtown Neighbourhood Centre.
Perth protest 1pm Saturday 17 September. Meet at Murray Street Mall.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-08-11.mp3
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Episode #371 Chuck Zlatkin, political director of the NY Metro Area Postal Union, explains the post office is not broke, but it is the target of the GOP and moderate Democrats. Also, it's going to cost you $25 to see your loved ones in prison if you live in Arizona, and the media ignores mass starvation in Africa.

Special guest: Stoned Jesus

Special announcement: Australia! Come out to support the BDS cause:

Melbourne protest, 5:30pm Friday 9 September. Meet at the State Library of Victoria.
Sydney protest, 1pm Saturday 10 September. Meet outside Newtown Neighbourhood Centre.
Perth protest 1pm Saturday 17 September. Meet at Murray Street Mall.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-07-11.mp3
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Episode #370 Dave Zirin (@EdgeOfSports) joins the show to discuss politics in sports. Beforehand, Allison and Jamie discuss Matthew Vadum's outrageous comments about the poor and the modern day "Jungle" of Hershey's slave plants.

Special announcement: Australia! Come out to support the BDS cause:

Melbourne protest, 5:30pm Friday 9 September. Meet at the State Library of Victoria.
Sydney protest, 1pm Saturday 10 September. Meet outside Newtown Neighbourhood Centre.
Perth protest 1pm Saturday 17 September. Meet at Murray Street Mall.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-06-11.mp3
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Episode #369 Happy Labor Day! Unemployment is still extremely high, and doesn't count those who couldn't find jobs, the under-employed, and minimum wage workers. The CIA once handed over a key Libyan rebel to Gaddafi, Drunken Uganda wishes a listener a very happy birthday, and a former GOP hack confesses about the right's shadowy political tactics.

Special announcement: Australia! Come out to support the BDS cause:

Melbourne protest, 5:30pm Friday 9 September. Meet at the State Library of Victoria.
Sydney protest, 1pm Saturday 10 September. Meet outside Newtown Neighbourhood Centre.
Perth protest 1pm Saturday 17 September. Meet at Murray Street Mall.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-05-11.mp3
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Episode #368 The Keystone "game over for the climate" pipeline will actually EXPORT oil from the U.S., David Cameron's secret cell set up an oil deal for Libya's rebels that benefited a firm which the head of the cell, Alan Duncan, used to consult, and the firms also happens to donate to the Conservative party. 

CR answers some of your mail!

Special guest: American Prospect's Jamelle Bouie (@jbouie), who talks Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, Glenn Beck, Pat Buchnan, the Super Congress, and most importantly, comic books! 

Special announcement 1: Australia! Come out to support the BDS cause:

Melbourne protest, 5:30pm Friday 9 September. Meet at the State Library of Victoria.
Sydney protest, 1pm Saturday 10 September. Meet outside Newtown Neighbourhood Centre.
Perth protest 1pm Saturday 17 September. Meet at Murray Street Mall.

Special announcement 2: Unite Against Fascism, together with United East End and other community organisations, is calling a national demonstration against the racist English Defence League on Saturday 3 September.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-02-11.mp3
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Episode #367 Keystone XL pipeline is "game over for the climate," which is why hundreds have risked arrest/been arrested protesting its construction. Thus far, the Obama administration doesn't appear to be listening. Protest in sports, DOJ blocks AT&T merger, Dick Cheney is still very much a war criminal, and Pat Buchanan is still an old racist. Also, some advice to a college student about not drinking.

Special announcement: Unite Against Fascism, together with United East End and other community organisations, is calling a national demonstration against the racist English Defence League on Saturday 3 September.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-01-11.mp3
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Episode #366 More than 100 people arrested protesting the Keystone pipeline in DC, NYPD infiltrates Muslim communities, sometimes out-of-state, Jamie's cape, FOX News' audience is confused by facts.

Special guest: Journalist Josh Eidelson (@josheidelson) joins the show to discuss bisexuality, unions, and Boeing. Check out Josh's excellent articles on bisexuality and unions.

Special announcement: Unite Against Fascism, together with United East End and other community organisations, is calling a national demonstration against the racist English Defence League on Saturday 3 September.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-31-11.mp3
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Episode #365 Aftermath of Irene, Rikers prisoners abandoned by Mayor Bloomberg, the unreliability of eyewitness testimony, Allison is almost assassinated by the dairy industry, domestic spying, Wikileaks, right-wing extremism, KBR's covered-up rape, top NASA scientist James Hansen arrested while protesting Keystone pipeline outside White House, court defends your right to videotape cops in public, Michele Bachmann is open to lowering the minimum wage.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-30-11.mp3
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Episode #364 Hurricane hysteria, the MLK monument and the censoring of King's legacy, Allison plots to steal a dinosaur fossil, Jamie explains why horse-drawn carriages are a bad thing. Also, surprise! BP continues to lie about the Gulf oil spill.

Special guest: The Republican baby

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-26-11.mp3
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Episode #363 Goldman Sachs lawyers-up for impending lawsuits, former Goldman VP Peter Haller invades House Oversight Committee with a clever name change, and then works to discredit Elizabeth Warren, 322 people have been arrested outside the White House while protesting the Keystone XL pipeline and the mainstream media ignores the mass arrests. Leaked cables courtesy of Wikileaks show John McCain promised Gaddafi weapons, and the ousted Libyan dictator apparently has a thing for Condoleezza Rice. Also, there is a 9/11 coloring book coming out. For realsies.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-25-11.mp3
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Episode #362 Jamie is back from L.A. and apparently scared off an earthquake that made Allison famous, you guys, NBD. Also, why Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from the Affordable Care Act Supreme Court case, Gaddafi flees Libya, and Jamie may or may not be Batman. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-24-11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

Episode #361 While Greece, Spain, and Portugal are being told to shut up and take their medicine, Citizen Radio discusses how one country, Iceland, fought back against austerity...and won. Also, the U.S. seeks to rebrand the Arab Spring, CR answers some of your mail, and then discusses some of the protests (immigration, tar sands) the MSM failed to cover.

Special guest: Sigur Ros. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-23-11.mp3
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Episode #360 In which Alternet's Sarah Jaffe (@seasonothebitch) explains in five minutes why the economy is broken and the poor masses should be revolting. Other topics include: the Verizon strike, Ohio's anti-union S.B. 5, the decline of labor, and how workers are now starting to fight back. The Koch brothers and ALEC hoped to crush unions, but what they've actually done is empower them.

Read all of Sarah's wonderful writing at Alternet.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-22-11.mp3
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Episode #359 BART protest, Anonymous, S&P downgrades U.S. credit right in time for DOJ investigation into its toxic mortgage ratings, Jamie unloads on a couple listeners, SEC destroys records of its old investigations, and labor journalist Mike Elk (@mikeelk) talks about corporations' preference for slave labor, the Verizon and Hershey strikes, and Boeing's tantrum. 

Mike and Allison both have articles in the new book "We Are Wisconsin" http://www.wearewisconsinbook.com/.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-19-11.mp3
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Episode #358 Allison explains the role of Quantitative Easing (printing shitloads of money) in the growing class war, circuses are evil, Allison and Jamie field a question about guns. Also, why it's okay to criticize President Obama and Ron Paul.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-18-11.mp3
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Episode #357 In Empire Collapse Watch, Allison explains why privatizing soldiers' pensions is a terrible idea. Also, Wisconsin's largest teacher union plans on laying off 40 percent of its staff members, Verizon retaliates against its striking employees by cancelling their healthcare plans, 92 percent of foreclosures in New York lack proper documents, Murdoch's empire keeps crumbling, Rick Perry is crazy, and updates from Australia.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-17-11.mp3
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Episode #356 Michele Bachmann beat out Ron Paul by less than 200 points in the Iowa Straw Poll, and yet the media has forgotten about Paul, Rick Perry is extremely crazy, the class war goes unnoticed by the media, and women's rights are still under assault.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-16-11.mp3
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Episode #355 Wisconsin recall elections, travel adventures, London rioters (and their families) could lose their homes, Cameron calls for the end of social media, why politicians are pussies, in defense of Obama supporters, how poor people can afford microwaves, Dan Choi faces jail time.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-15-11.mp3
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Episode #354 Vegan fighter Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to answer your questions about veganism, MMA, and thanks the Maniacs for all of your support! Because of you, Red Radio is now almost a reality. When CR reaches 700 members, Erin will have her own show. Sign up at wearecitizenradio.com!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-12-11.mp3
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Episode #352 Mississippi hate crime killing, London riots and the importance of asking "why?", ALEC's prison slave labor, and the killing of 30 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-10-11.mp3
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Episode #351 President Obama gives a speech focusing on the deficit over mass unemployment, London burns, defining the term "looting," dismantling the "real men eat meat" myth, religious employers might soon be able to determine if they feel like paying for women's birth control, and Gov. Perry fails to pray the baddies away.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-09-11.mp3
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Episode #350 Revisting the Park51 community center controversy, atheism and religion, exploring the cause of the UK riots, U.S. widens its drug war into Mexico (featuring private mercenaries), Iraq giving the U.S. money, and Allison explains why we probably can't trust the crew at S&P.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-08-11.mp3
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Episode #349 Allison has a new article up at Truthout all about the Koch brothers' spider web: giant corporate cash disseminates to an array of astroturfing and non-profit groups, including one that set up a partisan website staffed with hack reporters designed to discredit Democratic candidates. Read and share the article!

Also, Fullerton police beat a homeless, mentally ill man to death. A disturbing video of the event has been circulating the internet in which the homeless man, Kelly Thomas, can be heard crying for his father.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-05-11.mp3
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Episode #348 Moody's has maintained America's AAA rating, and yet things still suck in the real world for most Americans. Also, the Pentagon gets an extra $50 billion from the debt deal, and Matt Damon defends teachers (and Jamie swoons). Allison and Jamie discuss how "No Child Left Behind" crushes dissent, and answer a question from a listener who has decided to homeschool her children.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-04-11.mp3
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Episode #347 Don Lemon takes on Rand Paul, and Allison and Jamie are pretty sure it's because a lil' Citizen Radio rubbed off on him. Then, Listener Mail, Rep. Doug Lamborn R-Colorado, says that being associated with Obama's policies would be like "touching a tar baby," a domestic terrorist attacks a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas and the media yawns, Gov. Rick Scott is still crazy, the Kochs manipulate events behind the scenes in Wisconsin, and the TSA would like to have a word with every single one of you.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-03-11.mp3
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Episode #346 House committee approves bill requiring internet providers to keep logs of their customers' activities for one year--in case police want to review them in the future. Jamie shares his trauma over taking one of the cats to the vet. Also, more on the debt ceiling "negotiations," NPR thinks teh gay can be cured with therapy, Pamela Geller is still crazy, and teachers are swell people.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-02-11.mp3
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Episode #345 Allison and Jamie discuss the Norway massacre, and Breivik's right-wing and misogynistic philosophies. Also, the debt ceiling negotiations, AKA the race to screw poor people, continues. Finally, Listener Mail and Jamie knows Asians!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-01-11.mp3
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Episode #344 CNN's Don Lemon (@donlemoncnn) joins the show to discuss his book, "Transparent" (http://www.amazon.com/Transparent-Don-Lemon/dp/0982702787), coming out, growing up as a gay, religious, black man, the process of getting important stories on CNN, and his appearance on The Daily Show and the Colbert Report. Most importantly, he forgives and now eternally loves, Allison. 

Next, independent journalist Austin G. Mackell (@austingmackell) reports on Egypt, including the ongoing torture by the military and the progress of labor unions. Mackell also recently visited Libya, and he and Allison engage in a brief debate about the merits of the NATO bombing campaign.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-29-11.mp3
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Episode #343 Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) joins the show to discuss the importance of NASA, space exploration, science in the classroom, and why everyone should always be wary of dogma. Also, Allison and Jamie discuss Tim DeChristopher's two year jail sentence (http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/tim-dechristopher-this-is-what-hope-looks-like), the demise of Amy Winehouse, celebrity-obsessed culture, and the circus known as the debt ceiling negotiations. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-28-11.mp3
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