Citizen Radio

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
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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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