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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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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