Citizen Radio

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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_09-22-11.mp3
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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.

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_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.

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_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

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_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

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_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!

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_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.

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_09-01-11.mp3
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