Citizen Radio

Episode #646: The real story of Halloween, media ignores climate change during Sandy, rise of Greek fascism, dude tries to empathize with the ladies, and why it's not okay to shame people for being obese.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-31-12.mp3
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Episode #645: Allison and Jamie discuss how some of your fellow liberals turn into idiots come election time, an activist charged with "inciting racial hatred" for unfurling a Palestinian flag, Imran Khan detained and interrogated over drone views, and many, many stories about drones, and one more about why the NYPD is terrible.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-30-12.mp3
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Episode #644: Dispatches from Guantanamo Bay with independent journalist and Radio Dispatch co-host John Knefel (@johnknefel). Also, Jamie's elderly fan base and friend of the show, Leonardo Dicaprio, is on the lam.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-29-12.mp3
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Episode #643: A senior Obama adviser tries to justify the killing of a 16-year-old American, Occupy Oakland turns one, and the many ways the NYPD is seriously fucked up.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-26-12.mp3
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Episode #642: Allison and Jamie discuss tragic tales of comedy in the douche bag buffer, followed by a discussion of the third party debates, CNN says women vote with their hormones, and the truth about trafficking

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-25-12.mp3
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Episode #641: There were very few substinative disagreements between the candidates in the last presidential debate, and certain issues like the home foreclosures epidemic, were completely ignored. Time's Joe Klein goes on a pro-drone strike rant on MSNBC.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-24-12.mp3
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Episode #640: Allison and Jamie discuss the expanding drone strikes, AFSCME 207's Recording Secretary Sue Ryan joins the show to discuss Detroit's Water Department strike, and the union's subsequent victory.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-23-12.mp3
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Episode #639: Allison and Jamie discuss Eugene Jarecki's "The House I Live In" in depth, along with the War on Drugs, and discuss how the Chair of the DNC, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, claims to have no knowledge of the "kill list". Also, Allison and Jamie offer advice to aspiring journalists. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-22-12.mp3
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Episode #638: Allison and Jamie are back with tales of their meeting, plus interviews with Travis McKinney, a Koch employee denied a job for being "too political" (at 31:00), and Nelini Stamp (@NelStamp) about the current status of Occupy Wall Street, and her work in Florida with a group of students and youth organizing against the school to prison pipeling and the two crows (Jim and Juan) (at 48:00).

Use #changethedebate on Twitter to draw attention to issues currently being ignored in the presidential debates!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-19-12.mp3
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Episode #637: Originally aired 4/18/11: Propagandhi’s Chris Hannah talks about the state of the music industry, eating animals, hate mail, and what makes him happy. Chris Hedges explains why Obama is talking out of both sides of his mouth on the class war, and vegan maniac and kickass fighter Erin Red discusses why drinking milk equals eating veal and where she gets her darn protein from. Follow her on Twitter (@erinred) and Tumblr http://erinred.tumblr.com/. 

Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-18-112.mp3
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Episode #636: Originally aired 6/24/12: Allison and Jamie discuss the Colorado shootings, why it’s important to talk politics and gun regulation at these moments, how the establishment media is fucking up the story, and Jamie conquers one of his biggest fears.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-24-122.mp3
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Episode #635 In the first half of the show, Allison and Jamie discuss "Operation Clean Halls" and a racist article in Harvard's The Voice. In the second half, Reza Aslan (@rezaaslan) joins the show to discuss the media's obsession with waging war on Iran, drone strikes, and "bigot" Sam Harris.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-16-12.mp3
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Episode #634 Jamie explores his Progressive guilt, followed by a discussion of race representation in media (Homeland and Girls, specifically,) crafty tigers, three Northwest activists jailed for staying silent, more fucked up aspects of Stop and Frisk, Oakland police getting complaints for being awful, and a shout-out to badass Walmart employees.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-15-12.mp3
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Episode #633 The Nation's video featuring a secret recording of a Stop and Frisk, Jesse Myerson (@JAMyerson) reports on the reason behind new MTA fee hikes (hint: blame the banks), Walmart employees eye Black Friday for actions, the Obama administration brags that Romney is Wall Street's BFF and can't name a single prosecution unders its watch, an IMF director states the obvious and says now is not the time for more austerity, and Mr. Rogers is still a boss.

Retraction information about the GMO Monsanto-Cancer study.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-12-12.mp3
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Episode #632 How to Survive A Plague's Peter Staley (@PeterStaley) on activism, Occupy, and fighting the long fight, followed by an interview with Stonewall bartender, Tree, who witnessed the Stonewall uprising, AIDS epidemic, and the legalization of gay marriage. 

The audio before Tree's interview is from the excellent document Stonewall Uprising, which you can watch for free. Thank you, PBS.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-11-12.mp3
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Episode #631 Plans for future Maniac meet-ups, Tim DeChristopher is released from jail, more Walmart walkouts, tens of thousands protest austerity in Spain, Occupy Atlanta joins forces with the police to defend a retired detective from eviction, the rise of fascism in Greece, and Kevin Drum writes a truly ridiculous article.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-10-12.mp3
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Episode #630 Utter madness. Apologies for the first 4 minutes of the show (sound quality issues), and then a tribute to the Dirty Hobos and the Adventures of Incubator Baby.

Plus, updates on several labor stories, including a walkout by New York Times staffers, victory for grocery workers, and Wal-mart warehouse workers, and a gut check story about a young man sentenced to jail for rude internet comments.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-09-12.mp3
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Episode #629 Allison and Jamie review How to Survive a Plague (spoiler free), yell at the New York Times for calling Jay-Z "cynical," lament the lack of War on Drugs talk in the presidential debates, and recap some of the latest global labor struggles. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-08-12.mp3
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Episode #628 In the first presidential debate, we all lost. Allison and Jamie fact-check Rudy Giuliani's appearance on MSNBC.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-05-12.mp3
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Episode #627 Appeal court restores NDAA indefinite detention, 2 million workers strike in Indonesia, Detroit to fire striking water workers, the forces of privatization target the NHS, and Todd Akin's history of incredibly dumb statements.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-04-12.mp3
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Episode #626 Allison shares a traumatic nightmare, riot police arrest peaceful protesters at a rally for striking Walmart worokers, Peggy Noonan visits Brooklyn, HAS THOUGHTS.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-03-12.mp3
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Episode #625 Allison and Jamie discuss the one year anniversary of Occupy DC, strikes at Walmart warehouses and an occupation in France, the end game of austerity in Greece, and how small groups of highly motivated individuals should never be dismissed.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-02-12.mp3
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Episode #624 Allison and Jamie discuss Patrick Clawson's crazy comments about preemptively starting a war with Iran, and Benjamin Netanyahu's United Nations presentation, featuring an ACME bomb chart. Also, CR answers your listener mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-01-12.mp3
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