Citizen Radio

Episode #736: Thousands protest in Chicago against school closings, updates on the NATO 3 and the New York City Stop and Frisk court hearings, and Jamie and Allison answer your Listener Mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-29-13.mp3
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Episode #735: Allison and Jamie discuss DOMA, badass Edith “Edie” Windsor and her amazing love story with her wife Thea Spyer, how to be a better ally to our transgender friends, the Chicago Public Schools closing 54 schools, the privatization of education, self-immolations in Bulgaria, a people's uprising in Cyprus, and the worldwide effects of austerity. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-28-13.mp3
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Episode #734: Allison and Jamie discuss the magic that is Sigur Ros, SCOTUS hearing arguments on Prop 8 and the dramatic civil rights gains achieved by the LGBT community, North Dakota's governor approving a 6-week abortion ban, the UN declaring restricting access to abortion is a form of torture, the NYPD bringing an LRAD-X to a Kimani Gray protest and the ongoing Stop and Frisk legal challenge, and terrible "feminist" pitches traffic-hungry editors love.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-27-13.mp3
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Episode #733: Allison and Jamie discuss the declining empire, including a health care lottery in Tennessee, military-style drones in NYC, and rape culture.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-26-13.mp3
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Episode #732: Allison and Jamie discuss LGBT rights and the future of the gay rights movement, a recording has surfaced proving Stop and Frisk is racial profiling, and a transgender teacher has committed suicide following a media harassment campaign led by Little John.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-25-13.mp3
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The full field piece from Marc Kilstein (@MarcKilstein): "America's Domestic Black Sites: The Tragic History of Solitary Confinement."

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-23-132.mp3
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Episode #731: Allison and Jamie discuss Mother Jones' exclusive on the State Department hiding a contractor's ties to a Keystone XL company, another case of rape culture in America — this time in Connecticut, and play Marc Kilstein's (@MarcKilstein) third act in "America's Domestic Black Sites: The Tragic History of Solitary Confinement."

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-22-13.mp3
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Episode #730: Allison and Jamie discuss how Ezra Klein doesn't think the Iraq invasion was "managed" very well, the legacy of the U.S.'s invasion and occupation of Iraq, discuss the horrific situation in Syria and why media consumers should be cautious about the drumbeat for bombings and future wars. Also, Part 2 of America's Domestic Black Sites with Marc Kilstein (@MarcKilstein).

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-21-13.mp3
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Episode #729: Allison and Jamie recommend a couple articles that you should definitely read this week: Sarah Jaffe on the Chained CPI nonsense and Washington's commitment to austerity and Alexis Goldstein on the London Whale Fail and how Wall Street isn't done screwing you yet. Then, Marc Kilstein (@MarcKilstein) brings you part 1 of his report on America's domestic black sites: the tragic history of solitary confinement.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-20-133.mp3
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Episode #728: Allison and Jamie discuss how Steve Buscemi is a huge fan of Citizen Radio (probably), Senator Portman changing his stance on gay marriage, the ten-year anniversary of the invasion of Iraq and how the same old white dudes who were wrong about the invasion are still making the media rounds, and a story involving Jamie, nudity, a little dance, a hot tub, Iraq, and Richard Engel.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-19-13.mp3
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Episode #727: Allison and Jamie spend the hour on the Steubenville guilty verdict and rape culture. Also, drone medals and the Koch brothers maybe buying the L.A. Times.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-18-13.mp3
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Episode #726: Allison and Jamie talk about vegan doughnuts, the new pope, Kimani Gray, who was shot three times in the back and a witness claims was unarmed (and how the mainstream media wonders where all the anger comes from), the insider vs. outsider protest controversy, police brutality, the NYPD performing its five millionth Stop and Frisk, rape culture, and why hearing Bradley Manning's voice matters.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-15-13.mp3
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Episode #725: Allison and Jamie discuss politics in MMA, including Sugar Rashad Evans' pro-gay marriage statement, the first openly gay fighter, Liz Carmouche, and first openly transgender fighter Fallon Fox, and how any "education reform" debate needs to address food insecurity, race, class, and PTSD.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-14-13.mp3
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Episode #724: Police kill a Brooklyn teenager, the media's obsession over the next pope, Steubenville rape trial begins, James O'Keefe is still a joke, the New York Times' Bill Keller is wrong on Bradley Manning's motives, Louisiana teaches children hippies are dirty, unemployed cowards, and a man was held in solitary confinement (and forgotten about) for two years.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-13-13.mp3
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Episode #723: Allison and Jamie discuss the concept of pet heaven, global austerity protests, Keystone XL pipeline protests, and badass feminist Zerlina Maxwell (@ZerlinaMaxwell).

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-12-13.mp3
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Episode #722: Allison and Jamie discuss the many different examples of the expanding police state in the United States (and why that's not hyperbolic language), institutionalized racism, and how even nice people can be racist.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-11-13.mp3
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Episode #721: Allison and Jamie talk Rand Paul, drones, Libertarians, VAWA, the confirmation of John Brennan, and their trip to the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-08-13.mp3
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Episode #720: Citizen Radio is back and talking the death of Hugo Chavez, student debt and how to fight back, Bradley Manning, drones, the war on whistleblowers, the sequester, and Blackwater.

Please read and share Allison's Nation article on student debt and Strike Debt!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-07-13.mp3
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Episode #719: Best-of interviews from 2010ish featuring Bad Religion's Greg Graffin (@DoctorGraffin) and Noam Chomsky. This may or may not be the episode in which Jamie asks Noam Chomsky for love advice.

Citizen Radio will be back with new episodes next week!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_03-01-13.mp3
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