Citizen Radio

Episode #775: Welcome to rock bottom! Help send Bangladeshi workers to a Walmart shareholders meeting, Gitmo hunger strike worsens, why some men freak out over female breadwinners, the media attending Eric Holder's off-the-record meeting, officials now say Ibragim Todashev was unarmed when he was murdered by a FBI agent, and a gun nut tries to kill Michael Bloomberg.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-31-13.mp3
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Episode #774: Allison and Jamie talk about day 2 of Operation #killsugar, discuss Waif-Fu, the three women who took on Facebook, a Gitmo guard who converted to Islam, the ridiculously expensive project Chicago is using public funds for as it closes schools, why Nike still sucks, the expanding Walmart workers' resistance, and a crazy new bill that was just introduced in Kansas.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-30-132.mp3
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Episode #773: Jamie talks about Operation Kill Sugar (#killsugar), Allison explains why a 20+ day occupation of Cooper Union is being virtually ignored by the media, brace yourself for agreeing with Vladimir Putin (on Monsanto sucking), the definition of "terrorism," AG Eric Holder's shocking admission regarding drones and another weird update on the DOJ's spying on journalists, a strange apology from Media Matters, and the sentencing of hacktivist Jeremy Hammond.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-29-13.mp3
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Episode #772: Allison delivers everything you need to know about the Chicago school closings, and Allison and Jamie discuss the DOJ's War on Journalists, Madea Benjamin's brave moment during President Obama's drone speech, and the weird story of a Chechen man, allegedly with ties to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was shot and killed by the FBI. Also, Detroit's Emergency Manager wants to loot the Art Institute

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-27-13.mp3
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Episode #771: Allison and Jamie discuss how Wolf Blitzer is a professional idiot, the Chicago Board of Ed votes to shut down 50 schools (though Asean Johnson's school is spared), offer some advice to the mens (stop telling ladies how to look), and read some of your Maniac Mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-24-13.mp3
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Episode #770: An amazing 9-year-old activist owns Rahm Emanuel on school closings, Conviction of Genocidal Dictator Efrain Rios Montt Overturned by Guatemala's Highest Court, Walmart Security Allegedly Suspected Father of Kidnapping Biracial Kids, Sergeant Accused of Secretly Filming Female Cadets, and in part 2 of the show, journalist Ali Gharib (@ali_gharib) discusses the Syria intervention debate.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-23-13.mp3
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Episode #769: Two hate crimes this week in NYC's village, protester tasered while DOJ refuses to arrest bankers, Facebook's weird priorities, Occupy OK Tornado Relief Fund, Oklahoma senator: Tornado aid “totally different” from Sandy aid, hundreds of low-wage workers go on strike in D.C., Former Sen. Judd Gregg Named CEO Of Top Wall Street Lobbying Group, the real consequences of austerity continue.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-22-13.mp3
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Episode #768: Jamie is a language pioneer, the Chicago Board of Education considers closing 54 schools despite overwhelming evidence the closures won't fix the city's deficit, a Florida teen is expelled and charged with a felony for being in a lesbian relationship, labor deal emerges in aftermath of Bangladesh tragedy, day 100 passes of the Gitmo hunger strike, Abercrombie & Fitch's fat-shaming CEO.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-21-13.mp3
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Episode #767: Allison and Jamie discuss women in secularism, fast food workers unite, Chicago school closings protests, Judge says lesbian's partner must leave house due to her "lifestyle," Koch brothers dump toxic byproduct on Detroit, regulators back down on derivatives rule, the AP scoop that ran to DOJ probe only ran after CIA sign off, head of Fort Campbell harassment program arrested in domestic dispute.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-20-13.mp3
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Episode #766: Birthday madness, followed by discussion of The Best Tweet Ever, CNN's ridiculous Guantanamo coverage, New York Times' ridiculous Gaza coverage, and then Media Matter defending the DOJ's targeting of reporters.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-17-13.mp3
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Episode #765: Jamie's annual birthday depression spiral, Citizen Radio's most powerful Maniacs (featuring Toom Cleen!), followed by a discussion of the spreading fast food strikes, the continuing Guantanamo hunger strikes, a New York activist facing jail time because of his silence, how austerity kills (and doesn't work), Florida speeding up its executions, and Bangladesh's government saying it will allow its workers to unionize.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-16-13.mp3
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Episode #764: Allison and Jamie discuss the Free Cooper Union movement, Buena Vista high school in Michigan closing six weeks early because the district ran out of money, the recent NOLA shooting and the establishment media's collective yawn, DOJ seizing journalists' phone records, IRS targeting political groups, ex-Guatamala dictator Montt being convicted of genocide, a worker-owned factory opening in Chicago, and two LGBT stories: one very sad and one victory.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-15-13.mp3
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Episode #763: Allison and Jamie return with tales of Mother's Day celebrations. Plus, they discuss Glenn Greenwald totally destroying Bill Maher, Reddit as cultural id and read some Maniac Mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-14-13.mp3
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Episode #762: Allison and Jamie discuss CNN being sexist and ridiculous, crossover heaven, Joe Francis going to jail, fast food worker solidarity, the need for more women in tech, a heartwarming story of a principal firing armed guards and hiring art teachers, and the terrible things in your food.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-10-13.mp3
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Episode #761: Allison and Jamie briefly interview President Obama, discuss the Cleveland kidnapping and normalizing the dehumanization of women, why female purity is bullshit, 800 dead in Bangladesh building collapse and the importance of unions and worker solidarty, and why libraries are so important.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-09-13.mp3
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Episode #760: Allison and Jamie talk about how terrorism is still terrorism even if it involves a white dude, the death penalty still sucks, class war and the widening divide in our two-tier society, the ongoing Gitmo hunger strike, the secret Bradley Manning pre-trial, crime dropping along with Stop and Frisk stops, Apple dodging enough in taxes to entirely cover the sequester, and the world's first 3D-printed gun.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-08-13.mp3
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Episode #759: Allison and Jamie talk about a fracking pipeline being built in NYC, sexist idiots, solitary confinement, the fucked up nature of US prisons (on and off the grid), and the US's two-tier society.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-07-13.mp3
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Episode #758: Allison and Jamie discuss why rape jokes are still bad, read CR political erotica, Israel bombing Syria, and read some kickass Maniac mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-06-13.mp3
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Episode #757: Allison and Jamie engage in some inappropriate nostalgia and talk about America's fucked up priorities in which brave, good people go to jail and are punished while the architects of war and financial destruction are rewarded. Also, the Obama administration plans to appeal a judge's Plan B ruling, the NYPD's Ray Kelly says blacks are "understopped" by police, and a Tennessee commissioner refuses to apologize for an anti-Muslim picture he shared on Facebook.

Please share Allison's May Day report on Facebook and Twitter!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-03-13.mp3
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Episode #756: Allison and Jamie recap May Day, including tons of worker solidarity, and of course, running from the cops.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-02-13.mp3
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Episode #755: Happy May Day! Jamie is very excited about his birthday month, the first American is arrested under "Ag Gag" law, budget cuts hinder IRS from busting offshore tax havens, NYPD officers accuse their brethren of being lazy, Mayor Bloomberg is ridiculous, hospitals deport immigrants to cut costs, IDF says they'll stop using white phosphorous, and the most cathartic thing you'll watch all day.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-01-13.mp3
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