Citizen Radio

Episode #793: Allison and Jamie discuss fat-shaming, Rick "pro-life" Perry overseeing the execution of Texas' 500th inmate, while blasting Wendy Davis for being a single mother, and his state hurries to implement voter ID laws, the U.S. suspending trade privileges with Bangladesh, the immediate effects of DOMA being ruled unconstitutional, more NSA spying revelations, and so-called journalists rushing to publish a Glenn Greenwald smear campaign instead of focusing on the real story — the U.S. government spying on millions of Americans.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-28-13.mp3
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Episode #792: Allison and Jamie discuss the Supreme Court striking down DOMA and declining to rule on Prop 8, an update on the Andrew Ross Sorkin apology, Code Pink protesters being arrested as they oppose Gitmo remaining open, Texas protesters and Sen. Wendy Davis, with support from Sen. Leticia Van De Putte, defeating the anti-women's health bill SB5, the bizarre start to the George Zimmerman trial, new details about the NSA leaks and the aftermath of Glenn Greenwald's reports, and then read some of your Maniac Mail!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-27-13.mp3
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Episode #791: Allison and Jamie discuss the Supreme Court's terrible decision to rule a key part of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional, a crazy amendment that is part of the immigration bill, the IRS also screening progressive groups and how the media suddenly doesn't care about the story, Meet the Press failing to disclose a huge conflict of interest with one of their guests, Andrew Ross Sorkin saying he'd "almost arrest" Glenn Greenwald and his subsequent apology, the NSA's ongoing secrecy, and why fat-shaming is bad, but nutrition is always important.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-26-13.mp3
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Episode #790: Allison and Jamie talk about how budget cuts are a slow-motion track wreck, give shout-outs to Texas' badass pro-choice activists, discuss a couple really important SCOTUS decisions, pay homage to awesome #streetmaniac(s), and discuss Kanye's new album.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-25-13.mp3
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Episode #789: Allison and Jamie discuss the NSA spying scandal and the media's terrible coverage of it, including Meet the Press' David Gregory asking journalist Glenn Greenwald why he shouldn't be charged with a crime, Jamie's Twitter exchange with Talking Point Memo's Josh Marshall, the Obama administration's crackdown on whistleblowers, more details of the NSA spying and charges against Edward Snowden, and if it's a good thing obesity has been labeled a disease. 

Here's the blog that has the takedown of Buzzfeed's article and the update on Kickstarter's response to the assault guide.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-24-13.mp3
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Episode #788: Allison and Jamie discuss protesters demanding Kickstarter remove a guide to sexual assault, this ridiculous Wall Street Journal op-ed that claims there's a war on men, Patton Oswalt's brave apology, GCHQ spying on foreign politicians, a Detroit cop who killed a 7-year-old girl walking free, and parents and teachers in Chicago protesting school closings.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-21-13.mp3
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Episode #787: Allison and Jamie pay tribute to friend of Citizen Radio and journalist Michael Hastings.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-20-13.mp3
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Episode #786: Allison and Jamie discuss Jamie's fun night out (karaoke, come ons, and a sword!), then they speak with journalist David Dayen (@ddayen) about a Bank of America whistleblower's bombshell, Guitar Center workers organizing for a living wage, massive class war protests in Brazil, protesters going on hunger strike to oppose school closings in Philadelphia, Gov. Jan Brewer joins the show to explain her surprising decision to expand Medicaid, and Gov. Rick Scott speeds up executions.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-19-13.mp3
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Episode #785: Allison and Jamie discuss Maniacland and the Nic Fit Kids, this stupid article about Edward Snowden's girlfriend and shame our stupid slut-shaming media, badass Greek journalists defying the government's order to stop broadcasting as part of greater budget cuts (a good thing because Greece really needs journalists right now), yell at Senator Carl Levin and Rep. Peter King, and talk about operation #streetmaniac. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-14-13.mp3
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Episode #784: Allison and Jamie discuss how using the word "terrorism" shuts down meaningful debate in the NSA/Edward Snowden story, real-life superheroes defending our lgbt friends in the Village, Texas deciding it's okay to shoot a sex worker if she won't have sex with you, a federal judge ruling against unpaid internships, the latest stage of the declining empire, and also read some letters from international Maniacs.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_06-13-13.mp3
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