Citizen Radio

Episode #811: Allison and Jamie discuss the largest fast food walkout in U.S. history, President Obama refusing to say "poor," even at a time of growing income disparity, the train wreck appearance of Reza Aslan on Fox News, CNN host Don Lemon's disappointing racist and homophobic statements, lawmakers protecting NSA's surveillance programs taking cash from from defense contractors, and Nicholas Kristof's surprisingly awesome op-ed about animal cruelty.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-30-13.mp3
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Episode #810: Allison and Jamie share epic tales from 2013's "Staycation," the TSA will grope you less for $85, LAPD goes old school with racism, Talking to White People About the George Zimmerman Trial Bingo, intense photos from Russia's Pride Parade in Russia, and an update from the class war.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-29-13.mp3
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Episode #809: Jamie reenacts Showdown in Little Tokyo for you film fans, followed by a discussion of Mayor Bloomberg (and Ray Lewis) supporting racial profiling, a tale of an unhinged police chief in Pennsylavania, voter disenfranchisement in North Carolina, journalists and animal rights advocates filing a lawsuit against Utah's Ag-Gag law, and a bank foreclosing on the wrong house.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-25-13.mp3
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Episode #808: Jamie returns with tales from the UK, almost 900 arrested at Moral Monday protests, brave immigration rights activists, sex workers rise up after fatal stabbings, stigmatized sex workers, Journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye reportedly freed. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-24-13.mp3
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Episode #807: Journalist Anna Lekas Miller (@agoodcuppa) joins CR for the full hour to discuss Israel, Palestine, and being brown in America.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_Anna_Lekas_Miller.mp3
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Episode #806: Allison and Jamie read a whole bunch of Maniac Mail, make fun of the NYT for its stupid "hook up culture" fear mongering, talk about how McDonald's is telling its workers to get second jobs, how CR is INSIDE the Pentagon, discuss the Pelican Bay hunger strike, and Wal-Mart's dishonest polling question.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-18-13.mp3
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Episode #805: Allison and Jamie discuss the media rooting for Trayvon Martin supporters to riot, Juror B37's book deal being pulled by the fine work of an online organizer, and her revealing comments during the CNN interview, Washington Post's Richard Cohen's racist remarks, update on the Cooper Union occupation, the New York Times is ON IT with its report that college-age women are having casual sex, seven Texas abortion bills that didn't get filibustered, abortion is actually already safe in Texas, the house GOP pushed through the Farm bill without food stamps, and David Petraeus will only be earning $1 for his course at CUNY — which is $1 too many.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-17-13.mp3
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Episode #804: Allison and Jamie discuss a website that is publishing letters from prisoners participating in the California hunger strike, how the GOP is afraid of tampons and jars of urine that don't exist, a terrorist attack against a mosque in the UK that you probably didn't hear about, sigh... racism, and read some Maniac Mail.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-16-13.mp3
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Episode #803: Allison and Jamie discuss the George Zimmerman verdict and what supporters of Trayvon Martin can do next.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-15-13.mp3
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Episode #802: Allison and Jamie shout-out Maniac Courtney who got a CR flyer into the hands of Wendy Davis, thank Rebecca Rose for her very nice thank you, discuss how the Quebec oil train disaster is a corporate crime, creepy MRAs and the Edmonton slut walk, the Pelican Bay hunger strike, journalist Barrett Brown's imprisonment, solitary confinement, a majority of Americans viewing Edward Snowden as a whistleblower, the Kremlin switching back to typewriters, Bradley Manning's trial, the US bankrolling anti-Morsi activists, and Wal-Mart threatening to take its ball and go home if D.C. votes to raise the minimum wage.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-12-13.mp3
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Episode #801: Allison and Jamie discuss War on Women updates, the Pelican Bay hunger strike, how not to burn out as a progressive activist, "Father Jamie's" other podcast, the George Zimmerman trial, and Georgia executing a man with an IQ of 70.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-11-13.mp3
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Episode #800: Allison and Jamie shout-out the Moral Monday protesters, including some Maniacs, then discuss some extremely important under-reported stories: President Obama's consideration to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan, U.S. officials' roles in the final minutes of Egyptian President Morsi's reign, female inmates being sterilized in California prisons without state approval, and two LGBT stories: one good and one bad.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-10-13.mp3
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Episode #799: Allison and Jamie discuss 'Sharknado,' the Abortion Rights Freedom Ride, a day of action in support of Texas abortion rights, the 15 major retailers who haven't signed the Bangladesh safety agreement, Tim Geithner makes a shitload of money from banks and financial institutions for speaking fees, and learn the personal stories of just some of the U.S.'s drone victims.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-09-13.mp3
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Episode #798: Allison and Jamie banish a jerkface listener and then congratulate a MVP Maniac who met Peter Dinklage, then rant about privacy, the nation's surveillance court expanding the powers of the NSA in secret, the ongoing War on Women, and give updates on the coup in Egypt.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-08-13.mp3
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Episode #797: Happy Fourth of July! Occupy Oakland wins a large settlement, updates on the anti-choice measures in Texas and North Carolina, and the coup in Egypt, the hunger strike at Gitmo, DHS considered arming border drones with non-lethal weapons, the crazy treatment of President Evo Morales, the discovery of a hidden microphone in the Ecuadorian ambassador’s office in London, Greenwald and Ackerman's latest scoop at The Guardian, Ecuador saying it gave Edward Snowden a travel card by mistake, U.S. drones strikes kill 16 in Pakistan, David Petraeus is making sweet cash from CUNY, and climate change is still a big fucking deal.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-04-13.mp3
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Episode #796: Allison and Jamie take CNN to task for pondering if the "N-word" is more offensive than "cracker," talk about the BART strike and the media's distortion of the issues, updates from Egypt, the San Diego chalk activist being found not guilty on all charges, reproductive rights updates from Texas and Ohio, and give a big ol' shout-out to the Moral Monday protesters in North Carolina. Finally, they yell at the Washington Post for being dumb.

Well played, Joel Brady...

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-03-13.mp3
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Episode #795: Allison and Jamie deliver updates on operation #killsugar, the Texas abortion battle, Ohio's sweeping restrictions on reproductive rights, Egypt's uprising, the latest example of creepy wage theft, the army's freak out over The Guardian's NSA spying story, and the missing button saga.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-02-13.mp3
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Episode #794: Allison and Jamie celebrate Pride in their own weird way, chat about progressivism and pop culture, why it's important to celebrate victories, abortion stories to watch outside of Texas, a huge victory in NYC involving Stop and Frisk (and Bloomberg's dumb S&F comment), the C.I.A. having infiltrated the NYPD, a Bank of America protester looking at 13 years in prison for...writing on a sidewalk with chalk, how all journalism is advocacy journalism, the different kinds of whistleblowers and how the U.S. government treats them differently, the ripple effect of the NSA leaks, and the FBI informant inside Wikileaks.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-01-13.mp3
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