Citizen Radio

Episode #927: Allison and Jamie discuss Michelle Goldberg's piece in The Nation trashing WOC's hashtag feminism, WOC feeling marginalized from feminism, lunches being seized from children at a Utah elementary school, updates on Stop and Frisk, Northwestern football players football players petitioning to start a union, update on the Freedom Industries chemical spill, Occupy Portland protester who was pepper-sprayed by police ordered to pay the city, the crime of walking while black, and the Keystone pipeline's southern leg has begun transporting oil.

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Episode #926: Allison and Jamie discuss President Obama's State of the Union address, oil companies bleeding dry public schools in Alaska, Macklemore, Richard Sherman, and white privilege.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-30-14.mp3
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Episode #925: Orginially aired October 2012: 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. Updated: You can now watch How to Survive A Plague on Netflix and elsewhere! 

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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Episode #924: Allison and Jamie discuss Jamie's future baboon heart, Freedom Industries owing the IRS and creditors $6 million, Marlise Munoz and bodily autonomy, Tom Perkins' unhinged op-ed comparing Progressives to Nazis, and Kevin O'Leary claiming global poverty is a great motivator.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-27-14.mp3
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Episode #923: Dave Zirin (@EdgeOfSports) joins the show to discuss politics in sports. Originially aired 9/2011.

And author and advocate Kate Bornstein joins the show to discuss gender, Scientology, and staying alive. Check out Kate's books: A Queer and Pleasant Danger and Hello, Cruel World. Also, follow her on Twitter: @katebornstein. Originally aired 7/2012. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-24-14.mp3
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Episode #922: Allison and Jamie discuss why Jamie can't live in California, Roe v. Wade's 41st anniversary, real-life Elysium, African author Binyavanga Wainaina's incredible bravery, Glenn Beck's very late apology, the updated situation in Kiev, global revolutions, spreading living wage strikes (now at the Pentagon!), and a BART officer who was accidentally killed by his partner.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-23-14.mp3
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Episode #921: Allison and Jamie discuss Jamie almost fighting yuppies, dolphin hunts and American hypocrisy, thirty-two people being arrested at a LaGuardia rally for higher wages, eating disorders, the governor of West Virginia telling people it's "your decision" if you should drink the water, and Grantland's Dr. V non-apology.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-22-14.mp3
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Episode #920: Allison and Jamie discuss the tragic death of Dr. Vanderbilt, the environmental disaster in West Virginia, updates on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, and the uprising in Kiev.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-21-14.mp3
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Episode #919: A special episode with the latest field piece from Citizen Radio contributor Marc Kilstein - "Remembering the War Dead".

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Episode #918: Allison and Jamie interview Suey Park (@suey_park) about yellow face in media, and so-called liberal websites like the Huffington Post asking minorities to write for free under the guise of diversity (#exploitedvoices). Then, CR speaks with Adisa Banjoko, founder of the Hip-Hop Chess Federation (@hiphopchess) about hip-hop, resistance, chess, and Jiu-Jitsu.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-17-14.mp3
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