Citizen Radio

Episode #985: Allison and Jamie discuss the boring sex lives of straight, cis people, Donald Sterling getting fired, a federal judge strikes down the Wisconsin voter ID law, your daily reminder rich dudes are awful, CNN refuses to use the word "rape" in the Boko Haram story, the college rape epidemic and some supporters' efforts to rebrand rape as "non-consensual sex".

Please help Maniac Faith with her Bisexual Visibility Project!

Recommended reading: How the Director of NorthDakota's Only Abortion ClinicFound an Unexpected Ally and Google removes “deceptive” pregnancy center ads

The Citizen Radio book #NEWSFAIL is AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER. Go reserve your copy now!!! 

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-30-14.mp3
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Episode #984: Allison and Jamie discuss #NEWSFAIL, the Citizen Radio book, which you should totally go pre-order, followed by all the stories CNN isn't covering (and one story they are covering, but in a really bad way). 

The Citizen Radio book #NEWSFAIL is AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER. Go reserve your copy now!!! 

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-29-14.mp3
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Episode #983: Allison and Jamie discuss Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy and L.A. Clipppers' owner Donald Sterling's racist remarks, plus this privileged piece of shit

Also, interviews with Jim "Chip" Chomsky: professional open-micer and L.A. Clipper owner Donald Sterling.

The Citizen Radio book #NEWSFAIL is AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER. Go reserve your copy now!!!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-28-14.mp3
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Episode #982: Allison and Jamie discuss the Obama administration's clemency plans for hundreds of non-violent drug offenders, the GOP-led intimidation campaign that led to workers voting against unionization at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, rural counties turning to prisons for economic salvation, a Daily Mail reporter tricking a charity (and his plan backfiring), and the U.S. double standard of terrorism charges.

The Citizen Radio book will be available for pre-order soon. Check @CitizenRadio for updates! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-24-14.mp3
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Episode #981: Allison and Jamie discuss the privatization of schools for babies, the State Department delaying (again) its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, an upcoming protest against KXL in Washington D.C., a new Demos study that reveals fast food CEOs make a thousand times more than the average salary of their workers, a school for rich babies, how daycare is more expensive than college in 31 states, and the White House inviting rich kids to fix the world. Then they find out about #MyNYPD as they're recording and freak out.

Also, Republican Baby makes an appearance. We're sorry.

NYC: Come out to see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio live on April 23! 

The Citizen Radio book will be available for pre-order soon. Check @CitizenRadio for updates! 

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-23-14.mp3
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Episode #980: Allison and Jamie discuss Game of Throne's consent problem (some spoilers), prison reform, the NYPD claiming they're not spying ON Muslim communities, just IN them, a surge in U.S. drone strikes in Yemen, NBC hiring a "brand consultant" to fix Meet the Press's terrible ratings, and David Brooks' obsession with President Obama's "manhood."

Also, another interview with terrible Matthew McConaughey.

Birmingham: Come out this Saturday to protest unpaid prison labor!

NYC: Come out to see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio live on April 23! 

The Citizen Radio book will be available for pre-order soon. Check @CitizenRadio for updates!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-22-14.mp3
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Episode #979: Allison accidentally kills Jesus, Jamie's untamed heart, comparing the sentencing of Shanesha Taylor and Catalina Clouser, air pollution is a racial issue, a resurgence in school segregation, the feds are ON IT!...by shutting down an unlicensed radio station catering to the black community, and Harry Reid calls terrorism terrorism.

Recommended reading: Mychal Denzel Smith explains how we built this country on inequality.

NYC: Come out to see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio live on April 23! 

The Citizen Radio book will be available for pre-order soon. Check @CitizenRadio for updates!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-21-14.mp3
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Episode #978: Allison is sick, but here's a short episode in which they discuss the upcoming Ayn Rand musical, the NYPD dropping its unit that spied on Muslims, a study that concludes the U.S. is an oligarchy, not a democracy, and John Yoo's bizarre response to this year's Pulitzer winners.

NYC: Come out to see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio live on April 23!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-18-14.mp3
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Episode #977: BEST OF: (Originally aired 10/2013) Night Vale creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor discuss writing, podcasting, and the weird world of Night Vale. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-17-14.mp3
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Episode #976: Allison and Jamie discuss chicken pizza crust and corsages (thanks Domino's and KFC!), a follow-up to the awful musical written by a former investment banker, the stand-off between a Nevada rancher, his armed buddies, and the federal government, the lack of prosecutions in the cases of 908 slain environmental activists over the past decade, and Matt Taibbi's comment that Former President Bush was "hands down" tougher on corporate America than President Obama.

Come see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio Live! April 23 in NYC!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-16-14.mp3
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Episode #975: Allison drops her phone in pee :(, a former KKK leaders allegedly kills three people near a Jewish Center in Kansas (and why the media should call it an act of terrorism), Jamie Dimon gets a raise that conveniently looks like a pay cut, a former investment banker writes a musical and it's awful, Bain Capital sees a market in heroin addiction.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-15-14.mp3
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Episode #974: Allison and Jamie talk about Jamie's Wisconsin show, Glenn Greenwald not being in jail, then discuss the Drop Dropbox campaign and alternatives to Drop Box, shady business by the LAPD, police in Albuquerque, and the FBI, spoiled Wall Street prospective jurors for the Cecily McMillian trial, and the life and times of Duck Duckington the Third.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-14-14.mp3
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Episode #973: Allison and Jamie discuss the definition of censorship, Stephen Colbert's promotion to the Late Night spot despite mean ol' online activists targeting him, a transgender teen being held in an adult prison, the horrific stabbings at a Pennsylvania high school and the need for mental healthcare, D-I athlete Derrick Gordon coming out, the Civil Rights Act Anniversary, AG Eric Holder granting the F.B.I. leeway in profiling individuals, and UPS firing 250 employees for staging a strike.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-11-14.mp3
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Episode #972: Allison and Jamie discuss this dudebro claiming Everyday Sexism are the real sexists, the Senate GOP blocking equal pay debate, the women from Koch-funded conservative groups fighting equal pay, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel going off-the-record when discussing Israel.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-10-14.mp3
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Episode #971: Allison and Jamie shill for their new corporate sponsor, read some Maniac Mail about clicktivism and #NotABugSplat, and discuss sexual assault by police officers. 

Recommended reading: It’s not about you, white liberals: Why attacks on radical people of color are so misguided

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-09-14.mp3
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Episode #970: Allison and Jamie do their most important interview ever, the United States tries to use social media to subvert the Cuban government, nationwide protests call for the end of mass deportations, and western atheists have a bad habit of making everything about them.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-08-14.mp3
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Episode #969: Allison and Jamie discuss Captain America, homophobia in "progressivism" and films, Kevin Drum's awful mansplaining article about mansplaining, a judge dismissing a suit against administration officials over drone strikes, and an update from Barrett Brown's lawyer.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-07-14.mp3
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Episode #968: Jamie has a freak out and tries to flee the country, then calms down to talk with Allison about SCOTUS's decision to strike down overall campaign contribution limits, the Fort Hood shooting and mental healthcare, what kind of people the media decides to call (and not call) a terrorist, a new dire climate report that comes at a time when House Republicans fight for less climate research and the U.S. tries to stop India's solar policy, and finally how the Koch Brothers are quietly seeking to ban mass transit in Tennessee.

Also, Jamie and Allison interviews some new contributors (we're sorry).

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-04-14.mp3
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Episode #967: Allison and Jamie discuss Bill Maher's privilege. Then, the return of Negotiator Obama, police brutality in Albuquerque, torture doesn't work, a jail officer who severely beat a prisoner tries to hide behind Stand Your Ground, and more proof there's a separate court system for the rich.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-03-14.mp3
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Episode #966: Allison and Jamie are back with tales from The Muppets movie, progressive racism, and a conversation about The Wounded White Boys Club.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-02-14.mp3
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Episode #965: Jamie's still sick so we bring to you, in all its theatric glory, the very first telling of the Jamie vs. the High Dive story. 

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