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Episode #1243: NYC! Jamie's show at Union Hall is tonight!, tales of backyard wrestling, white people are mad about dunking, TPP faces unexpected setback over human trafficking, 1,200 migrant workers have died so far preparing Qatar for 2022 World Cup, NYPD officers traveled to Baltimore to counsel cops after Freddie Gray's death, Cleveland Police Union president says the fear of paperwork is going to get officers killed, climate change should really be called global weirding (from floods to droughts and heat waves), and Maniac Mail about comedy advice

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-29-15.mp3
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Episode #1242: The adventures of Jamie and Tum-Tum, Cleveland police to stop hitting people on heads with guns as part of DOJ agreement, and how the agreement still relies on officers' definitions of reasonable threats, everything in NYC is over-priced so why are people mad at this hotdog vendor who was price-gouging rich tourists?, FIFA officials indicted on corruption charges and no one is surprised, federal court refuses to lift a hold on President Obama's executive action that could shield 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, and Maniac Mail about Josh Duggar and the home-schooling community

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-28-15.mp3
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Episode #1241: The David Duchovny incident, Ireland votes to approve same-sex marriage, Officer Michael Brelo acquitted for participating in a barrage that killed an unarmed couple, and now the officers are alleging racial discrimination, Cleveland has reached a deal on policing with the DOJ, an activist group says they have enough signatures to recall Ferguson's mayor, TIME calls police brutality "perceived," another rape victim of the same student pens a defense of Emma Sulkowicz, TLC drops the Duggars while Mike Huckabee stands by child molester Josh Duggar (and the other bizarre aspects of the story, including: Arkansas police destroying the report about Duggar on a judge's order, the founder of the faith-healing clinic that "treated" Duggar resigning over allegations he molested 30 teens and young women, and the state trooper who originally let Duggar go after allegations of molestation going to prison on child porn charges)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-27-15.mp3
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Episode #1240: Merry Memorial Day! Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) for the Lady Power Hour! Unsurprisingly, a Brooklyn landlord is very racist (but he's not the only one,) McDonald's workers protest to raise the living wage, anyone who says minimum wage jobs are easy never did them, 16 states have more people in prisons and jails than in college housing, a very candid prosecutor admits he thinks we need to "kill more people," Andrew Ross Sorkin has a sneaking suspicion Wall Street is up to no good, police charge Tamir Rice with "aggravated menacing" and "inducing panic," transgender girls can be in Girl Scouts too, Nebraska lawmakers repeal the death penalty, and it's important to remember women of color who are also victims of police brutality

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-25-15.mp3
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Episode #1239: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) for the Lady Power Hour! Review of the Mad Men finale, and a discussion about how society teaches boys from day one that they can do whatever they want whether that means rough-housing or refusing to get consent, "wife bonuses," trigger-warnings as a meager attempt to deal with PTSD, and a new study that reenforces anecdotal evidence about the epidemic of campus rape.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-22-15.mp3
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Episode #1238: Seattle! Jamie's show is FRIDAY May 22 and Portland is SATURDAY May 23. Osama bin Laden's reading material, CNN's ex-cop defends not calling white bikers involved in Twin Peaks gangs shooting "thugs," two Waco biker gang members surrendered after being released on low bond, big banks plead guilty to market manipulation, creepy posters on Columbia's campus call Emma Sulkowicz a "pretty little liar," and Columbia's president refuses to shake her hand during graduation, L.A. votes to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour, and Maniac Mail about Taye Clinton, getting started as a political commentator, and BJJ

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-21-15.mp3
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Episode #1237: Allison crushes the birthday presents game, one-too many (probably) Game of Thrones references, President Obama bans some military-style equipment provided to police, Waco gangs shooting doesn't stop lawmakers from pushing to expand "open carry" laws, five ways to help nail salon workers, Homan Square detainee: I was sexually abused by police, Texas governor signs bill that makes local fracking bans illegal, California's drought is much worse than you realize, large commercial properties owe the biggest water bills in Baltimore but their water isn't being shut off, and if Trayvon Martin had lived: meet Monroe Bird (shot and paralyzed by his own neighborhood security)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-20-15.mp3
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Episode #1236: How not to do a rape storyline (Game of Thrones versus Mad Max), Fox News is going to try comedy again, multiple deaths reported in shootout between rival biker gangs (when will white people condemn this violence?), John Boehner calls suggested link between slashed Amtrak funds and the recent crash a "stupid question," Hillary Clinton personally took money from companies that sought to influence her, ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos apologizes for not disclosing recent donations to the Clinton Foundation, David Cameron says Britain is too tolerant, and Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is sentenced to death by a jury that was required to be pro-death penalty in order to serve

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-19-15.mp3
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Episode #1235: Kentucky/Ohio! Don't miss Jamie's birthday show TONIGHT! Marco Rubio is unfamiliar with Manifest Destiny, Allen West thinks Sharia Law has come to Walmart, all you have to do is treat women like people, a college student tells Jeb Bush, "your brother created ISIS," Silicon Valley's weird (and fascist?) "Startup Castle," Senate Democrats first block TPP fast-tracking then cut a deal to push ahead with votes, House passes 20-week abortion ban, and cops pepper spray a 10-year-old at a Tony Robinson solidarity march 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-15-15.mp3
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Episode #1234: Age of Ultron was a disappointing place-holder, Jeb Bush said he "misheard" the question about Iraq, Boston university professor under fire for race tweets, UK government seeks new counter-terrorism powersno charges for officer who killed Tony Robinson (and previously killed another man for pointing a pellet gun at him), corporations celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, seven killed in Amtrak derailment, and MRAs are upset about "feminist" Mad Max

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-14-15.mp3
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Episode #1233: George Zimmerman injured in shooting, Sy Hersh published a report challenging the Obama administration's official story about the raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden (this is not the first time the story has been challenged), and suddenly Very Serious People are worried about proper sourcing, ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case sentenced to 3.5 years in prison even though David Petraeus received only probation and a fine, Elon Musk is an asshole, nine Georgia deputies have been fired in the wake of a college student's death, and Maniac Mail about the CMAs, propaganda, and the UK elections.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-13-15.mp3
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Episode #1232: Jamie returns to jiu-jitsu, Allison is creepy, U.S. has a weird way of showing moms they're loved considering mothers die at twice the rate they did in 2000, the U.S. offers no paid maternity leave, and most low-wage workers are women (but they still make less than men), Gov. Cuomo announces "emergency measures" to protect nail salon workers, NSA bulk collection of call data ruled illegal, Jeb Bush says Dubya is a top foreign policy advisor, animals in drought-stricken states are dying of thirst and yet a House Committee just cut NASA's budget, imperiling climate change research, and the DoD pays Jet players to salute the troops

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-12-15.mp3
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Episode #1231: Mass text fighting with your family is a circle of hell, the cockroach war, anti-austerity activists protest Tory victory in UK, the New York Times' profile on nail salon workers highlights the plight of undocumented low-wage workers, Natasha McKenna's death ruled an accident due to "excited delirium," Oklahoma triples the waiting period for an abortion, and "dad bod" is celebrated because sexism.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-11-15.mp3
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Episode #1230: Baltimore mayor seeks DOJ inquiry, Attorney General Loretta Lynch thanks Baltimore cops for their "service" during the uprising, 14-year-old's hilarious answers to sex ed homework, DEA reprimands agents for leaving a college student in a cell for five days, yet another UKIP member suspended, things that only white people can get with, a bizarre fake police force included one of Kamala Harris' aids, NSA is recruiting on college campuses, and a Christian game developer created a violently homophobic video game to show the gaming world is "too overly sensitive"

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-8-15.mp3
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Episode #1229: Joss Whedon clarifies that he did not leave Twitter because of mean feminists, "band together for the cause" has been the mantra of cis white men since the beginning of time, Forbes writer quits after sexism and media story is unpublished, funds for Tamir Rice's family are caught in legal limbo and a new fundraising campaign is underway, the officer who has been charged with manslaughter over Freddie Gray's death previously threatened to kill himself and his ex-partner's husband, surveillance planes spotted in the sky for days after Baltimore uprising, Oklahoma lawmaker threatens to set himself on fire over abortion issue, the destruction of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court, and the Senate GOP passes an insane budget proposal

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-7-15.mp3
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Episode #1228: Jamie's sick, but here's a short episode about NOLA's gentrified Jazzfest, more on the Garland shooting, why nothing associated with Pamela Geller should be considered a "free speech" event, ISIS claims responsibility for the shooting but has provided no evidence of a direct link, you definitely shouldn't shoot people who draw Muhammad, Fox News apologizes for erroneously reporting another Baltimore shooting, and MTA votes to ban all political ads

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-6-15.mp3
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Episode #1227: Jamie's back from tour! Thanks to NOLA, Houston, and Austin Maniacs! May Day protests, Freddie Gray's death ruled a homicide and Baltimore curfew lifted following dozens of arrests and a transgender woman who was kept in a male holding cell for four days of "hell," two men have been shot and killed after opening fire outside of a Muhammad art exhibit organized by Pamela Geller, the same woman behind NYC hate speech ads, activists gather in Toronto to oppose "carding" by police, and Maniac Mail about anti-choicers, Chad Burgers, and a single mom who kicks some serious ass

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-5-15.mp3
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Episode #1226: Jamie's magical Nashville experience, thousands rally in coast-to-coast Baltimore solidarity protests as BPD scrambles to shape a plausible narrative that pardons its officers even though the second prisoner originally said Freddie Gray was "mostly quiet" inside the police van, BPD's "purge" story is unravelling, the mom who smacked her son on video says she didn't want him to be "a Freddie Gray," Gray and his siblings filed a lead poisoning lawsuit in 2009, Baltimore's mayor walks back her "thug" comments, woman discovers a two-way mirror inside a Chicago bar bathroom, NYPD violates the First Amendment by asking arrested protesters about their political affiliations, and a pick-up artist says he was seduced, used, and abandoned by Dr. Oz

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-1-15.mp3
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