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Episode #1284: Jenny Jaffe (@jennyjaffe, @projecturok) joins Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) for #LadyPowerHour! Mental health and comic books, Glamour's 13 Little Things That Can Make a Man Fall Hard For You reads like advice for how to be your boyfriend's sexy mom, it's possible to discuss police brutality without saying Sandra Bland "didn't look like someone who would kill herself," at least five black women have been found dead in jail since mid-July, University of Cincinatti officer Ray Tensing indicted for murder in shooting of Sam Dubose, and this history and context behind Taylor Swift's #Squad

Reminder: Jamie has shows TONIGHT in Atlanta 7/31 8PM and 10:30PM and SATURDAY 8/1 8PM and 10:30PM, and D.C. 8/2

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-31-15.mp3
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Episode #1283: Boy Scouts end ban on gay adults, GOP politicians condemning Planned Parenthood previously supported fetal tissue donation, Native American civil rights activist dies mysteriously in police custody, and Maniac Mail about being friends with a cop and sobriety

Reminder: Jamie has shows TONIGHT in Alabama 7/30, FRIDAY Atlanta 7/31 8PM and 10:30PM and SATURDAY 8/1 8PM and 10:30PM, and D.C. 8/2

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-30-15.mp3
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Episode #1282: Smoke Monster flies Economy Plus, despite what Donald Trump's lawyer claims, marital rape is rape, NY Mag's powerful cover featuring some of Bill Cosby's victims and #TheEmptyChairRalkina Jones dies in Cleveland jail cell, fundraiser for "Baltimore Six" scheduled to include blackface performance, small-dicked coward pays a lot of money to kill one of Africa's most famous lions, Boston officially pulls out of Olympic bid, man killed by sex worker tied to string of attacks/murders

Reminder: Jamie has shows this week in Alabama 7/30, Atlanta 7/31 8PM and 10:30PM and 8/18PM and 10:30PM, and D.C. 8/2

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-29-15.mp3
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Episode #1281: Stop shaming women for how they speak, Rick Perry says the Lafayette shooting could have been prevented by adding more guns, Cleveland PD admits the officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice should have never been hired, Arizona drug tested welfare recipients and found only one person tested positive, and Mike Huckabee says the Iran deal will lead Israelis to the "oven door," even though he said he was open to diplomacy with Iran in 2008

Reminder: Jamie has shows this week in Alabama 7/30, Atlanta 7/31 8PM and 10:30PM and 8/18PM and 10:30PM, and D.C. 8/2

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-28-15.mp3
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Episode #1280: Thank you to all the California Maniacs who came out to Jamie's shows, the Lafayette theater shooting and our culture of misogyny, and when the media makes excuses for mass shooters

Reminder: Jamie has shows this week in Alabama 7/30, Atlanta 7/31 8PM and 10:30PM and 8/1 8PM and 10:30PM, and D.C. 8/2

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-27-15.mp3
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Episode #1279: Part 3 of #LadyPowerHour! Sally is the only one with her shit together, hero sousaphone player, 14 protesters arrested (1 hospitalized) at NYC rally for Sandra Bland, Bland was threatened by the officer making arrest, CNN panelist says Bland died because she was "arrogant from the beginning," the Nicki Minaj debate is bigger than Taylor Swift's ego, Republicans use veterans bill to attack Planned Parenthood, which has its own issues with intersectionality, a question from a lady Maniac who feels intimidated by beautiful women, and Bill Cosby has asked for his hush money back (no, seriously)

Recommended reading: The Invisible Man: The End of A Black Life That Mattered

Reminder: Jamie's San Francisco show is TONIGHT 7/24

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-24-15.mp3
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Episode #1278: Part 2 of #LadyPowerHour! Paid sick days are good for everyone, Scott Walker can't wait to bomb Iran, the bill that lets bosses fire single people for getting pregnant is gaining steam, federal commission rules sexual orientation discrimination is barred by existing law, black woman who claims Iowa police arrested her for being trans has now been put in isolation, new New York statewide guidelines aim to accommodate and protect transgender students, mom charged with child abandonment was interviewing for a job yards away, and celebrity culture and rape culture work hand-in-hand

Reminder: Jamie's San Francisco show is FRIDAY 7/24

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-23-15.mp3
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Episode #1277: Welcome to Lady Power Hour! Sally and Katharine join the show to answer your questions about Manarchists, advice for women in their 20s, and the bystander effect. Plus, a New York woman says she was called "dyke" by a cop and then assaulted, the mysterious death of Sandra Bland, a Toronto man accused of harassing activists did more than disagree with them online, and tech solutions for online harassment are good but it'll take more than a bunch of white dude programmers building algorithms

Reminder: Jamie has gigs TONIGHT L.A. 7/22 and FRIDAY San Francisco 7/24

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-22-15.mp3
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Episode #1276: Jamie wants a smoothie, no! a burrito, no! a smoothie, nevermind...nothing. Plus, Chattanooga shooting, the rush to label shooters as mentally ill (while other times refusing to believe a clearly mentally ill shooter is "insane"), and the FBI's history of entrapping mentally ill individuals, Gawker's outing of a Condé Nast CTO is gay-shaming, not journalism, and why it's a good thing Black Lives Matter activists interrupted Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley at Netroots Nation.

Reminder: Jamie has gigs THIS WEEK in L.A. 7/22 and San Francisco 7/24

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-21-15.mp3
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Episode #1275: Caitlyn Jenner's moving ESPY Arthur Ashe Award for Courage speech, TLC officially cancels the Duggars, federal officials want access to encrypted emails and texts on private devices, Andy Cohen calls Amandla Stenberg "Jackhole of the day" for rightly criticizing Kylie Jenner's cornrows, mystery surrounds death of Sandra Bland, a young black woman, in Texas jail, more Maniac Mail, and does saving an animal's life make you a good Samaritan or a terrorist?

Reminder: Jamie has gigs this week TONIGHT Burlington 7/17 and TOMORROW New Hampshire 7/18!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-17-15.mp3
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Episode #1274: Jamie likes slam poetry again, NYPD union head calls Eric Garner settlement "obscene," unarmed Mississippi man dies after 20-minute police chokehold while telling cops he "can't breathe," former Reddit CEO writes that Ellen Pao was the one stopping Reddit from shutting down hate sub-forums (whoops), Scott Walker calls the concept of a minimum wage "lame," and says the Boy Scouts' ban on gay adults "protected children," study reveals "overwhelming majority" of women do not regret their abortions, Planned Parenthood is not selling aborted fetal parts, and Maniac Mail about selling out

Reminder: Jamie has gigs this week FRIDAY Burlington 7/17 and SATURDAY New Hampshire 7/18!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-16-15.mp3
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Episode #1273: Shout-out to Pluto, Maniac Mail about sobriety, Tennessee has a Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, Eric Garner case is settled by NYC for $5.9 million, Iran nuclear deal, and a top Reddit engineer quits saying ousted CEO Ellen Pao was set up to fail 

Reminder: Jamie has gigs this week FRIDAY Burlington 7/17 and SATURDAY New Hampshire 7/18!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-15-15.mp3
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Episode #1272: The surprising progressivism of Magic Mike XXL and sexism in Minions, an earthquake will destroy a substantial part of the northwest (the question is when), the meeting between Greece's Tsipras and creditors has been compared to "mental waterboarding," Scott Walker is running for president, NYC is planning to eliminate bail for many non-violent offenders as the NYPD dabbles in "predictive policing," the bystander effect and why some people don't stop rape when it's happening, and Colorado's teen birth rate fell by 40 percent thanks to a free contraception program

Reminder: Jamie has gigs this week FRIDAY Burlington 7/17 and SATURDAY New Hampshire 7/18!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-14-15.mp3
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Episode #1271: The tragic tale of Penny and the tiny vest, David Frum accuses Serena Williams of using steroids, Dr. Willie Parker, Mississippi's last abortion doctor, is a hero, Confederate flag taken down from South Carolina Statehouse, Amy Winehouse and the gendering of martyrdom, Greek government agrees to more cuts following vote in which austerity was overwhelmingly rejected by citizens, Jeb Bush says Americans need to work longer hours even though they already work longer hours than the rest of the industrialized world, Baltimore's mayor fires the police commissioner, and remember when cops said gangs planned to join forces during the Baltimore uprising? Surprise, surprise, it wasn't true. Also, Eric Holder returns to a corporate law firm that lobbies for big banks, and Ferguson's shady court system just got a major reform (thanks, protesters!)

Reminder: Jamie has gigs this week in Burlington 7/17 and New Hampshire 7/18!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-13-15.mp3
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Episode #1270: NYSE, WSJ, and United Airlines are all broken, Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to giving Quaaludes to women, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough asks why Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson thought he could get away with punching a "blonde woman"?, the U.S. death toll by fireworks in a 24-hour period far exceeds the U.S. death toll by ISIS and Ebola combined, and Muslim groups fundraise to restore black churches and "support victims of arson." Reminder: Jamie's North Carolina show is TONIGHT at DSI Comedy. TICKETS HERE

Special guest: Bane

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-9-15.mp3
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Episode #1269: Allison and Jamie are the people who like True Detective season 2 (sssorry), South Carolina Senate votes to remove the Confederate flag, NYPD accused of destroying evidence showing cops issued bogus summonses to meet quota, residents of Highland Park (near Detroit) face $11,000 water bills, and Maniac Mail about sobriety. Reminder: Jamie's North Carolina show is TOMORROW at DSI Comedy. TICKETS HERE

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-8-15.mp3
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Episode #1268: Greece rejects more austerity in referendum on bailout deal, while citizen-run health clinics, food centers, kitchens and legal aid hubs have sprung up to fill the gaps left by austerity, huge pay discrepancies between the U.S. men's and women's FIFA teams even though the women just won the World Cup, Newsweek claims corporate America propelled same-sex marriage as conservatives in Canada hijack the "T" in LGBT for "Tory," Maniac Mail about using substances to soothe nerves during stand-up comedy, man admits to plotting to massacre Muslims but a judge frees him anyway, and a dude thought it would be cool to walk around a mall with an assault rifle while wearing a kevlar vest because white privilege 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-7-15.mp3
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Episode #1267: Maniac Mail about becoming a progressive and fucked up Australian politics (including the Australian Border Force Act that could jail immigration detention center workers for two years if they disclose information about the facilities), Charleston church shooter's sister takes down fundraising page for her wedding, Greece votes on bailout referendum and let's remember there was a time when Germany needed help from the world to rebuild after World War II and one of its creditors was Greece, the racist backlash to Serena Williams, UK school bans short skirts because they're "distracting" to male teachers and pupils, and Whole Foods CEOs admit to over-changing customers (shocker)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-6-15.mp3
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Episode #1266: Big thanks to new members! Jeb Bush blames Baltimore and Ferguson uprisings on mentorless youth, the opposite claim of a DOJ report that faults the police response to Ferguson protests, Maniac Mail about how to start becoming politically engaged, former Baltimore cop exposes his department's corruption on Twitter, white Americans are the biggest threat in the U.S. and your furniture is more likely to kill you than a Muslim extremist since 9/11, Bernie Sanders draws a huge crowd in Wisconsin, and Ikea's minimum wage increase was so successful they're doing it again

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-3-15.mp3
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Episode #1265: Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James did a Q&A on Twitter and it didn't go awesome, SCOTUS blocks restrictions on Texas abortion clinics, "tatcalling" is street harassment, Greece's Tsipras makes "concessions" to creditors while panicked pensioners rush to banks out of fear their pensions will vanish, Facebook's creepy policy that deadnames transgender people, Cuba is the first country to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV transmission, eight black churches have burned in the past ten days and CNN asks, "could it be faulty wiring?", the new Stonewall film whitewashes history and erases transgender women of color who played pivotal roles during the uprising, and many of the requests inmates at Clinton Correctional Facility are reasonable and shouldn't be reversed because of David Sweat and Richard Matt's escape.

Special guest: Bane

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-2-15.mp3
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Episode #1264: Bree Newsome explains why she took down the Confederate flag from outside the South Carolina Statehouse, the Ku Klux Klan will protest the removal of the flag July 18, climate change activists march to the Vatican in inter-religious support of Pope Francis' stance, the Greek crisis and failed policy of austerity (Puerto Rico has just acknowledged a similar financial crisis), media hurries to link the terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait, which is of course what ISIS wants, Kim Kardashian sex-tape flag at Glastonbury is a nasty misogynist attack, and Obama announces the overtime threshold is going way up

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-1-15.mp3
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