Citizen Radio (general)

Episode #1222: Jenny Jaffe (@jennyjaffe) joins the show to discuss House of Cards being terrible and overrated, mental illness, and Project UROK (@projecturok). Check it out and consider contributing your own stories!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-24-15.mp3
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Episode #1221: DOJ opens investigation into Freddie Gray death, majority of Boston residents don't want Tsarnaev to receive the death penalty, Buzzfeed's censorship problem, NBC's conduct in the Richard Engel abduction story is more troubling than the Brian Williams scandal, middle school removes "Feminist" from a student's class photo, at least 650 people die when migrant vessel capsizes, and a very special interview with CR's new road-to-the-White House correspondent 

Special guest: Road-to-the-White House correspondent Robert Durst

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-23-15.mp3
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Episode #1220: Allison and Jamie discuss Allison's dream about Godzilla the courier, Missouri National Guard called protesters "enemy forces," the officer who killed Rekia Boyd has been found not guilty on all charges, Freddie Gray was brutally injured while in police custody and later died, Maniac Mail about standardized testing, Gawker's editorial staff is trying to unionize, the Walmart where the first-ever strike by Walmart employees occurred is closing due to "plumbing problems," and this oil spill you've never heard of has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico for a decade

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-22-15.mp3
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Episode #1219: Jamie has upcoming shows in San Francisco, New Orleans, Austin, and Houston, 4/20 (sigh) and the white privilege behind all these giggling docs about white entrepreneurs in the weed industry, Ben Affleck's ancestors owned slaves, the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City terrorist attack, Alec Baldwin was tragically inconvenienced by the fast food strikes, real estate values are tied to standardized test scores, and FBI admits that nearly every examiner gave flawed testimony in almost all trials over more than a two-decade period before 2000.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-21-15.mp3
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Episode #1218: Denver! Don't miss Jamie's show tonight (and his show on Saturday in Albuquerque), shout-out to Queen Alba, #FightFor15 nationwide protests, 52 percent of fast-food workers are welfare recipients, McDonald's faces backlash from workers who did not get a raise, Tulsa authorities reportedly falsified reserve deputy's training records, Atlanta educators were recently sentenced in a test score cheating case while the movement to abolish standardized testing grows among fed-up parents and students, and a trans man is aiming for the "Men's Health Cover" and you should totally go vote for him

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-17-15.mp3
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Episode #1217: Maniac Mail from a self-loathing comic and about Jamie's upcoming Edinburgh shows, Eduardo Galeano's legacy, Hillary Clinton vows to tackle income inequality while taking the maximum PAC donation from Alice Walton, billionaire Walmart heiress (please focus on this stuff so we don't have to defend Clinton from sexist attacks), #ShutDownA14 protests target mass incarceration and police brutality, Kelley Paul says her husband is not sexist, a white supremacist killed a gay man in North Carolina but the media failed to label him as a skinhead, the same lawmakers who were wrong about Iraq insist they're right about Iran, it's been one year since #BringBackOurGirls began, but you probably didn't hear about it because our establishment media is very crappy

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-16-15.mp3
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Episode #1216: Jamie meets The Reba! Also, consent is necessary even if you're Madonna, deputy who killed Eric Harris charged with manslaughter and is among "lots of" wealthy donors in reserve program, Michael Slager is being sued by a black man who said he was tased in the back, Ramsey Orta released on bail, ex-Blackwater guards receive lengthy prison sentences for Iraq massacre and recently published documents reveal investigators feared the Bush administration would go easy on the killers

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-15-15.mp3
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Episode #1215: Cop laughed about his "adrenaline rush" after killing Walter Scott, black activist faces charges of "lynching" for protest activities, badass professors in Montreal stare down riot cops, the arbitrary "state sponsors of terrorism" list, and recent examples of cops killing mentally ill individuals (Natasha McKenna in Virginia and Lavall Hall in Florida), and petty cops arrest a college student after besting them in a basketball game.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-14-15.mp3
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Episode #1214: IndieGoGo cancels campaign for cop who killed Walter Scott, KKK members/prison guards arrested in Florida murder plot, cop mocked Eric Harris while he was dying, 1,000-foot water slide to take over Detroit streets following water shut-offs, Maniac Mail about intersectional atheism, and why putting dudes in charge and telling them they're infallible is always, always a bad idea.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-13-15.mp3
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Episode #1213: It's okay to be broken, S.C. Republican Party executive director Todd Kincannon arrested on domestic violence charges, GoFundMe shuts down campaign to raise money for officer charged with the murder of Walter Scott, man who filmed Scott's murder wants to remain anonymous and with good reason (Ramsey Orta, who filmed Eric Garner's murder, was systematically harassed by police and is currently in Rikers on a food strike because he fears guards are trying to poison him), Texas bill would name judges who give permission to minors to have abortions, Kansas becomes first state to ban a second trimester abortion procedure as the same state pursues tougher welfare rules (which is all part of criminalizing poverty), Dzhokhar Tsarnaev convicted of the Boston marathon bombing but killing him won't bring justice, transgender woman in Georgia cites attacks and abuse in men's prison, Obama to call for an end to "conversion" therapy for gay and transgender youth, Rahm Emanuel wins reelection (sorry, Chicago), The Patriot Act is up for reauthorization June 1 and it turns out the U.S. government was tracking billions of calls for decades

Recommended reading: The fight for the soul of the Black Lives Matter movement

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_4-10-15.mp3
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