Citizen Radio (general)

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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Episode #1263: Jamie and The Sassy Doctor, MRAs ruin normal human interactions for Allison, male overcompensation is toxic, #BlackOutPride activists bring Chicago Pride to a halt, transgender immigration detainees may be housed by gender (guess disruptive protest does work!), Ed Schultz calls America's "desecration" of the Confederate flag "unproductive," tons of SCOTUS decisions about: Obamacare, controversial drugs used in executions (in which Scalia somehow references same-sex marriage in his decision and makes a joke no one laughs at), striking down key portions of the federal 3-strikes laws, redistricting in elections, the environment (in which Scalia is full of shit yet again), housing discrimination, software copyrights, New York bans "poor doors," Obama signs bill granting himself fast-track authority for TPP after Pelosi caves on benefits for unemployed workers, Mississippi police unable to arrest man terrorizing employees inside Walmart with loaded gun due to "open carry" law, and a Kansas judge blocks the GOP's radical abortion plan

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-30-15.mp3
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Episode #1262: SCOTUS rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide, and all credit should go to LGBT+ activists for so quickly changing the political tides, CNN confuses butt plugs and dildos for an international terrorist group, meet Jennicet Gutiérrez, the undocumented trans WOC who interrupted President Obama's speech (and the gross response by cis white gay men who cheered on her removal from the White House), activist Bree Newsome scales pole outside South Caroline Statehouse to remove the Confederate flag, a string of nighttime fires hits predominately black churches in four southern states since the Emanuel AME terrorist attack, the white supremacist who inspired Dylann Roof says Charleston is "a preview of coming attractions," and President Obama's eulogy for State Senator Rev. Pinckney in which he says removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse would be an acknowledgement that slavery is wrong

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-29-15.mp3
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Episode #1261: BEST-OF Citizen Radio! 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. The audio before Tree's interview is from the excellent PBS documentary Stonewall Uprising. HAPPY PRIDE!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-26-15.mp3
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Episode #1260: Russell (sigh) Brand asks protesters to "love the police," South Carolina House approves measure that allows them to consider removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol; Walmart, eBay, Etsy, Amazon, and Sears all commit to stop selling the Confederate flag, Virginia governor calls for removing the Confederate flag from license plates, Hillary Clinton calls the Emanuel AME shooting an act of "racist terrorism," Senate hands President Obama a huge TPP win, leaked autopsy shows Freddie Gray suffered "high-energy" impact, Iowa high court strikes down telemedicine abortion ban, women's rights groups plan to deliver abortion drugs to Poland via drone, Texas' Gov. Abbott endorses ban on Planned Parenthood non-abortion related services (i.e. cancer screenings) for poor people, Satanic Temple files lawsuit against Missouri abortion laws, protesters block Louisville police station over union letter that accuses police brutality protesters of being "race-baiters," court rules Kamala Harris can block gay murder initiative, and judge declares mistrial in Vanderbilt rape case

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-25-15.mp3
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Episode #1259: Nikki Haley calls for Confederate flag to be removed from Capitol, and protesters in Baltimore and Ferguson should be credited for inspiring South Carolina officials to move really quickly to take down the flag, Mississippi may be next to remove the Confederate symbol from its state flag, Walmart says it will stop selling Confederate flag merchandise, while Scott Walker flip-flops his stance on the flag. Google will remove revenge porn from its searches and some creepy dudes are very upset, Earth has entered first "mass extinction" since the dinosaurs, huge anti-austerity rally in UK, Columbia will divest from the private prison industry, and Maniac Mail about the anniversary episode and leaving a corporate job to pursue non-profit work

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-24-15.mp3
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