Citizen Radio (general)

Episode #1718: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to talk parenting and filming people on the subway. Also, GOP lawmaker got direction from Moscow and took it back to D.C., the U.S. has the highest rate of maternal mortality in developed world and ProPublica is attempting to ID the women who have died, "abortion pill reversal" gains traction among anti-abortion advocates, Washington law will alert survivors when domestic abusers try to buy a gun, GOP seeks to close Federal Election Agency, Congressional committee votes to give Charlie Gard and parents permanent residence in the U.S., ICE is using prostitution diversion courts to stalk immigrants, jail where Sandra Bland dies now authorized to detain undocumented immigrants, Taser lobbyist quietly appointed to top immigration enforcement job, Minnesota woman killed by cop outside her home, and Trump keeps the Iran deal in place but threatens new sanctions

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-21-17.mp3
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Episode #1717: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to share viewing recs and discuss Trump and Putin's previously undisclosed conversation at G-20. Also, Tillerson to shutter State Department war crimes office, White House rumored to close State Department's only cyber security office, three GOP women helped tank the Senate healthcare bill, Trump's "Election Integrity Commission" AKA Voter Purge holds first meeting, Sean Hannity attacks GOP for "epic failure," Fox News' snarky Chyron: "Trump: Eventually We Will Get Something Done," Donald Trump Jr. is reportedly "miserable" and wants "these four years to be over," longtime DOJ official overseeing Trump-Russia probe to step down, Democrats see (sigh) Conservative Blue Dogs as key to winning House, poll reveals Clinton is even more unpopular than Trump, and Trump Jr. is creating more legal problems with Twitter likes

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-20-17.mp3
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Episode #1716: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss #hammocklife and a Murdoch-owned paper publishing nude photos of the new female Doctor Who. Also, R. Kelly is allegedly holding women against their will in a "cult," Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote to repeal Obamacare and replace it later but that plan is also on the brink of collapse, Chris Cillizza did a Reddit AMA and you can probably guess how that went, Trump is a big boy and plays in a firetruck, eighth person in Trump Tower meeting identified and Russian smear master identified as alleged source of incriminating information on Clinton, Russia spent a fortune shilling for Trump and may not have technically broken any laws (mostly because we need to update our laws), Trump team claims collusion is good and Secret Service rejects suggestion it vetted Don Jr.'s meeting, and Paul Ryan's attempt at being a relatable "emoji guy" backfires

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-19-17.mp3
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Episode #1715: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss men on the internet's totally measured response to the first female Dr. Who and the sacred art of music. Also, two cops pull over black Florida State Attorney and can't explain why, cop who killed Philando Castile receives $48,500 buyout to leave Minnesota police department, white cop who "defensively" shot daughter's unarmed black boyfriend when he "reached out to shake his hand" has third mistrial, grandparents win reprieve from Trump travel ban in federal court, and Betsy DeVos' controversial meetings with "men's rights" groups over campus sex assault policies

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-18-17.mp3
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Episode #1714: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss Saturday evening mistakes. Also, Trump's creepy comment to Brigitte Macron, Senate delays health care vote after McCain undergoes surgery, Kevin Drum's very bad column "Are People Disgusted By the Homeless?", Russian-American lobbyist says he was in Don Jr.'s meeting, Trump campaign paid $50,000 to Don Jr.'s lawyer days before bombshell New York Times report, White House shakes up legal team by hiring Ty Cobb (not the dead baseball player) as probe gathers steam, Pence hires fixer Chief of Staff as Trump falls apart, and insurers call the Senate health bill "simply unworkable"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-17-17.mp3
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Episode #1713: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss Laci Green and her dad knocking out some dude's teeth at a Kid Rock concert. Also, David Brooks met a poor and has some thoughts, Donald Trump Jr. maintains he didn't tell his father about meeting with Russia lawyer even though Trump teased "major" news on Clinton hours later, Sean Hannity asks Donald Jr. "every single question" about Russia meeting in 15 minutes, Republicans unveil "revised" Obamacare repeal bill that would slash Medicaid by more than $700 billion, Jared Kushner "forgot" to mention meeting "more than 100" foreign contacts, Mike Pence's Press Secretary won't say if his boss met with Russians, iceberg twice the size of Luxembourg breaks off Antarctic ice shelf, people are freaking out about this Guardian column proposing that having fewer children would be a way to fight climate change, and Kid Rock may not be running for Senate—but he would totally win if he was

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-14-17.mp3
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Episode #1712: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss the MTA chief telling people to leave earlier to avoid delays, infrastructure, and the #SummerOfHell. Also, Manhattan D.A. gives turnstile jumpers a choice: enroll in a program or face prosecution, Trump walks back Russian cybersecurity pact 12 hours after proposing it, NYT fear-mongers nukes again by mistaking surveillance for sabotage, Senate GOP and White House plan final, urgent blitz to pass Trumpcare, how corporate media are enabling the opiate epidemic, sheriff in Ohio says he won't let his deputies carry overdose antidote, and ADAPT protesters arrested outside GOP senator's office in Ohio

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-13-17.mp3
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Episode #1711: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss Twin Peaks and why you shouldn't be paralyzed by fear after reading that New York Magazine article about climate change. Also, U.S. isolated on climate at G20, Donald Trump Jr.'s two different explanations for Russian meeting and all the various players emerging in the scandal, Don-Don hands over the smoking gun in the Russia-Trump collusion case, and Jared Kushner tried and failed to get a half-billion-dollar bailout from Qatar

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-12-17.mp3
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Episode #1710: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss how to dumb a (recently discovered) racist hook-up and the great brown vs. white rice debate. Also, Mitch McConnell signals doubts about Obamacare repeal vote, Democratic Speaker Anthony Rendon tanked single-payer vote in California, Republican lawmakers buy health insurance stocks as repeal effort moves forward, disability rights protesters from ADAPT arrested outside GOP Senator's office, ICE officers told to take action against all undocumented immigrants encountered while on duty, Gov. Cuomo's MTA funds for new subway cars redirected to other projects, Mark Penn's terrible op-ed encouraging Democrats to move "back to the center," Hobby Lobby was buying biblical artifacts plundered from Iraq, and Sarah Palin tweeted a Neo-Nazi slogan

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-11-17.mp3
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Episode #1709: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss Okja and summer vegan recipes. Also, director of the Office of Government ethics resigns, Linda Sarsour wasn't talking about violence when she spoke of "jihad," Trump asks if the West has the "will to survive" in Poland and offends Polish Jewish people when he skips Warsaw ghetto visit; G-20 news: huge protests, Trump throws a Twitter tantrum, Trump and Putin have cozy two-hour meeting and joke about the press being Trump's enemies, and Ivanka "fills in" for Trump at meeting; Trump might try to threaten AT&T-Time Warner deal over CNN's coverage of him, and U.S. flies B-1B bomber to threaten North Korea

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-10-17.mp3
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