Citizen Radio (general)

Episode #982: Allison and Jamie discuss the Obama administration's clemency plans for hundreds of non-violent drug offenders, the GOP-led intimidation campaign that led to workers voting against unionization at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, rural counties turning to prisons for economic salvation, a Daily Mail reporter tricking a charity (and his plan backfiring), and the U.S. double standard of terrorism charges.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-24-14.mp3
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Episode #981: Allison and Jamie discuss the privatization of schools for babies, the State Department delaying (again) its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, an upcoming protest against KXL in Washington D.C., a new Demos study that reveals fast food CEOs make a thousand times more than the average salary of their workers, a school for rich babies, how daycare is more expensive than college in 31 states, and the White House inviting rich kids to fix the world. Then they find out about #MyNYPD as they're recording and freak out.

Also, Republican Baby makes an appearance. We're sorry.

NYC: Come out to see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio live on April 23! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-23-14.mp3
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Episode #980: Allison and Jamie discuss Game of Throne's consent problem (some spoilers), prison reform, the NYPD claiming they're not spying ON Muslim communities, just IN them, a surge in U.S. drone strikes in Yemen, NBC hiring a "brand consultant" to fix Meet the Press's terrible ratings, and David Brooks' obsession with President Obama's "manhood."

Also, another interview with terrible Matthew McConaughey.

Birmingham: Come out this Saturday to protest unpaid prison labor!

NYC: Come out to see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio live on April 23! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-22-14.mp3
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Episode #979: Allison accidentally kills Jesus, Jamie's untamed heart, comparing the sentencing of Shanesha Taylor and Catalina Clouser, air pollution is a racial issue, a resurgence in school segregation, the feds are ON IT!...by shutting down an unlicensed radio station catering to the black community, and Harry Reid calls terrorism terrorism.

Recommended reading: Mychal Denzel Smith explains how we built this country on inequality.

NYC: Come out to see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio live on April 23! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-21-14.mp3
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Episode #978: Allison is sick, but here's a short episode in which they discuss the upcoming Ayn Rand musical, the NYPD dropping its unit that spied on Muslims, a study that concludes the U.S. is an oligarchy, not a democracy, and John Yoo's bizarre response to this year's Pulitzer winners.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-18-14.mp3
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Episode #977: BEST OF: (Originally aired 10/2013) Night Vale creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor discuss writing, podcasting, and the weird world of Night Vale. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-17-14.mp3
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Episode #976: Allison and Jamie discuss chicken pizza crust and corsages (thanks Domino's and KFC!), a follow-up to the awful musical written by a former investment banker, the stand-off between a Nevada rancher, his armed buddies, and the federal government, the lack of prosecutions in the cases of 908 slain environmental activists over the past decade, and Matt Taibbi's comment that Former President Bush was "hands down" tougher on corporate America than President Obama.

Come see Radio Dispatch/Citizen Radio Live! April 23 in NYC!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-16-14.mp3
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Episode #975: Allison drops her phone in pee :(, a former KKK leaders allegedly kills three people near a Jewish Center in Kansas (and why the media should call it an act of terrorism), Jamie Dimon gets a raise that conveniently looks like a pay cut, a former investment banker writes a musical and it's awful, Bain Capital sees a market in heroin addiction.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-15-14.mp3
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Episode #974: Allison and Jamie talk about Jamie's Wisconsin show, Glenn Greenwald not being in jail, then discuss the Drop Dropbox campaign and alternatives to Drop Box, shady business by the LAPD, police in Albuquerque, and the FBI, spoiled Wall Street prospective jurors for the Cecily McMillian trial, and the life and times of Duck Duckington the Third.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-14-14.mp3
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Episode #973: Allison and Jamie discuss the definition of censorship, Stephen Colbert's promotion to the Late Night spot despite mean ol' online activists targeting him, a transgender teen being held in an adult prison, the horrific stabbings at a Pennsylvania high school and the need for mental healthcare, D-I athlete Derrick Gordon coming out, the Civil Rights Act Anniversary, AG Eric Holder granting the F.B.I. leeway in profiling individuals, and UPS firing 250 employees for staging a strike.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-11-14.mp3
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