Citizen Radio (general)

Episode #1240: Merry Memorial Day! Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) for the Lady Power Hour! Unsurprisingly, a Brooklyn landlord is very racist (but he's not the only one,) McDonald's workers protest to raise the living wage, anyone who says minimum wage jobs are easy never did them, 16 states have more people in prisons and jails than in college housing, a very candid prosecutor admits he thinks we need to "kill more people," Andrew Ross Sorkin has a sneaking suspicion Wall Street is up to no good, police charge Tamir Rice with "aggravated menacing" and "inducing panic," transgender girls can be in Girl Scouts too, Nebraska lawmakers repeal the death penalty, and it's important to remember women of color who are also victims of police brutality

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-25-15.mp3
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Episode #1239: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) for the Lady Power Hour! Review of the Mad Men finale, and a discussion about how society teaches boys from day one that they can do whatever they want whether that means rough-housing or refusing to get consent, "wife bonuses," trigger-warnings as a meager attempt to deal with PTSD, and a new study that reenforces anecdotal evidence about the epidemic of campus rape.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-22-15.mp3
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Episode #1238: Seattle! Jamie's show is FRIDAY May 22 and Portland is SATURDAY May 23. Osama bin Laden's reading material, CNN's ex-cop defends not calling white bikers involved in Twin Peaks gangs shooting "thugs," two Waco biker gang members surrendered after being released on low bond, big banks plead guilty to market manipulation, creepy posters on Columbia's campus call Emma Sulkowicz a "pretty little liar," and Columbia's president refuses to shake her hand during graduation, L.A. votes to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour, and Maniac Mail about Taye Clinton, getting started as a political commentator, and BJJ

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-21-15.mp3
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Episode #1237: Allison crushes the birthday presents game, one-too many (probably) Game of Thrones references, President Obama bans some military-style equipment provided to police, Waco gangs shooting doesn't stop lawmakers from pushing to expand "open carry" laws, five ways to help nail salon workers, Homan Square detainee: I was sexually abused by police, Texas governor signs bill that makes local fracking bans illegal, California's drought is much worse than you realize, large commercial properties owe the biggest water bills in Baltimore but their water isn't being shut off, and if Trayvon Martin had lived: meet Monroe Bird (shot and paralyzed by his own neighborhood security)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-20-15.mp3
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Episode #1236: How not to do a rape storyline (Game of Thrones versus Mad Max), Fox News is going to try comedy again, multiple deaths reported in shootout between rival biker gangs (when will white people condemn this violence?), John Boehner calls suggested link between slashed Amtrak funds and the recent crash a "stupid question," Hillary Clinton personally took money from companies that sought to influence her, ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos apologizes for not disclosing recent donations to the Clinton Foundation, David Cameron says Britain is too tolerant, and Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is sentenced to death by a jury that was required to be pro-death penalty in order to serve

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-19-15.mp3
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Episode #1235: Kentucky/Ohio! Don't miss Jamie's birthday show TONIGHT! Marco Rubio is unfamiliar with Manifest Destiny, Allen West thinks Sharia Law has come to Walmart, all you have to do is treat women like people, a college student tells Jeb Bush, "your brother created ISIS," Silicon Valley's weird (and fascist?) "Startup Castle," Senate Democrats first block TPP fast-tracking then cut a deal to push ahead with votes, House passes 20-week abortion ban, and cops pepper spray a 10-year-old at a Tony Robinson solidarity march 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-15-15.mp3
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Episode #1234: Age of Ultron was a disappointing place-holder, Jeb Bush said he "misheard" the question about Iraq, Boston university professor under fire for race tweets, UK government seeks new counter-terrorism powersno charges for officer who killed Tony Robinson (and previously killed another man for pointing a pellet gun at him), corporations celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, seven killed in Amtrak derailment, and MRAs are upset about "feminist" Mad Max

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-14-15.mp3
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Episode #1233: George Zimmerman injured in shooting, Sy Hersh published a report challenging the Obama administration's official story about the raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden (this is not the first time the story has been challenged), and suddenly Very Serious People are worried about proper sourcing, ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case sentenced to 3.5 years in prison even though David Petraeus received only probation and a fine, Elon Musk is an asshole, nine Georgia deputies have been fired in the wake of a college student's death, and Maniac Mail about the CMAs, propaganda, and the UK elections.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-13-15.mp3
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Episode #1232: Jamie returns to jiu-jitsu, Allison is creepy, U.S. has a weird way of showing moms they're loved considering mothers die at twice the rate they did in 2000, the U.S. offers no paid maternity leave, and most low-wage workers are women (but they still make less than men), Gov. Cuomo announces "emergency measures" to protect nail salon workers, NSA bulk collection of call data ruled illegal, Jeb Bush says Dubya is a top foreign policy advisor, animals in drought-stricken states are dying of thirst and yet a House Committee just cut NASA's budget, imperiling climate change research, and the DoD pays Jet players to salute the troops

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-12-15.mp3
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Episode #1231: Mass text fighting with your family is a circle of hell, the cockroach war, anti-austerity activists protest Tory victory in UK, the New York Times' profile on nail salon workers highlights the plight of undocumented low-wage workers, Natasha McKenna's death ruled an accident due to "excited delirium," Oklahoma triples the waiting period for an abortion, and "dad bod" is celebrated because sexism.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-11-15.mp3
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