Citizen Radio

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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Episode #1258: Jamie's triumphant-ish return to physicality, don't be this kind of atheist in the wake of a tragedy, many news outlets still refuse to call Dylann Roof a terrorist even though one of his victims was a State Senator and Emanuel AME is a symbol of black resistance, media's failure (looking at you WSJ) to discuss institutional racism (including Roof's racist judge and the white supremacist group that radicalized Roof being tied to many Mississippi politicians and making donations to Ted Cruz and Rand Paul), removing the Confederate flag from the state Capitol is an important but largely symbolic gesture, FBI director refuses to call the Charleston shooting an act of terrorism, while Rick Perry calls it an "accident," media polices President Obama's use of the N-word ignoring the larger context, and Chuck Todd airs an awful segment will all-black shooters right after news segment about Charleston terrorist attack

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-23-15.mp3
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Episode #1257: Citizen Radio's very special (maybe?) seven year anniversary show! All the triumphs, failures, and evolutions of the show.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-22-15.mp3
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Episode #1256: Media immediately scrambles to make excuses for Dylann Roof, the white supremacist terrorist responsible for killing nine people in an attack against a black church in South Carolina, Glenn Beck's insincere kumbaya moment, an eyewitness says Roof said, "You're taking over our country" during rampage, the ugly truth about hate crimes in America, Walmart is a huge tax-dodger, Clinton inmates haven't been allowed to leave their cells since the manhunt for Richard Matt and David Sweat began, the Dominican Republic isn't the only country deporting people of Haitian descent (Brazil, Canada, and Turks and Caicos are too), and Maniac Mail about transgender identity, Rachel Dolezal's family, and mob front businesses

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-19-15.mp3
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Episode #1255: Donald Trump paid actors to attend presidential launch event, California labor commission rules Uber drivers are employees, House GOP eyes clean fast-track TPP bill without assistance for unemployed workers, David Brooks is wrong on TPP just like he was wrong on NAFTA, Senate votes to outlaw torture (and how the GOP presidential hopefuls voted), Canadian General says sexual assault occurs because of "biological wiring," high school police brutality art exhibit removed after the Police Benevolent Association complains, Jeb Bush says climate change is happening but he's not sure it's caused by humans, and a young man had his life savings taken from him even though he didn't commit a crime because of "civil forfeiture" laws. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-18-15.mp3
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Episode #1254: Donald Trump's batshit speech, Jeb Bush goes off script to promise immigration reform (flashback to 1995 when he said unwed mothers should be publicly shamed), blame the increase in Baltimore murders on poverty and not the lack of cops, the Dominican Republic is about to be "socially cleaned," over 400 others just like Kalief Browder trapped in Rikers for years without trial, including a 24-year-old who has spent a quarter of his life in prison without trial, NYPD is (for some reason) having trouble recruiting black men they haven't already arrested, college students disagree about what consent means, Jamie Dimon: professional mansplainer, the American Medical Association voted to end personal vaccination exemptions, and an army medical doctor was experimenting on his students while the government funded him

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-17-15.mp3
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