Citizen Radio

Episode #1247: We didn't need Fifty Shades of Grey but we certainly don't need another book told from Christian Grey's point of view, SCOTUS rules in favor of a woman who wears a hijab and was denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch, FIFA president steps down, judge presiding over Hastert case twice donated money to his election campaigns, black Americans killed by police twice as likely to be unarmed as white people, Mike Huckabee's offensive comment about transgender people and how he prevented an investigation into his son brutally killing a dog, Canary Mission harasses activists by threatening their employment futures, schools in the UK are asking Muslim children to fill out "counter-extremism tests," a man under "constant surveillance" by an anti-terrorism task force was shot and killed by an FBI agent and a Boston police officer after he allegedly came at them with a knife

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-4-15.mp3
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Episode #1246: Advice to cis white dudes aiming for solidarity, MRAs freak out about manspreading, Fox News and Drake Bell are outraged about Caitlyn Jenner, FBI confirms wide-spread use of surveillance flights, millions of people go hungry but Washington is dumping apples in fields, anti-immigrant activists are blaming California's drought on immigrants, a full-time minimum wage job won't get you a one-bedroom apartment anywhere in America, man threatens suicide so cops show up and kill him, and eight-month pregnant black woman thrown on the ground by police.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-3-15.mp3
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Episode #1245: Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover, Hunger Games are happening right now, Laquan McDonald and the Burger King manager who says Chicago cops deleted surveillance video footage showing the teenager's murder, fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide, Senate lets certain Patriot Act provisions expire (but they could be reintroduced later on), Science Magazine contributor gives awful advice about sexual harassment (update: the piece has since been removed), and Maniac Mail about trolling and Jamie's music

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-2-15.mp3
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Episode #1244: Thank you NYC Maniacs! Jamie's butt is legend (and a story about shaming a subway man-spreader), McDonald's announces it's buns will be moderately warmer, Dennis Hastert is said to be linked to decades-old sexual abuse, sixth anniversary of Dr. Tiller's assassination by a domestic terrorist, Silk Road founder gets life in prison, a creationist museum supporter stumbled upon a major fossil find, Phoenix's anti-Islam rally and a badass Maniac who attended a counter-rally

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-1-15.mp3
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Episode #1243: NYC! Jamie's show at Union Hall is tonight!, tales of backyard wrestling, white people are mad about dunking, TPP faces unexpected setback over human trafficking, 1,200 migrant workers have died so far preparing Qatar for 2022 World Cup, NYPD officers traveled to Baltimore to counsel cops after Freddie Gray's death, Cleveland Police Union president says the fear of paperwork is going to get officers killed, climate change should really be called global weirding (from floods to droughts and heat waves), and Maniac Mail about comedy advice

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-29-15.mp3
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Episode #1242: The adventures of Jamie and Tum-Tum, Cleveland police to stop hitting people on heads with guns as part of DOJ agreement, and how the agreement still relies on officers' definitions of reasonable threats, everything in NYC is over-priced so why are people mad at this hotdog vendor who was price-gouging rich tourists?, FIFA officials indicted on corruption charges and no one is surprised, federal court refuses to lift a hold on President Obama's executive action that could shield 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, and Maniac Mail about Josh Duggar and the home-schooling community

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-28-15.mp3
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Episode #1241: The David Duchovny incident, Ireland votes to approve same-sex marriage, Officer Michael Brelo acquitted for participating in a barrage that killed an unarmed couple, and now the officers are alleging racial discrimination, Cleveland has reached a deal on policing with the DOJ, an activist group says they have enough signatures to recall Ferguson's mayor, TIME calls police brutality "perceived," another rape victim of the same student pens a defense of Emma Sulkowicz, TLC drops the Duggars while Mike Huckabee stands by child molester Josh Duggar (and the other bizarre aspects of the story, including: Arkansas police destroying the report about Duggar on a judge's order, the founder of the faith-healing clinic that "treated" Duggar resigning over allegations he molested 30 teens and young women, and the state trooper who originally let Duggar go after allegations of molestation going to prison on child porn charges)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_5-27-15.mp3
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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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