Citizen Radio

Episode #1183: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller)! Sally tries to convince Allison to watch Veronica Mars, weird shit is happening on the G train, MRAs are even creepier than you previously thought, an Idaho representative has no idea how the uterus works (and then piles on the stupidity), Ed Schultz and Bill O'Reilly agree we're in a holy war, Chicago police are detaining people in a domestic 'black site,' a Chicago detective has imported Gitmo torture techniques to the CPD, student debt strike targets for-profit college, President Obama vetoes the Keystone XL pipeline, and terrorism laws target dissidents, activists, and whistleblowers.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-26-15.mp3
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Episode #1182: Allison shares The Saddest Thing Ever, surprise! Bill O'reilly is a big ol' liar (and recently threatened a reporter), a scientist and famed climate change skeptic took $1.2 million from the fossil-fuel industry, thousands of inmates seize control of a privatized Texas prison and demand better medical care, police union head says Tamir Rice was "menacing" because he was tall, hundreds of prisons charge for "jail video visits", Nicholas Kristof admits to being wrong on unions, and Walmart says it plans to raise wages.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-25-15.mp3
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Episode #1181: Allison and Jamie discuss Oscars 2015: white lady feminism and casual racism! Also, Scott Walker straight-up refuses to answer questions, misogyny in the tech industry, and "Cool Pope" compares trans people to nuclear weapons.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-24-15.mp3
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Episode #1180: Allison and Jamie discuss the death of comic Harris Wittels, Kanye's gross comments, the absurd conversation about patriotism happening in the media following Rudy Giuliani's comments about President Obama, the Obama administration approving the sales of armed drones to allies, no, guns on campuses will not deter rape, Greece agrees to a very bad deal, "Old-Fashioned" is the conservative answer to Fifty Shades of Grey, American and British spies stole encryption keys that will allow the NSA and GCHQ to spy on conversations across the globe, the NSA is hiding spying software deep inside hard drives.

Special guest: Mario

D.C.: Check out the Shut Down AIPAC event Feb 28-March 3

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-23-152.mp3
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Episode #1179: Allison and Jamie discuss "allies" and Jessica Williams and the ongoing theme of "allies" co-opting and robbing the people they're supposedly helping (Eric Garner, Jessica Williams, Beyonce, Cindy Crawford) of their autonomy, Oklahoma bill bans AP US History, and Academy members are just as awful as you imagine.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-20-15.mp3
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Episode #1178: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) to discuss SNL's joke about diversity, George Washington: slave catcher, how "respectability politics" muted the legacy of black LGBT activist Pauli Murray, the positive effects of Portugal decriminalizing drugs, judge temporarily halts Obama's immigration actions, study suggests secular upbringings may be healthier for children, grand jury indicts Craig Hicks for the Chapel Hill shootings, and St. Louis cops turn off dash cam and then brutally beat a suspect.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-18-15.mp3
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Episode #1177: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) to discuss therapy's social stigma, the media's terrible handling of Bruce Jenner's transition, why you shouldn't cry your weight in tears for Justine Sacco, transgender rights, what the film War Games teaches us about life, Greece's Varoufakis says "we will smash" the big banks, when taking anxiety medication is a revolutionary act, the times the Personhood laws don't apply, and more proof body cams alone won't solve police brutality.

Recommended reading & listening: Sally's article about transgender athletes and check out the Struggle Bus podcast!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-17-15.mp3
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Episode #1176: Allison and Jamie offer a movie review of a film you definitely shouldn't see, the Pope calls couples who don't have children selfish, gentrification is the real scandal surrounding Jackie Robinson West, Copenhagen shootings, it's important to apply same media standards to all acts of terrorism, smart TVs may be "listening" to your conversations, Senator Inhofe duped into using old photos to promote a new war with Russia, and misogyny is not an isolated event.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-16-15.mp3
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Episode #1175: Allison and Jamie work through some winter depression then discuss how it's possible to be Islamophobic and argue about parking at the same time, Obama asks Congress for new war authority to fight ISIS, Gov. Christie signs law to allow water privatization, Brian Williams is suspended for six months, and the "Princeton Mom" is an idiot and the news should stop inviting her on. 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-13-15.mp3
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Episode #1174: Allison and Jamie discuss the Chapel Hill shooting and our culture of Islamophobia, Jeb Bush's new technology officer deletes old tweets about "sluts," Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show, family asks cops to check on 74-year-old vet after heart surgery and they break in and kill him, Ross Douthat's very dumb comments about President Obama's National Prayer Breakfast speech.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_02-12-15.mp3
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