Citizen Radio

Episode #845: Allison discusses thousands of grocery workers voting on strike authorization, and CR talks about MRAs wanting sandwiches made for them, Sen. Ted Cruz's last stand, the Affordable Care Act, Bangladeshi workers fighting back, slave labor in Qatar for the World Cup, Maniac Kyle doing amazing work in Charlotte to hold police accountable, poverty-shaming, unpaid internships, and the New York Times' misleading headline.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-26-13.mp3
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Episode #844: Allison and Jamie discuss Canada considering banning religious symbols, the President of Brazil's comments on U.S. spying, the first openly gay circuit court judge in U.S. history, student debt hitting women harder, and President Obama not meeting with the president of Iran.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-25-13.mp3
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Episode #843: Allison and Jamie supply cat updates, followed by discussions on the Nairobi mall shooting, violence in Iraq and lack of media attention, the New York Times portraying Bill De Blasio as a radical, awful teens being awful, dumb Neo-Nazis being dumb, unpaid internships, and the girlfriend method of coercion

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-24-13.mp3
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Episode #842: Allison and Jamie share their investment fail, House GOP vote to screw over poor kids, the White House's close ties to NSA spying review, gun violence in Chicago and lack of public outrage, Ex-Halliburton manager charged in BP oil spill probe, when the employed live in homeless shelters, poverty in America, the cause of Detroit's power outages, the New York Times doesn't think a major story about Israel and the NSA is important enough to cover, and over 22,000 gallons of oil have spilled so far in Colorado's floods.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-23-13.mp3
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Episode #841: Allison and Jamie discuss CUNY students being violently arrested while protesting David Petraeus, Greece protesting after a "Neo-Nazi" killing, the media's confusion over Iran's historical rhetoric on the nuclear bomb, and Chuck Todd's befuddlement over what the job of the media is, and some good news about JP Morgan paying $700 million for the London Whale incident.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-20-13.mp3
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Episode #840: Jamie discusses his magical adventure with B.J. Penn, Occupy celebrates its two-year anniversary, the death of Jonathan Ferrell, Ben Bernanke decides to continue stimulus, the Navy Yard shooting, mental illness, and guns, and big ups to journalist Jason Leopold for getting the Gitmo security procedures unsealed.

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-19-13.mp3
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Episode #839: Orginially aired 3/23/2013: The full field piece from Marc Kilstein (@MarcKilstein): "America's Domestic Black Sites: The Tragic History of Solitary Confinement."

NOTE: Because this piece was created in March 2013, this piece refers to Chelsea Manning by an incorrect name and pronoun. Citizen Radio respects Manning's gender and has referred to her true gender since her official announcement.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-18-2013.mp3
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Episode #838: Allison and Jamie talk about why it's important to find your best activist attribute, Larry Summers is out as Fed Chair, the NYPD shoots more innocent people, Bill De Blasio floats Stop and Frisk supporter as Ray Kelly's replacement, police in Mexico City attack thousands of striking teachers, Michael Hayden's worrying comments about the internet, and the Wall Street Journal hires a reporter just to cover mansions.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-17-13.mp3
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Episode #837: Jamie formally apologizes for Friday's episode, and Allison speaks with Victoria Law (@LVikkiml) about Chelsea Manning and no justice when women of color fight back. Also, the FBI may have been involved in the Birmingham bombings.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-16-13.mp3
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Episode #836: Allison and Jamie discuss the two year anniversary of OWS and where some of the organizers are now, another horrible rape culture story, 100 immigration activists arrested outside the Capitol, Vladimir Putin's New York Times op-ed, and the backlash it received, Walmart being being terrible, the Texas Board of Education's latest awful move, and the confidential memo at the heart of the financial crisis.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_09-13-13.mp3
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