Citizen Radio

Episode #591 Paul Ryan overkill: the media talks about Romney's VP pick in the dumbest possible way, class war, DOJ refuses to prosecute Goldman Sachs, and Molly Knefel (@mollyknefel) talks about visiting her home town.

Also, Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) returns for part 2 of her visiting to Glenn Beck's "Restoring Love" rally.

Citizen Radio will return with new episodes next week!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-13-12.mp3
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Episode #590 Citizen Radio Live from the UCB with Moby and Billy Connolly

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-10-12.mp3
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Episode #590 Audio from Citizen Radio Live! at Sketchfest in San Francisco. Guests: The hilarious Paul F. Tompkins and Maria Bamford, and Daily Kos’s founder, Markos Moulitsas. Markos talks about Obama, Christine O’Donnell, and his run-in with Tom Tancredo, and later Paul and Maria play a game of Who Would You Fight? Special guests: Ice T and Patty (College comedy circuit, OSU tour). Don’t ask. Just listen.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-09-12.mp3
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Episode #589 A Citizen Radio best of show! David Sirota (davidsirota.com) drops buy to discuss his excellent new book, Back to Our Future, which you should all buy. He discusses how the creepy propaganda in 80s TV and film brainwashed an entire generation into believing greed is good and war is awesome. Buy the book here.

Next, activist Tim DeChristopher talks about his heroic act of civil disobedience that could ultimately cost him years of his life in prison. Please help contribute to DeChristopher’s legal defense fund here: http://www.bidder70.org.

Also, Allison and Jamie tear up the Vegetarian Food Festival and almost fight several foodies, and Allison asks What The Fuck Did They Just Do? about a bunch of crazy Chinese scientists who created genetically modified cows that produce human milk.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-08-12.mp3
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Episode #588 Special guest host Molly Knefel (@mollyknefel) joins the show to talk about the time she almost died, the Sikh temple terrorist attack, right-wing extremism, the establishment media's terrible coverage of the attack, and NYPD brutality.

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) brings dispatches from Glenn Beck's "Restoring Love" rally in Texas. Trust us, you'll want to hear this one.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-07-12.mp3
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Episode #587 Allison and Jamie discuss sexism at the Olympics, the wiley Adam Levine, how another Wall Street firm failed spectacularly, Obama's pioneering kill committee, and why Tom Friedman is still an idiot.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-06-12.mp3
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Episode #586 Allison and Jamie talk about the fucked up side of the Olympics, police taser a 12-year-old girl, and Iran decides to execute some suits for bank fraud, while the U.S. can't even pass basic reforms.

In the second half of the show, Jesse Myerson (@JAMyerson) has a field report about the student debt bubble.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-03-12.mp3
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Episode #585 Police in Mississippi shoot a handcuffed man, yet the FBI continues to ignore police brutality reports, the Washington Post notices poor people live with other poor people, billionaire Jeff Greene senses a storm is coming, and the GOP rushes to defend Chick-fil-A.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-02-12.mp3
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Episode #584 Allison discusses the start of the Pussy Riot trial, Stevey King and the Dog-Chicken gang, and Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek) joins the show to discuss police militarization, Anaheim, and the DNC and RNC.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-01-12.mp3
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Episode #583 Allison reports on Burlington riot police shooting protesters with projectiles, the New York Post continues its rich tradition of being awful, Wisconsin hospitals charge rape victims for their rape kits

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_07-31-12.mp3
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