Citizen Radio

Episode #532 Allison and Jamie discuss President Obama's same-sex marriage announcement, mass school closures in Philadelphia, horrific violence against youth at Rikers, and Tom Gabel AKA Laura Jane Grace comes out as transgender.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-11-12.mp3
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Episode #531 Meet François Hollande, France's new socialist president, who is anti-austerity (good!) but also anti-BDS (bad!), Palestinian hunger strikes, North Carolina votes on the anti-gay marriage Amendment 1 today, Chuck Todd's daily stupid comment, Stanley McChrystal teaches an 'off the record' Yale course, and revisiting the BP disaster two years later.

Due to Jamie's travelling, CR will return with a new episode Friday.

Remember, kids: politics is weird. And creepy.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-08-12.mp3
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Episode #530 Hackers make Mark Ruffalo angry. You wouldn't like him when he's angry. Allison and Jamie's Avengers adventure, North Carolina's anti-gay marriage Amendment 1, NYPD's serial crimes, AIPAC lapdogs, France's new Socialist president, and the human effects of austerity.

Remember, kids: politics is weird. And creepy.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-07-12.mp3
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Episode #529 The establishment media's May Day fail, Occupy's legacy, Shep Smith's scheduled annual moment of clarity, and the under-reported right-wing domestic terrorism threat.

Remember, kids: politics is weird. And creepy.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-04-12.mp3
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Episode #528 Allison and Jamie recap what REALLY happened on May Day, labor journalist Mike Elk talks about the Obama administration bailing on child labor protections.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-03-12.mp3
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Episode #527 HAPPY GENERAL STRIKE! Leave comments about what you did for May Day. Also, Allison and Jamie discuss hipster racism, profiling, Sam Harris's defense of profiling, Jose Rodriguez's crazy 60 Minute interview in which he defended torture, and the Ministry of Defense's plans to place surface-to-air missiles on residential flats during the Olympics.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_05-01-12.mp3
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Episode #526 Allison and Jamie discuss the history of May Day, the Haymarket massacre, and some relationship advice for listeners. Also, CR outlines Occupy Wall Street's plans for May Day, Wall Street's fear of OWS, and the CIA's shadowy use of drones.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-30-12.mp3
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Episode #525 Allison and Jamie discuss Justice Scalia's horrifying comments during the SB1070 hearing, debt collectors at hospitals, Obama Justice and medical marijuana, CISPA, and Rupert Murdoch updates.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-27-12.mp3
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Episode #524 Allison and Jamie talk about the Occupy/ACT UP protest in New York, the Supreme Court appears to favor Arizona on its controversial immigration law, Occupy protesters disrupt corporate shareholder meetings, Netroots decides to play nice with President Obama, the feds make the first arrest following the BP oil spill tragedy, the UK slips into a double dip recession - is the US far behind?, Minnesota's state GOP gets evicted from its headquarters, Jamie recommends good sources of iron for vegans, and Kthug writes about another controversial issue: Zionism.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-26-12.mp3
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Episode #523 The Supreme Court is asked to decide if government officials can be held accountable for torturing a US citizen, Occupy Wall Street protester’s tweets are fair game for prosecutors to subpoena from Twitter, Tennessee Senate bill authorizes prosecution for death of an embryo, after its subsidiary bribed Mexican officials, Wal-Mart lobbies to weaken anti-bribery laws, Big Ag industry rallies to support new pro-child labor legislation, FAIR study shows old, white Republican dudes dominate morning news shows, and a new video shows a man tased five times by Border Patrol before he dies.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_04-25-12.mp3
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