Citizen Radio

Episode #926: Allison and Jamie discuss President Obama's State of the Union address, oil companies bleeding dry public schools in Alaska, Macklemore, Richard Sherman, and white privilege.

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Episode #925: Orginially aired October 2012: How to Survive A Plague's Peter Staley (@PeterStaley) on activism, Occupy, and fighting the long fight, followed by an interview with Stonewall bartender, Tree, who witnessed the Stonewall uprising, AIDS epidemic, and the legalization of gay marriage. Updated: You can now watch How to Survive A Plague on Netflix and elsewhere! 

The audio before Tree's interview is from the excellent document Stonewall Uprising, which you can watch for free. Thank you, PBS.

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Episode #924: Allison and Jamie discuss Jamie's future baboon heart, Freedom Industries owing the IRS and creditors $6 million, Marlise Munoz and bodily autonomy, Tom Perkins' unhinged op-ed comparing Progressives to Nazis, and Kevin O'Leary claiming global poverty is a great motivator.

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Episode #923: Dave Zirin (@EdgeOfSports) joins the show to discuss politics in sports. Originially aired 9/2011.

And author and advocate Kate Bornstein joins the show to discuss gender, Scientology, and staying alive. Check out Kate's books: A Queer and Pleasant Danger and Hello, Cruel World. Also, follow her on Twitter: @katebornstein. Originally aired 7/2012. 

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Episode #922: Allison and Jamie discuss why Jamie can't live in California, Roe v. Wade's 41st anniversary, real-life Elysium, African author Binyavanga Wainaina's incredible bravery, Glenn Beck's very late apology, the updated situation in Kiev, global revolutions, spreading living wage strikes (now at the Pentagon!), and a BART officer who was accidentally killed by his partner.

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Episode #921: Allison and Jamie discuss Jamie almost fighting yuppies, dolphin hunts and American hypocrisy, thirty-two people being arrested at a LaGuardia rally for higher wages, eating disorders, the governor of West Virginia telling people it's "your decision" if you should drink the water, and Grantland's Dr. V non-apology.

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Episode #920: Allison and Jamie discuss the tragic death of Dr. Vanderbilt, the environmental disaster in West Virginia, updates on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, and the uprising in Kiev.

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Episode #919: A special episode with the latest field piece from Citizen Radio contributor Marc Kilstein - "Remembering the War Dead".

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Episode #918: Allison and Jamie interview Suey Park (@suey_park) about yellow face in media, and so-called liberal websites like the Huffington Post asking minorities to write for free under the guise of diversity (#exploitedvoices). Then, CR speaks with Adisa Banjoko, founder of the Hip-Hop Chess Federation (@hiphopchess) about hip-hop, resistance, chess, and Jiu-Jitsu.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-17-14.mp3
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Episode #917: Allison and Jamie talk about the time they scared rich people with Robin Williams, Moral Mondays expanding to Georgia and "Truthful Tuesdays" in South Carolina, the effects of the West Virginia chemical spill, and how the media is terrible at covering the longterm health consequences of environmental disasters, that time Saved By The Bell delivered some real talk about oil spills, the Supreme Court hearing on #BufferZones and SCOTUS refusing to hear the Arizona appeal on an abortion ban, the FBI investigating police beating to death Kelly Thomas, public hearings on the controversial secular charter in Quebec that would ban public sector employees from wearing religious symbols, and a federal judge in Alabama reinstating some federal oversight of voting practices.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_01-16-14.mp3
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