Citizen Radio

Episode #638: Allison and Jamie are back with tales of their meeting, plus interviews with Travis McKinney, a Koch employee denied a job for being "too political" (at 31:00), and Nelini Stamp (@NelStamp) about the current status of Occupy Wall Street, and her work in Florida with a group of students and youth organizing against the school to prison pipeling and the two crows (Jim and Juan) (at 48:00).

Use #changethedebate on Twitter to draw attention to issues currently being ignored in the presidential debates!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-19-12.mp3
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Episode #637: Originally aired 4/18/11: Propagandhi’s Chris Hannah talks about the state of the music industry, eating animals, hate mail, and what makes him happy. Chris Hedges explains why Obama is talking out of both sides of his mouth on the class war, and vegan maniac and kickass fighter Erin Red discusses why drinking milk equals eating veal and where she gets her darn protein from. Follow her on Twitter (@erinred) and Tumblr http://erinred.tumblr.com/. 

Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter!

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Episode #636: Originally aired 6/24/12: Allison and Jamie discuss the Colorado shootings, why it’s important to talk politics and gun regulation at these moments, how the establishment media is fucking up the story, and Jamie conquers one of his biggest fears.

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Episode #635 In the first half of the show, Allison and Jamie discuss "Operation Clean Halls" and a racist article in Harvard's The Voice. In the second half, Reza Aslan (@rezaaslan) joins the show to discuss the media's obsession with waging war on Iran, drone strikes, and "bigot" Sam Harris.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-16-12.mp3
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Episode #634 Jamie explores his Progressive guilt, followed by a discussion of race representation in media (Homeland and Girls, specifically,) crafty tigers, three Northwest activists jailed for staying silent, more fucked up aspects of Stop and Frisk, Oakland police getting complaints for being awful, and a shout-out to badass Walmart employees.

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Episode #633 The Nation's video featuring a secret recording of a Stop and Frisk, Jesse Myerson (@JAMyerson) reports on the reason behind new MTA fee hikes (hint: blame the banks), Walmart employees eye Black Friday for actions, the Obama administration brags that Romney is Wall Street's BFF and can't name a single prosecution unders its watch, an IMF director states the obvious and says now is not the time for more austerity, and Mr. Rogers is still a boss.

Retraction information about the GMO Monsanto-Cancer study.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-12-12.mp3
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Episode #632 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. 

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 #631 Plans for future Maniac meet-ups, Tim DeChristopher is released from jail, more Walmart walkouts, tens of thousands protest austerity in Spain, Occupy Atlanta joins forces with the police to defend a retired detective from eviction, the rise of fascism in Greece, and Kevin Drum writes a truly ridiculous article.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-10-12.mp3
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Episode #630 Utter madness. Apologies for the first 4 minutes of the show (sound quality issues), and then a tribute to the Dirty Hobos and the Adventures of Incubator Baby.

Plus, updates on several labor stories, including a walkout by New York Times staffers, victory for grocery workers, and Wal-mart warehouse workers, and a gut check story about a young man sentenced to jail for rude internet comments.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-09-12.mp3
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Episode #629 Allison and Jamie review How to Survive a Plague (spoiler free), yell at the New York Times for calling Jay-Z "cynical," lament the lack of War on Drugs talk in the presidential debates, and recap some of the latest global labor struggles. 

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