Citizen Radio

Episode #1734: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss the Nazi rally in Virginia in which activist Heather Heyer was killed by a white supremacist and white supremacists beat a black man with poles in a parking garage, how fascism is a virus that exploits the tolerance loophole of democracy, police stand by as mayhem mounted in Charlottesville, Donald Trump sends "best regards" to those injured during rally and blames "many sides" for violence, White House official on why Trump didn't condemn Nazis: "What about the leftist mob? Just as violence if not more so," and identified Nazi claims he went to rally to preserve "European culture"

If you need a mental health break, check out the archived kitty livestream video! https://www.patreon.com/posts/kitty-livestream-13837955

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1733: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about kitty adoption. Also, Rex Tillerson scrambles to defuse North Korea tension as Trump brags about U.S. nuclear power, Trump probably made up that "fire and fury" quote on his own since the generals certainly didn't sign off on it, evangelical adviser says "God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jon Un," John Kelly has proven to be an apolitical force (read: silent), FBI conducted predawn raid of Paul Manafort's home, dozens of women are considering suing Google over alleged workplace sexism and pay inequity, Indiana GOP limiting early voting in Democratic areas while expanding it in conservative suburbs, why the ACLU is wrong to sue D.C. transit system for removing Milo's ads, Fox News host Eric Bolling suing journalist for $50 million over lewd testing story, and the lawyer who took down Gawker has now set his sights on Techdirt

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1732: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Red (@erinred) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about feeling guilty for taking a mental vacation from activism, Emperor Trump reportedly briefed with flattering tweets and photos of himself every day, Trump TV accused of broadcasting state propaganda after "real news" segment debuted, DOJ reverses position in big voting case before SCOTUS and New York will share voter data with Trump's commission, Minnesota governor calls mosque bombing an act of terrorism, anti-immigrant group mistook empty bus seats for women wearing burqas, survey suggests U.S. Muslims more accepting of gays than white evangelicals, immigrant agents reportedly showed up at labor dispute proceedings, Trump attacks Senator as "phony Vietnam con artist" over misleading military claims, Pat Robertson suggests Fox News and Eric Bolling are victims of conspiracy, and Red and Allison give their listening recs including ANOHNI

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1731: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Red (@erinred) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about if it's ethical to race and compete horses, share tales of her time with Tony Robinson, and discuss What The Health. Also, Google reportedly fires author of anti-diversity screed, Allison explains why James Damore is not a whistleblower, U.S. federal department is censoring use of term "climate change," scientists fear Trump will dismiss dire climate change report, White House weighs unprecedented plan to privatize much of the war in Afghanistan, Joe Scarborough reminisces about a time when more young men died in war, you probably won't pass Trump's new visa application for immigrants, and Trump threatens North Korea with "fire and fury"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1730: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about mental health in the time of Trump, Daredevil's The Punisher, and advice about finding and being a positive part of a physical community. Also, Allison talks about CBT (no, not that CBT, pervs), Coast Guard head promises "I will not turn my back" on transgender service members, Fox News host sent unsolicited lewd texts messages to colleagues, Chicago to sue Trump administration over sanctuary city funding threat, that anti-diversity screed written by a Google software engineer, murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out and other sentences overturned, no—Trump is not about to "pivot" to presidential, and Erek and Faith offer up some listening/reading recs.

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1729: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show to help answer Patreon questions totally not written by Erek about dividing your time between multiple interests and to discuss the weirdness of Benjamin Button. Also, Robert Mueller assembles a Grand Jury and ramps up the Russia probe, West Virginia governor switches parties and joins the GOP, 600 Twitter accounts tweeted #FireMcMaster and are linked to Russian influence operations, White House "enemies list" drove McMaster-Bannon feud, that supporter Trump retweeted is a bot, and Department of Justice may subpoena members of the media as part of leaks investigation, and Mueller seeks White House documents on Flynn

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1728: If you still value the work Citizen Radio is doing, sign up to support us for as little as $5/month or a one-time donation at wearecitizenradio.com and support Allison's work at Patreon for just $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss what's making her happy at the moment and Leak-o-rama! Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggests Trump "weighed in on" son's response to Russia meeting, 10-year-old offers to mow the White House lawn for free, Sessions plans to crackdown on leaks also leaked to press, oh God Tiffany Trump recorded a song, the weirdest parts of Trump's Wall Street Journal interview: Trump lying that the head of the Boy Scouts called him to say he gave "the greatest speech ever," he thinks people should just abandon their homes to move to find work, instructing WSJ's Baker not to publish part of the interview unless he turns out to be right, and calling Kushner a "good boy." Trump asked Mexico to stop publicly refusing to pay for his stupid wall, Trump refers to farmers (?) as "local milk people," Stephen Miller has a very weird idea of what the Statue of Liberty stands for, Trump admin only wants English-speaking people who can contribute to the work force to be allowed into the country, ICE deports two brothers following notification that one of them had gotten into college, Trump calls the White House "a real dump," acting DEA Chief rebuts Trump's remarks on police use of force, Kushner on Middle East peace: "What do we offer that's unique? I don't know" and on potential Russia ties: "We couldn't even collude with our local offices," the story behind Kushner's curious acceptance into Harvard, Trump nominee Sam Clovis blasted progressives as "race traitors" in old blog posts, DOJ to take on Affirmative Action in college admissions, and Roger Stone says "the administration is like the French Revolution...you never know who will be beheaded next"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1727: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss the fantasy of Andrew Cuomo being stranded on a desert island. Also, Trump linked to Fox News' bogus Seth Rich story, Trump says human trafficking is "worse now than it ever was," ICE agents told Mexican teen to drink liquid meth that killed him, Kirsten Gillibrand now says she won't support Israel boycott bill "in its current form," judge finds Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of contempt, Russia seizes two U.S. properties and orders embassy to cut staff, Janet Mock and trans women aren't a prop, ploy, or sexual predators, Trump's travel ban is keeping refugee orphans from their adoptive families, and Trump officials can't stop falling for pranks from Rick Perry discussing pig shit to a prankster fooling a number of White House officials into thinking he's Jared Kushner

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

 
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Episode #1726: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss Twin Peaks, Dunkirk, and Neko Atsume House. Also, Anthony Scaramucci is out as Communications Director, Trump dictated son's misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer, Democratic campaign chief vows there will be no litmus test on abortion, federal judge blocks Arkansas from enforcing extreme abortion laws while Missouri votes to burden women with more unnecessary abortion restrictions, critiquing Kamala Harris' policies is not divisive (and let's not obsess over horserace coverage), and ICE is using prostitution diversion courts to stalk immigrants

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1725: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about how to get involved in activism. Also, Trump tells police "don't be too nice" and advocates roughing up suspects, stupid NYT op-ed written by white Senator declares "adolescents" AKA wealthy white teens should get summer jobs, Pickle is real :(, couple jumps to their deaths because they "can't afford health care," Trump calls undocumented immigrants "animals" who "slice" and "dice" beautiful teen girls, and why it's so important to believe women

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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