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Harassment at ComicCon, officials say budget cuts led to girl’s death, Maryville

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss harassment at ComicCon, Philadelphia officials claiming budget cuts led to a young girl’s death, police violently attack crowd protecting immigrants, why there aren’t more women scientists, racist Philly cops, California expanding abortion access, the Maryville rape case, and UK asylum seekers being told to “prove” they’re gay. [...]

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Media roots for Trayvon Martin supporters to riot, Juror B37 and institutional racism

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the media rooting for Trayvon Martin supporters to riot, Juror B37′s book deal being pulled by the fine work of an online organizer, and her revealing comments during the CNN interview, Washington Post’s Richard Cohen’s racist remarks, update on the Cooper Union occupation, [...]

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Texas GOP fears tampons, terrorist attack against a mosque you probably didn’t hear about, racist ‘Asian’ names

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss a website that is publishing letters from prisoners participating in the California hunger strike, how the GOP is afraid of tampons and jars of urine that don’t exist, a terrorist attack against a mosque in the UK that you probably didn’t hear about, sigh… racism, [...]

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Wendy Davis is aware of us! Also, Quebec oil train disaster is a corporate crime, more on Pelican Bay hunger strike

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie shout-out Maniac Courtney who got a CR flyer into the hands of Wendy Davis, thank Rebecca Rose for her very nice thank you, discuss how the Quebec oil train disaster is a corporate crime, creepy MRAs and the Edmonton slut walk, the Pelican Bay [...]

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Shout-out to Moral Monday protesters, U.S. officials’ roles in final minutes of Morsi’s rule

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie shout-out the Moral Monday protesters, including some Maniacs, then discuss some extremely important under-reported stories: President Obama’s consideration to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan, U.S. officials’ roles in the final minutes of Egyptian President Morsi’s reign, female inmates being sterilized in California prisons without [...]

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‘Sharknado’, Abortion Rights Freedom Ride, support Texas activists

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss ‘Sharknado,’ the Abortion Rights Freedom Ride, a day of action in support of Texas abortion rights, the 15 major retailers who haven’t signed the Bangladesh safety agreement, Tim Geithner makes a shitload of money from banks and financial institutions for speaking fees, and learn the personal [...]

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Happy Fourth of July! Suck it, England! Plus, updates on Egypt, drone strikes, and climate change

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Happy Fourth of July! Occupy Oakland winsa large settlement, updates on the anti-choice measures in Texas and North Carolina, and the coup in Egypt, the hunger strike at Gitmo, DHS considered arming border drones with non-lethal weapons, the crazy treatment of President Evo Morales, the discovery of a hidden microphone in the Ecuadorian ambassador’s [...]

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Hey CNN: the “N-word” is totally more offensive, BART strike, reproductive rights updates

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie take CNN to task for pondering if the “N-word” is more offensive than “cracker,” talk about the BART strike and the media’s distortion of the issues, updates from Egypt, the San Diego chalk activist being found not guilty on all charges, reproductive [...]

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#Killsugar, Texas abortion battle, Ohio’s sweeping restrictions on reproductive rights, missing button saga

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie deliver updates on operation #killsugar, the Texas abortion battle, Ohio’s sweeping restrictions on reproductive rights, Egypt’s uprising, the latest example of creepy wage theft, the army’s freak outover The Guardian’s NSA spying story, and the missing button saga. Citizen Radio is a member-supported [...]

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Happy Pride! Progressivism and pop culture, abortion stories to watch outside of Texas

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie celebrate Pride in their own weird way, chat about progressivism and pop culture, why it’s important to celebrate victories, abortion stories to watch outside of Texas, a huge victory in NYC involving Stop and Frisk (and Bloomberg’s dumb S&F comment), the C.I.A. having infiltrated the NYPD, [...]

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