Tag Archives: Activism

Tales from the UK, almost 900 arrested at Moral Monday protests, brave immigration rights activists, sex workers rise up after fatal stabbings

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie returns with tales from the UK, almost 900 arrested at Moral Monday protests, brave immigration rights activists, sex workers rise up after fatal stabbings, stigmatized sex workers, Journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye reportedly freed. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t [...]

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War on Women updates, Pelican Bay hunger strike, how not to burn out as a progressive activist

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss War on Women updates, the Pelican Bay hunger strike, how not to burn out as a progressive activist, “Father Jamie’s” other podcast, the George Zimmerman trial, and Georgia executing a man with an IQ of 70. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. [...]

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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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SCOTUS strikes down DOMA, declines to rule on Prop 8, Texas protesters and Sen. Wendy Davis defeat SB5

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the Supreme Court striking down DOMA and declining to rule on Prop 8, an update on the Andrew Ross Sorkin apology, Code Pinkprotesters being arrested as they oppose Gitmo remaining open, Texas protesters and Sen. Wendy Davis, with support from Sen. [...]

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Two hate crimes in NYC’s village, protester tasered while DOJ refuses to arrest bankers, Facebook’s weird priorities

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Two hate crimes this week in NYC’s village, protester tasered while DOJ refuses to arrest bankers, Facebook’s weird priorities, Occupy OK Tornado Relief Fund, Oklahoma senator: Tornado aid “totally different” from Sandy aid, hundreds of low-wage workers go on strike in D.C., Former Sen. Judd Gregg Named CEO Of Top Wall Street Lobbying Group, [...]

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Steubenville coach gets contract extension, Tim DeChristopher is a free man, Boston bombing suspect cites US wars as motivation

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the Steubenville football coach getting his contract extended, Tim DeChristopher is a free man, the Boston bombing suspect cites U.S. wars as motivation, and Gov. Perry is still a big ol’ hypocrite. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media [...]

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Comic and author Jen Kirkman on being child-free, CNN’s still terrible, Venezuela post-election protests

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Comic and author (I Can Barely Take Care Of Myself) Jen Kirkman (@JenKirkman) joins the show to discuss being child-free and harassment culture. Then, Allison and Jamie discuss CNN’s huge reporting blunder covering the Boston Marathon bombings, and Venezuela’s post-election protests. Citizen [...]

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Journalist Will Potter on ‘Ag Gag’ laws, President Obama OKs cuts to Social Security

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Journalist Will Potter (@will_potter) joins the show to discuss ‘Ag Gag’ laws and animal activists being labeled domestic terrorists. Next, Allison and Jamie discuss President Obama OKing cuts to Social Security. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and [...]

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Margaret Thatcher is dead, mad tales from Denver

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss Margaret Thatcher being dead, Boston essentially re-segregating its schools, Jamie’s mad tales from Denver, and Newark students walking out to protest budget cuts. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t lead you to war! [...]

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MRA’s ongoing stupidity, Rutgers fires coach over abuse and slurs, DHS tracked OWS

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the ongoing stupidity of Men’s Rights Activists (MRAs), Rutgers firing coach Mike Rice for abusing his players and shouting slurs at them, the Department of Homeland Security tracking the “peaceful activist demonstrations” of Occupy Wall Street, and the badassery of retired NASA scientist [...]

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