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Jamie reenacts Showdown in Little Tokyo, bank forecloses on wrong house, tales of an unhinged police chief

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie reenacts Showdown in Little Tokyo for you film fans, followed by a discussion of Mayor Bloomberg (and Ray Lewis) supporting racial profiling, a tale of an unhinged police chief in Pennsylavania, voter disenfranchisement in North Carolina, journalists and animal rights [...]

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The messed up world of the Olympics, 12-year-old tasered by police, the student debt bubble

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about the fucked up side of the Olympics, police taser a 12-year-old girl, and Iran decides to execute some suits for bank fraud, while the U.S. can’t even pass basic reforms. In the second half of the show, Jesse Myerson (@JAMyerson) has a [...]

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Tribute to Patrice O’Neal, Gov Brownback apologizes to tweeting teen

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Brownback apologizes to tweeting teen, tribute to comedian Patrice O’Neal, Allison reports on Occupy CUNY protest, banks illegally foreclose on thousands of military service members’ homes, and Washington protesters occupy the State Capitol over budget cuts. Citizen Radio is a member-supported [...]

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Brownback fears tweeting teen, proof God doesn’t exist, Fed gave big banks $13 billion in secret funding

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Gov Brownback and staff (slightly) overreact to a teen’s tweet, proof God doesn’t exist, Occupy updates, Fed gave big banks $13 billion in secret funding, massive teacher strike in UK. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support [...]

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Capital One asks to be Too Big To Fail, Occupy movements spotlight disappearing rights

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jesse Van Tol (@jessevantol) from ncrc.org joins Citizen Radio to talk about the planned Capital One-ING merger that would make Capital One the fifth largest banks in America. Talk about too big to fail, especially given Capital One’s shady past. TODAY is the [...]

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Citizen Radio joins Sam Seder and Naomi Klein from Occupy Wall Street

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Citizen Radio joins Majority Report’s Sam Seder (@samseder) and Naomi Klein (@naomiaklein) at Occupy Wall Street to talk about the occupation, the establishment media’s failure to cover the movement, and what the protesters are doing right. Special announcements: Jamie will be [...]

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Troy Davis denied clemency, end of DADT, Yahoo censors #OccupyWallStreet

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Troy Davis denied clemency, end of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, Yahoo censors #OccupyWallStreet emails, corporations target college students, CNN allows the Tea Party to craft political event, the world watches 750,000 Somalis starve, drug cartels fund political officials, and Dangles [...]

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Yet more bank fraud

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A reader sent me a link to this story with this attached note: “I was in real estate a few years back and attempted to report mortgage fraud to the FBI a couple of times. Seems they were too busy. Guess they still are.” The article is written by CNBC’s Diana Olick and should be [...]

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Top 25 Censored Stories for 2009/2010

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Project Censored has posted its list of the top 25 censored stories of 2009 continuing into 2010. 1. US Congress Sells Out to Wall Street The dirty story of the decade? Project Censored thinks so: Federal lawmakers responsible for overseeing the US economy have received millions of dollars from Wall Street firms. Since 2001, eight [...]

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