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Guardian editor: paper threatened with censorship, no evidence Stop & Frisk saves lives

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie talks about sobriety, followed by Allison and Jamie discussing this Guardian editor’s terrifying column about officials threatening the paper with censorship, Ray Kelly being wrong about Stop & Frisk saving lives, more effects of the sequestration, California inmates being force-fed, and the U.S. government quietly cutting [...]

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Google warns UN not to censor internet, Jan Brewer is MIA, films that make you cry

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss films that make them cry, Google warns the UN not to censor the internet, Jan Brewer is MIA, and why Bill Maher is terrible. 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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Dispatches from Occupy West, if you thought SOPA was bad, meet ACTA

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Susie Cagle (@susie_c) joins the show with dispatches from Occupy West, Allison gives Occupy updates, if you thought SOPA was bad, meet ACTA, EU approves oil embargo against Iran. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that [...]

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Cities turn into mini-police states for political conventions, happy SOPA blackout day!

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Rania Khalek (@raniakhalek) joins the show to dicuss her article about how states are becoming mini-police states in anticipation of the RNC and DNC. Also, Holly (@paperholly) is back with another installment of “Meanwhile, In Australia,” and Jamie celebrates the SOPA blackout day. [...]

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NDAA, SOPA, bears, dispatches from Occupy Chicago and Australia

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss NDAA, SOPA, atheism, and bears. Also, 15-year-old Zinc reports from Occupy Chicago and Holly Orkin (@paperholly) offers an Australian year in review. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t lead [...]

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Texas whitewashing is latest stage of Textbook Wars

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It’s tempting to dismiss the recent whitewashing of history by the Texas Board of Education as a parochial problem. However, the board’s decisions to erase Thomas Jefferson, Cesar Chavez, the separation of Church and State (all while exalting the glories of Capitalism, The Heritage Foundation, and the Moral Majority) are more than poor judgments worthy [...]

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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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Irish atheists fight new blasphemy laws

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This past summer, a new law passed in Ireland which made blasphemy, the simple act of challenging or offending a religious belief, a punishable crime with a fine of up to €25,000 ($35,810). The scientist and religious critic, Richard Dawkins, called this a “return to the middle ages.” As of yesterday, the law officially went into [...]

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