Tag Archives: Drones

“Sky Raper”: Drones are tools of the patriarchy

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Journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald posted a disturbing report at their new site The Intercept about the NSA’s secret role in the U.S. assassination program. It’s a fascinating read, and I recommend you read it in its entirety, but I wanted to explore a very specific passage in the report—an interview with a former drone operator for [...]

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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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Welcome to rock bottom! Gitmo hunger strike worsens, why some men freak out over female breadwinners

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Welcome to rock bottom! Help send Bangladeshi workers to a Walmart shareholders meeting, Gitmo hunger strike worsens, why some men freak out over female breadwinners, the media attending Eric Holder’s off-the-record meeting, officials now say Ibragim Todashev was unarmed when he was murdered by a FBI agent, and a gun nut [...]

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Everything you need to know about Chicago school closings, DOJ’s War on Journalists continues

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison delivers everything you need to know about the Chicago school closings, and Allison and Jamie discuss the DOJ’s War on Journalists, Madea Benjamin’s brave moment during President Obama’s drone speech, and the weird story of a Chechen man, allegedly with ties to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was shot [...]

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Solidarity in union (and non-union) collective actions, Farea al-Muslimi’s amazing testimony

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss all the ways the FBI, media, and police misinformed the public recently,Farea al-Muslimi’s amazing drones testimony, the importance of solidarity in union (and non-union) collective actions, the growth of minimum wage jobs, and a Bangladesh garment factory collapsing. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up [...]

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Jeremy Scahill on his new book “Dirty Wars” and the hidden truth behind America’s covert wars

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Author and investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill (@jeremyscahill) joins the show for the full hour to discuss his new book and film “Dirty Wars” (dirtywars.org) about the hidden truth behind America’s covert wars. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up [...]

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Countdown to Jamie destroying Citizen Radio, Rehtaeh Parsons’ death and who failed her

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Countdown to Jamie destroying Citizen Radio, Rehtaeh Parsons’ death and who failed her, the CIA’s secret drone deal with Pakistan, Plan B, Kermit Gosnell, Mayor Bloomberg’s paternalistic, condescending bullshit, and how not to be a creep around women. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and [...]

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Declining empire watch: health care lottery, military-style drones in NYC, rape culture

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the declining empire, including a health care lottery in Tennessee, military-style drones in NYC, and rape culture. 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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