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Lincoln, NYC fast-food workers walk out, AP’s anti-Iran propaganda

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison delivers an Oscar-worthy performance as Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, plus news of the rare fast food worker strike in NYC, the AP’s anti-Iran propaganda, why eating eggs is gross, Susan Rice is shady, Peter King is crazy, and Senators attempt to punish Palestinians. Citizen Radio is [...]

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How to Survive A Plague’s Peter Staley on activism, Occupy, and fighting the long fight

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. How to Survive A Plague‘s Peter Staley (@PeterStaley) on activism, Occupy, and fighting the long fight, followed by an interview with Stonewall bartender, Tree, who witnessed the Stonewall uprising, AIDS epidemic, and the legalization of gay marriage. The audio before Tree’s [...]

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Con Edison union workers strike, Magic Mike and Spiderman reviews

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Con Edison union workers strike, North Carolina defunds Planned Parenthood, Allison and Jamie review Magic Mike and Spiderman and answer some Listener Mail. HELP SUPPORT JAMIE’S BROTHER’S WRESTLING TEAM! Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food Direct, and use the code “CitizenRadio” to [...]

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We apologize in advance

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about how the New York Times is ON IT, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and the latest media fail. Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food Direct, and use the code “CitizenRadio” to receive a discount. Your purchase will go towards a Maniac receiving FREE [...]

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And now, a brief nerd moment

The much-anticipated Steven Spielberg film Lincoln just announced a bunch of added cast members, but what caught my eye is that Tommy Lee Jones will be playing Thaddeus Stevens. Stevens was a fascinating and highly prescient fellow who was one of the radical Republicans that led Congress during the Civil War. While most of his colleagues were [...]

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"Slumdog Millionaire": A Hollow Message of Social Justice

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Mitu Sengupta, Alternet Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire”, perhaps one of the most celebrated films in recent times, tells the rags-to-rajah story of a love-struck Indian boy, Jamal, who, with a little help from “destiny,” triumphs over his wretched beginnings in Mumbai’s squalid slums. Riding on a wave of rave reviews, “Slumdog” has now won Hollywood’s [...]

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