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Thousands of grocery workers vote on strike authorization, Maniac activism, Bangladeshi workers fight back

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison discusses thousands of grocery workers voting on strike authorization, and CR talks about MRAs wanting sandwiches made for them, Sen. Ted Cruz’s last stand, the Affordable Care Act, Bangladeshi workers fighting back, slave labor in Qatar for the World Cup, Maniac Kyle doing amazing work in Charlotte [...]

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Fist bumps from B.J. Penn, Occupy celebrates 2-year anniversary, death of Jonathan Ferrell

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie discusses his magical adventure with B.J. Penn, Occupy celebrates its two-year anniversary, the death of Jonathan Ferrell, Ben Bernanke decides to continue stimulus, the Navy Yard shooting, mental illness, and guns, and big ups to journalist Jason Leopold for getting the Gitmo security procedures unsealed. [...]

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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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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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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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Day 2 of Operation #killsugar, Waif-Fu, three women take on Facebook (and win)

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about day 2 of Operation #killsugar, discuss Waif-Fu, the three womenwho took on Facebook, a Gitmo guard who converted to Islam, the ridiculously expensive project Chicago is using public funds for as it closes schools, why Nike still sucks, the expanding Walmart [...]

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Birthday madness, The Best Tweet Ever, Media Matters defends DOJ targeting reporters

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Birthday madness, followed by discussion of The Best Tweet Ever, CNN’s ridiculous Guantanamo coverage, New York Times’ ridiculous Gaza coverage, and then Media Matter defending the DOJ’s targeting of reporters. 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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Jamie’s annual birthday depression spiral, fast food strikes hit fifth city, how austerity kills

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie’s annual birthday depression spiral, Citizen Radio’s most powerful Maniacs (featuring Toom Cleen!), followed by a discussion of the spreading fast food strikes, the continuing Guantanamo hunger strikes, a New York activist facing jail time because of his silence, how austerity kills (and doesn’t work), Florida speeding up its [...]

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When is a terrorist not a terrorist? (When he’s a white dude), u can haz class war

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about how terrorism is still terrorism even if it involves a white dude, the death penalty still sucks, class war and the widening divide in our two-tier society, the ongoing Gitmo hunger strike, the secret Bradley Manning pre-trial, crime dropping along with Stop and Frisk stops, Apple dodging enough [...]

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May Day protest plans, NBA’s Jason Collins comes out, BP’s dispersants aftermath

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss upcoming May Day protest plans, NBA’s Jason Collins coming out, BP’s chemical dispersants aftermath, the Guantanamo hunger strikes, the only time Congress cares about budget cuts, “conversion therapy” being a big ol’ Fail, The Worst Person In The World, and one of the many ways society punishes domestic [...]

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