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Kevin Gosztola on Bradley Manning hearing, Mike Elk reports 9/11 mistakes repeated in Sandy clean-up

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Journalist Kevin Gosztola (@kgosztola) joins the show to discuss the Bradley Manning hearing and journalist Mike Elk (@mikeelk) reports 9/11 mistakes are being repeated in the Hurricane Sandy clean-up effort. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t lead [...]

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An actual way to honor the troops, Wall Street keeps on being shady, update on the zombie apocalypse

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. An actual way to honor the troops, Wall Street keeps on being shady, an update on the zombie apocalypse, a couple of great Occupied Chicago Tribune stories, a conversation about anonymous online comments, voter suppression, the NATO 3, their neighbors, and entrapment, and why healthy food really is cheaper. Special announcement: Check out [...]

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Introducing Citizen Radio Productions

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Citizen Radio is proud to introduce Citizen Radio Productions, a collection of the very best progressive podcasts. Through member support, CR has been able to start two podcasts: Red Radio and Opinionated. Red Radio Red Radio is a show about veganism, animal rights, health, and fitness. Your host, Erin, is a muay Thai Fighter and [...]

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Healthcare was not the 'best-covered news story, ever'

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Harold Pollack went out on a limb, and unfortunately fell off the edge, when he suggested that healthcare reform was the “best-covered news story, ever.” Not even Pollack himself seems to really believe that premise as he peppers caveats throughout the article, and ultimately cites a few genuine examples of good journalism that occurred during healthcare reform. Ultimately, however, [...]

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Hilda Solis shocks everyone, acts like a Democrat

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Soon after she became the nation’s labor secretary, Hilda Solis warned corporate America there was “a new sheriff in town.” Less than a year into her tenure, that figurative badge of authority is unmistakable. Her aggressive moves to boost enforcement and crack down on businesses that violate workplace safety rules have sent employers scrambling to make sure [...]

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Healthcare is national security

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President Barack Obama begins and ends each workday at the White House by going over a to-do list with his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel. The two were reviewing things recently when Emanuel reminded him of the sheer size of the administration’s workload, which includes fending off the Great Recession and dealing with terrorists in [...]

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White House continues tradition of confusing everyone

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If you have no idea how President Obama’s healthcare reform plans (or the euphemistic health insurance reform plans) will affect you, the White House’s latest continuation of confusing statements should feel familiar. All the opaque, backdoor deliberations, and protean definitions of what reform will mean to America’s healthcare system give “Mission Creep” a bad name. [...]

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