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Occupy Sandy one year later and the failed state, advice on coping with depression

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss Occupy Sandy one year later and the failed state, NSA’s three hops strategy, the unseen consequences of poverty, and advice on coping with depression. Pick up Jamie’s new CD: “What Alive People Do“! Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up [...]

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Wall St loots pension funds, the real Hunger Games, alternatives to AA

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss alternatives to AA, thesaddest story so far about the government shutdown, looting of pension funds, pillaging of Detroit, the real Hunger Games, NYPD (hilariously) asking New Yorkers to trust them, shady circumstances surrounding Ibragim Todashev’s death get even shadier, and CBS demonstrates why the establishment media sucks [...]

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House GOP screw over poor kids, gun violence in Chicago, one nice thing and one mean thing about NYT

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie share their investment fail, House GOP vote to screw over poor kids, the White House’s close ties to NSA spying review, gun violence in Chicago and lack of public outrage, Ex-Halliburton manager charged in BP oil spill probe, when the employed live in homeless [...]

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Solidarity is For Miley Cyrus, officials reveal plans to strike Syria, measles outbreak tied to Anti-vaxers

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the media slut-shaming Miley Cyrus, and completely ignoring the racist elements of her performance, U.S. officials revealing plans to strike Syria, the NYPD’s massive spying program, South Carolina’s plans to kick out the homeless, and a measles outbreak that has been tied to Anti-vaxers. [...]

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Largest fast food walkout in U.S. history, Obama refuses to say “poor,” CR addresses Sir Don Lemon

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the largest fast food walkout in U.S. history, President Obama refusing to say “poor,” even at a time of growing income disparity, the train wreck appearance of Reza Aslan on Fox News, CNN host Don Lemon’s disappointing racist and homophobic statements, lawmakers protecting [...]

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Guitar Center workers launch union effort, real estate predators, updates on #killsugar

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss Guitar Center workers’ efforts to unionize, the amazing story of a transgender Navy Seal, Dartmouth College students being punished for protesting their school failing to report rape assaults, real estate predators, a new study that shows 1 in 5 public schools was considered high [...]

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DOMA, mass school closings in Chicago, worldwide effects of austerity, roastmaster Tim Pawlenty

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss DOMA, badass Edith “Edie” Windsor and her amazing love story with her wife Thea Spyer, how to be a better ally to our transgender friends, the Chicago Public Schools closing 54 schools, the privatization of education, self-immolations in Bulgaria, a people’s uprising [...]

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The episode where Jamie is in two different countries, Forward On Climate rally, why the poor fight the poor

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie reports from London and Amsterdam and gives an update on his mission to become best friends with Sinead O’Connor, Allison congratulates Maniacs for meeting up at the Forward on Climate rally, and a brief explainer about why the poor fight the poor. [...]

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Stop-and-Frisk exposed, MTA fee hikes, Walmart employees eye Black Friday for actions

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. The Nation‘s video featuring a secret recording of a Stop and Frisk, Jesse Myerson (@JAMyerson) reports on the reason behind new MTA fee hikes (hint: blame the banks), Walmart employees eye Black Friday for actions, the Obama administration brags that Romney is Wall Street’s [...]

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Thousands converge on Spain’s Parliament, #Strike Debt, the crime of making public information public

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Thousands converge on Spain’s Parliament to oppose a new round of austerity measures, #StrikeDebt and The Debt Resistors’ Operations Manual, Aaron Swartz charged withnine new felony counts for the crime of making public information public, activists crash HMRC boss’ retirement. Release the hounds! Citizen Radio [...]

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