Tag Archives: President Obama

Protesters live in tent city to save Post Office, updates on min mandatory sentences, Stop and Frisk

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss protesters in Berkeley living in a tent city in order to save their Post Office, updates on minimum mandatory sentences, Stop and Frisk, climate change, restrictive voter ID laws, and NSA spying. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media [...]

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Shout-out to Moral Monday protesters, U.S. officials’ roles in final minutes of Morsi’s rule

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie shout-out the Moral Monday protesters, including some Maniacs, then discuss some extremely important under-reported stories: President Obama’s consideration to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan, U.S. officials’ roles in the final minutes of Egyptian President Morsi’s reign, female inmates being sterilized in California prisons without [...]

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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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Inappropriate nostalgia, Ray Kelly says blacks “understopped” by police, Obama admin to appeal Plan B ruling

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie engage in some inappropriate nostalgia and talk about America’s fucked up priorities in which brave, good people go to jail and are punished while the architects of war and financial destruction are rewarded. Also, the Obama administration plans to appeal a judge’s Plan B [...]

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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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Congress undermines USPS, letter from Guantanamo, “Connect the dots!”

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss how Congress is undermining the U.S. Postal Service, the New York Times publishing a powerful letter from a Guantanamo prisoner that indicts President Obama on his role in keeping Gitmo open, poverty in America, the NYPD still being awful, two-tier justice in the U.S., and [...]

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Journalist Will Potter on ‘Ag Gag’ laws, President Obama OKs cuts to Social Security

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Journalist Will Potter (@will_potter) joins the show to discuss ‘Ag Gag’ laws and animal activists being labeled domestic terrorists. Next, Allison and Jamie discuss President Obama OKing cuts to Social Security. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and [...]

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Bye-bye Due Process: from global drone assassinations to indefinite legal limbo

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the DOJ’s legal explanation for tossing away due process, and how that effort affects protesters domestically, as well, badass Malala Yousufzai, and how some lawmakers are quietly working behind the scenes to legalize marijuana. Finally, many sheriffs have stated they’ll refuse to enforce any federal gun [...]

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