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Guardian editor: paper threatened with censorship, no evidence Stop & Frisk saves lives

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie talks about sobriety, followed by Allison and Jamie discussing this Guardian editor’s terrifying column about officials threatening the paper with censorship, Ray Kelly being wrong about Stop & Frisk saving lives, more effects of the sequestration, California inmates being force-fed, and the U.S. government quietly cutting [...]

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Texas GOP fears tampons, terrorist attack against a mosque you probably didn’t hear about, racist ‘Asian’ names

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss a website that is publishing letters from prisoners participating in the California hunger strike, how the GOP is afraid of tampons and jars of urine that don’t exist, a terrorist attack against a mosque in the UK that you probably didn’t hear about, sigh… racism, [...]

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Wendy Davis is aware of us! Also, Quebec oil train disaster is a corporate crime, more on Pelican Bay hunger strike

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie shout-out Maniac Courtney who got a CR flyer into the hands of Wendy Davis, thank Rebecca Rose for her very nice thank you, discuss how the Quebec oil train disaster is a corporate crime, creepy MRAs and the Edmonton slut walk, the Pelican Bay [...]

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War on Women updates, Pelican Bay hunger strike, how not to burn out as a progressive activist

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss War on Women updates, the Pelican Bay hunger strike, how not to burn out as a progressive activist, “Father Jamie’s” other podcast, the George Zimmerman trial, and Georgia executing a man with an IQ of 70. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. [...]

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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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Time to yell about idiots, fracking, and solitary confinement

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about a fracking pipeline being built in NYC, sexist idiots, solitary confinement, the fucked up nature of US prisons (on and off the grid), and the US’s two-tier society. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t lead you to [...]

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BOO homophobes, YAY lifesaving drugs for poor people

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie and Allison talk about how homophobes (including David Brooks) suck, and lifesaving drugs for poor people are awesome. Plus, updates on the Stop and Frisk trial in NYC, the public school cheating scandal in Atlanta, and how the media was MIA during a prison protest in New Mexico. [...]

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Iraq: pundits mea culpa everywhere, Syria, Part 2 of America’s Domestic Black Sites

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss how Ezra Klein doesn’t think the Iraq invasion was “managed” very well, the legacy of the U.S.’s invasion and occupation of Iraq, discuss the horrific situation in Syria and why media consumers should be cautious about the drumbeat for bombings and future [...]

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Wall Street isn’t done screwing you, Part 1 of America’s Domestic Black Sites

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie recommend a couple articles that you should definitely read this week: Sarah Jaffe on the Chained CPI nonsense and Washington’s commitment to austerity and Alexis Goldstein on the London Whale Fail and how Wall Street isn’t done screwing you yet. Then, Marc [...]

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