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“Sky Raper”: Drones are tools of the patriarchy

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Journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald posted a disturbing report at their new site The Intercept about the NSA’s secret role in the U.S. assassination program. It’s a fascinating read, and I recommend you read it in its entirety, but I wanted to explore a very specific passage in the report—an interview with a former drone operator for [...]

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Let girls wrestle!, fast-food industry’s low wages cost US taxpayers $7 billion every year

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie vent about the great state of OR-EE-GONE, talk about women’s right to wrestle, Malala continuing to be a badass, the Olympics recognizing sexual orientation in its policy, how the fast food industry’s low wages cost US taxpayers $7 billion every year and more than [...]

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Occupy 2 year anniversary, 100 immigration activists arrested outside Capitol, Putin’s NYT op-ed

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the two year anniversary of OWS and where some of the organizers are now, another horrible rape culture story, 100 immigration activists arrested outside the Capitol, Vladimir Putin’s New York Times op-ed, and the backlash it received, Walmart being being terrible, the Texas Board of Education’s latest awful move, and [...]

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On eating disorders, Syria, and awful Richard Cohen

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie discusses his article on having and eating disorder and being an alcoholic, and Allison shares her article about why austerity is only for the little people when it comes to Syria, plus updates on Syria, and why Richard Cohen is still awful. Please purchase this Free Chelsea Manning [...]

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Maniac Mail, never apologize for being you, and Montana rape culture

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie read your Maniac Mail, and talk about why you should never apologize for being you, and the discuss Syria, the NYPD’s infallibility, and rape culture in Montana. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t [...]

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NYC’s disappearing hospitals, Greenwald’s partner detained by UK authorities, Austerity watch

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss NYC’s disappearing hospitals, Glenn Greenwald’s partner being detained by UK authorities, massive cuts to the Head Start program, teachers paying for their own school supplies, two-tier society in NYC, a disturbing update to the Steubenville rape story, Forever 21 slashes worker hours, and the NFL’s latest scam. Citizen Radio is [...]

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Demand Kickstarter remove guide to sexual assault, cop who killed 7-year-old girl walks free

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss protesters demanding Kickstarter remove a guide to sexual assault, this ridiculous Wall Street Journal op-ed that claims there’s a war on men, Patton Oswalt’s brave apology, GCHQ spying on foreign politicians, a Detroit cop who killed a 7-year-old girl walking free, and parents and [...]

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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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Wolf Blitzer: professional idiot, Chicago Board of Ed votes to shut down 50 schools, Maniac Mail

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss how Wolf Blitzer is a professional idiot, the Chicago Board of Ed votes to shut down 50 schools (though Asean Johnson’s school is spared), offer some advice to the mens (stop telling ladies how to look), and read some of your Maniac Mail. Citizen [...]

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9-yr-old activist owns Rahm Emanuel on school closings, Ali Gharib on the Syria intervention debate

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. An amazing 9-year-old activist owns Rahm Emanuel on school closings, Conviction of Genocidal Dictator Efrain Rios Montt Overturned by Guatemala’s Highest Court, Walmart Security Allegedly Suspected Father of Kidnapping Biracial Kids, Sergeant Accused of Secretly Filming Female Cadets, and in part 2 of the show, journalist Ali Gharib (@ali_gharib) discusses the [...]

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