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Quebec considers banning religious symbols, student debt hits women harder, CR’s vegan advice

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss Canada considering banning religious symbols, the President of Brazil’s comments on U.S. spying, the first openly gay circuit court judge in U.S. history, student debt hitting women harder, and President Obama not meeting with the president of Iran. Pick up a Citizen Radio tote bag today! Citizen Radio is [...]

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Off to fight in the zombie apocalypse, Yo Soy 132, more Occupy legal victories

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie realize they will fight in the zombie apocalypse, Yo Soy 132 movement, more Occupy legal victories, the importance of physical occupations, and this creepy video of a 5-year-old singing “no homos gonna make it to heaven” in church. Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food [...]

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Separating church and state: employers and birth control; Rick Perry can’t pray the baddies away

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. President Obama gives a speech focusing on the deficit over mass unemployment, London burns, defining the term “looting,” dismantling the “real men eat meat” myth, religious employers might soon be able to determine if they feel like paying for women’s birth [...]

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Drone ‘growth market’, John McCain blames wildfires on immigrants, religion still be crazy

Listen to the new Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Drone ‘growth market’, John McCain AKA Grandpa Simpson blames wildfires on immigrants, a lesbian couple gets kicked out of a baseball game for kissing, Miss USA was one of two contestants to correctly answer a question about evolution, religion is still crazy, eating [...]

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Journalist Laurie Penny on UK protests, Jamie, Roy Wood Jr, Jackie Kashian on religion

Listen to the new Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. April Fools! Citizen Radio didn’t have the heart to pull several different brilliant pranks on you guys. You’re welcome. Allison interviews journalist Laurie Penny (@PennyRed) about the UK protests and the media’s fixation on a small group of so-called anarchists. Later, Citizen Radio [...]

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Republicans: God approves of guns, rape

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Chuck Grassley and Sharron Angle were both in excellent form today – each supplying their own special moment of WTF?! to stun the masses. The first truth bomb was dropped by Chuck during the Elena Kagan confirmation hearings when he informed the unwashed mouth-breathers in the audience that God — not the Constitution — gives Americans [...]

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Texas whitewashing is latest stage of Textbook Wars

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It’s tempting to dismiss the recent whitewashing of history by the Texas Board of Education as a parochial problem. However, the board’s decisions to erase Thomas Jefferson, Cesar Chavez, the separation of Church and State (all while exalting the glories of Capitalism, The Heritage Foundation, and the Moral Majority) are more than poor judgments worthy [...]

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Irish atheists fight new blasphemy laws

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This past summer, a new law passed in Ireland which made blasphemy, the simple act of challenging or offending a religious belief, a punishable crime with a fine of up to €25,000 ($35,810). The scientist and religious critic, Richard Dawkins, called this a “return to the middle ages.” As of yesterday, the law officially went into [...]

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