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Jiu-Jitsu tales, notable election results, warning signs for the Social Security battle

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Jamie shares tales from his Jiu-Jitsu tornament victory, Allison and Jamie discuss notable election results, and list warning signs for the Social Security battle. Remember to vote for Citizen Radio at podcastawards.com! You can vote once every day and remember to verify your vote [...]

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Citizen Radio: Digby dissects Dems’ performance, Christian extremism, Wikileaks, and the Catfood Commission

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Hear this episode by subscribing to our free podcast at wearecitizenradio.com. Digby joins the show to discuss Democrats’ performance, Christian extremism, Wikileaks, the Catfood Commission, domestic terrorism, and why the “government is like your family” metaphor is so very stupid. Check out Digby’s blog: http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/ and follow her on Twitter (@digby56) Allison and Jamie discuss tax [...]

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Another Monday, another week of the rich fucking the poor

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Hotel workers in Chicago, Hawaii, and San Francisco are staging strikes and walk-outs to protest what they call “cheap recession contracts.” Basically, union leaders say Hilton is exploiting workers even though the company received huge taxpayer-provided bailouts. Hilton is owned by Blackstone Group LP. Blackstone in February cut a deal to reduce its $20 billion [...]

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Privatization pirates want to pillage Social Security, but Americans aren't buying the lies

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Pete Peterson and his merry band of thieves recently rolled out the hilariously titled “America Speaks” propaganda tour, which was designed to brainwash citizens into voting against their own interests by supporting Social Security privatization. Peterson wants to do this because he owns Blackstone Group, which has a subsidiary called Blackrock Financial, the firm that [...]

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