Tag Archives: War on Drugs

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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Day 2 of Operation #killsugar, Waif-Fu, three women take on Facebook (and win)

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about day 2 of Operation #killsugar, discuss Waif-Fu, the three womenwho took on Facebook, a Gitmo guard who converted to Islam, the ridiculously expensive project Chicago is using public funds for as it closes schools, why Nike still sucks, the expanding Walmart [...]

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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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On hipsters and Hitler, update on Bangladesh factory fire, our future Water World

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the relationship between hipsters and Hitler, give updates on the Bangladesh factory fire, talk about the targetting of journalists by Israel, the UN passing a resolution on female genital mutilation, drone stories, another innocent black teen gunned down, the ongoing fuckery known as the War on Drugs, global horrific [...]

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BEST OF: Dr. Gabor Maté on the failed War on Drugs, drug decriminalization, and addiction

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Listen to this best-of episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Originally aired 2/20/10 and 2/24/10: part 1 and part 2 of Citizen Radio’s interview with Dr. Gabor Maté (http://www.drgabormate.com/). Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1944, Gabor Maté emigrated to Canada with his family in 1957. Currently, he is the staff physician at [...]

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How to Survive a Plague, when ‘cynicism’ and ‘rough language’ are okay

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie review How to Survive a Plague (spoiler free), yell at the New York Times for calling Jay-Z “cynical,” lament the lack of War on Drugs talk in the presidential debates, and recap some of the latest global labor struggles. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign [...]

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180+ arrested at Occupy Wall Street’s 1-year anniversary, War on Drugs, Newsweek’s “Muslim Rage”

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. More than 180 arrested at Occupy Wall Street’s one-year anniversary, director Eugene Jarecki talks about his film on the failed war on drugs, The House I Live In, and Allison and Jamie discuss Newsweek’s horrible “Muslim Rage” cover. Citizen Radio is a member-supported [...]

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Troy Davis denied clemency, end of DADT, Yahoo censors #OccupyWallStreet

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Troy Davis denied clemency, end of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, Yahoo censors #OccupyWallStreet emails, corporations target college students, CNN allows the Tea Party to craft political event, the world watches 750,000 Somalis starve, drug cartels fund political officials, and Dangles [...]

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