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Episode #1212: Citizen Radio’s airing of grievances, Rand Paul is running for President (reminder: he is anti-birth control, somewhat anti-vaccination, a fan of conspiracy theorists , would be the worst president on civil rights since the 1800s , is bankrolled by Google and the Kochs , and is a climate change denier ), and a South Carolina cop executes an unarmed black man on video
Episode #1195: Allison and Jamie discuss Allison’s stress dreams, the alleged Ferguson shooter says he was not targeting police , Planet Fitness stands by a trans woman , only a band of white dudes would call themselves “ Black Pussy ,” Canadians protest  anti-terrorism legislation and Prime Minister Harper makes some very ignorant  comments  about the niqab and moderate Muslims, Georgia parents object  to their child’s school project that includes a picture of a lynching, Utah...
Episode #1197: Allison and Jamie play Game of Celebrities, Starbucks has a very dumb idea  to fix racism in America, Benjamin Netanyahu wins reelection , Jeffrey William’s lawyer says police beat his client  and would not permit him to take photos of the injuries, California passes some weak water regulations ( here is a list of ideas that might actually make an impact ), the privately run Texas prison that was taken over by inmates has been shut down and the prisoners have been relocated...
Episode #1207: Allison’s master April Fool’s prank, Arkansas copies  Indiana’s “Right to Discriminate” bill and the CEO of Walmart  asks the governor to veto it, Texas wants to cut HIV funding and teach more abstinence , and U.S. unfreezes  aid to Egypt’s military.
Episode #1285:  Jenny Jaffe (@jennyjaffe, @projecturok) and Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) join #LadyPowerHour to answer some of your mail; more on vocal fry and policing how women speak, it would be cool if people cared about black people as much as Cecil the lion , Mike Huckabee says he would deploy U.S. troops to stop women from getting abortions , NYPD pulls a gay man from his home and beats him while yelling homophobic slurs , Holly Madison  reveals  the hell that is the Playboy Mansion,...
Episode #1163: Allison and Jamie discuss Fantastic Four’s weird choice to make Sue Storm adopted (as opposed to hiring a black actress,) New Yorkers believing a blizzard doesn’t count if it doesn’t hit our city, weather is not climate , Jonathan Chait believes political correctness has made debate impossible , this very weird headline  about a drone strike in Yemen, 6 basic facts about abortion  that you should know.
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Episode #1222: Jenny Jaffe (@jennyjaffe) joins the show to discuss House of Cards being terrible and overrated, mental illness, and  Project UROK  (@projecturok). Check it out and consider contributing your own stories!
Episode #1178: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) to discuss SNL’s joke  about diversity, George Washington: slave catcher , how “ respectability politics ” muted the legacy of black LGBT activist Pauli Murray, the positive effects  of Portugal decriminalizing drugs, judge temporarily halts  Obama’s immigration actions, study  suggests secular upbringings may be healthier for children, grand jury indicts  Craig Hicks for the Chapel Hill...
Episode #1274: Jamie likes slam poetry again, NYPD union head calls Eric Garner settlement “ obscene ,” unarmed Mississippi man dies after 20-minute police chokehold while telling cops he “ can’t breathe ,” former Reddit CEO writes that Ellen Pao was the one stopping Reddit from shutting down hate sub-forums ( whoops ), Scott Walker calls the concept of a minimum wage “ lame ,” and says the Boy Scouts’ ban on gay adults “ protected children ,” study reveals “...
Episode #1271: The tragic tale of Penny and the tiny vest, David Frum accuses Serena Williams of using steroids,  Dr. Willie Parker , Mississippi’s last abortion doctor, is a hero, Confederate flag taken down from South Carolina Statehouse, Amy Winehouse and the  gendering of martyrdom , Greek government  agrees to more cuts  following vote in which austerity was overwhelmingly rejected by citizens, Jeb Bush says Americans  need to work longer hours  even though they already work longer...
Episode #1249: Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) join the show for #LadyPowerHour!,  Suffragette  and when white audiences accept property destruction in a protest movement, why allies should stop using the phrase “Big Pharma”  to regulate chronically sick people’s autonomy, white privilege personified , the creepy story of Sofia Vergara’s ex-boyfriend fighting her over custody of their frozen embryos , Harvard doesn’t need a $400 million donation , Jim...
Episode #1296: Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) join the show for #LadyPowerHour! Male sports writer shockingly tells male readers their sports idols accused of rape aren’t their BFFs , Planned Parenthood (sigh) praises Donald Trump , the latest anti-PP video posted online , check out this helpful infographic  charting all the figures and institutions behind the anti-PP videos,  Atlantic  writer calls Beyonce’s hair “ stringy ” and “unpretty,”...
Episode #1171: Allison and Jamie discuss the great Grammy hypocrisy , an Oregon judge rules upskirt shots are not illegal , GOP lawmaker finds the “ silver lining ” of rape, Rep. Aaron Schock’s press secretary’s racist   rants , NYPD’s magical plan  to turn anyone it wants into felons, and the latest ISIS execution doesn’t mean we need to celebrate Jordan’s king.
Episode #1306:  Tessa Hersh (@welliTclaire) joins #LadyPowerHour!  This man is not Vester Flanagan  and the media put his life in danger, Walmart stops selling semi-automatic rifles  because they weren’t selling very well, Donald Trump fans who beat up a Mexican immigrant were living illegally in public housing , Rand Paul thinks Black Lives Matter should change their name , Ben Carson gets extremely candid about the War on Women , science says working with too many men will  literally...
Episode #1270: NYSE, WSJ, and United Airlines are all broken, Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to giving Quaaludes to women , MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough asks why Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson thought he could get away with punching a “ blonde woman “?, the U.S. death toll by fireworks  in a 24-hour period far exceeds the U.S. death toll by ISIS and Ebola combined, and Muslim groups fundraise to restore black churches and “ support victims of arson .”   Reminder: Jamie’s...
Episode #1252: Buddy Guy, Dave Chappelle, and white audiences’ consumption of black culture, Rachel Dolezal and the roles of white allies, why the comparison between transgender and “trans-racial” (a term coined by trolls) is not valid, the New York Times , for some reason, seems afraid to allow trans people to speak for themselves , and James Boulware and how the media uses the label “terrorist”
Episode #1254: Donald Trump’s batshit speech, Jeb Bush goes off script  to promise immigration reform (flashback to 1995 when he said unwed mothers should be publicly shamed ), blame the increase in Baltimore murders on poverty and not the lack of cops , the Dominican Republic is about to be “ socially cleaned ,” over 400 others just like Kalief Browder trapped in Rikers for years without trial , including a 24-year-old who has spent a quarter of his life in prison  without trial, NYPD...
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Episode #1320: #PigGate also known as #BaeOfPigs and outrage over the admittedly terrible allegations leveled at David Cameron when the factory farming industry is much worse (on abuse and for the planet), Emmys 2015: Viola Davis becomes the first woman of color ever to win best actress in a drama, John Kerry says the U.S. will take 100,000 refugees every year beginning in 2017, Ben Carson says a Muslim should be disqualified from the presidency, seven things you didn’t know the U.S. and its...
Episode #1316: Jamie predicts what shows he’ll be ashamed of having watched in the future, Nick Diaz suspended for 5 years by Nevada commission for marijuana, when trolling becomes a criminal act , Matt Damon doesn’t get why diversity behind the camera is necessary ,  Chicago Sun-Times  columnist says raping a sex worker is just “ theft of services ,” and stop conflating gender and genitals
Episode #1372: CR’s favorite kind of panic attacks, our rapid decline into fascism, Donald Trump’s Islamophobia is bad but the other GOP candidates aren’t much better , some big GOP players say Trump has a point , nearly two-thirds of likely GOP primary voters back Trump’s Muslim ban, Muslim groups raised almost $100,000 for victims of the San Bernardino shooting , and new members emails!
Episode #1312: Kim Davis released from jail to “Eye of the Tiger,” Donald Trump likens his schooling to military service , Hillary Clinton says  she will increase Israeli support for  rocket defenses, sell Israel f-35s, and develop a missile defense system for northern Israel, Hungarian camerawoman fired for kicking and tripping migrants  running from police, Baltimore judge denies  request to dismiss charges against officers facing trial in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray and...
Episode #1326: Tons of Maniac Mail about veganism and MMA, Carly Fiorina lies about waterboarding, Matt Damon says gay actors should stay in the closet , a serving UK general threatens mutiny against a future Corbyn government, and Labour environment secretary Kerry McCarthy says meat-eaters should be treated like smokers
Episode #1332: Boston: Don’t miss Jamie’s show TOMORROW at Great Scott! Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) join #LadyPowerHour! Recommended reading, Ben Carson’s various wildly offensive  statements on the topic of massacre prevention, Urban Outfitters thinks it’s cute to ask people to work for free , the Congressman who restricted gun violence research now has regrets , the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act protects gun dealers after massacres, we...
Episode #1337: Jenny (@jennyjaffe, @projecturok) and Katey (@khealywu) join the show for #LPH! Jenny talks about her sister cosplaying at Comic Con  and Hamilton the musical. The first Democratic presidential debate, Congresswoman disinvited for suggesting there should be more debates, how Anderson Cooper’s so-called “aggressive” style of questioning should be the standard for journalists, Bernie Sanders’ support of pro-gun legislation, and Hillary Clinton opposes every trade deal...
Episode #1154: Allison and Jamie discuss the weirdest things that happened when they were kids in school, then discuss updates  on the terrorist attack  in Paris, the free speech rally in Paris attended by some of the biggest opponents of free speech , a German newspaper that reprinted the Muhammed cartoon was firebombed , 35,000 Germans rally to oppose racism ,  American Sniper  is pure propaganda, Obama unveils plans for free community college , and Bill Cosby jokes  about the rape...
Episode #1161: Allison and Jamie discuss the Senate GOP removing  ‘civil rights and human rights’ from a subcomittee’s name,  GOP lawmakers declare  ‘all-out assault’ on marriage for same-sex and atheist couples in Oklahoma, lefties win  a crucial election in Greece, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah  dies, and no, he was not a hero reformer, journalist Barrett Brown  sentenced to 63 months in federal prison, and new obesity guidelines  could prove life-threatening for patients.
Episode #1235: Kentucky/Ohio! Don’t miss Jamie’s birthday show TONIGHT! Marco Rubio is unfamiliar  with Manifest Destiny, Allen West thinks  Sharia Law has come to Walmart , all you have to do is treat women like people , a college student tells Jeb Bush, “ your brother created ISIS ,” Silicon Valley’s weird (and fascist?) “ Startup Castle ,” Senate Democrats first block TPP fast-tracking then cut a deal  to push ahead with votes, House passes 20-week abortion ban , and cops...
Episode #1366: By lack of popular demand: Jamie and Allison review  The Leftovers !  The Frisky announces  it will no longer publish James Deen’s sex advice column after Stoya tweeted about Deen raping her, two more adult film actresses come forward with accusations that Deen attacked them, Kevin McCarthy dismisses  possibility of government shutdown over Planned Parenthood, man arrested near hospital for making threats against one of the survivors of the PP shooting, shocker: Robert...
Episode #1172: A brief recap of the Grammys, former meat inspector blows the whistle  on USDA reform, are you a Jihadist? ( consult this chart! ), France plans to isolate  prisoners in order to fight radicalization, Utah lawmaker questions  if sex with an unconscious person should always be considered rape, Wall Street pays bankers to work in government , and a Florida bill would imprison  trans people for using public bathrooms.
Episode #1186: Allison and Jamie talk about online creeps being outraged  by new Reddit guidelines that allow individuals, whose nude photos were posted without their permission, to ask for them to be taken down, private police are carrying guns and making arrests  (and their ranks are swelling), police kill  Antonio Zambrano-Montes  for allegedly throwing rocks ( though some claim he wasn’t even doing that ), LAPD caught on video  shooting a homeless man to death, Senator Inhofe is...
Episode #1184: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller)! Huge victory  for Net Neutrality activists, identity of “ Jihadi John ” revealed and a discussion about why young people might be joining ISIS, the incredible Oscar moment  almost everyone missed, and NYPD officers think re-training in the wake of an officer killing Eric Garner is a “ waste of time ” even though they get to watch Road House . Also, doulas are not like Amazon Prime , this...
Episode #1231: Mass text fighting with your family is a circle of hell, the cockroach war, anti-austerity activists protest  Tory victory in UK, the New York Times’ profile  on nail salon workers highlights the plight of undocumented low-wage workers, Natasha McKenna’s death ruled an accident due to “ excited delirium ,” Oklahoma triples  the waiting period for an abortion, and “dad bod” is celebrated because sexism.
Episode #1368: Thank you, new members! San Bernardino shooting and what we know  so far about the shooters , the media’s definition of terrorism, Ted Cruz didn’t want to rush to accusations after the Planned Parenthood shooting but couldn’t wait to do so after the San Bernardino attack, and why the CDC isn’t researching gun violence
Episode #1371: Jamie’s BACK BABY with lots of album news, Donald Trump is the result of the GOP’s strategy of racism and xenophobia , but it seems he’s gone too far for even some of the most hardcore Conservatives , largest white supremacist website cheers on Trump’s idea of banning Muslims from the U.S., the man behind Trump’s platform is an  anti-Muslim extremist , Muslim sixth grader allegedly attacked in NYC by schoolmates who called her ISIS and tore at her hijab, white...
Episode #1283: Boy Scouts end ban  on gay adults, GOP politicians condemning Planned Parenthood previously supported  fetal tissue donation, Native American civil rights activist dies mysteriously in police custody , and Maniac Mail about being friends with a cop and sobriety
Episode #1331: Advice to a young comic moving to the big city, Meryl Streep’s rampage of awfulness from saying she’a a humanist to donning that “I’d Rather Be a Rebel Than a Slave” shirt , the U.S. airstrike against an Afghanistan Doctors Without Borders hospital is a war crime and yet CNN seems to have a difficult time coming to terms  with that fact, Ben Carson tells the truth about police shootings then quickly takes it back , Bolivia calls for investigation into cables leaked by...
Episode #1358: Exciting album news, Aaron Rodgers criticizes Packers fan who yelled, “ Muslims suck! ” during moment of silence, 6 reasons to welcome Syrian refugees after Paris, Ted Cruz to offer bill banning Syrian refugees, Rupert Murdoch’s advice to President Obama: Only accept “ proven Christian ” refugees into the U.S., Texas Rep. Tony Dale says his state shouldn’t take Syrian refugees because it’s too easy for them to get guns
Episode #1351: Thanks for all the support, Maniacs! Voters elected Republicans and defeated progressive ballot initiatives in yesterday’s elections but Democrats scored a  major victory in Pennsylvania , Ariana Grande tells two childish radio hosts they need a “ little brushing up on equality ,” Indonesia fires are the worst environmental disaster of the 21st century (so far), Illinois cop’s shooting death ruled a suicide , and Ireland is going to decriminalize small amounts of drugs...
Episode #1226: Jamie’s magical Nashville experience, thousands rally in coast-to-coast Baltimore solidarity protests as BPD scrambles to shape a plausible narrative  that pardons its officers even though the second prisoner originally said Freddie Gray was “ mostly quiet ” inside the police van, BPD’s “purge” story is unravelling , the mom who smacked her son on video says she didn’t want him to be “ a Freddie Gray ,” Gray and his siblings filed a lead poisoning lawsuit in...
Episode #1373: The debut of Jamie Kilstein and The Agenda’s War on Christmas  song! Supreme Court Justices’ outrageous comments about Affirmative Action , Muslim store owner in tears after he’s beaten by New York man on mission to “ kill Muslims ,” revenge porn king gets two years in prison , Tyson Fury stripped of his title and investigated by police for anti-gay comments , and more mail from new members
Episode #1218: Denver! Don’t miss Jamie’s show tonight (and his show on Saturday in Albuquerque), shout-out to Queen Alba, #FightFor15 nationwide protests , 52 percent of fast-food workers  are welfare recipients, McDonald’s faces  backlash  from workers who did not get a raise, Tulsa authorities reportedly  falsified  reserve deputy’s training records, Atlanta educators were recently sentenced  in a test score cheating case while the movement to abolish standardized testing...
Episode #1318: GOP debate and the many, many lies: Donald Trump’s wrong on vaccinations and people with Autism, Carly Fiorina’s wrong about Planned Parenthood , and the candidates’ ridiculous answers about which woman should appear on the ten dollar bill  and what their Secret Service code names  would be, and the owner of Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse runs an event where  people shoot hogs from a helicopter
Episode #1292: Reading/viewing recommendations, fuck management/studios—do it yourself! More than 100 people   arrested in day of Ferguson protests, armed Oath Keepers  show up in Ferguson, man-babies upset by image of Salma Hayek with quote from Frederick Hayek , Missouri police organization declares “ Darren Wilson Day ,” police shoot and kill Christian Taylor  for property destruction, police have killed 24 people  since Wednesday, #BlackLivesMatter protests work and the proof is...
Episode #1291: Conspiracy theories about Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle get dumber and dumber , Ferguson police shoot man  unrelated to Mike Brown vigil, female engineer faces sexist remarks  after agreeing to pose for advertising campaign, tragedy in Texas  is latest example of how domestic violence charges aren’t taken seriously, rich kid asks Rikers staff where they hold their yoga class , and a New York white supremacist blows off his own leg  while making bombs at his house
Episode #1295: Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) join the show for #LadyPowerHour! Member of Chicago Tribune’s editorial board wishes for a Hurricane Katrina-like event  to change Chicago for the better, Amnesty International votes  to adopt policy to protect human rights of sex workers despite dumb celebrities fighting them, Virginia Wesleyan College  demands rape victim’s entire sexual history , cops forcibly search woman’s vagina after claiming...
Episode #1281: Stop shaming women for how they speak , Rick Perry says the Lafayette shooting could have been prevented by adding more guns , Cleveland PD admits  the officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice should have never been hired, Arizona drug tested welfare recipients and found only one person  tested positive, and Mike Huckabee says the Iran deal will lead Israelis to the “ oven door ,” even though he said he was open to diplomacy  with Iran in 2008
Episode #1362: Donald Trump RTs racist (and factually incorrect ) image from Neo-Nazi website, Brussels police call for social media blackout , two Palestinian-Americans profiled  during boarding process because fellow passenger said they felt unsafe, State Senator says Syrian refugees should live in camps while another Congressman claims they’re just looking for a “ paid vacation ,” and Paris attacks sadly familiar to family members of mass shooting victims.
Episode #1219: Jamie has upcoming shows in San Francisco, New Orleans, Austin, and Houston, 4/20 (sigh) and the white privilege behind all these giggling docs about white  entrepreneurs  in the weed industry,  Ben Affleck’s ancestors owned slaves , the 20th anniversary of the  Oklahoma City terrorist attack , Alec Baldwin was tragically  inconvenienced  by the fast food strikes,  real estate values  are tied to standardized test scores, and FBI admits  that  nearly every examiner...
Episode #1209: Allison and Jamie thank all the Ohio Maniacs for coming out to Jamie’s show, Arkansas and Indiana governors amend  “Right to Discriminate” laws, Idaho police  fatally shoot a pregnant woman, online harassment activist Randi Harper swatted , about the Iran nuclear deal and those who oppose it , Bob Menendez corruption case reads like an indictment  of Citizens United, and San Francisco cops to be fired  for racist, homophobic texts and institutional bigotry is bigger...
Episode #1311: New videos up with AccessPass for Jamie’s CD! Some Jewish people claim to know the real source  of Jimmy Carter’s cancer, David Cameron agrees to allow 20,000 refugees in over the next 5 years which is statistically almost meaningless considering there are three times that number on the Balkan route right now , Kentucky clerk Kim Davis and liberals treating incarceration as a solution, an American family saved their son from joining ISIS but now he may go to prison , and...
Episode #1289: Jamie pisses off his little nephew, Alabama cop keeps job after proposal to murder black man and hide evidence , a cop killed a white teen and the #AllLivesMatter people are nowhere to be found , NYPD video of synthetic weed freak out is really a dude on PCP , Bill Bratton says we’re letting too many people out of jail, NYPD asks woman raped in LES bar if she’s a “ party girl ,” and the Koch brothers invite some journalists to their weird power orgy—as long as they...
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Episode #1288: BREAKING NEWS: Jamie is 5’7″ and is on Instagram (veganMMA), Jeb Bush Bush says, “I’m not sure we need a half billion dollars for women’s health issues,” one year after John Crawford was murdered by police inside an Ohio Walmart and his family is  still waiting for justice , University of Cincinnati police  overwhelmingly  target black people, and  6 in 10 Americans  say changes are needed to give blacks and whites equal rights
Episode #1247: We didn’t need Fifty Shades of Grey but we certainly don’t need another book told from Christian Grey’s point of view, SCOTUS rules in favor of a woman who wears a hijab  and was denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch, FIFA president steps down, judge presiding over Hastert case twice donated money  to his election campaigns, black Americans killed by police twice as likely  to be unarmed as white people, Mike Huckabee’s offensive comment  about transgender people...
Episode #1260: Russell (sigh) Brand asks protesters to “ love the police ,” South Carolina House approves measure that allows them to consider removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol; Walmart, eBay, Etsy, Amazon, and Sears all commit to stop selling the Confederate flag, Virginia governor calls for removing the Confederate flag from license plates, Hillary Clinton calls the Emanuel AME shooting an act of “ racist terrorism ,” Senate hands President Obama a huge TPP win , leaked...
Episode #1208: Jamie recaps Kung-Fu: The Legend Continues, Arkansas’ governor says he won’t sign “Right to Discriminate” bill until changes are made , Indiana pizzeria closes after allegedly receiving threats  following the announcement that they refuse to cater same-sex weddings, Nevada becomes sixth state to introduce transphobic legislation  this year, charged with the same crime, Iowa paper shows black suspects’ mugshots but whites get yearbook pictures , income inequality is so...
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Episode #1185: Jamie’s back with tales from Boston, Allison and Jamie shout-out Will Kramer, a Maniac arrested while protesting the anti-union right-to-work legislation  passed by the Wisconsin Senate, and please don’t joy-shame people talking about that dress.
Episode #1229: Joss Whedon clarifies that  he did not leave Twitter because of mean feminists , “band together for the cause” has been the mantra of cis white men since the beginning of time, Forbes writer  quits  after  sexism and media story  is unpublished, funds for Tamir Rice’s family are caught in l egal limbo  and a  new fundraising campaign  is underway, the officer who has been charged with manslaughter over Freddie Gray’s death previously  threatened to kill himself...
Episode #1225: Rand Paul weighs in on Baltimore  and it goes as badly as you’d imagine, activist shuts down  Wolf Blitzer, Adam Sandler’s new film is (unsurprisingly) racist , Bernie Sanders is running for president, and Los Angeles county to pay $700,000 to minorities  targeted by cops
Episode #1214: IndieGoGo cancels campaign  for cop who killed Walter Scott, KKK members/prison guards arrested  in Florida murder plot, cop mocked  Eric Harris while he was dying, 1,000-foot water slide  to take over Detroit streets following water shut-offs, Maniac Mail about intersectional atheism, and why putting dudes in charge  and telling them they’re infallible is always, always a bad idea.
Episode #1182: Allison shares The Saddest Thing Ever, surprise! Bill O’reilly is a big ol’ liar (and recently threatened a reporter ), a scientist and famed climate change skeptic took $1.2 million from the fossil-fuel industry , thousands of inmates  seize control of  a privatized Texas prison  and demand better medical care, police union head says Tamir Rice was “ menacing ” because he was tall, hundreds of prisons charge for “j ail video visits “, Nicholas Kristof admits to...
Episode #1255: Donald Trump paid actors  to attend presidential launch event, California labor commission rules Uber drivers are employees , House GOP eyes clean fast-track TPP bill without assistance  for unemployed workers, David Brooks is wrong on TPP just like he was wrong on NAFTA , Senate votes to outlaw torture  (and how the GOP presidential hopefuls voted ), Canadian General says sexual assault occurs because of “ biological wiring ,” high school police brutality art exhibit...
Episode #1256: Media immediately scrambles to make excuses for Dylann Roof, the white supremacist  terrorist responsible for killing nine people in an attack against a black church in South Carolina, Glenn Beck’s insincere kumbaya moment , an eyewitness says Roof said, “ You’re taking over our country ” during rampage, the ugly truth about hate crimes in America , Walmart is a huge tax-dodger , Clinton inmates haven’t been allowed to leave their cells since the manhunt for Richard...
Episode #1370: Katharine (@spkheller) and Anna Lekas Miller (@agoodcuppa) join Lady Power Hour! Syrian refugee crisis and xenophobia, President Obama’s prime-time  speech in which he evoked the no-fly list, Justice Department announces it will  investigate Chicago police,  The Wiz  was amazing but some white people were upset about the all black cast (sigh), London police treating Tube station knife attack as “ terrorist incident ,” and why the media needs to parse terrorist cell...
Episode #1346: Updates on #AssaultAtSpringValley: Deputy Ben Fields has been  suspended without pay , and the FBI and Justice Department will investigate  Fields’ “disturbing” actions, meet Niya Kenny : the extremely brave student who filmed the assault, Sheriff Lott claims Fields cannot be racist because he’s dating a black woman, and Don Lemon’s awful coverage of the brutality. Also, SXSW and Buzzfeed’s cowardice on the online harassment panel being pulled from SXSW, Walmart...
Episode #1342: Katharine (@spkheller) joins the show for #LPH with tales from the road! Racists are very mad the new Star Wars cast isn’t a bunch of white people, the case for banning tipping and issuing living wages (sorry, Richard Cohen), Joe Biden isn’t running for president , wealthy people are super sad because being rich is an “isolating” experience, and let’s laugh together about this article claiming the PC police are ruining Halloween
Episode #1378: Martin Shkreli arrested on charges of securities fraud, Bill Cosby sues accusers for causing him “ emotional distress ,” Chicago students chant “ 16 shots !” at Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Gray trial of Officer William Porter ends in a mistrial , don’t blame mental illness for gun violence , cop who sought photos of teen’s erection in sexting case dies by suicide moments before arrest , there’s so much lead in the blood of children in Flint, Michigan that a state of...
Episode #1363: #JessicaJones is a kickass show about consent and believing women, Allison and Jamie reader your slacker work stories, five people shot at a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis and the suspected shooters are white supremacists who also use the language of MRAs , judge orders the CPD to release video footage of Laquan McDonald’s murder , Texas School Board of Education decides not to require a group of experts to fact-check textbooks, refugees sew their mouths shut in...
Episode #1149: We’re back! Allison and Jamie explain that sometimes humans need to take sick days, then discuss the tragedy of Leelah Alcorn’s suicide and the privilege of claiming “it gets better” for all people, the “ smirking thug ” who assaulted an MTA employee turns out to be a cop, and “ Manbook “.
Episode #1190: Allison and Jamie offer advice on veganism and comedy, shout-out to affordable tuition/Black Lives Matter protesters arrested for blocking a highway  in California, the bigger Brian Williams scandal , Minnesota raised taxes on the rich two years ago and the world has not ended , David Petraeus leaked classified information and only faces a year in jail  because he’s powerful, Ringling Bros. finally decides  to get rid of its cruel elephant act, ISIS are a bunch of assholes ,...
Episode #1335: Sally (@sallyt) and Katey (@khealywu) join the show for #LPH! Recommended reading/viewing, Kevin McCarthy drops out of House speaker race after accidentally admitting Benghazi is a partisan witch-hunt, then says House Republicans may need to “ hit rock bottom ,” Ben Carson’s historically inaccurate comments guns, Jewish people, and the Holocaust, Texas mom notices her son’s textbook calls slavery a “ pattern of immigration ,” and yet another campus shooting at...
Episode #1377: Allison’s NyQuil-fueled GOP debate live-tweets, GOP candidates’ weak condemnation/passive support of Donald Trump’s Muslim ban , chickenhawk Mike Huckabee tells the youth to “ get off your butt ” and defeat ISIS, a heckler tells Trump we “ don’t want more billionaire politicians ,” FBI now claims San Bernardino shooters did not post support for jihad on social media, 16 demonstrators arrested at a Laquan McDonald protest in Chicago, National Review  posts this...
Episode #1193: Allison and Jamie explain why it’s not a good idea to have your black boyfriend pretend arrested  in order to ask him to prom, Sen. Tom Cotton took $1 million  from Bill Kristol’s ‘Emergency Committee for Israel’, another SAE member  exhibits racist behavior (it’s almost like racism is systemic), Morning Joe’s hosts blame rappers  for SAE’s racism (and Mika’s weak sauce walk-back ), mugshots are state coercion , no, Venezuela is not an  extraordinary threat ,...
Episode #1194: Allison and Jamie offer some advice to a Maniac who wants to live on the road (including how it is of paramount importance to avoid Werner Herzog in the wild), NYPD edits Wikipedia pages containing police brutality , NYPD’s Bratton says he needs more cops to fight ISIS , black women arrested and detained  after they were accused of using a stolen credit card, and Rudy Giuliani says he wishes President Obama was more like Bill Cosby .
Episode #1211: Allison and Jamie discuss how you should never, ever speak ill of Hootie  (especially if you work at Rolling Stone), Purvi Patel and the absurd “ lung float test ,” Israel still wants to attack Iran , 147 dead  in al-Shabab attack in Kenya, Walmart is hiding  Ronda Rousey’s book (and their wages  still aren’t high enough), some Atlanta educators may be going to jail for a long time  for test cheating, and the  “Food Babe” is full of shit
Episode #1165: Citizen Radio’s poetry corner! First, Amanda Palmer’s terrible Jonathan Chait-inspired poem , followed by poetry based on Allison and Jamie’s tweets. Also, Richard Sherman’s perfect response to Roger Goodell , the New York Times cancels  its race beat, and cops in Texas shot and killed  a mentally ill 17-year-old.
Episode #1177: Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) to discuss therapy’s social stigma, the media’s terrible handling of Bruce Jenner’s transition, why you shouldn’t cry your weight in tears  for Justine Sacco, transgender rights, what the film War Games teaches us about life, Greece’s Varoufakis says “ we will smash ” the big banks, when taking anxiety medication is a revolutionary act , the times the Personhood laws don’t apply ,...
Episode #1173: Allison and Jamie talk about how the hatred of Kanye isn’t just about different musical tastes (and here are several   articles about that ,) revisiting a 2013 interview with CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou before he began serving his two year prison sentence, no, you shouldn’t send your children to “ Measles parties ,”  Autism is much better than Measles , NYPD cop indicted in killing of Akai Gurley , the U.S. embassy in Yemen is permanently closing , and Colorado is...
Episode #1175: Allison and Jamie work through some winter depression then discuss how it’s possible to be Islamophobic and argue about parking at the same time, Obama asks Congress for new war authority to fight ISIS, Gov. Christie signs law to allow water privatization , Brian Williams is suspended for six months, and the “ Princeton Mom ” is an idiot and the news should stop inviting her on. 
Episode #1187: President “Prime Minister” Netanyahu addressed Congress, which pissed off a lot of people , and humbly requested you be very afraid of Iranians because they have the bomb!! (he’s been saying this for years ), University of Massachusetts reverses decision to  ban Iranian students from STEM disciplines , two anti-science bills  are scheduled for consideration in the House, Pat Robertson wants you to know vegetables are un-godly , an opposition leader has been murdered in...
Episode #1189: Allison sings a beautiful ballad in thanks for the birthday memberships, Wisconsin State Assembly votes for anti-union “right to work” legislation, cops kill an unarmed black teen  in Wisconsin, Rep. Don Young proposes wolves could solve homelessness , 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, International Working Women’s Day (and how bougie institutions nixed class from the political movement), and why men touch women’s bodies without asking .
Episode #1200: Allison and Jamie discuss how Starbucks baristas will no longer write  “Race Together” on cups, University of Virginia protesters say the Martese Johnson   beating is only the tip of the iceberg , the growing conversation that frats should be banned , President Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s chilly relationship  doesn’t really matter if policy doesn’t change, President Obama says he should have closed Guantanamo “ on the first day ,” this think piece...
Episode #1201: Allison and Jamie discuss Ted Cruz  entering  the 2016 Presidential race, Indiana House okays controversial “ license to discriminate ” bill, Israel spied  on Iran nuclear talks with U.S., Utah enacts  firing squads as backup execution method, Yemen  descends into chaos (so much for being a shining example of War on Terror success), it’s not up to Mo’ne Davis  to be your “ perfect victim ,” and Maniac Mail about self-care.
Episode #1155: Allison and Jamie talk about the Golden Globes: the good, the bad, and the  orchestrated  political theater , NYPD’s slow down  continues to demonstrate the police are militarized, and a coalition  of civil rights activists visit Palestine.
Episode #1166: Allison and Jamie discuss the War on Birds, Citizen Radio’s own Maniac Wrangler sues  CBS over unpaid internships, a waitress assumes comic Kamau Bell is begging from his wife, a white woman, because racism , a Texas representative asks Muslim visitors to swear allegiance to the United States , a bill  would allow Texas teachers to kill students, and NYPD’s Bill Bratton conflates  protests and terrorism.
Episode #1242: The adventures of Jamie and Tum-Tum, Cleveland police to stop hitting people on heads  with guns as part of DOJ agreement, and how the agreement still relies on officers’ definitions of reasonable threats , everything in NYC is over-priced so why are people mad at this hotdog vendor  who was price-gouging rich tourists?, FIFA officials indicted on corruption  charges and no one is surprised, federal court refuses to lift a hold  on President Obama’s executive action that...
Episode #1324: Meat-eaters are the preachy ones, Pope addresses Congress , this really gross Congressman stole the Pope’s water and drank it with his family , big updates on the climate change debate , John Boehner resigns and how the far-right never considered Boehner extreme enough , former Volkswagen CEO may retire with $67 million golden parachute , Patrick Kane accuser’s lawyer withdraws after concerns over evidence bag
Episode #1323: The Pope is among us! Little girl shares immigration reform message  with Pope, Pope Francis makes an unscheduled, off-the-record stop to visit activists fighting a federal contraception mandate , the Volkswagen emissions scandal is  much worse than people realize and the CEO of VW resigns , AP’s climate denier cowardice , media offers abhorrent excuses for killing women and you shouldn’t repeat them , the U.S. State Department “ welcomes ” news that Saudi Arabia will...
Episode #1286: Jamie’s BACK, baby! Thanks to Alabama, Atlanta, and D.C. Maniacs! Obama  unveils  climate change plan, Alabama appoints  lawyer for fetus ,  protests  after baby burned to death in West Bank arson attack and teen girl killed by anti-gay extremist at  Jerusalem’s Pride parade , disturbing  video  shows Kentucky officer handcuffing crying third-grader, Georgia illegally  segregates  kids with disabilities and behavior problems, and black students in the U.S. get ...
Episode #1261: BEST-OF Citizen Radio! Orginially aired October 2012: How to Survive A Plague ‘s Peter Staley (@PeterStaley) on activism, Occupy, and fighting the long fight, followed by an interview with Stonewall bartender, Tree, who witnessed the Stonewall uprising, AIDS epidemic, and the legalization of gay marriage. The audio before Tree’s interview is from the excellent PBS documentary  Stonewall Uprising.  HAPPY PRIDE!
Episode #1345: The Walking Dead gives Jamie and Allison a sad (spoilers until 13 min mark), Jamie shouts-out the Orlando Maniacs, World Health Organization group says  processed meat causes cancer , horrible video shows cop body-slamming a student (the teacher needs to share blame too), Hurricane Patricia wasn’t as destructive as experts feared but that was partially because of luck, SXSW cancels two panels on harassment in gaming citing…harassment, and the mainstream media love its...
Episode #1309: Over one hundred high schoolers walk out over  trans classmate using girls’ locker room , Black Lives Matter  disavows  Democratic Party’s statement of support, Elisabeth Hasselbeck suggests  BLM is a hate group , Idris Elba is not too “ street ” to play James Bond, Mediterranean migrant crisis and how a  dead baby  has become the  latest tragic symbol  of the catastrophe as David Cameron says Britain  should not take more refugees  and advocates  giving...
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Episode #1290: #BlackLivesMatter protesters interrupt a Bernie Sanders rally in Seattle where some in the largely white audience called for their arrest , how black activists are challenging and already shaping Sanders’ platform (check out the shiny new racial justice  section of his website), in American history, there is now Before Ferguson and After Ferguson , and the first GOP debate on Fox News was predictably ridiculous, racist, homophobic , sexist, and generally vile; Red State ...
Episode #1367: Jamie has shows and album announcements, Maniac Mail about Brazilian school occupations, someone in Hillary Clinton’s camp thought this logo of Rosa Parks was a good idea, Donald Trump says the War on Terror is a “ politically correct ” war and we need to take off the gloves by murdering family members of terrorists (y’know, like terrorists), “Gods of Egypt” director and studio apologize for casting a bunch of white actors as Egyptians, and the FBI reports Black...
Episode #1354: Jeb Bush would totally murder a baby (probably because he’s doing super badly in the polls ), Maniac Mail about home-schooling, fast-food strikes to hit  hundreds of cities , Mississippi man bombs a Walmart over Confederate flag, veterans and the death penalty , and appeals court overrules a judge’s order freeing the last incarcerated members of the Angola 3
Episode #1364: Some of your best holiday survival guide responses, Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting by domestic terrorist Robert Dear, Dear’s history of domestic violence (even as  The Times describes him as a “ gentle loner “) and reference to anti-PP propaganda videos, white supremacy and patriarchy are not fringe issues—they are the foundation of America, Daniel Holtzclaw’s lawyer attacks credibility of his rape victims, Mayor Emmanuel likely sat on the Laquan McDonald video...
Episode #1233: George Zimmerman injured in shooting, Sy Hersh published a report  challenging the Obama administration’s official story about the raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden (this is not the first time  the story has been challenged), and suddenly Very Serious People are worried about proper sourcing, ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case sentenced to 3.5 years  in prison even though David Petraeus received only probation and a fine, Elon Musk is an asshole , nine...
Episode #1246: Advice to cis white dudes aiming for solidarity, MRAs freak out about manspreading, Fox News  and Drake Bell  are outraged about Caitlyn Jenner, FBI confirms wide-spread use of surveillance flights , millions of people go hungry but Washington is dumping apples in fields , anti-immigrant activists are blaming California’s drought on immigrants , a full-time minimum wage job won’t get you a one-bedroom apartment anywhere in America , man threatens suicide so cops show up and...
Episode #1244: Thank you NYC Maniacs! Jamie’s butt is legend (and a story about shaming a subway man-spreader), McDonald’s announces it’s buns will be moderately warmer , Dennis Hastert is said to be linked to decades-old sexual abuse , sixth anniversary of Dr. Tiller’s assassination  by a domestic terrorist, Silk Road founder gets life in prison, a creationist museum supporter  stumbled upon a major fossil find, Phoenix’s anti-Islam rally and a badass Maniac who attended a...
Episode #1250: Thank you, Chicago (specifically Meatball)!, Jamie overdoses on Tiger Balm, Allison loses 20 coward Twitter followers for live-tweeting Jurassic Park, Ariana Grande’s feminist statement , cop suspended after video emerges of brutal arrests  at teen pool party in McKinney, Texas, and the racial history of American swimming pools , and Jerry Seinfeld says  political correctness is killing comedy .
Episode #1196: Allison and Jamie discuss Robert Durst, The Walking Dead, and some music theory, California has about one year of water left , Brazil’s right-wing demonstrations , President Obama laughs off the drug decriminalization question (again), Israel’s Netanyahu appeals to the far-right pre-election , McDonald’s sues  Seattle to stop minimum wage increase while workers across the country complain of widespread burns and injuries , and NYPD implements an expensive system to detect...