Allison Kilkenny is the co-host of the progressive political podcast Citizen Radio (wearecitizenradio.com) and independent journalist who blogs at allisonkilkenny.com. Her work has appeared in The American Prospect, the LA Times, In These Times, Truthout and the award-winning grassroots NYC newspaper the Indypendent.
This Black Friday, protesters across the country turned out in opposition to Walmart’s poor treatment of workers.
Protesters will demand more working hours, higher wages and an end to punitive actions against Walmart workers.
If a company’s employees don't have enough money for food, it’s time to raise wages.
Parents and teachers rallied today in North Carolina to participate in a “walk in” to raise awareness about education budget cuts and low teacher salaries.
Even though suicide rates are climbing, the government continues to slash mental health budgets.
But Judge E. Boasberg will let some civil rights claims move forward, a positive sign for education activists.
Government workers all across the country protest the shutdown that deprives them of paychecks.
Federal workers all across the country are protesting the government’s shutdown.