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Allison Kilkenny

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Allison Kilkenny

Allison Kilkenny

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.


News and Features

The fast-growing protest group believes that instead of asking citizens to sacrifice, government should demand that corporations pay their taxes.

In its first national day of action, US Uncut rallies outside of Bank of America branches demanding that big banks pay their fair share of taxes.


Despite having the deck stacked overwhelmingly against them, students continue to fight for their future.
 Gov. Jerry Brown's prison budget cuts ensure that what is happening at Pelican Bay won't be an isolated event.
The government calls for “shared sacrifice” during the budget wars—but only one side ends up losing out.
It seems like states operate in one of two modes: paralysis or aggressive punishment of the poor. 
Gov. Walker's new budget grants him broad power to remake state health programs, a power grab that concerns individuals whose coverage...
Demonstrators returned to Wisconsin's Capitol to protest the Republican-led “extraordinary session” used to pass Gov. Walker's...
The two activist groups are getting the band back together to pull off another attention-grabbing mission: a fact-finding hunt in the...
US Uncut protests Apple‘s plans to shelter its revenue from fair taxation during America's time of fiscal crisis.