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.
Protesters have planned hundreds of actions in response to the State Department's report that the Keystone XL pipeline would have a negligable impact on climate change.
Alaska Governor Parnell and his Republican-led legislature gave hundreds of millions of dollars in tax cuts to major oil companies, and suddenly Anchorage public schools don’t have enough funding.
Thrity-two people were arrested at an SEIU-organized rally for liveable wages and a paid Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
The resistance against right-wing policies grows to Georgia with Moral Mondays and South Carolina’s Truthful Tuesdays.
The Moral Monday protests that began in North Carolina in response to right-wing policies are spreading to Georgia.
College students are graduating with the highest average student loan debt ever on record.
Police violently dispersed a crowd of about 150 people in Durnham, North Carolina, during a vigil in which supporters demanded answers after the death of a teenager, who managed to shoot himself while handcuffed in police custody.
Hundreds of Amazon workers in Germany walk off the job in opposition to stressful working conditions and low pay.
Chicago officials promised a smooth transition for students from closed schools, but parents and teachers complain the “welcoming schools” are plagued by familiar problems.
Workers are demanding $15 an hour and the right to form a union without retaliation.