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.
Trayvon Martin rallies were held across the country following the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict.
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Activists in New York and Hong Kong organize protests to show solidarity with the whistleblower.
As the Turkish people clash with authorities, the world rises in solidarity.
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