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 L.A. Times, In These Times, Common Dreams, Truthout and the award-winning grassroots NYC newspaper The Indypendent.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 1:46pm
“Sky Raper”: US Drones as Tools of the Patriarchy
Journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald posted a disturbing report at their new site The Intercept on Monday about the NSA’s secret role in the U.S. assassination program.
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Monday, February 3, 2014 - 1:35pm
Hundreds of Actions Are Planned to Protest Keystone XL
Activists are participating in hundreds of nationwide protests on Monday against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 11:10am
Moral Mondays Come to Georgia
The Moral Monday protests that began in North Carolina in 2012 in response to extreme right-wing policies are spreading to Georgia.
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Monday, December 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
Hundreds of German Workers at Amazon Walk Off the Job
At the end of November, hundreds of Amazon employees in Germany began staging a series of wildcat strikes. On Monday, hundreds of workers again walked off the job in an effort to put pressure on the company during the busy days before Christmas. The Ver.di union says Amazon workers receive lower wages than others in retail and mail-order jobs.
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 2:28pm
Fast Food Strikes Hit 100 Cities Thursday
Fast-food workers in New York City are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday, one year after their first strike, joining a 100-city strike wave.
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Friday, November 29, 2013 - 4:51pm
Activists Are Arrested Protesting Walmart’s Low Wages
Walmart employees and supporters protested in cities all across the country on Black Friday in opposition to Walmart’s low wages and poor treatment of workers. In some cases, protesters volunteered to engage in acts of civil disobedience and were arrested by police.
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 3:09pm
Activists Plan Nationwide Walmart Protests for Black Friday
OUR Walmart, the group behind last year’s Black Friday activism, has promised even more actions this year with 1,500 protests scheduled at stores all across the country.
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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 11:42am
Occupy Sandy: One Year Later
Superstorm Sandy destroyed large swathes of New York City's Rockaway Peninsula last October, and in the storm's wake, it immediately became clear that the traditional modes of relief (FEMA, the Red Cross) were performing inadequately, if the aid groups bothered to show up at all.
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Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 11:04am
Thousands of Grocery Workers Vote on Strike Authorization
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Monday, September 9, 2013 - 2:26pm
The Hidden Rot: We Don't Fully Understand the Consequences of Budget Cuts
Back in June, when the effects of the sequestration were first starting to settle in, certain media outlets like The Washington Post printed that the Obama administration had
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