IMF/World Bank Protests 2000 (Krayeske)

    Kelley Beaucar Vlahos has spent the last 17 years as a reporter and columnist in Washington DC. Currently, she is a contributing editor for The American Conservative magazine, long-time political writer for, and social media maven at, the Washington area's top all-news network.

   Beginning her career in 1994 at the Connecticut daily, Torrington Register Citizen, Vlahos went on to nearly five years of reporting for the Greater Hartford daily, The New Britain Herald . Her experience there took her from town and city government and budgets to state supreme court cases, the Connecticut General Assembly, crime, education, healthcare, economic development, local and state elections, music and arts, and politics at every imaginable level.

   Moving to the nation's capital in 1999, Vlahos took reporting jobs on both sides of the ideological spectrum, writing mainly about healthcare, families and mental health issues for the National Association of Social Workers News. She then shifted to covering Capitol Hill and national politics  – including the 2000 Presidential election – for, before landing in the Internet policy and technology beat at the Washington bureau of Bridge News, a global financial news wire now part of Reuters.  She began her time at in June 2001, and has since written about everything from national security and civil liberties in the wake of 9/11 to campaign finance reform, veterans, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Middle East, gun control,the Department of Defense, the conservative movement and the progressive netroots, the media and the federal budget. She wrote over 100 "House Hunting" and Senate race profiles for the 2002 through 2006 election cycles, as well as coverage of the 2004-2008  National Conventions, the 2008, 2012  and 2016 presidential elections, and every midterm cycle in between.
  Vlahos has been a regular contributor to The American Conservative since 2007, concentrating on national security, war policy, civil liberties, the drug war and returning veterans. She's written extensively about homeland security policy for Homeland Security Today magazine. 
  Meanwhile her articles and commentary appeal across the political spectrum and have been reprinted in places as diverse as by The Utne Reader, The Spectator (UK) and
  Vlahos has been interviewed by Al Jazeera, Russia Today , Democracy Now!POTUS Sirius-XM,  and on FOX News' Freedom Watch w/ Judge Napolitano. She's done a wide variety of local and national radio, from the left --  Pacifica Radio (KPFK-LA) -- the right --  The Michael Savage Show --  to libertarian -- The Scott Horton Show.

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