Labor columnist and reporter Kim Kelly will provide a history of the American labor movement with a focus on the marginalized workers who fought for better pay and working conditions. Their efforts, which included the institution of the 40-hour work week, workplace safety standards, and protection from harassment and discrimination on the job, have impacted generations of workers. Kim Kelly will be joined in conversation by The Real News Network editor-in-chief Maximillian Alvarez.
About the Author:
Kim Kelly is a labor columnist at Teen Vogue and an independent journalist. Her writings on labor and politics have appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Nation.
About the Moderator:
Maximillian Alvarez is the editor-in-chief at The Real News Network. He is the author of The Work of Living: Working People Talk About Their Lives and the Year the World Broke, and the host of the podcast Working People.Learn More