May 2022 | Hillman Foundation

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The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

May 2022

Sidney's Picks: Flight Attendants Rise; Planned Parenthood Workers Seek Union

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Delta News HubCreative Commons.

Best of the Week’s News:


Sidney's Picks: Who Killed Overtime?

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North wall (detail), Diego Rivera, Detroit Industry murals, 1932-33, twenty-seven fresco panels at the Detroit Institute of Arts (photo: quickfix, CC BY-SA 2.0) via SmartHistory.

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Sidney's Picks: #Hillman22 Videos, Unions, & Democracy

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AFGECreative Commons, 2011. 

The Best of the Week’s News:

  • Check out videos of the 2022 Hillman Prize speeches!
  • Unionized nurses are fighting hard, but terrible working conditions persist. (The Nation)
  • What are unions doing to protect American democracy? (TNR)
  • Diplomacy with a side of fraud: A Russian envoy dangled $500 billion fake dollars to entice Catalonian Separatists to break from Spain and become a cryptocurrency haven. (OCCRP
  • Trump lawyer John Eastman urged Pennsylvania’s GOP-controlled legislature to disenfranchise all PA voters by declaring the entire vote illegal and choosing Trump electors. (NYT)

Check out the Photos of the 2022 Hillman Prizes!

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Hillman judge Jamelle Bouie with Hillman Prizewinners for Newspaper Journalism Daphne Duret and Gina Barton. 

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate
the 2022 Hillman Prizes and the Sol Stetin Award for Labor History!

More photos are on our website and videos will be up soon.

We had a wonderful night and we look forward to seeing you all next year!

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- The Sidney Hillman team