Vermont Humanities

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Manchester Center, VT 05255
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Manchester Snapshot

Amazon Workers on strike during the pandemic, with one person in a mask holding a sign that reads UNION
Hybrid Event

An Injury to All: Labor Struggles During and Beyond the Pandemic

During the pandemic, workers fought back against dangerous workplaces, low wages, and polarizing politics. Jamie McCallum examines the long shadow of labor militancy and workplace organizing that began during the pandemic, building on hundreds of interviews with workers and a mountain of other data to look at the pandemic through the eyes of the American working class

Hybrid Event

Drawing Hidden Systems

Have you ever wondered how the internet works, where electricity comes from, or how there’s (mostly) enough water for everyone all the time? Where did these systems comes from, and how do they affect our challenges like inequality and climate change? Join Vermont author and artist Dan Nott for a look at these questions and more as he discusses his new nonfiction graphic novel, Hidden Systems for this all-ages event.

Vermont Humanities*** August 4, 2023