Chris Brooks is a for­mer com­mu­ni­ty and labor orga­niz­er from Ten­nessee. He is a grad­u­ate of the Union Lead­er­ship and Activism pro­gram at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mass­a­chu­setts at Amherst and works for Labor Notes in New York City.Rebec­ca Kolins Givan is an asso­ciate pro­fes­sor of labor stud­ies and employ­ment rela­tions at Rut­gers. She is the author of The Chal­lenge to Change: Reform­ing Health Care on the Front Line in the Unit­ed States and the Unit­ed King­dom (Cor­nell Uni­ver­si­ty Press, 2016).
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