David Helps is an historian of policing, cities, race, and inequality and a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Protean Magazine, Monthly Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere.
L.A. Hotel Workers Are On Strike To Stem the City’s Housing Crisis
Hotel workers in Los Angeles endure grueling commutes as housing costs skyrocket. Now, they’re on strike for both fair wages and affordable housing.