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Annelise Orleck & Liz Cooke |"We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now": The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages :: Dartmouth College

a orleck“We Are All Fast Food Workers Now” is a powerful look at neo-liberalism and its damages, a story of resistance and rebellion, a reflection on hope and change as it rises from the bottom up. Worker interviews by award-winning historian Annelise Orleck and original photographs by Liz Cooke tell the story of low-wage workers in this up-close and personal look at globalization and its costs.

“A wonderful and urgent history-of-the-present.”  Prof. Jeanne Theoharis

Annelise Orleck is Professor of History at Dartmouth.  The author of five books on the history of U.S. women, politics, immigration and activism, she lives in Thetford City, Vermont.

Liz Cooke photographed garment workers, farm workers, fast food workers and sex workers for this collaboration.


Free and open to the public, this talk is sponsored by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center. The Norwich Bookstore will be on hand with copies of the book for purchase and signing before the talk and also in Hinman Forum at the photo display and reception at 6:15 pm.

Event date: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
Dartmouth College
003 Rockefeller
Hanover, NH
ISBN: 9780807081778
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Beacon Press - February 27th, 2018

The story of low-wage workers rising up around the world to demand respect and a living wage.