Connell on Rise of Conservatism in 1950s

Tula A. Connell discussed her new work— a historical account of right-wing opposition to the postwar New Deal—during a book discussion at Busboys & Poets in Takoma Park, MD, on Thursday, May 5. Since completing her doctorate, she refined her dissertation, which was published by the University of Illinois Press in April. “Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging […]

DC Chapter Retreat gets Writers on the Same Page

1 2 3 4 DC Chapter Retreat Wordsmiths in and around Washington, DC came together April 9 to discuss new ways to connect and organize around the issues that matter to writers: copyright, freelance pay rates, and fair contracts. Twenty-four people attended the conference, hosted by the National Writers Union, DC Chapter, and came from […]

Third Annual DC LaborFest Set for May

With nearly 60 labor arts events planned for the third annual DC LaborFest in May, now’s the time to mark your calendar and spread the word! The just-released LaborFest “Save the Date” card makes that easy. It includes a full color-coded calendar with a schedule of all the labor films, concerts, history, art, and book […]