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Author: Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly is a freelance journalist and organizer based in Philadelphia. Her work on labor, class, politics, and culture has appeared in The New Republic, The Washington Post, The Baffler, and Esquire, among other publications, and she is the author of FIGHT LIKE HELL, a book of intersectional labor history.

Co-published with FatherlyWhen the Wrights joined the picket line, it upended every aspect of their lives. Two years later, they look back at their family's role in one of the longest coal strikes in U.S. history.

Co-published with Teen VogueFor funeral directors, gravediggers, and crime-scene cleaners, death is life’s work.

Co-published with AllureGetting your talons done should be soothing, but for me, it also comes with a bolt of initial dread.

Co-published with The Baffler. At car dealerships and companies peddling tchotchkes to suburban teens, bosses stretch the definition of "essential" to its breaking point.

Co-published with Teen Vogue. Even if Labor Day wasn’t intended to be a rip-off, it sure is now.

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