Amanda Hanna-McLeer

The entertainment industry’s absurd exploitative working hours have been normalized for too long. When production restarts, we need to reject “normal” and demand reasonable conditions.

Published in Current Affairs, June 2020

Amanda Hanna-McLeer

Working people are afraid of embracing free public

college and student loan forgiveness because they've

been conditioned to toil. They're afraid of anything

that looks like a "handout." But most working class

people don’t see what I saw first hand at RISD: the

rich get handouts all the time. They’re just not

regarded as such. 

© 2019 by Amanda Hanna-McLeer