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A Dollar General worker's call to a union in Connecticut set off one of the most lopsided battles of the ongoing low-wage worker revolt.
January 12, 2022

2021 Hillman Prize Winners

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2020 Hillman Prize winners

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2020 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

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Hillman judge Katrina vanden Heuvel on the urgent necesssity of public-interest journalism in The Washington Post