Episode 275: Mierle Laderman Ukeles

The shift in usage from “garbageman” to “sanitation worker” was not cosmetic but an acknowledgement of what – and who — helps a city survive, says the artist-in-residence of the New York Department of Sanitation. Music from Hubby Jenkins. Photo by Harry Wilks.

Person: this sanitation worker
Place: an allée of trees
Thing: a Japanese snowplow
Randy’s Person: a fare beater