Past Appearances & Events

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TV: The Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders gave me my start in journalism and I like to say she taught me everything I know. So it’s always an extra pleasure to be on her show. WORKERS, WILDCATS & NEW MODELS FOR LABOR ORGANIZING Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, […]

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TV: PBS NewsHour

I joined PBS NewsHour host William Brangham to talk teacher strikes. Teacher strikes and walkouts have been spreading from West Virginia to Arizona. Thousands of Kentucky educators rallied on Friday at their state Capitol, as Oklahoma’s largest teachers’ union called for an end to their nine-day walkout. William Brangham talks with Sarah Jaffe, author of […]

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Radio: WNYC News

I joined WNYC news for a quick hit on the Jersey City teachers’ strike.

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Podcast: The Dig

In West Virginia, a focal point of Trump-era liberal armchair ethnography, teachers have won a historic statewide strike just as the Supreme Court is poised to rule in Janus, a case that will mark the culmination of a long right-wing effort to gut public sector unions. It’s a scary time—but maybe, just maybe, also an […]

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Podcast: Radio Dispatch

I joined Molly and John to discuss the historical significance of the West Virginia teachers strike, Bari Weiss continues the New York Times tradition of attacking student activists, and Trump may have engaged in some light witness tampering.

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Radio: On the Media

I was a guest on NPR’s On the Media to talk about the West Virginia teachers’ strike and the media’s bad coverage of working people. The episode also featured some of my favorite people: Marcy Wheeler [@emptywheel], independent investigative reporter, on decontextualized Mueller scooplets and Elizabeth Catte [@elizabethcatte], historian and writer, on the news media’s narratives […]

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TV: Happy Ending with Nando Vila

What’s work going to look like in the next several decades? Do we even need bosses? An extended interview I did with Nando Vila on his Fusion TV show, Happy Ending. You can watch the full episode of the show (including my appearance in an honest-to-goodness comedy sketchy) at Fusion.

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Art + Feminism

Join us for the fifth annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, an all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art, and feminism. This year’s edit-a-thon kicks off with a conversation about the relationship between structures of inequality and structures of the Internet, the affective labor of Internet activism, and creating inclusive online communities. […]

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Podcast: Citations Needed

I joined Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson on the Citations Needed podcast to talk about my piece on “welfare” and the Right’s long con on the subject.

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Dire States: A Live Podcast Recording and State of the Union Watch Party

Join us January 30th, State of the Union day, for a live recording of the Podcast for Social Research, followed by a live stream of the State of the Union address! Before Trump takes to Congress to deliver his first State of the Union, guests Sarah Jaffe (the Nation Institute) and Kazembe Balagun (Rosa Luxemburg […]