I’m joining the good folks at the UK Media Reform Coalition for a panel at the Media Democracy Festival, all online this year but still worth attending. The whole schedule is here.
The saying, “love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life” puts a pretty face on a labor system that rewards passion with long hours and low pay. Sarah Jaffe is a Type Media Center reporting fellow who covers labor and economic justice, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk […]
Join us for a conversation between Type Fellows and authors Sarah Jaffe and Gary Younge on Jaffe’s new title from Bold Type Books, “Work Won’t Love You Back.”
Listen in and ask questions as they discuss why “doing what you love” is a recipe for exploitation and examine the “labor of love” myth.
I’m joining the Reinventing Solidarity podcast of the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies to talk with the brilliant Ruth Milkman, whose writings on labor have helped shape my understanding of work for many years now. Join us!
As Amazon workers conclude a historic unionization drive, we consider the history of collective action — and the struggle to shield our humanity from the demands of productivity.
Labor journalist and Type Media Center reporting fellow Sarah Jaffe breaks down the history of workplace organizing at Amazon and in the Black South. And she talks about her new book, “Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone,” as listeners chime in about their own experiences with collective action in the workplace.
CSPAN’s BookTV is going to be airing my conversation with Kathi Weeks from Town Hall Seattle! It’ll be running on CSPAN 2 and archived online for those of you who missed the live event.
Join Red Pepper and Repeater Books for a panel discussion on the politics of truth with Marcus Gilroy-Ware, Sarah Jaffe and Thomas Konda.
Join me along with workers from the games workers, charity workers, and yoga workers branches of IWGB union in the UK to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back, how employers weaponize the labor of love narrative, and how to challenge it.
In our latest episode, we’re excited to speak with labor journalist and author Sarah Jaffe (@sarahljaffe) about her new book “Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted and Alone.” In the episode, we discuss her new book, the evolution of work and the working class and the gender dynamics at play through it. We talk about the “labor of love” myth, work in the education, non-profit, essential care sectors and more. At the end, Sarah quotes W.E.B. Dubois and Bob reads us some Uncle Whiskers.
I’m joining the good folks at Bluestockings Books in New York for a book talk! Interlocutor to be announced.