I was a guest on NPR Marketplace’s Make Me Smart podcast.
I’ll be presenting Work Won’t Love You Back in Bologna, Thursday 6 October 2022.
Joining me will be Isabella Conti, mayor of San Lazzaro di Savena.
I’m appearing at Wired Italia Next Festival in Milan on October 8. They call it the great resignation, the abandonment of jobs considered too stressful or not sufficiently paid that we are witnessing in this post-pandemic phase. The Covid-19, however, was only the detonator of a model, the neoliberal one, which had long since entered […]
A conversation with Sarah Jaffe, author of Work Wont Love You Back: How Devotion to our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted and Alone. The event examines the ‘labor of love’ myth – the idea that certain work is not really work, and therefore should be done out of passion instead of pay.
Together with American labour journalist Sarah Jaffe (Work Won’t Love You Back), British labour economist Guy Standing (The Precariat) and Dutch sociologist Marguerite van den Berg (Work is Not a Solution) we will set out to bring into focus what is wrong with our perceptions of work, and what we can do to fundamentally transform our current labour markets.
I joined Erik Loomis on the Lawyers, Guns and Money podcast to talk Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone.
We’ve all heard the saying, “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Sarah Jaffe’s book, Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone is both a radical idea and comfort to all who have felt betrayed when their jobs couldn’t […]
Come join me and Vanessa Veselka, novelist and organizer, to talk about work not loving you back.
I joined Virginia Heffernan for her podcast “This Is Critical,” to talk about work, the pandemic, and weird solidarities.
Labour journalist and author Sarah Jaffe hosts a virtual forum on organizing in the media and cultural sectors. As the digital media union movement has not let up for more than five years now, and as the pandemic begins to recede, it’s time to take stock of what we’ve won, to reflect on new strategies, and to frankly assess the challenges that lie ahead.
Union members in new media and culture unions discuss what they’ve won through collective bargaining, what’s sustaining the push to organize amid the pandemic, and how equity goals are reflected in their campaigns.