How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone

a book by Sarah Jaffe
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MACRODOSE ROUNDTABLE: Anarcho-Capitalism and the Future of Money

I guest hosted the economics podcast Macrodose, hosted by James Meadway. I was joined by two thinkers, Brett Scott and Quinn Slobodian, whose work on money, neoliberal capitalism, the state and its discontents, cryptocurrency, conspiracy theories have overlapping and fascinating insights for how we see the political world today.

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MACRODOSE ROUNDTABLE: The Political Economy of Palestine

I guest hosted the economics podcast Macrodose, hosted by James Meadway. This episode was a roundtable discussion of the political economy of Palestine, with scholars Laleh Khalili and Kareem Rabie.

Event • Napoli

Work Won’t Love You Back in Scampia

On Friday 13 January in Naples, at 5pm in the council room of the municipality of Scampia, I spoke on Work Won’t Love You Back at the event, “Women and work between Italy and the USA.” Organized by the VIII municipality of Naples, Minimum Fax and the National Feminist Coordination “La Città delle Donne”.

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Make Me Smart by Marketplace: This is not your grandpa’s union

I was a guest on NPR Marketplace’s Make Me Smart podcast.

Event • Bologna

Work Won’t Love You Back at Bologna Attiva

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. 

Event • Milan

Wired Next Fest Milan

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 […]

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Rethinking Economics India talk

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.

Event • Rotterdam

Work Won’t Love You Back at De Dependance

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.

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Lawyers, Guns and Money Podcast: Learning to Fall Out Of Love With Your Job

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.

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Work Won’t Love You Back at San Mateo County Libraries

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 […]