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

a book by Sarah Jaffe
Event • New Jersey

Laboring on the Labor Beat: Unions and 21st Century Journalism

I’m speaking at and helped organize a conference on labor journalism: covering labor and the labor of journalism, May 2, 202410:00am-7:00pm at Rutgers University. On the heels of the pandemic, the US has witnessed one of the most vibrant and militant phases of labor organizing in the last 50 years. New unionizing campaigns at companies […]

Event • Ferrara, Italy

Internazionale Festival 2023

I will be at Internazionale Magazine Festival in Ferrara in September. It is said that work gives dignity and defines us. But couldn’t it be that they pushed us to believe this in order to make better use of ourselves? How to regain time for ourselves and our lives Francesca Coin sociologist Dialogue with  Sarah Jaffe American […]

Event • Pennsylvania

Work Won’t Love You Back at the Berman Museum

In connection with the exhibition Essential Work, I’ll be doing a talk at the Berman Museum March 2nd.

Event • Modena, Italy

Work Won’t Love You Back at Dig Festival Modena

I was a guest at the Dig journalism festival in Modena, Italy.

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 […]

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.

Event • London

Idler Festival

I’ll be at the Idler Festival (this is the only time I will be on the bill at an event headlined by Jarvis Cocker! Sunday 10 July, 12:15-13:00 on the Lawn Stage at Fenton House (Hampstead Grove, London NW3 6SP). I’ll be speaking about the future work with my comrade-in-arms Amelia Horgan and Brendan Burchell. […]

Event • London

Work Won’t Love You Back LIVE at Trouble Club

I am so excited for a real live BOOK EVENT, oh my goodness. If you’re in London come join us at the Trouble Club. (Appropriately named, I think!) 

7.00pm Wednesday 1st of September, Mortimer House