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.
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 […]
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.
I joined BBC Radio Ulster’s Lynette Fay Show to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back.
I joined RTE Radio 1’s The Business to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back.
Roqayah is off this week, so Kumars is joined from the top of the hour by independent labor journalist Sarah Jaffe, reporting fellow at Type Media Center, cohost of Dissent Magazine’s Belabored podcast, and the author of two books: Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, and a new book out now from Hurst and Bold Type Books, Work Won’t Love You […]
I was on Background Briefing with Ian Masters, talking about Work Won’t Love You Back as well as my latest Nation feature and the debate over reopening schools.
There are two people by whom I’ve been excited to be interviewed about Work Won’t Love You Back since I was writing the damn thing. One of them is James Butler at Novara FM, and it’s up.
Sam and Emma host Sarah Jaffe to discuss her new book, Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone and how to build a better relationship with our labor. We’re live at noon ET.
American labor has long been stratified into blue collar and white collar, although the hues have never shone so brightly as they have during the pandemic. Axios Re:Cap digs into our changing relationship with work, and what might come next, with Sarah Jaffe, author of a new book titled “Work Won’t Love You Back.”