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‘Lost in Work’ with The World Transformed

I’m hosting a talk withAmelia Horgan, Lois McCallum, Tam Wilson  for a launch event to mark the release of Amelia’s book ‘Lost in Work’, the latest book in the Outspoken by Pluto series, published by Pluto Press.

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Will VR Destroy my Future Work-Life Balance?

I was on a panel at Advertising Week Europe courtesy of my friend and longtime collaborator Cortney Harding. Live to work or work to live? As members of the creative class and its extended circles, we’re especially familiar with the rhetoric around following our passions and loving what we do. But what could and should […]

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P&P Live! Work, Inequality, Gender, and Capitalism in Modern America Panel

Join this panel of authors to discuss their latest books, all centered around the theme of work, inequality, gender, and modern capitalism.

Event • Seattle, WA

Thank You For Your Service (Work) At Red May

Gabriel Winant’s new book, The Next Shift, examines the fall of industry and the rise of healthcare in Rust Belt America. Jason Smith’s new book, Smart Machines and Service Work, tracks the automation-induced transfer of workers into the service sector. Sarah Jaffe’s new book, Work Won’t Love You Back, explores how devotion to our jobs keeps us exhausted, exploited, and alone. If ever books were destined to talk to one another, it is these three, but we’re not magicians, so we’ve brought together the authors instead. And to guide this panoramic look at the fate of work in 21st Century America, we’ve added Priscilla Murolo, Professor of History at Sarah Lawrence and author of From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States Gabriel Winant, Sarah Jaffe, Jason Smith, Priscilla Murolo (mod)

Event • London

Media Democracy Festival

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.

Event • Washington, DC

A future for all workers: Technology and worker power

I joined the Washington Center for Equitable Growth to moderate a session at this event on technology and worker power. 

Event • New York

TNR Live: Work Sucks—How We Work Now

I’m joining the TNR crew for a live event on, well, how work sucks.

Event • London

BOOK LAUNCH! ‘Work Won’t Love You Back’ by Sarah Jaffe

Common Wealth and The World Transformed are pleased to present the launch of ‘Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone’, the latest book from labour journalist Sarah Jaffe.