I joined WFPL, Kentucky Public Radio, for a labor day conversation on work and why it’s failing us.
The pandemic clarified which jobs are essential – and a takeaway is that many of them are also what is often considered “women’s work.” Type Media Center reporting fellow Sarah Jaffe joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how Covid lockdowns made it clear how much Americans rely on care workers – and how little […]
I joined WNYC’s United States of Anxiety for a Labor Day show talking about our relationships with work.
I was on the BBC’s Today Programme to talk about the labor shortage, employer perks, and why, as ever, Work Won’t Love You Back.
I joined CBC Radio’s Day 6 this week to talk about the workers’ walkout at video games company Activision Blizzard.
“Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” How many times have you heard that advice? Labour journalist Sarah Jaffe says we need to rethink the idea that our jobs should be sources of personal fulfillment — let alone love. She argues that this attitude is used to keep workers […]
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.