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

a book by Sarah Jaffe
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Work Won’t Love You Back on Talk Radio Europe

I joined Talk Radio Europe–Spain’s English-language radio station–to talk Work Won’t Love You Back.

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Loving work will always be unrequited, on Detroit Today

I joined Stephen Henderson on WDET’s Detroit Today to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back.

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Take This Job and Shove It on On The Media

Amid the so-called Great Resignation, nearly 39 million Americans have left their jobs. On this week’s On The Media, hear why this trend is a logical response to the cult of work. Plus, when technology makes our jobs harder, maybe being a ‘luddite’ isn’t such a bad thing. 1. Sarah Jaffe [@sarahljaffe], journalist and author of Work Won’t Love […]

Event • San Francisco

How the pandemic has shaken up the job market on KCBS Radio

If you do what you love,  you’ll never work a day in your life. But, how true is that phrase? Especially in a world changed by the pandemic where businesses can’t keep workers and many employees have reached a breaking point. For more on this,KCBS News Anchor Liz Saint John spoke with Sarah Jaffe, reporting […]

Event • Kentucky

How COVID-19 Changed Work on WFPL In Conversation

I joined WFPL, Kentucky Public Radio, for a labor day conversation on work and why it’s failing us.

Event • Dallas

It’s Time To Recognize The Value Of ‘Women’s Work’ on Think

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 […]

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Maybe We Just Want Less ‘Work’ on WNYC’s United States of Anxiety

I joined WNYC’s United States of Anxiety for a Labor Day show talking about our relationships with work. 

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Radio Four Today Programme

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.

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CBC Radio’s Day 6: Games Workers Organize

I joined CBC Radio’s Day 6 this week to talk about the workers’ walkout at video games company Activision Blizzard.

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Work Won’t Love You Back on CBC’s The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay

“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 […]