I was interviewed for ABC News’s Impact x Nightline episode on reality TV, working conditions, and whether and how reality performers should unionize.
Author Sarah Jaffe talks with News 8 about her book “Work Won’t Love You Back” and how doing what you love can be a recipe for exploitation.
As we are approaching international workers’ day, come and join Sarah Jaffe as she talks about why Work Won’t Love You Back – a book in which she examines the prevalence of the ‘labour of love’ myth: the idea that certain work is not really work, and should be done for the sake of passion rather than […]
I was particularly pleased with this appearance because my first real job in the media was working on what was then GRITtv with Laura Flanders, and one of the reasons I wanted to work for her was that people had recommended her to me as one of the few people actually covering labor in the media back then (2009, my goodness). So it’s always a joy to return to talk with Laura, the boss who was, as I said in my book acknowledgements, the exception that proves the rule that bosses won’t love you back.
CSPAN’s BookTV is going to be airing my conversation with Kathi Weeks from Town Hall Seattle! It’ll be running on CSPAN 2 and archived online for those of you who missed the live event.
I joined Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back, the Amazon union struggle, the Fight for $15, and why people keep trying to blame teachers for unsafe schools during a pandemic. Amid the economic crisis and precarious working conditions for millions of people during the pandemic, we look at […]