I was a guest on Margie Hartley’s podcast Fast Track to discuss Work Won’t Love You Back.
A conversation with Sarah Jaffe, author of Work Wont Love You Back: How Devotion to our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted and Alone. The event examines the ‘labor of love’ myth – the idea that certain work is not really work, and therefore should be done out of passion instead of pay.
I was a guest on the DNA of Purpose podcast.
Together with American labour journalist Sarah Jaffe (Work Won’t Love You Back), British labour economist Guy Standing (The Precariat) and Dutch sociologist Marguerite van den Berg (Work is Not a Solution) we will set out to bring into focus what is wrong with our perceptions of work, and what we can do to fundamentally transform our current labour markets.
I’ll be at the Idler Festival (this is the only time I will be on the bill at an event headlined by Jarvis Cocker! Sunday 10 July, 12:15-13:00 on the Lawn Stage at Fenton House (Hampstead Grove, London NW3 6SP). I’ll be speaking about the future work with my comrade-in-arms Amelia Horgan and Brendan Burchell. […]
Throughout this pandemic, we witnessed a mass exodus of women in particular, from the workforce. A number of women say an increase in home and child care responsibilities forced them to make a decision they never thought they would; to simply quit their jobs. Many others had the decision made for them and were laid […]
I joined Erik Loomis on the Lawyers, Guns and Money podcast to talk Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone.
We’ve all heard the saying, “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Sarah Jaffe’s book, Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone is both a radical idea and comfort to all who have felt betrayed when their jobs couldn’t […]