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

a book by Sarah Jaffe
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Great Resignation or Great Revolution? Angela Glover Blackwell in conversation with Sarah Jaffe and Saru Jayaraman

I was on the Radical Imagination podcast with Angela Glover Blackwell. 

Event • Bologna

Work Won’t Love You Back at Bologna Attiva

I’ll be presenting Work Won’t Love You Back in Bologna, Thursday 6 October 2022.

Joining me will be Isabella Conti, mayor of San Lazzaro di Savena. 

Event • Milan

Wired Next Fest Milan

I’m appearing at Wired Italia Next Festival in Milan on October 8.   They call it the great resignation, the abandonment of jobs considered too stressful or not sufficiently paid that we are witnessing in this post-pandemic phase. The Covid-19, however, was only the detonator of a model, the neoliberal one, which had long since entered […]

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Work Won’t Love You Back on Fast Track with Margie Hartley

I was a guest on Margie Hartley’s podcast Fast Track to discuss Work Won’t Love You Back.

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Rethinking Economics India talk

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.

Event • Australia

Why Work Won’t Love You Back: The Trap Of The Labour Of Love on The DNA of Purpose podcast

I was a guest on the DNA of Purpose podcast.

Event • Rotterdam

Work Won’t Love You Back at De Dependance

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.

Event • London

Idler Festival

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. […]

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America’s Mothers Still Struggling to Balance Work and Child Care Post Pandemic

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 […]

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Lawyers, Guns and Money Podcast: Learning to Fall Out Of Love With Your Job

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.