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 at San Mateo County Libraries

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 […]

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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.

Event • Detroit

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.

Event • Portland

Powell’s Books Presents Sarah Jaffe in Conversation With Vanessa Veselka

Come join me and Vanessa Veselka, novelist and organizer, to talk about work not loving you back.

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Work Will Break Your Heart–And You, on This Is Critical

I joined Virginia Heffernan for her podcast “This Is Critical,” to talk about work, the pandemic, and weird solidarities.

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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 • Toronto

Collective Action Works: Inside the Movement to Organize Media and Culture

Labour journalist and author Sarah Jaffe hosts a virtual forum on organizing in the media and cultural sectors. As the digital media union movement has not let up for more than five years now, and as the pandemic begins to recede, it’s time to take stock of what we’ve won, to reflect on new strategies, and to frankly assess the challenges that lie ahead.

Union members in new media and culture unions discuss what they’ve won through collective bargaining, what’s sustaining the push to organize amid the pandemic, and how equity goals are reflected in their campaigns.

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Belabored Live: The Great Resignation

On Thursday, December 16, at 7 p.m. (EST), Belabored co-hosts Michelle Chen and Sarah Jaffe will host a live podcast episode. Join them and their guests, Rutgers University professor and union leader Rebecca Givan and Strikewave’s C.M. Lewis, to discuss what the past year has meant for workers. There will also be a question-and-answer period.

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 […]

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The Case Against Loving Your Job on the Ezra Klein Show

I joined guest host Roge Karma for an episode of the Ezra Klein Show, hosted by the New York Times.