Event • London

Sarah Jaffe in conversation with the IWGB

Join me along with workers from the games workers, charity workers, and yoga workers branches of IWGB union in the UK to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back, how employers weaponize the labor of love narrative, and how to challenge it.

Event • London

Media Democracy Festival

I’m joining the good folks at the UK Media Reform Coalition for a panel at the Media Democracy Festival, all online this year but still worth attending. The whole schedule is here.

Event • London

Virtual Event: Housman’s Books with Ray Malone and Kate O’Shea

When you love your job so much that you’ll work for next to nothing, then nothing is exactly what you’ll get.

We’re very pleased to welcome Sarah Jaffe to Housmans to discuss 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 pay. Whether it’s working for free in exchange for ‘experience’, enduring poor treatment in the name of being ‘part of the family’, or clocking serious overtime for a good cause, more and more of us are pushed to make sacrifices for the privilege of being able to do work we enjoy.

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Work Won’t Love You Back on Season of the Bitch

do u love ur job??? RLY?! ……….????? Well guess what, as kellen says, she’s just not that into you (she meaning the hellscape that is labor under capitalism). this week we have our incredible friend, labor journalist, and author, Sarah Jaffe on the pod to talk about her new book Work Wont Love you Back. […]

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Love and Class War on Delete Your Account

Roqayah is off this week, so Kumars is joined from the top of the hour by independent labor journalist Sarah Jaffe, reporting fellow at Type Media Center, cohost of Dissent Magazine’s Belabored podcast, and the author of two books: Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, and a new book out now from Hurst and Bold Type Books, Work Won’t Love You […]