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Eyal Press

Author, Dirty Work

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Eyal Press is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. He is an author and a journalist based in New York. Press is the recipient of the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, an Andrew Carnegie fellowship, a Cullman Center fellowship at the New York Public Library and a Puffin Foundation fellowship at Type Media Center. He is a contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Times, and numerous other publications, as well as the author of Beautiful Souls, Absolute Convictions and Dirty Work.

When: 9 a.m. Friday, May 6.

Where: This is a free virtual event. RSVP now.

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Scheduled Appearances

Business & Innovation

Work Isn't Working

Crosscut Festival 2022
Fri May 6, 2022 | 9:00am

The “Great Resignation” signaled to many that workers have reached the end of their patience. Low-pay jobs, hollowed-out benefits and, for many, work that comes with brutal moral and physical concessions. We call their work “essential,” and they carry the burden of inequality for the more privileged among us. WATCH NOW

 

Featuring: Eyal Press, Sarah Jaffe

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