Author, "Work Won't Love You Back"
Sarah Jaffe is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. She is the author of Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted and Alone, and of Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, both from Bold Type Books. She is a Type Media Center reporting fellow and an independent journalist covering the politics of power, from the workplace to the streets. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, the Guardian, the Washington Post, The New Republic, the Atlantic, and many other publications. She is the co-host, with Michelle Chen, of Dissent Magazine’s Belabored podcast, as well as a columnist at The Progressive.
When: 9 a.m. Friday, May 6
Where: This is a free virtual event. RSVP now.
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Work Isn't Working
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
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.