Episode

2/3 How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone w/ Sarah Jaffe

February 3, 2021

Sam and Emma host Sarah Jaffe (@sarahljaffe) to discuss her new book, Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone and how to build a better relationship with our labor.

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Sam and Emma host Sarah Jaffe (@sarahljaffe) to discuss her new book, Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone and how to build a better relationship with our labor. What is “the working class”? The shift that has occurred in the US from a manufacturing economy to service and care work, and the gendered dynamics at play. The dangers of “family” rhetoric at work and the rise of personal branding. The importance of collective, worker-led solutions and social justice unionism.

On the fun half: Bill Hemmer compares Marjorie Taylor Greene to Ilhan Omar, says at least MTG isn’t seen as a racist. Asked about whether House GOP supports Cheney or Greene More, Steve Scalise says the real concern is Biden administration. Ilhan Omar statement on MTG. Trump impeachment trial lawyer says it’s bad to show Capitol riot footage, “Why does the country need that now?” Kristi Noem says South Dakota leading the way on Covid response, 1 in 500 SD residents have died of Covid. South Carolina mom who lost job during pandemic explains how she fell into Qanon conspiracy culture. Tim Pool says AOC shouldn’t serve if she can’t handle the intimidation and threats, says he supports Tulsi. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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