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This week on Belabored, Sarah and Michelle try to answer some tough questions: What’s happening to academic labor? Should professors’ speech be protected? What is lost when human interactions take place via video screen? What’s labor’s role in disaster relief? What happens when formerly incarcerated people can’t get jobs? What are clothes? (Seriously.) Featuring an interview with Bonnie Castillo on the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan and the last forty years of labor history in two and a half minutes. (Really.)
Links for Those Following Along at Home:
All in a Day’s Work: Steelworkers’ Case Highlights Shifting American Workday
Argh! We Wish We’d Written That:
Michelle: Kai Wright, “Boxed In: How a Criminal Record Keeps You Unemployed for Life”