In Conversation: Sarah Jaffe and Joanne McNeil

Joanne McNeil, author of Lurking: How a Person Became a User, joined me for the first in a series of author conversations during coronavirus. How did tech companies get shaped by the last crisis, and how will they emerge from this one? Where did Amazon get all this power, and how did Zoom take over our lives? And more importantly, how can we take that power back? Watch here.

Event • Eastern Time

System in Crisis: A Working Class Vision for the Future

On May Day, 5pm Eastern, I’m facilitating a conversation with two of today’s most dynamic and inspiring labor leaders, Stacy Davis Gates of the Chicago Teachers Union and Sara Nelson of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA. 

It’s a fundraiser for the wonderful people at Labor Notes and Haymarket Books, but if you’re out of work, don’t worry, you can still tune in! Join Us.


The Real News Network: Workers Are Fighting Back

I joined Jaisal Noor at The Real News Network to talk about the  unprecedented challenges workers are facing now, and how they’re finding new ways to organize for basic protections during the coronavirus pandemic.

Event • Brighton, England

Novara Media: The Organised Left is Back!

At The World Transformed in September I sat down with James Butler to compare the current situation of left movements in the US and the UK and the links between organised labour and party politics both here and in the US.


The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

I was a guest on The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow to talk about protests, riots and strikes from Los Angeles to the Paris suburbs, why revolt is hard to stick back in the bottle, and the difficulties of “hope” in 2019.

Event • NYC

Lessons from the Irish Referendum

I joined Irish activists and analysts at Verso Books in Brooklyn to talk about lessons from the referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment in Ireland. We were convened by NYC for Abortion Rights, and you can watch the video here.


TV: Happy Ending with Nando Vila

What’s work going to look like in the next several decades? Do we even need bosses? An extended interview I did with Nando Vila on his Fusion TV show, Happy Ending. You can watch the full episode of the show (including my appearance in an honest-to-goodness comedy sketchy) at Fusion.