How the pandemic became a referendum on work
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For many people, jobs have become little more than a completely relentless, unsatisfying toil. Especially since Covid-19 came along. So why then does work ethic still hold so much sway? Jamie McCallum is a professor of sociology at Middlebury College in Vermont. His area of interest in work, labour and social movements, and his latest book is Worked Over: How Round-the-Clock Work Is Killing the American Dream. He joins the show to discuss the book and how the current pandemic has created a referendum on the value of work.
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