20 episodes

Just Work It is a platform for podcasts about decent work by and for millennials. It is hosted by Ausma Malik, Atkinson’s Director of Social Engagement.

Just Work It Atkinson Foundation

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

Just Work It is a platform for podcasts about decent work by and for millennials. It is hosted by Ausma Malik, Atkinson’s Director of Social Engagement.

    2062 – Ep.2: Lighting Up the Economy

    2062 – Ep.2: Lighting Up the Economy

    Employment is up. Wages are down. Most people have fewer choices and chances. It doesn’t add up. Some people are throwing their hands in the air because they don’t believe the economic system can change. Others are simply throwing shade on it. We’re drawn to people who are taking action today to generate more opportunities […]

    • 11 min
    2062 – Ep.1: A Just Work It Live Event

    2062 – Ep.1: A Just Work It Live Event

    In front of a live audience on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, Atkinson’s Ausma Malik had a seriously funny conversation about inclusion, technology and power with U.S. comedian Hari Kondabolu and Canadian Roots Exchange’s Max FineDay. The podcast includes cameo appearances from the cast of The Jetsons, the first colour cartoon series which aired in 1962 […]

    • 1 hr 21 min
    2062 – Ep.0: Get Ready for 2062!

    2062 – Ep.0: Get Ready for 2062!

    We’ve covered a lot of topics when it comes to decent work and our generation — and we’re not done yet! Our third series about the future of work is dropping soon. It features U.S. comedian Hari Kondabolu and Indigenous activist Max FineDay. Stay tuned!

    • 54 sec
    Lovers & Fighters – Ep.6: Decent Work in Your Workplace

    Lovers & Fighters – Ep.6: Decent Work in Your Workplace

    Dramatic changes in the world of work are igniting new visions and strategies for decent work everywhere. Unionized and non-unionized workers alike are part of a movement to rebalance power and to create a future characterized by greater equality. In this episode, Ausma talks to Sarah Hoy and Fahmida Kamali, two young workers in the […]

    • 30 min
    Lovers & Fighters – Ep.5: Making Democracy Work

    Lovers & Fighters – Ep.5: Making Democracy Work

    There is a common phrase: “Real democracy is what happens between elections.” It also moves beyond politics – it’s how we relate to each other online and offline, at work and in the public square, wherever we find community. . We work together, often across difference, to make decisions in our individual and collective interest. […]

    • 26 min
    Lovers & Fighters – Ep.4: Building Community Power

    Lovers & Fighters – Ep.4: Building Community Power

    Urban and infrastructure developments are often hotly contested, with disruptive construction schedules, impacts on local communities, and debates over how benefits get distributed. While traditionally the scales of power have tipped in favour of developers, historically marginalized and equity seeking communities across Canada are organizing to demand that their voices and interests are heard in […]

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Ladyfacej ,

Such a needed conversation!

Thank you for having this important conversation! I especially enjoyed the range of voices included and Ausma Malik is a phenomenal host, I so appreciated the depth and care she brought! Amazing work!

torontowerk ,

Great topic. Great host. Great guests.

I've listented to the first few episodes and was impressed by the range and depth of the discussion. Ausma Malik is an engaging, knowledgable host. Her friendly and casual style coupled with interesting guest and excellent production makes this podcast easy listening for me when walking or at work. Kudos to everyone who helped put this project together.

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