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A podcast about labor organizing, hosted by Sarah Jaffe and Michelle Chen. Presented by Dissent magazine since 2013.

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    • 4.7 • 236 Ratings

A podcast about labor organizing, hosted by Sarah Jaffe and Michelle Chen. Presented by Dissent magazine since 2013.

    Pandemic Black Fridays are Twice as Tiring, with Cynthia Murray and Lisa Harris

    Pandemic Black Fridays are Twice as Tiring, with Cynthia Murray and Lisa Harris

    Delivery workers from New York and London join the podcast to talk about organizing during the pandemic.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-courier-class-war

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Courier Class War

    Courier Class War

    Delivery workers from New York and London join the podcast to talk about organizing during the pandemic.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-courier-class-war

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Mental Health Workers' Double Pandemic, with Kellie Benson

    Mental Health Workers' Double Pandemic, with Kellie Benson

    A mental healthcare provider discusses the pandemic's effects on her work.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-mental-health-workers-double-pandemic-with-kellie-benson

    • 48 min
    The Death and Life of Labor Journalism

    The Death and Life of Labor Journalism

    Labor journalists discuss media coverage of the recent strike wave in Britain.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-the-death-and-life-of-labor-journalism

    • 1 hr 23 min
    The Union on the Hill, with Janae Washington and Taylor Doggett

    The Union on the Hill, with Janae Washington and Taylor Doggett

    Two congressional staffers discuss the push to unionize Capitol Hill.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-the-union-on-the-hill-with-janae-washington-and-taylor-doggett

    • 58 min
    Shutting Down the Ports, with Steve Gerrard and Liverpool Dockworkers

    Shutting Down the Ports, with Steve Gerrard and Liverpool Dockworkers

    British dockworkers join the podcast to talk about ongoing strikes in Liverpool and Felixstowe.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-shutting-down-the-ports-with-steve-gerrard-and-liverpool-dockworkers

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
236 Ratings

236 Ratings

Brigitte Kay ,

Belabored

You can depend on Belabored to get a complete picture of any current labor struggle with fascinating interviews straight from the field.

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Amazing! Must listen and support

Essential and high quality insights on labor news around the world.

soontobehiker ,

Phenomenal Podcast

Came to this podcast after reading “Work won’t love you back,” and am so happy I found it. A cathartic experience that adds fuel to the fire I need to continue helping workers everywhere. Both this podcast and her book are worthwhile ways to spend your time.

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