29 min

Self Evident Presents: "Get Up Stand Up" (by Re:Work‪)‬ Self Evident: Asian America's Stories

    • Documentary

When you get into a taxi, you usually know where you’re coming from, where you’re going, and what you’ll do when you get there. But what about your taxi driver – someone whose work is in constant motion, moving from destination to destination, meeting new people by the hour? What was the road that brought them to this moment, what is the journey they'll take next?
On this episode of Re:Work, by the UCLA Labor Center, join host Saba Waheed as she travels with Javaid on the path that brought him from a small agricultural town in Punjab, Pakistan to driving cabs in New York City.
Reading and Resources: “Taxi!: Cabs and Capitalism in New York City” by Biju Mathew Self Evident’s audio story on the New York Taxi Workers’ Alliance Hunger Strike of 2021 UCLA Labor Center. The New York Taxi Workers' Alliance




Credits:
Produced by Stefanie Ritoper, Saba Waheed, Ob1, and Asif Ahmed. Music supervision by Francisco Garcia Nava.

When you get into a taxi, you usually know where you’re coming from, where you’re going, and what you’ll do when you get there. But what about your taxi driver – someone whose work is in constant motion, moving from destination to destination, meeting new people by the hour? What was the road that brought them to this moment, what is the journey they'll take next?
On this episode of Re:Work, by the UCLA Labor Center, join host Saba Waheed as she travels with Javaid on the path that brought him from a small agricultural town in Punjab, Pakistan to driving cabs in New York City.
Reading and Resources: “Taxi!: Cabs and Capitalism in New York City” by Biju Mathew Self Evident’s audio story on the New York Taxi Workers’ Alliance Hunger Strike of 2021 UCLA Labor Center. The New York Taxi Workers' Alliance




Credits:
Produced by Stefanie Ritoper, Saba Waheed, Ob1, and Asif Ahmed. Music supervision by Francisco Garcia Nava.

29 min