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Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe is a reporting fellow at the Type Media Center, covering labor, economic justice, social movements, politics, gender, and pop culture. She is the author of the book, Necessary Trouble: America's New Radicals (Nation Books/2016).

Articles by this author

 

Despite Trump's 'Jobs, Jobs, Jobs' Bluster, the Rust Belt Is Still Reeling from Plant Closures

Chuckie Denison fought the closure of a GM factory in Lordstown, Ohio—now, he’s devoted himself to challenging the President’s lies about America’s economic recovery.

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U.S. Capitalism Is in Total Meltdown

The COVID-19 pandemic is like Hurricane Katrina, but for the entire country. And things are only going to get worse.

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Evictions Aren’t Inevitable When Tenants Fight Back

As the housing crisis deepens, renters find strength in solidarity.

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After a String of Antisemitic Attacks, a Choice Confronts all Jews

A surge of antisemitism has left us wondering where we can turn, to induce the feeling that rather than exercising solidarity, we should turn inward.

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Even in Defeat, Labour Mobilized the New Working Class

The U.K. election demonstrated the urgent need for grassroots organizing.

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What the U.K. Election Tells Us About Universal Health Care

Across the political spectrum, the British are clear: American-style health care is a terrible idea.

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Nonprofit Workers Join the Movement to Unionize

Increasing numbers of people in mission- and passion-driven fields are waking up to the fact that they are, despite the trappings of middle-class-ness, still workers doing a job.

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As the World Burns

Catastrophes in the Amazon and elsewhere are flash points for the larger, ongoing crisis that claims lives in less spectacular fashion—one that sees life itself as expendable.

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