41. Is Good Work Possible Under Capitalism? An Interview with Amelia Horgan

On this week's show Grace speaks to Amelia Horgan, author of Lost in Work: Escaping Capitalism, about the changing nature of work, the impact of Covid, and whether it's possible for 'good work' to exist in a profit-driven world.

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‘The liberal line on work says that it’s not in employers’ interests to treat workers badly – that’s not true.’

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This week, Grace speaks to Amelia Horgan, Philosophy PhD candidate researching the politics of work and author of Lost in Work: Escaping Capitalism.

They discuss the changing nature of work in the UK and around the world, how these trends have been impacted by the pandemic, and whether it’s possible to imagine ‘good work’ under capitalism.

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