Labor Pains - the exquisite agony of work

Larry Buhl

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How Americans work today, how they might work tomorrow, and how to avoid getting screwed while bringing home the daily bread.

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23:44 | Sep 9th, 2015

Futurist and scholar Wendell Wallach discusses tech unemployment and how tech is destroying more jobs than it's creating. And we discuss how we need to manage tech and think about its societal and pol...Show More

15:51 | May 10th, 2015

Professor James Green, a historian of labor movements, gives the history of May Day and how the tumultuous Haymarket affair nearly derailed the movement for the eight-hour day. And he explains why Ame...Show More
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33:18 | Apr 1st, 2015

Why are so many professionals quitting their day jobs to fly solo? Steve King of Emergent Research explains, and highlights the joys and pitfalls of freelancing.

36:47 | Mar 10th, 2015

Some experts say we've entered an age where technology will destroy more jobs than it creates. So, what do we do? And who will pay us? I speak with sociologist and futurist James Hughes, a professor a...Show More

27:16 | Feb 18th, 2015

Ever wanted to ditch your job and be an artist? My guest, Canadian playwright, performance artist and director Darren O'Donnell says you might want to keep your day job if you want to something really...Show More
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