Shoutout in Bitch Media re emotional labour July 21, 2017 5:13 AM   Subscribe

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, writer of the Modest Proposal for a Fair Trade Emotional Labor Economy essay linked on Mefi recently, talks about the Metafilter emotional labour thread on a podcast with Bitch Media discussing her artile.
posted by divabat to MetaFilter-Related at 5:13 AM (5 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

posted by cortex (staff) at 7:06 AM on July 21, 2017

That thread should be required reading.
posted by maxsparber at 8:06 AM on July 21, 2017 [7 favorites]

That is awesome! Thank you for sharing this, now I know what I will be listening to on the commute home tonight.
posted by nightrecordings at 10:13 AM on July 21, 2017

"Emotional labour" sounds so much more refined.
posted by roger ackroyd at 1:23 PM on July 21, 2017 [1 favorite]

Thank you for posting this. Somehow I had never heard of Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, and while I haven't had a chance to listen to the linked podcast, I picked up Dirty River from the library this past weekend and it is excellent.
posted by janepanic at 7:22 PM on July 26, 2017

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