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Sarah Jaffe

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Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe is an independent journalist and the co-host of Dissent magazine's Belabored podcast, an editorial board member at Dissent and a columnist at New Labor Forum. Her writing on labor, politics, the economy, feminism, and pop culture has been published in The Washington Post, In These TimesThe Nation, The American Prospect, The Atlantic, and many other publications.


News and Features

Andrew Cuomo’s challenger for Governor of New York State didn’t beat him in the primary, but she did prove that no candidate is invincible.

Andrew Cuomo’s unlikely challenger for Governor of New York is gaining endorsements and giving him a headache.

While Nikki Haley’s political positions may fit squarely into the conservative Republican camp, her Indian-American identity allows South Carolina conservatives and the Tea Party crowd to boast of racial diversity in their ranks.

Security guards in Philadelphia face an uphill battle to unionize with the Employee Free Choice Act stalled in Congress.


Other countries provide childcare and income supports for poor mothers; in the United States, we arrest them.
In the final days of its last term, the Supreme Court handed down three rulings of major consequence for women. Our panelists discuss.