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Thinking on Sunday: Hired – Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain

8th April 2018 · 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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 Thinking on Sunday: Hired – Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain

In 2016 James Bloodworth began a journey around Britain exploring the world of low-paid work. He was shocked by what he found. Not only in some of the workplaces he visited, where a sense of fear and precarity prevailed, but also in the communities in which he lived, where communities had been destroyed and a culture had collapsed.

Come hear James speak on the ‘gig economy’ and what is means to be poor and working in twenty-first century Britain at Thinking on Sunday.

James Bloodworth is an English writer and the author of two books, The Myth of Meritocracy and Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain. His work has appeared in The Observer, The New Statesman, The Times, The New York Review of Books and elsewhere. He is on Twitter as @J_Bloodworth

Doors 2.45pm. Start 3pm.
Entry £8, £4 concessions (free to Conway Hall Ethical Society members, who should book these tickets in advance via the Book Now button)
Event is subject to capacity, without exceptions. Space will be reserved for ticket holders.
Brockway Room (Ground floor – accessible. Induction loop audio).

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