is a Nation Institute fellow and an independent journalist covering labor, economic justice, social movements, politics, gender, and pop culture. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Salon, The Week, American Prospect, Washington Post, Atlantic
, and many other publications. She is the co-host, with Michelle Chen, of Dissent
magazine's Belabored podcast, as well as an editorial board member at Dissent
and a columnist at New Labor Forum. Jaffe was formerly a staff writer at In These Times
and the labor editor at AlterNet. She was a contributing editor on The 99%: How the Occupy Wall Street Movement Is Changing America
, from AlterNet books, as well as a contributor to the anthologies At the Tea Party
and Tales of Two Cities
, both from OR Books. She was also the web director at GRITtv with Laura Flanders.