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Social Insecuritynew

In 2001, Nickel and Dimed got rapturous reviews for its exposure of the invisible poor; 10 years later, the groundbreaking investigation feels like usiness as usual.
Orlando Weekly  |  Seth Kubersky  |  09-22-2011  |  Nonfiction

Barbara Ehrenreich's Latest Book Tackles Our Oppressive Optimismnew

Rather than focus on some particular tool of oppression that's misled the masses into believing they're happy, in Bright-Sided Ehrenreich trains her ire on happiness itself.
Chicago Reader  |  Noah Berlatsky  |  10-19-2009  |  Nonfiction

Ehrenreich's Latest Essays on Social and Economic Justice Are Truly Galvanizingnew

Erudite yet accessible and scathingly sardonic, the author of Nickel and Dimed has again written a book that seeks to stir the radical, class-conscious spirit of the American left -- and leave them both outraged and rolling in laughter.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Molly Zapp  |  08-21-2008  |  Nonfiction

Dionysus Downnew

Barbara Ehrenreich's equivocal history of joy.
Missoula Independent  |  Joe Campana  |  04-26-2007  |  Nonfiction

High and Drynew

We take a tour of the U.S. economy's dark underbelly with Barbara Ehrenreich.
Boulder Weekly  |  Grace Hood  |  09-26-2006  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Wal-Mart Encourages Camping in Parking Lotsnew

With its 24/7 operations and expansive parking lots, Wal-Mart apparently realized it could make more friends (and more cents) by letting folks in self-contained campers spend the night (and perhaps spend some money while they're at it) than by chasing them off at the risk of alienating potential customers.
Mountain Xpress  |  Cecil Bothwell  |  08-19-2004  |  Travel

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