Barbara Ehrenreich





Barbara Ehrenreich

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born
in Butte, Montana, The United States
August 26, 1941

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Barbara Ehrenreich is the bestselling author of sixteen previous books, including the bestsellers Nickel and Dimed and Bait and Switch. A frequent contributor to Harpers and The Nation, she has also been a columnist at The New York Times and Time Magazine.



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On Turning Poverty into an American Crime
By Barbara Ehrenreich


I completed the manuscript for Nickel and Dimed in a time of seemingly boundless prosperity. Technology innovators and venture capitalists were acquiring sudden fortunes, buying up McMansions like the ones I had cleaned in Maine and much larger. Even secretaries in some hi-tech firms were striking it rich with their stock options. T...

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April 2014, Barbara Ehrenreich
"She went undercover for her exposé, Nickel and Dimed, and now she lays her soul bare in Living with a Wild God, a personal account of her internal quest for the meaning of life." ...More

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“Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation...none was more alarming than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men.”
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“What you don't necessarily realize when you start selling your time by the hour is that what you're really selling is your life.”
Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

“No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.”
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