Barbara Ehrenreich

BARBARA EHRENREICH is a political essayist and social critic who tackles a brave and diverse range of issues in books and magazine articles. She is the author or co-author of twelve books including Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class, and, most recently, Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War. She has written for dozens of magazines, including Z, Ms., Harper's, The Nation, The Progressive, The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly and the New York Times Magazine. Her forthcoming book is called Nickle and Dimed: Surviving in Low-Wage America. She recently led a workshop, Writing About Poverty, for the literary nonfiction program's Writing About series.

Barbara Ehrenreich's

ZNet Articles

What The Author Of ‘Nickel And Dimed’ Thinks About Minnesota’s Minimum Wage

That Can’t Be

Preying on the Poor

Rediscovering Poverty

The Making of the American 99% and the Collapse of the Middle Class

Rich People are Being ‘Demonized’ for Flaunting their Wealth. Poor Dears!

We Need Not Just Jobs, But Jobs That Pay

Turning Poverty into an American Crime

Z Commentary

Why Homelessness Is Becoming an Occupy Wall Street Issue

Modern Blood Rites Revisited

The High Cost of Being Poor

North Carolina Antichrist


Smile or Die

This Land is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation

Bait and Switch

Blood Rites

Addressing Havorford Graduating class of 2007


For Her Own Good: 150 Years of the Experts’ Advice to Women

Smile or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World

Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War

Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness (Glass Mountain Pamphlet)

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy


What we need is a tough new kind of feminism with no illusions. Women do not change institutions simp…

One last lesson from the Christians–the ancient, original ones, that is. Theirs is the story of how …

People?s lives are in turmoil. There is a sense of crisis for men as well as for women, and for child…

Z Magazine

The Silenced Majority

Parecon: Life After Capitalism? – Barbara Ehrenreich Interviews Michael Albert

Transcendence, Hope, & Ecstasy


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