Archives

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: ‘I Have to Admit, I’m Scared’

Looking Towards the Future

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: Barbara Ehrenreich Is Not an Optimist, but She Has Hope for the Future

Interview about class, reporting, the coronavirus, and socialism

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: Bernie Sanders and Why Socialism Should Be Fun

Interview on why Sanders is her choice for 2020, the joys of radical politics and why there’s no time to wait on capitalism to solve the climate crisis

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: On the Origins of the Professional-Managerial Class

How do we recognize the similarities between people of different class positions without papering over the differences?

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: Ehrenreich Interviews Albert on Parecon

Fifteen years ago Barbara Ehrenreich interviewed Michael Albert about participatory economics. The exchange largely addressed matters of allocation, participatory planning versus markets, so we rerun it to accompany the series of essays on socialism now appearing on ZNet

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: Sexual Harassment Is Just the Start

Barbara Ehrenreich has written extensively about the impossibility of getting by with low-wage work in the U.S. and the everyday indignities workers in the U.S. face on the job. In her best-selling book Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, Ehrenreich wrote about her yearlong experience of going undercover as a low-wage worker. Read more…

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: Divisions of Labor

New kinds of work require new ideas — and new ways of organizing

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: Dead, White, and Blue

The Great Die-Off of America’s Blue Collar Whites

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: What The Author Of ‘Nickel And Dimed’ Thinks About Minnesota’s Minimum Wage

Hear the name Barbara Ehrenreich and it may not ring any bells. Hear the words “Nickel and Dimed,’’ and you’ll likely remember.   That’s the name of a best-selling book and she’s the journalist who wrote it, going undercover waiting tables, cleaning toilets, selling for Wal-Mart and caring for nursing home patients to experience and Read more…

avatar
Barbara Ehrenreich: That Can’t Be

She studied to be a scientist but ended up an outspoken journalist, activist and best-selling author. Barbara Ehrenreich writes about poverty in America and the growing divide between the haves and have-nots as well as health care issues, the welfare system, women's rights and the cult of positive thinking that surrounds some cancer patients. From Read more…

1 2 3 7
Skip to toolbar