No One Is Better at Twitter Than Barbara Ehrenreich

While it’s difficult to point to positive emergences in 2018, Barbara Ehrenreich’s increased Twitter presence is certainly one of them. As the best-selling author of books like Nickel and Dimed and the founder of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, Ehrenreich often tweets about subjects like the various manifestations of American exceptionalism or the failure of welfare “reform,” but on other days, she’ll be demanding that men start acknowledging her as an “old lady.” Almost always, the tweets are long blocks of text, properly capitalized and punctuated, without links — succinct distillations of what Ehrenreich thinks of the Trump administration or, say, her physical therapist’s “advice.”

Read the full article in The Cut.

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