Barbara Ehrenreich is the founder of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and the author of the seminal Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America.
Co-published with The American Prospect. Linda Tirado, partially blinded by a rubber bullet in Minneapolis protests, remains an important voice against social and economic injustice in America.
Co-published with The New York Times. The shutdown is painful, but it is also an opportunity for labor to take a stand.
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. Is the #MeToo “moment” the beginning of a new feminism?
Co-published with Lenny Letter. Are annual pelvic examinations necessary?
Co-published with The Guardian. It’s time to highlight a hidden truth: restricting abortion means more maternal deaths.
Co-published with The Baffler. How Silicon Valley commodified and sold you "mindfulness".
Co-published with Fusion. Photography by Alyssa Schukar. The Ft. Wayne Workers’ Project is uniting working class Americans of all beliefs, ethnicities and backgrounds.
Co-published with The New York Times. The poor don't need to feel more "gratitude"—they need decent pay and better working conditions.
Co-published with TomDispatch and the Los Angeles Times. As the lifespans of the wealthy increase, working-class white people are dying younger and younger. …
Co-published with The Guardian. There’s something wrong with the fact that affluent people can afford to write about minimum-wage jobs while the people who actually work them …
Co-published with TIME. The housekeeper’s job is to clean, change sheets, restock amenities and exit the room without leaving any personal traces behind. They are paid …
Co-published with The Atlantic. Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can't save up enough to move on.