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Barbara Ehrenreich

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Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author, most recently, of Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America.


News and Features

The Nation's forum on the future of socialism continues.

The capitalists who have run things so far have forfeited all trust and respect. So what will we do now? A Nation Forum.

How America in the Bush years was so vicious and stupid that it managed to take my freedom of speech and turn it into someone else's living hell.

As the poor and the formerly middle-class take an economic beating, will they finally have enough status to get their needs met?

Our operatives on Wall Street were doing a good job bringing down capitalism one hedge fund at a time. But then Goldman Sachs staged a counter-coup.

As Karl Marx's opus marks a big birthday, capitalism seems willing to mark the occasion by dropping dead.

The case against Victoria Osteen embodies the narcissism of those who preach the Gospel of prosperity.

Believe it or not, suicide is becoming an increasingly popular response to dealing with debt.

Obese America is literally sitting on vast energy reserves--all we need to do is extract it and turn it into fuel.

In the era of the superrich, if a place is truly beautiful, ordinary people can't afford to be there.