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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.

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She's managed to smash the myth of innate female moral superiority.

Riding with a caravan that descended on Washington Monday, to call for immediate government action to push down fuel prices.

Hard hit by rising costs and the threat of losing their rigs, truckers are staging protests, calling for a bailout and lower fuel prices. What if the rest of us joined them?

The future has arrived: progressives can make a difference to ensure Barack Obama is our next President.

When it comes to unsavory religious affiliations, Hillary Clinton is a lot more vulnerable than Obama.

We have been the world's designated shoppers, and, if we fall down on the job, we take the global economy with us.

All of us, of whatever race, want a fresh start. That's what "change" means right now: Get us out of here!

An economy addicted to growth, bubbles, downsizing and lending sprees--has become disconnected from the real economy of ordinary human needs.

"Change" is this year's Democratic battle cry, but if you don't know how it happens, you're not likely to make it happen yourself.

Politicians and economists find it hard to admit that we have two economies--one for the rich and one for everyone else--and the latter has been in a recession, if not a depression, for a long, long time.