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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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Disney's idea of sex doesn't belong in the pre-K playroom. Parents, unite: make a holiday bonfire of all that plastic and tulle: let your girls be girls again.

Homeowners in gated communities now facing foreclosure are learning there's no fence high enough to keep out the repo man.

What's so great about designer chocolate if it's infested with cockroach droppings? As the economic widens, rich and poor still occupy the same food chain.

As the screenwriters strike enters its second week, take a moment to appreciate those without whom late night comics are struck mute, movies are left unmade and on TV, there's nothing but reality.

The Gap has been caught selling garments made by child slaves in India. It's enough to make you vomit all over your new denim jacket.

David Horowitz serves up a witch's brew of Cheney-style anti-jihadism, mixed with anti-feminism and a sour dash of anti-Semitism.

The right-wing philanthropist is pushing the phony science of positive psychology to numb Americans into smiley-faced acquiescence to the status quo.

Can America survive the tedium of its black and female candidates?

America has faced down the Third Reich and the Red Menace, but it has met an enemy it dares not confront: the private health insurance industry.

Now that we know there's a vice squad deployed to find people looking to hook up for quickies in airport bathrooms, air travel has taken on a whole new dimension.