Barbara Ehrenreich, a journalist and author, first wrote for In These Times in 1977. Her recent books include Bright-sided: How Positive Thinking is Undermining America and Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America.

John Ehrenreich is professor of psychology at the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. He wrote The Humanitarian Companion: A Guide for International Aid, Development, and Human Rights Workers.

They co-authored the essay The Professional-Managerial Class” in the March-April 1977 issue of Radical America.

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Death of the Yuppie Dream
The rise and fall of the professional-managerial class.