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, Nick­el and Dimed: On (Not) Get­ting by in Amer­i­ca, and Blood Rites: Ori­gins and His­to­ry of the Pas­sions of War. She has been a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to The Pro­gres­sive, Harpers, Time and In These Times, where she is a con­tribut­ing editor.
Working-Class Journalism in the Age of Oligarchs
Barbara Ehrenreich: America’s Blue-Collar White People Are Dying at an Astounding Rate
Could the bump in white working class deaths be the result of widespread despair?
5 Things Progressives Should Do—and Not Do
Barbara Ehrenreich: Reclaiming What Makes Us Human
Through the ages, the killjoys of governing elites have been threatened by public expressions of collective joy
A Lifelong Debt