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  • Washington Journal MiddleAge White American Death Rates
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    Death Rates Rising for Middle-Aged White Americans

    Barbara Ehrenreich talked about her article “What Happened to the White Working Class?” The December 1, 2015, story in The Nation examines census data and analysis that shows a marked…

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  • The Atlantic Presents The Shriver Report
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    The Shriver Report, Morning Session

    The morning session of the Shriver Report forum included introductory remarks by Maria Shriver and Neera Tanden. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Barbara Ehrenreich participated in a panel discussion…

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  • Poverty to Prosperity with Tavis Smiley
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    Poverty to Prosperity with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley moderated a conversation on solutions for restoring America’s prosperity. Topics included the white paper from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), released the…

    13,698 views
  • emNickel and Dimed On Not Getting By in Americaem
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    Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

    Ms. Ehrenreich discussed her book Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, published by Metropolitan Books. The book is about the difficulty of living adequately in America on low…

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  • Barbara Ehrenreich on Right to Housing
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    Barbara Ehrenreich on Right to Housing

    Barbara Ehrenreich moderated a discussion among three formerly homeless people about the plight of the homeless and poverty in America. They spoke about their experiences, the impact of the…

    341 views
  • In Depth with Barbara Ehrenreich
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    In Depth with Barbara Ehrenreich

    Barbara Ehrenreich was interviewed about her life and writings. She responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic mail. A video clip was shown of Ms. Ehrenreich in her apartment in New…

    1,071 views
  • Minimum Wage Living in the US
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    Minimum Wage Living in the U.S.

    Moderated by Mr. Herman, three authors discussed living in America while working for minimum wage as “unskilled” workers. The authors argued that no job is truly “unskilled,” and that all…

    164 views
  • emFear of Fallingem
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    Fear of Falling

    Barbara Ehrenreich talked about her book Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class in which she examined social stereotypes. A freelance writer and a columnist and contributing…

    1,026 views
  • Legacy of Work
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    Legacy of Work

    The authors talked about the experiences of the working classes in America. Following their prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Carlebach is the author of…

    47 views
  • Democratic Policy Town Hall Meeting
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    Democratic Policy Town Hall Meeting

    Prominent liberal politicians and intellectuals discussed the Democratic party platform. They disagreed with the trend of Democratic leaders to move towards the center. They also outlined…

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