American writer and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich.

Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich spent two years living on wages earned at entry-level positions, publishing an account of her time, Nickel and Dimed, in 2001. Her investigation into white-collar jobs, Bait and Switch, appeared in 2005. Ehrenreich’s most recent books are Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America, published in 2009, and Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Everything, published in 2014.

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