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NICKEL AND DIMED

Nickel And Dimed

NICKEL AND DIMED On (Not) Getting By In America Author: Barbara Ehrenreich Publisher: Metropolitan Books, 224 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-6389-7 Date: 2002 The idea for this book evolved from a lunch meeting with Lewis Lapham, editor of Harper’s during a discussion of future articles. The conversation had drifted to poverty and welfare reform, which, at the […]

CATCHING OUT

Catching Out

CATCHING OUT The Secret World of Day Laborers For a year, journalist Dick Reavis reported to a labor hall each morning hoping to “catch out,” or get job assignments. ‘Catching Out’ describes Reavis’s job at a factory, as a construction and demolition worker, landscaper, road crew flagman, auto-auction driver and warehouseman, and several days spent […]

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