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Today on Your Call: Confronting poverty

May 21, 2012

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Barbara Ehrenreich, one of the country's foremost investigative journalists and author of many bestselling books, including Nickel and Dimed. We'll speak with Ehrenreich about her newly launched Economic Hardship Reporting Project, which was formed to help move the crisis of poverty and economic disparities to the center of our national conversation.


Barbara Ehrenreich, acclaimed journalist and author of several best selling book, including Smile Or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, and Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War

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Economic Hardship Reporting Project

Barbara Ehrenreich, Guardian: How the poor are made to pay for their poverty