Barbara Ehrenreich

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2013

    Carping Diem! Teachers Rant. Teachers' Rant. A Teacher's Rant. It's Back-to-School Reading Week

    Your assignment this week: sixteen essays, ten short chapters, one elegant and righteous rant. Almost ready for classes starting next week at the UC, and well into the quarter or semester everywhere else. Everybody asks the annoying question about how the kids are doin' these days, education is simu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2012

    Media Mail: Printed Literary Matters. No, I Mean it Matters!

    The ostensible purpose of this cheerful weekly blog post is evangelizing on behalf of Orange County reading, writing, literary culture, according to The Bibliofella. Sometimes your humble (not) blogger's reach is pretty wide, solipsistic, a stretch but then again writing about my two favorite subjec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2012

    Don't Tell Dad and Mom: What They're Reading at UC Irvine This Fall

    In his day job, Mr. Bibteaches required undergraduate Composition at UC Irvine,  where he works hard guiding students to read, write and think critically, to develop scholarly research and analysis skills and--you bet!--engage politically using their newfound civic literacy. Some deal! Despite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Insiders Take Potshots at Freedom Communications

    Author, sociologist and working-class advocate Barbara Ehrenreich recently spoke about being confronted by a foe who accused her of engaging in class warfare, to which Ehrenreich responded that's absolutely true but her side in not the one that started the war.Who knew class-warfare skirmishes could ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 17, 2005

    Loose Change

    Nickel and Dimed is better read than staged

  • Columns

    February 26, 2004


    My Liev as a dog

  • Culture

    December 7, 2000

    Very, Very Ridiculous

    Tom Wolfe, chronicler of the comfort class