Mortgage Meltdown? Awesome Barbara Ehrenreich Thinks We Should Get A…

Barack Obama has his first definitive lead in the polls, but it's not because America is full of optimists — or, at least the people parsing the polls don't think it is. Barbara Ehrenreich thinks we used to optimistic, though, and, in today's NY Times » 9/24/08 10:00am 9/24/08 10:00am, she calls everyone out for not being realistically pessimistic…

Bob Herbert And Barbara Ehrenreich: We Are Feeling The Love

Nickel and Dimed author Barbara Eherenreich and New York Times columnist Bob Herbert both wrote opinion pieces this week about the Hillary-Obama battles that I meant to devote some time to praising. I mean if anything has been sorta productive about this BATSHIT CRAZY EMOTIONAL primary campaign, it's that it's given… » 1/16/08 5:30pm 1/16/08 5:30pm

Playing Princess Is Just A Phase... Except When It Isn't

Last week, in Barbara Ehrenreich's Huffington Post essay entitled "Bonfire Of The Princesses," the Nickel And Dimed author wrote: "Disney likes to think of the Princesses as role models, but what a sorry bunch of wusses they are. Typically, they spend much of their time in captivity or a coma, waking up only when a… » 12/18/07 5:00pm 12/18/07 5:00pm