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The Working Poor

Posted in nonfiction by Ellen Bard on August 5, 2010

Barbara Ehrenreich. Nickel and Dimed: on (not) Getting by in America (2001)

Peter Gosselin. High Wire: The Precarious Financial Lives of American Families (2008)

Steven Greenhouse. The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker (2008)

Thom Hartmann. Screwed: The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class (2007)

David Cay Johnston. Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You With the Bill) (2007)

Mark Robert Rank. One Nation Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All (2004)

Gary Rivlin. Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc.–How the Working Poor Became Big Business (2010)

David K. Shipler. The Working Poor: Invisible in America (2004)

Louis Uchitelle. The Disposable Americans: Layoff and Their Consequences (2006)


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