Barbara Ehrenreich

American writer and journalist (1941–2022)

Barbara Ehrenreich (/ˈɛərənrk/, AIR-ən-rike;[1] née Alexander; August 26, 1941 – September 1, 2022) was an American writer and political activist. She was a well known person in the Democratic Socialists of America movement. Ehrenreich was best known for her 2001 book Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America.

Barbara Ehrenreich
Ehrenreich in 2006
Ehrenreich in 2006
BornBarbara Alexander
(1941-08-26)August 26, 1941
Butte, Montana, U.S.
DiedSeptember 1, 2022(2022-09-01) (aged 81)
Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation
  • Social critic
  • journalist
  • author
  • activist
Education
GenreNonfiction, investigative journalism
Spouse
Children
Website
barbaraehrenreich.com

Ehrenreich died on September 1, 2022 under hospice care in Alexandria, Virginia from a stroke, six days after her 81st birthday.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The CMU Pronouncing Dictionary". Retrieved May 12, 2016.
  2. Schachar, Natalie (September 2, 2022). "Barbara Ehrenreich, Explorer of Prosperity's Dark Side, Dies at 81". New York Times. Vol. 171, no. 59535. p. B12. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved September 2, 2022.