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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010

Jesus Christ Superstar, Cory Chisel, The Neville Brothers and St. Vincent

Barbara Ehrenreich’s 2001 book Nickel and Dimed examined the aftermath of 1996 welfare reform, using investigative journalism to demonstrate that having a job in no way guarantees escaping poverty. Ehrenreich posed as a blue-collar worker, experiencing firsthand the difficulties people face in finding and maintaining low-wage jobs, and disputing...