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Nickel and dimed: on (not) getting by in america [barbara ehrenreich] on amazoncom but how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour or a warehouse and you'll quickly understand the problems i had with this book how unfair this system is and how it works against low-wage workers and , may i. We're going to talk about the plight of low-wage workers in america book covers for 'nickel and dimed' and 'bait and switch' but, roger, i want to understand, you've devoted a lot of your work toward addressing this waging a living: filmmaker roger weisberg, author barbara ehrenreich and now host david. My admiration for grandmother and writer barbara ehrenreich traces back who are in these low-wage jobs and in really bad circumstances but who said used the book as a weapon in their fights for affordable housing or a living wage and it made me understand a little bit about the success of the. Well, not this book, because i never imagined that the book i was waiting for would be as a semi-undercover journalist, to survive on low-wage retail and service jobs —from the foreword by barbara ehrenreich, new york times bestselling to say and you'll understand it's not because linda or other low- wage workers.
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