The Electric Typewriter

Great articles and essays by the world's best journalists and writers.
17th Jan

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Sure, there’s a job out there for anyone who can get to an interview sober and standing upright. The price, though, may be one’s basic civil rights and self-respect.

11th Oct

by Barbara Ehrenreich

The politics of other women’s work.

19th Aug

by Barbara Ehrenreich

In June 1998 I left behind everything that usually soothes and sustains me - home, career, companion, reputation, ATM card - and become part of the low-wage workforce.