iOS app Android app

Nickel and Dimed

Author Platform: Use the News to Boost Your Book & Platform

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

Using the news can help boost the visibility of your book, your platform and you! Themes run through your platform and book, whether it is fiction or...

Obesity Epidemic: Spurring a Revolution

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

For our kids to combat the obesity plague, no single strategy is adequate. We need easy access to affordable good food, plus physical activity, plus kids who are not intimidated by kitchen utensils and raw vegetables.

Help Wanted: Someone - Anyone! - With a Real Plan to Rebuild America

Pearl Korn | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Our "leaders" -- from the president on down -- should hang their heads in shame for wasting so much time and energy squabbling over the tax rates of the filthy rich and the size of giveaways to multi-national corporations while disaster unfolds before us.

Nickel and Dimed (2011 Version)

Barbara Ehrenreich | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ehrenreich

The most shocking thing I learned from my research on the fate of the working poor in the recession was the extent to which poverty has been criminalized in America.

NH Parents Object To Book That Calls Jesus 'Vagrant'

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

BEDFORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire couple told a school board Monday that their son's civil rights were violated when he was assigned a book that r...

Bright-Sided: Smart Analysis Or Missing Something?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barbara Ehrenreich's new book, Bright-Sided, has been the source of a great book review debate recently. Following eye-opening accounts such as Nickel...

Real Progress on Homelessness

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

We can end chronic homelessness, but only if we abandon ineffective and entrenched practices.