Millions of Americans work for poverty-level wages, and one day Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that any job equals a better life. But how can anyone survive or prosper on $6 to $7 an hour?
Join Common Freshman Reader Nickel and Dimed author Barbara Ehrenreich as she discusses her experiences “not getting by in America.”
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