Barbara Ehrenreich’s most recent book, Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer, was published in April. With Alissa Quart, she founded and runs the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a journalism nonprofit that covers income inequality. (July 2018)
In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers
by Bernice Yeung
Investigative journalist Bernice Yeung has been writing about the plight of farmworkers and maids harassed and raped by their overseers for more than five years, in places far from executive offices—fields, basements, and break rooms. Her new book, In a Day’s Work, is a bleak but much-needed addition to the literature on sexual harassment in the US.
The American crisis over health has finally taken a place alongside the urban crisis, the ecological crisis, and the “youth crisis” as the subject for solemn Presidential announcements, TV documentaries, and special features of magazines ranging from Fortune to Redbook. But to the average consumer of pills, hospital care, and …