Additional Information on Barbara Ehrenreich

* Ehrenreich has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship; a grant for Research and Writing from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; the Ford Foundation‘s Award for Humanistic Perspectives on Contemporary Society; and The Nation Institute/Puffin Foundation Prize for Creative Citizenship, which is given to an individuals who challenge the status quo “through distinctive, courageous, imaginative, socially responsible work of significance.”

* In a February 2008 blog appearing on AlterNet, Ehrenreich expressed her support for Senator Barack Obama‘s presidential bid, writing: “We, perhaps white people especially, look to him for atonement and redemption. All of us, of whatever race, want a fresh start. That’s what ‘change’ means right now: Get us out of here!

 

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