The Already Poor

Barbara Ehreneich, the author of “Nickel and Dimed”, has written an editorial in the New York Times about how the media has been concentrating on how the economic downturn has effected the upper and middle class who she calls the Nouveau Poor. She writes how the media has ignored the people that are usually ignored, the working poor who had already been living in an economic depression of their own.

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"Too Poor to Make the News" - June 2009, The New York Times, Barbara Ehreneich