Marquette Wire

‘Nickel and Dimed’ calls for change

Matthew Reddin

February 11, 2010

In "Nickel and Dimed," Barbara Ehrenreich cleans hotel rooms and tries to make a living on minimum wage. The question journalist Barbara Ehrenreich set out to answer seemed simple: can a single woman work and live on minimum wage for a month? And the answer was no. Now, the...