Barbara Ehrenreich was an American author and political activist. During the 1980s and early 1990s she was a prominent figure in the Democratic Socialists of America.
She was a widely read and award-winning columnist and essayist, and author of 21 books.
Ehrenreich was born to Isabelle and Ben Howes Alexander in Butte, Montana, which she describes as then being “a bustling, brawling, blue collar mining town”.
In an interview on C-SPAN, she characterized her parents as “strong union people” with two family rules: “never cross a picket line and never vote Republican”.
In a talk she gave in 1999, Ehrenreich called herself a “fourth-generation atheist”.
Ehrenreich has one brother, Ben Alexander Jr., and one sister, Diane Alexander.
When she was 35, according to the book Always Too Soon: Voices of Support for Those Who Have Lost Both Parents, her mother died “from a likely suicide.
Barbara Ehrenreich Children: Meet Ben Ehrenreich, Rosa Brooks
Barbara Ehrenreich Children? Rosa Brooks and Ben Ehrenreich are the children of the American author and political activist.
Ben Ehrenreich is an American freelance journalist and novelist who lives in Los Angeles.
Ehrenreich began working as a journalist in the alternative press in the late 1990s, publishing extensively in LA Weekly and the Village Voice.
His journalism, essays, and criticism have since appeared in Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, the Los Angeles Times, The Believer, and the London Review of Books.
Ben Ehrenreich was born in 1972 (age 50 years), in the United States.
Rosa Brooks is an American law professor, journalist, author, and commentator on foreign policy, U.S. politics, and criminal justice.
She is the Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Policy at Georgetown University Law Center.
Rosa Brooks was born in New York, New York, United States.