Stories by Arlie Hochschild

Arlie Hochschild is the author of many books, including The Second Shiftand The Time Bind.  Her latest book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right (The New Press), will be published in early September. This essay is adapted for TomDispatch from that book. subscribe to Arlie Hochschild's feed

Posted on: Sep 6, 2016, Source: The New Press

The great American paradox: The people who need government support the most want it the least.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

What would Trump mean for the environment?

Posted on: Jun 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We need a healthy market. But we also have to understand that some of the policies said to free it can deeply hurt the families free-marketeers claim to value.

Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source: Los Angeles Times

The jobless in the United States lose far more than their paychecks; they also lose precious social support.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet

As science and global capitalism gallop forward, they kick up difficult questions about emotional attachment. What, if anything, is too sacred to sell?

Posted on: Jun 23, 2005, Source: The American Prospect and Tomdispatch

Why do families with the shakiest grip on the American dream support the Bush equivalent of taking bread from the poor and giving it to the rich?

Posted on: Jan 14, 2004, Source:

George Bush doesn't represent the economic interests of working-class people. So why are so many blue-collar voters pro-Bush?