Barbara Garson is an author whose recent books include Down the Up Escalator, How the 99 Percent Live (Anchor Books/Random House, 2013) and All the Livelong Day: The Meaning and Demeaning of Routine Work and The Electronic Sweatshop. She is a veteran of the University of California, Berkeley Free Speech Movement (1984). Then she edited The Free Speech Movement Newsletter and wrote an anti-Vietnam war play, MacBird!, which was a parody of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
One Step Up, Three Steps Down
Against the Current, No. 172, September/October 2014