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On March 29, 2023, EHRP executive director Alissa Quart spoke with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman about her new book, Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream, which examines myths about …

On March 28, 2023, EHRP executive director Alissa Quart discussed her new book “Bootstrapped” on WAMC's The Roundtable, an award-winning, nationally recognized talk program. Listen to the full interview on the …

Co-published with The Salt Lake TribuneUtah says checks from the Emergency Rental Assistance fund are better off going to landlords rather than renters directly.

Co-published with GridYoung physicians in training are being squeezed by labor shortages, inflation and long hours.

Co-published with Literary Hub. Alissa Quart on the bootstrap narratives of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Co-published with JacobinWhen schools offer universal free meals, hungry kids eat. They also have better academic performance, behavior, attendance, and psychosocial functioning.

Co-published with JacobinSchool meal programs across the US are in disarray due to major staffing shortages and exploitative business practices, and kids are shouldering the burden.

EHRP executive director Alissa Quart discusses themes from her new book 'Bootstrapped,' which looks at how the American notion of pulling oneself up by their bootstraps creates harm.

Alissa Quart, director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP), recently authored a book called Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream. Earlier this year, I had to chance to talk with Quart …

Co-published with Rolling StoneAn exclusive excerpt from the new book Bootstrapped explodes the fantasy at the heart of the American dream.

Co-published with Teen VogueIt’s a hard term to pin down because it shapes our lives in so many ways.

Co-published with The Washington PostPoliticians are beginning to more regularly challenge the "bootstraps" model.

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