There’s a Reason Why You Can’t Afford to Live in America
Co-published with The Guardian. The middle class faces a uniquely American predicament: being ‘squeezed’ economically and psychologically.
Alissa Quart Featured on The Open Mind Hosted by Alexander Heffner
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Our New TV Antiheroes Don’t Want to Fall Out of the Middle Class
Co-published with The Guardian. Shows like Ozark, Billions and Empire are a new kind of aspirational television, about a 1% that lives with impunity.
How We’re Working with Reporters from Around America to Cover Class and Inequality
Co-published with The Guardian. The national media failed to cover large swathes of the US pre-election, while rural voices have been quieted by the decimation of local …
Why A Lot of Americans Resent the Cultured ‘New York City Elite’
Co-published with The Guardian. The big city ‘elites’ drink almond milk, eat organic food – and they’re emblematic of a deep cultural divide experienced by the voters …
Co-curated with Bill Moyers & Company One of the strengths of poetry is that it’s a different kind of language…it can cut directly to meaning making …
An Immigrant Mother’s Struggle
David Rosenberg writes on Slate's Behold blog about Alice Proujansky getting to know Guido and Blanca while shooting "Class Struggles".