Alissa Quart is the executive editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and author of the poetry book Monetized as well as three non-fiction books.
When only US wages can support families in the Global South, parents and children divide to survive.
A band of finance wizards take on the system they now say is corrupt.
In mid-December, 2,500 teenagers walked out of their Philadelphia public
high school classrooms and into the city's intersections.