Alissa Quart, the author of The Republic of Outsiders and Branded, is the executive editor for the nonprofit Economic Hardship Reporting Project.
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.