Alissa Quart is an American nonfiction writer, critic, journalist, editor, and poet. Her nonfiction books include "Republic of Outsiders: The Power of Amateurs," "Dreamers," and "Rebels."
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Alissa Quart, Author  “Squeezed”
ThirtyFour-50 Radio Show
Alissa Quart, Author “Squeezed” Join me as I talk with the author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America. A featured book at the Miami Book Fair and the second book by Ms. Quart. It’s a fascinating look at how families are struggling with high childcare costs while enduring increasing demands from employers. Alissa outlines how she feels about this difficult time in young families’ lives and suggests remedies to the situation. You’ll be riveted! Alissa Quart’s Squeezed
Interview with Alissa Quart
What Could Go Right?
Do you feel your middle-class standard of living slipping away, that one misstep could send you spiraling down? Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed, says, “It’s not your fault,” and that the game is rigged. Join us on What Could Go Right? to hear her take on the struggles of the middle-class American family. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Alissa Quart, author of "Squeezed"
All Audio Bruce St. James & Pamela Hughes
Alissa Quart, author of "Squeezed, Why Our Families Can't Afford America", discusses the rising cost of living a middle-class life. 
'Why Our Families Can't Afford America' / Singer Frank Newsome
Fresh Air
'Squeezed' author Alissa Quart argues that the costs of housing, child care, health care and college are outpacing salaries and threatening the livelihoods of middle class Americans. Also, Frank Newsome, a former coal miner who has black lung disease, started singing when he joined a church in 1963. His sings a cappella in a lined-out hymn style — one of America's oldest music traditions. He talks to producer Sam Briger. Also, critic-at-large John Powers reviews the new Amazon miniseries 'A Very English Scandal,' starring Hugh Grant.
The Parents Journal-September 17, 2012-Alissa Quart
The Parents Journal with Bobbi Conner
Topic: The Pressures to Succeed in Childhood Guest: Alissa Quart, author of Hothouse Kids: The Dilemma of the Gifted Child LENGTH OF THIS PODCAST: 18 MINUTES
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