”Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream” with Alissa Quart
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The promise that you can “pull yourself up by your bootstraps” is central to the story of the American Dream. Not so fast…. Acclaimed journalist Alissa Quart argues that at the heart of our suffering is a do-it-yourself ethos, the misplaced belief in our independence, and the conviction that we must rely on ourselves alone.

 

Alissa Quart website:

http://www.alissaquart.com/

 

Book:

Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream by Alissa Quart

https://www.kingsbookstore.com/book/9780063028005

 

Economic Hardship Project

https://economichardship.org/

 

Podcast:

Going For Broke

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/going-for-broke/id1585501973

 

Greg's ZZs Blog:

http://zzs-blg.blogspot.com/

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