Alissa Quart is author of "Republic of Outsiders" and "Branded." She has written regularly for many publications including The New York Times. She is co-editor of the journalism non-profit Economic Hardship Reporting Project with Barbara Ehrenreich.
Lifestyle & Belief
After 10 years in the US working as a nanny, Blanca is finally able to reunite with her own son, Guido. But moving him to the States comes with its share of hurdles here and back home in Paraguay.
Iceland has been one of the countries hardest hit by the economic crisis. It still has its draw for American artists. Writer Alissa Quart has the story.