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Race and Ethnicity
February 3, 2016
In the Wake of Mizzou, Black Students Are Winning
The movement that took flight in November is racking up wins—and laying the groundwork for more victories to come.
January 22, 2016
In 2016, No More Human-As-Usual
COP 21 showed us that human-as-usual is not enough in the age of climate crisis.
January 13, 2016
You Shouldn’t Have to Take an African-American Studies Course to Read African-American Authors
Students demand universities diversify curriculum to include black scholarship.
Zachary R. Wood
December 10, 2015
Youth Power and Powerlessness at COP21
Young people have been banging their heads on the walls of the political establishment for far too long. It’s time we figure out something new.
December 1, 2015
To Global Leaders at COP21: Be Like the Ents
Once something threatens who you are and what you love, you have no choice but to take action.
The Nation is reader supported.
November 30, 2015
CUNY Faculty Authorizes a Strike Vote
Half a decade after working without a contract or a pay raise, City University of New York faculty and staff have had enough.
November 16, 2015
WANTED: Political Power for Climate Justice
Movement leaders identify their goals as political, but they don’t see the movement as having the political power to achieve those goals.
November 11, 2015
Why Isn’t Yale As Radical as Mizzou?
University of Missouri students pulled all the right levers for structural change. Why hasn’t Yale done the same?
November 10, 2015
The Poet, the Journalist, and the Dissident
Edward Snowden speaks at Bard College about “Why Privacy Matters.”
September 8, 2015
Top Ten Back-to-School Songs
An incomplete list of ten of the best songs ever written about school.