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on Aug 27, 2014 - 10:27 AM ET
Haven Middle Schoolers

In the chaotic script of a rising eighth grader, Frankie Lindsay’s notecard, written in preparation for a meeting with her school’s principal, read: “This school’s policy is one of the reasons why the US has the 6th highest rate of rape in the world.” Lindsay, along with three of her friends, was getting ready for a conversation with Principal Joseph Uglialoro about the way South Orange Middle School in New Jersey enforced its dress code....

on Aug 22, 2014 - 12:58 PM ET
Gaza

—Hélène Barthélemy focuses on the criminal justice system, activism and culture.
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Gruesome Tales Surface of Israeli Massacres Against...

Society
on Aug 18, 2014 - 16:44 PM ET
Immigration Child

This article originally appeared in Generation Progress and is printed here with permission.

While the voices of those in office have risen to the forefront of the border crisis, the child migrants and their families are the ones actually being affected by the shifts in policy, and ultimately, any decision made...

Immigration
on Aug 15, 2014 - 16:52 PM ET
Rikers Island

—Hélène Barthélemy focuses on the criminal justice system, activism and culture.

The Rebirth of Stockholder Capitalism?” by Robert Reich. Guernica,...

Society
on Aug 12, 2014 - 19:31 PM ET
Gaza protest

Last spring, The Nation launched its biweekly student movement dispatch. As part of the StudentNation blog, each dispatch hosts first-person updates on student and youth organizing. For recent dispatches, check out July 14 and...

Education, Activism, Politics
on Aug 12, 2014 - 16:26 PM ET
Ivy Walls

This article originally appeared in {young}ist and is reprinted here with permission.

"SCHOLARSHIP IS ART AND WE ARE ARTISTS. THIS IS IN ALL CAPS TO BE HEARD OVER THE NUMBING SILENCE AND CACOPHONIUS BLABBER OF THE ACADEMY. ARTISTS AND CREATORS AND LIFE-GIVERS ARE NOT APPRECIATED HERE. THERE IS NO BODILY INTEGRITY. NO REFLECTIVE QUIETNESS. NO...

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