The Nation

on Sep 11, 2014 - 13:19 PM ET
Wrongful conviction overturned.

This article originally appeared in The Daily Tar Heel and is reposted here with permission.

The release of a death row inmate wrongly imprisoned for thirty years has shed new light on the conflicted state of the death penalty in North Carolina.

On September 2, a Robeson County judge vacated the convictions of Henry McCollum and...

on Aug 29, 2014 - 06:48 AM ET

Last spring, The Nation launched its biweekly student movement dispatch. As part of the StudentNation blog, each dispatch hosts first-person updates on youth organizing. For recent dispatches, check out July 25 and ...

Education, Activism, Politics
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

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

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...

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,...