News and Features
Despite conservatives’ best efforts, Texas students will learn that evolution and global warming are real.
It could just be the first step toward reversing this slow-motion apocalypse.
Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
Under pressure, the Obama administration withdrew rules barring young laborers from dangerous work—a decision with grave consequences for several families.
Confucius Institutes censor political discussions and restrain the free exchange of ideas. Why, then, do American universities sponsor them?
Academics get paid by financial firms to testify against Dodd-Frank regulations. What’s wrong with this picture?
If Republicans are playing hardball, Democrats should too.
Is AmeriCorps a lifeline for debt-burdened young Americans—or one more example of relentless government cost-cutting?
Progressives supported Prop 30 to send more money to schools but now the funds are headed to prisons. How could this happen—and can it be stopped?
A new exhibit, The ABC of It, asks grown-up questions about literature for kids.
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