News and Features
The right has ushered in a moment of cult celebrity for the pre-born.
But let's not be seduced by this idea of personhood. Remember the poor
and not-so-perfect post-born children of America? Aren't they persons,
San Francisco recently launched universal preschool, designed to make young participants higher earners and better citizens when they reach adulthood. If successful, San Francisco’s initiative could make preschool as commonplace as kindergarten.
The privatization of the nation's greatest, once-public colleges and
universities is well under way. The loss of low-cost higher education
is a quiet tragedy, one that will severely limit the potential of
generations of future students.
Student protests against the presence of military recruiters on campus
are on the rise. So are angry--sometimes violent--pushbacks from
conservative students and campus police.
Young Republican activists on campus love George
W. Bush and zealously support the war. But are they willing to fight?
When one of New York's biggest and most liberal institutions gets into the business of union-busting, it's hardly an internal matter.
How do you tell a student the story of September 11?
The Community Education Partners (CEP) serves students the public schools don't want--and it makes millions.
Military recruiters are targeting the nation's high schools and junior highs, seeking an early harvest of soldiers-to-be. Is your child next?
If everything goes according to plan, a voting bloc as influential as the religious right, but progressive, could be established.