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New Delhi, India, January 22, 2014

Why does the belief that women are safest when secluded still hold sway in India?

Yes, it humanizes the women held in Litchfield Penitentiary—but it laughs at the idea that they could change anything about their circumstances.

Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms look good on paper—so why are tens of thousands of students taking to the streets to protest them?

Galeano

Professional soccer does everything to castrate its own energy of happiness, but it survives in spite of all the spites.

A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.

Letters

Does a by-the-numbers advice column really give advice?

Hagar school

This latest evidence of hatred is an alarming reminder of how a wonderful educational project continues to stand on precarious ground.

Campus

Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?

Blogs

Assessing the landmark education legislation on its tenth anniversary.

January 6, 2012

The Super Bowl is coming to Indianapolis in a month, and the NFLPA is not being silent about the Right to Work agenda in the statehouse,

January 6, 2012

Tim Tebow might not be a qb much longer, a victim of his own supporters.

January 5, 2012

Conservative commenators and mainstream reporters describing Santorum as an advocate of the working class based solely on his rhetoric, when his actual policies are plutocratic. 

January 5, 2012

Three issues that will matter far more in November than tonight's results.

January 3, 2012

For starters, they can lay off of the racism.

January 2, 2012

Unless we boycott sham amateurism and indentured servitude masquerading as sport, we will never reclaim sports.

December 31, 2011

Why gendered toys really matter: they influence the careers kids choose later on.

December 30, 2011

Dave Zirin picks top sports stories of the year.

December 28, 2011

Lee Evans has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. He needs our help.

December 24, 2011