Nation Topics - Student Movements
News and Features
When the UK government passed legislation that may effectively triple the cost of higher education in the UK last week, "It felt like the relationship between state and citizen had totally broken down, like there was no order left."
"It's fair to smash up someone's future but not to smash up someone's lobby," says UK journalist Laurie Penny of the student protests in London last week.
Massive layoffs, reductions in class offerings and downsizing of graduate programs spurred protests at dozens of universities on March 4. What's next for the student movement?
The Nation asked leading youth organizers to suggest specific ways the Obama administration could help them mobilize the most diverse and socially progressive generation.
The country's oldest student association has its eyes on the prize--student aid reform.
One year after young voters and organizers helped propel President Obama to victory, are "Obama's youth" still active?
Concerned about global warming, students are pushing for change--in their dining halls.
As the cost of college hits the stratosphere, students are organizing to bring it down to earth.
Youth organizers have reason to hope green jobs can help change young lives.