Nation Topics - Youth
News and Features
As The Nation looks forward to the next 150 years, we asked some contributors to StudentNation, the campus-oriented section of our site, and former Nation interns what a radical future looks like to them.
Getting to the polls is just the first step.
The Pentagon’s JROTC program canvasses public high schools for future soldiers.
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.
Is AmeriCorps a lifeline for debt-burdened young Americans—or one more example of relentless government cost-cutting?
A new exhibit, The ABC of It, asks grown-up questions about literature for kids.
Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.
Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader and making war in children’s culture.
I’d like to believe my sons’ best life is in my home, and not with their first families. But Christians committed to justice need to remember we are not entitled to other people’s children.
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