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Teens getting pregnant: bad. Teens having babies: good. If this makes no sense, wake up and smell the Enfamil: it's 2008!

Drastic changes in the educational system are leaving New Orleans's public schools behind.

You thought Arthur was gone for good? The indie magazine beloved for its music coverage and antiwar politics will resume publishing this summer.

The Dangerous Book for Boys does no boy a favor by resuscitating the Anglo-imperial manly ideals. And what about girls?

Teenage presents a lively but scattershot portrait of youth in the modern era.

Child soldiering has become a defining feature of modern warfare. And the United States has been all too complicit in the trend.

The marketing-driven message of the perfect girl--smart, skinny, pretty, athletic and loved by all--is a model of perfection that's hard to live up to. Can't girls just be free to be?

Barack Obama's youthful supporters are using Facebook and other social networking web tools to spark a movement that could make a real difference.

Young rebels in France are fighting not for change but for the same rights their parents tried to secure during the 1968 student revolution.

It's time to transform the two-party system into something more
equitable by introducing smaller political groups based on special
interests: Consider the power of a black voting bloc led by young
people.

Blogs

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 2/27/15?

February 27, 2015

Reports of human rights abuses continue to haunt NYU’s overseas projects.

February 23, 2015

What Are Nation Interns Reading the Week of 2/20/15?

February 20, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 2/17/15?

February 17, 2015

Refusing to divest now is an irresponsible and unsustainable abrogation of Harvard’s power.

February 12, 2015

We don't yet know what drove killer Craig Stephen Hicks, but American Muslims are more often victims of ideological violence than perpetrators of it.

February 11, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 2/6/15?

February 6, 2015

Obama’s proposal to fund home visiting services is a laudable step toward serving the comprehensive needs of parents, whether they are working or not.

February 4, 2015

Hypocrisy at Harvard reigns supreme as students demand divestment. 

February 3, 2015

What Are 'Nation' Interns Reading the Week of 1/29/15

January 29, 2015