Politics

Why the Presidential Candidates Should Reject Donations From Fossil-Fuel Companies

See which candidates signed The Nation’s call to neither solicit nor accept campaign contributions from any oil, gas, or coal company.

the Editors

Bernie Sanders Speaks

In his most revealing interview, the socialist presidential candidate sets out his vision for America.

John Nichols

The New Overtime Rules Are a Big Deal. Here’s Why.

The overworked and underpaid American workforce has something to celebrate.

Michelle Chen

The Supreme Court

The Good News Buried in the Supreme Court’s Lethal Injection Decision

Both Justices Breyer and Ginsburg indicated that they view the death penalty as unconstitutional. Could three more justices agree with them in the near future?

Bruce Shapiro

The Undetermined Legacy of ‘Obergefell v. Hodges’

Beyond legalizing same-sex marriage, Justice Kennedy’s opinion made profound arguments about liberty under the Constitution and advanced a novel jurisprudence of dignity.

Nan D. Hunter

What’s Next for the GOP After the Obamacare Ruling?

Republicans should probably be relieved at the outcome, but more trouble lies ahead.

George Zornick

Focus on Education

Why Philanthropy Won’t Solve the Higher-Ed Crisis

Relying on the rich to make college affordable for poor students reinforces the system that created those inequalities in the first place.

William Deresiewicz

This Professor Was Fired for Saying ‘Fuck No’ in Class

The misuse of sexual-harassment policies by pusillanimous college administrators is creating a campus panic.

Michelle Goldberg

How A Right-Wing Political Machine Is Dismantling Higher Education in North Carolina

What began as isolated ideological attacks is looking more and more like a wholesale gutting of the state’s public colleges.

Zoë Carpenter

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