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The case of a severely disabled 9-year-old girl whose parents subjected her to a series of nonessential surgeries raises troubling questions about medical ethics and public policy.

Working mothers can't pamper their stress away--their balancing act needs a political fix.

That poor children in the United States and Britain have the worst quality of life in the developed world speaks volumes about our misplaced priorities.

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

Is education widening the class divide?

Big-money athletics cannot help but sabotage what our colleges and universities are for: instruction and research.

The New Orleans school system, re-created in the wake of Hurricane
Katrina, is beginning to look like something designed by FEMA.

College presidents are living in baronial splendor, some with salaries, benefits and perks of $1 million or more. And you wonder why the cost of tuition is so high?

Casting himself as tough on school crime as election day nears, Kentucky
Republican Representative Geoff Davis is pushing a measure that puts the
constitutional right of students at risk.

A unique student-run organization is making real strides mobilizing
progressive voters for victory in the long haul.

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An idea that didn't formall exist six weeks ago is picking up a lot of steam.

May 27, 2015

Another victim of Emma Sulkowicz’s alleged rapist has come forward, with a message for everyone who has doubted the mattress-carrying activist. 

May 22, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/22/15?

May 22, 2015

A Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions could make higher education available for all.

May 19, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/15/15?

May 15, 2015

What are Nation interns reading the week of 5/8/15?

May 8, 2015

Following the NYU and UConn victories, graduates at Yale and other universities are demanding recognition as workers.

May 6, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/4/15?

May 4, 2015

A coalition including Coalition for America's Future, Daily Kos, Student Debt, and The Nation delivered a petition to Elizabeth Warren calling for the cancelation of all student debt. 

May 4, 2015