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A sit-in at the university highlights the gulf between a great educational institution and the unconscionable working conditions many of its employees experience there.

A grassroots movement for immigrant legalization is gathering strength.

Prevention and treatment require a focus on overall health and development.

A parody of Gone With the Wind has run into legal trouble: too revealing of the real nature of slavery?

With NAFTA as an ugly precedent, the proposed trade pact is generating serious opposition from a number of social and economic sources.

A campaign to help sick people in need of unaffordable medicines is clashing with forces in the global pharmaceutical industry.

The death penalty needs to be thought through by liberals, and its acceptance or rejection cannot be á la carte.

The former FCC chairman says he's bitter about the effective dismantling of his low-power radio plan. Under his successor, such an idea won't even get raised.

Studies on the effects of childcare on the young are colored by researchers' views about educated women who go to work.

The departure of Tavis Smiley leaves a hole in the programming calendar of BET, but that's only part of the problem.

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And the only government official who went to jail for it was the whistleblower who exposed it.

August 12, 2014

Jobs that demand constant social media interaction create different burdens for men and women.

August 12, 2014

Californians fighting domestic violence say there’s a new way to help keep families safe.

August 11, 2014

Becky Hammon will be the first full-time female assistant coach in any major professional men’s sport in the United States.

August 7, 2014

The de Blasio administration says it supports “broken windows” so long as it is done in a “respectful” manner. But that’s impossible. It is by definition disrespectful and oppressive.

August 6, 2014

Reading the economist’s book through a feminist lens reveals the need for a richer array of anti-inequality policies.

August 6, 2014

A surprise announcement planned for after Labor Day could stop millions of deportations.

August 6, 2014

Ebola is a symbol to the political right of all the Third World horrors that liberals are inviting past the walls of our city on the hill.

August 5, 2014

The Nation recognized that US isolation would be tested as never before, but didn’t even consider intervention as a possibility.

August 5, 2014