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The politics of America's largest urban university have entered a restless, disordered, tumultuous period, a violent whirlpool from which it seems unable to extricate itself.

I come here and discover that you are merely another fraud in the city university system. Of the 150 receiving degrees today, you hold only 191 jobs. That is less than two jobs per student.

I know I'm not supposed to read too much into a movie like Episode I: The Phantom Menace, but when you're living with a 6-year-old whose entire generation role-plays and reiterates each an

How will we know when women have achieved equality? Male politicians will all be bachelors.

This spring, two important chapters in the surprising story of Israeli gay and lesbian politics concluded.

Emergency contraception has the potential to revolutionize women's relationship to sex and birth control.

"Politics and language," explains the dust jacket on the latest edition of Safire's New Political Dictionary, are "William Safire's two great and abiding interests." True, but too modest.<

This article is adapted from Andrew L. Shapiro's book about the politics of the Internet, The Control Revolution (PublicAffairs/Century Foundation). For more information visit www.controlrevolution.com.

The International Student Activism Alliance has been run by and for high school students since its founding in 1996. Read this report by Liza Featherstone, originally published in the June 21, 1999 issue of The Nation.

When guns became the issue of the day,
Republicans, as is their custom, put
Their party right behind the NRA,
And shot themselves quite badly in the foot.

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My years in an MSA were spent packing lunches for the homeless, mentoring high school kids and learning about my faith with my best friends.

March 14, 2012

Widespread use of the Pill for family planning purposes has allowed women to flood the workforce.

March 14, 2012

Still no good news for women in the recovery.

March 13, 2012

A new voter identification law would allow Texans to vote with a handgun permit, but not with a student ID.

March 13, 2012

Frank Bruni responds to novelist Paul Theroux’s worries about language police.

March 13, 2012

Here’s another sign that higher education may not be a panacea for women in the workforce.

March 13, 2012

African-Americans make up 37 percent of all Mississippians. In today's primary, they could count for less than 1 percent of the vote.

March 13, 2012

A closer look shows that women are still getting left out of the economic recovery.

March 12, 2012

The NCAA exploits its athletes. Who can fight back?

March 12, 2012

In defending Limbaugh, Maher tried to rob Americans of a fundamental instrument of power—voting with our pocketbooks. 

March 11, 2012