Society | The Nation


Chicago Is About to Offer the Nation’s First Reparations Program for Victims of Police Violence

Local advocates are poised to win a campaign for justice that’s broader than individual civil suits can offer.

by Zach Stafford 

Are these two “culture wars” issues really that similar?
Posted Apr 22 2015 - 2:11pm
To understand the cheating scandal, look to flawed education policy.
Posted Apr 22 2015 - 2:16pm
How Ai-jen Poo’s radical vision for caregiving could remake our economy along more humane lines.
Posted Apr 22 2015 - 8:19am


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Pro-choice demonstrators in Dublin

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