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October 27, 2017
I’m Anti-School—Am I Obligated to Give My Child a Public Education?
Another reader inquires about becoming a more resilient activist.
October 5, 2017
When I Can No Longer Work, I Will Be Destitute. What Can I Do?
September 8, 2017
I’m a Marxist-Feminist Slut—How Do I Find an Open Relationship?
Another reader asks how to handle a trash-talking comrade in a tight-knit activist community.
August 11, 2017
How Do I Contain My Rage at the Patriarchy?
Another reader asks about love in a time of organizing.
July 13, 2017
I Tried to Use My Privilege to Defend a Stranger From Racism—and I Might Have Made the Situation Worse
And a reader with radical dreams is trapped in a lame nonprofit job.
The Nation is reader supported.
June 16, 2017
Asking for a Friend: How Can a Working-Class Person Like Me Change the Democrats?
And another reader is struggling with Trump-induced anxiety.
May 5, 2017
Asking for a Friend: I Have a Fancy Law Degree, but No One Will Hire Me to Do Good!
And another reader loves a prickly communist.
April 7, 2017
Asking for a Friend: This Divorce Reeks of Class Privilege
And another reader’s friend is trapped with a bad boss, a bad gig, and no union.
March 3, 2017
Asking for a Friend: Can I Explain Feminism to My Girlfriend Without Mansplaining?
Another reader tries to stop her friend’s relentless name dropping.
January 31, 2017
Asking for a Friend: Can a Non-Muslim Woman Wear a Hijab for Fashion?
Plus: Dealing with allies that are bullies.