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September 27, 2019
Do I Need Diversity in Every Issue of My Magazine?
And a male teenager asks how about the line between “normal thoughts of sex and objectification.”
September 6, 2019
When Are Gratuities Gratuitous?
Another reader asks how to deal with her racist classmates in a largely white high school.
July 26, 2019
My Black Mentee Is Embarrassed by My Whiteness. What Should I Do?
Another reader asks, “How can I gain my girlfriend’s respect?”
June 14, 2019
Why Should I Embrace This Abomination of a Future?
Another reader asks about his “so-called” Christian sister.
May 3, 2019
I Can’t Sleep Through All the Honking, and I’m Beeping Mad
Another reader asks how to maintain ties of affection amid leftist infighting.
The Nation is reader supported.
April 12, 2019
These Parents Are Making Little League Miserable—for Their Son, and for Me
Another reader is racking up credit-card debt to keep up with her better-off friends.
March 22, 2019
Should I Out This Rapist?
Another reader asks if wearing a sparkly ring makes her look “tone deaf” in a world where people are struggling.
February 22, 2019
Help! I’m Infatuated With Another Professor. Can I Ask Her Out Without Being a Jerk?
Another reader asks if he should discourage his wife from air travel to reduce emissions.
January 11, 2019
School Is Crushing My Daughter’s Spirit. What Should I Do?
Another reader asks what she can do about an acquaintance who drunkenly groped her on New Year’s Eve.
December 7, 2018
Your Ex Sucks, but Capitalism Sucks More
Another reader asks about her trash-talking 10-year-old son.