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August 2, 2021
Graduate Workers at UT Austin Are Undervalued, Underpaid, and Demanding Answers
After a year of precarious pandemic protocols, the health of grad workers is now at risk.
July 29, 2021
What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Viruses?
As in previous pandemics, a rise in xenophobic, nationalistic, and militaristic language has returned amid the Covid-19 crisis.
June 29, 2021
How the Pandemic Made It Harder to Become a Doctor
Covid-19 has made medical schools more competitive, while also giving students less training.
June 18, 2021
Why Are There Cops in Schools?
If our schools need additional counselors and mentors, turning to police is far from the most suitable choice.
June 18, 2021
Computer Screens and Pieces of Paper
After a year of remote learning, many college students are reevaluating the value of higher education.
The Nation is reader supported.
June 17, 2021
Young People Are Running for Office. Where Is Their Support?
The party establishment view young candidates as outsiders, but a handful of local and national organizations are trying to change that.
June 9, 2021
No Generation Without Representation
Biden and Harris relied on youth support during the election. It’s time for the administration to support them back.
May 7, 2021
Climate Justice Is About More Than Just Fossil Fuels
A true commitment to climate justice is much broader: It necessarily entails building local resilience to climate impacts.
May 5, 2021
Student Debt Is Devastating American Families—Here’s How
Advocates collected thousands of responses from borrowers across the country, and their stories show just how debilitating student debt has become.
April 26, 2021
¿Quiere arreglar la brecha racial de riqueza? Comience cancelando la deuda estudiantil.
Quiero imaginar un futuro mejor, al igual que lo hicieron mis padres. Pero no debería venir con ataduras abrumadoras.