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June 2, 2023
To Curb Climate Change, Young People Are Growing the Green Jobs Market
As environmental concern extends beyonds traditional conservation work, recent graduates are seeking sustainable careers—with more options than ever before.
May 31, 2023
How Scientific Publishers’ Extreme Fees Put Profit Over Progress
Last month, the editorial team of
resigned over the “unethical fees” charged by the journal’s publisher, Elsevier. Can scientists ditch the for-profit system?
May 25, 2023
Stanford’s Title IX Policies Fail to Protect Student Survivors
The university’s unique rules add incentives to dismiss cases and reverse disciplinary actions, potentially allowing sexual predators to remain on campus.
May 19, 2023
“Socialism Is the Future”: Inside the 2023 YDSA Conference
In mid-April, hundreds of young socialists from around the country gathered at the Chicago Teachers Union for a weekend of education and debate.
May 17, 2023
Can America Go Car-Free? Gen Z Hopes So.
Young people today are already driving less, but breaking the country’s car-dependency will require unprecedented investment in infrastructure and public transit.
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May 15, 2023
What “Demon Copperhead” Gets Right About Appalachia
Barbara Kingsolver’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel shows the reality of the opioid and foster care crises in the region without resorting to stale stereotypes.
May 15, 2023
Introducing the 2023 Puffin Student Writing Fellows
Selected from a highly competitive applicant pool of entrants from coast to coast, ten student journalists will be mentored by leading
voices, bestselling authors, and award-winning journalists.
May 10, 2023
A Dutch University Just Set a Powerful Precedent for Climate Research
VU Amsterdam will reject collaborations with fossil fuel companies that fail to demonstrate a commitment to the Paris Agreement.
May 1, 2023
Why Are So Many Young People Joining Labor Unions?
For May Day, we talked to young workers—in tech, retail, food service, and more—about what brought them to the labor movement.
May 1, 2023
This May Day, Let’s Celebrate the Campus Labor Movement
Union organizers and student journalists in Michigan, Oregon, North Carolina, and Arizona document the ongoing labor campaigns at their universities.