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Sam Brownback news and analysis from The Nation
October 13, 2016
Letters From the October 31, 2016, Issue
Hello, goodbye… Bern on, Bern out… With or without her… Media malfeasance… Pragmatism trumps purity… Uberteachers …
June 6, 2016
How Little Is Too Little Money for Schools?
Kansas City, Kansas, saw amazing gains, then lost $50 million, and now they’re trying to keep up reforms on a shoestring.
January 15, 2016
Planned Parenthood to Undercover Video Group: We’ll See You in Court
Planned Parenthood has filed a massive lawsuit accusing the Center for Medical Progress of instigating a “
a complex criminal enterprise.”
June 11, 2015
A Voter-Fraud Witch Hunt in Kansas
The leading crusader behind the myth of voter fraud now has the power to prosecute bogus fraud cases.
June 2, 2015
The Dangerous ‘Red-State Model’
Kansas's red-state experiment speaks bigger truths about the reality of the GOP.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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May 19, 2015
This Is What Happens When You Slash Funding for Public Universities
Like other struggling schools, the University of Arizona is raising out-of-state tuition—and courting the affluent students who can afford to pay it.
January 14, 2015
The Republican Governors Thank You for Your Donation
Your retirement account is bankrolling politicians to whom you’d never dream of sending a check.
October 8, 2014
This Is What Happens When Republicans Try to Destroy Public Education
Outrage over deep budget cutbacks in key states is hurting the GOP.
August 13, 2014
Scott Walker Has a Rough Race on His Hands—and It’s Not for President
A big primary win and solid poll numbers put a Democrat in serious contention against Wisconsin’s governor.
June 14, 2012
The True Story of Sharia in American Courts
Sharia is as unthreatening to the US legal system as the ideas in the Old Testament. Yet bigoted hysteria is fueling legislation that actually undermines our courts.