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Student movements news and analysis from The Nation
April 15, 2021
American Universities Are Buried Under a Mountain of Debt
How deep in debt is your university? Find out today on Debt Reveal Day!
Jason Thomas Wozniak
April 12, 2021
What the Cops Off Campus Movement Looks Like Across the Country
When we talk about police divestment, these students argue, we have to remember campus cops, too.
April 8, 2021
Harvard’s Fossil Fuel Investments Aren’t Just Immoral — They’re Illegal, Too
If it’s wrong to destroy our futures, then it’s wrong for our universities to invest in that destruction.
March 26, 2021
Students in Turkey Are Standing Up for LGBT Rights
After a newly appointed university official dissolved
University’s LGBTI+ club in January, students across the country launched a nationwide protest movement.
March 16, 2021
Protecting Pro-Palestine Activists Can Feel Almost Impossible—but These Students Succeeded
When a lawyer tried to force UCLA’s Students for Justice in Palestine to publicize the names of their speakers at a 2018 conference, the students fought back. And won.
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March 2, 2021
Even Blue States Suppress Student Voters
The ongoing struggle to diminish the student vote in New York’s 19th Congressional District, a purple patch of the Hudson Valley, has echoes nationwide.
February 9, 2021
Rennie Davis, 1940–2021
“It was there that I learned about the Democratic National Convention,” he said. “It was there that I made the decision: I am going to Chicago.”
January 29, 2021
Why I Joined the Jubilee 100 Student Debt Strike
I strike not only for myself and my children but for all Black women and their children weighed down by predatory, unjust debts.
January 26, 2021
Student Organizing May Never Be the Same Again
Covid-19 has upended some of the most essential tactics for student organizers. That might be a good thing.
December 31, 2020
Give the Students a Round of Applause
It's been a… tumultuous school year. But that didn’t stop young people from fighting for change.