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Youth violence news and analysis from The Nation
January 11, 2017
Under Trump, LGBT Student Rights Could Be in Trouble
But there is a lot communities can do at the local level to safeguard LGBT protections.
October 20, 2016
Where the Bodies Are Buried
War and survival in South Sudan’s forgotten town.
September 29, 2016
A Growing Grassroots Movement in Mexico Is Resisting the US-Backed Drug War
Citizens are protesting disappearances, searching mass graves, and demanding an end to impunity.
August 1, 2016
Why Toy Guns Matter
The NRA wants to start kids young, but parents can resist gun culture.
June 7, 2016
Forget the Guns—Ban Swimming Pools!
Guns are not to blame in accidental shooting deaths of toddlers.
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April 18, 2016
The Global Epidemic of Child Warriors
From the Taliban to suicide bombers in the Middle East and Africa, young people are enacting the savageries of their elders.
February 26, 2016
We Spoke to Ashley Williams, the Black Queer Organizer Who Interrupted Hillary Clinton
Their thoughts on presidential politics, the Black Lives Matter movement, and what can be gleaned from movements of the past.
February 23, 2016
Gunmaker in the Sandy Hook Case: Sorry, We’re Immune
Congress granted gunmakers unprecendented protections in 2005, so Remington may be right.
August 19, 2015
Goldman Sachs and Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Investment in Prison Reform Failed. Why Do They Consider It a Success?
This is why we shouldn’t expect a financial return on social programs.
November 12, 2014
How One California City Began Bringing Its Murder Rate Down—Without Cops
While other cities have embraced heavy-handed policing tactics, Richmond, California, has offered mentoring and money to its most at-risk young men.
Heather Tirado Gilligan