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Higher Education news and analysis from The Nation
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How the Alt-Right Uses Social Science to Make Racism Respectable
It’s a strategy long in the making.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
December 7, 2017
How 5 College Kids Brought Thousands Together to Shut Down Richard Spencer
This wildly successful protest took months of planning by a handful of students with no help from their university.
November 30, 2017
The Limits of the Global Network University: An Open Letter
The American Association of University Professors, the Middle Eastern Studies Association, and NYU Sanctuary have all issued statements calling on NYU to publicly and forcefully defend its academic workers.
November 17, 2017
The GOP Tax Plan Would Make It Even Harder to Be a Grad Student
Cutting a vital tuition exemption, the plan would push students even further into poverty.
November 14, 2017
The GOP Tax Bill Is Bad for Students
Young people are buried under the weight of student-loan debt. The Republican tax proposal would bury them far deeper still.
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October 12, 2017
Letters From the October 30, 2017, Issue
… Down with epistocracy… BLM articles matter… In Manning
… English lessons…
October 5, 2017
This University Suggested International Students Could Be Reported to ICE if They Unionized
And it’s not the first to do so.
September 22, 2017
In the Manning Affair, Harvard Once Again Demonstrates Its ‘Liberal’ Values
This year, the university dumps Manning and Michelle Jones. In the 1960s, it honored Vietnam War architect—and admitted war criminal—Robert McNamara.
September 15, 2017
Betsy DeVos Is Helping Education Profiteers Rip Off Students
Left for dead under Obama, the industry is suddenly getting everything it wants.
September 15, 2017
The CIA Director Just Bullied Harvard Into Throwing Chelsea Manning to the Curb
Pompeo is a Koch-brothers puppet who is using his position to bully a principled whistle-blower.