Mental Health

A boy is seen as the psychological support team of the Palestinian Ministry of Health provides psychological and recreational support to the children who take shelter at the Nassr hospital as the Israeli attack continues in Khan Yunis, Gaza on November 9, 2023.

This War Is Causing Mass Trauma. How We Respond Matters. This War Is Causing Mass Trauma. How We Respond Matters.

Too often, trauma has been used to justify more trauma. It is time to break that cycle.

Nov 10, 2023 / Alex Colston

UC Berkeley

How Can Universities Fix Title IX? By Listening to Survivors. How Can Universities Fix Title IX? By Listening to Survivors.

A student group at the University of California conducted a study of Title IX services on campus. “We thought if we did a survey then they would have to listen to us."

Sep 25, 2023 / StudentNation / Rina Rossi

Youth Mental Health

What Will It Take to Solve the Youth Mental Health Crisis? What Will It Take to Solve the Youth Mental Health Crisis?

Almost 12 percent of high school–age youth experience severe major depression. The root causes of the problem are rarely confronted.

Sep 13, 2023 / StudentNation / Eshaan Mani

The Women of America’s Heartland

The Women of America’s Heartland The Women of America’s Heartland

Monica Potts’s book The Forgotten Girls is a document of the effects of poverty, sexism, and, of course, the rapacious capitalism that has abandoned communities across America.

Aug 31, 2023 / Column / Katha Pollitt

president joe biden and son hunter biden hug after a speech

The Real Hunter Biden Scandal The Real Hunter Biden Scandal

Joe Biden’s empathy is admirable. But it shouldn’t just be reserved for family.

Aug 18, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Sinéad-O'Connor

Sinéad O’Connor (1966–2023): Premature Anti-Fascist Sinéad O’Connor (1966–2023): Premature Anti-Fascist

For years, O’Connor had been raising an alarm about pedophile priests exploiting children with impunity while an enabling Vatican hierarchy looked the other way.

Aug 1, 2023 / Obituary / Margaret Spillane

Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis

The Right’s Attempted Extermination Campaign of Queer People Is Textbook Fascism The Right’s Attempted Extermination Campaign of Queer People Is Textbook Fascism

What does it mean to deprive a trans person of such care? It can, in fact, prove to be a death sentence.

Jul 4, 2023 / Rebecca Gordon

A sign supporting the return of military troops from wars abroad is displayed in front of the White House in 2018.

War Causes Pain at Home, Not Just Abroad War Causes Pain at Home, Not Just Abroad

In the US, so many of us do feel the painful results of our disastrous distant wars of this century, whether we know it or not. 

Jun 14, 2023 / Andrea Mazzarino

In recent months, there has been a spike in demand for Ozempic, or semaglutide, due to its weight loss benefits, which has led to shortages.

Can the Rich and Powerful Live Forever? Can the Rich and Powerful Live Forever?

The madness of new longevity treatments.

Jun 12, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Stanford University Title IX

Stanford’s Title IX Policies Fail to Protect Student Survivors 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 25, 2023 / StudentNation / Jacqueline Munis

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