Social Justice

Black History, All Year

Black History, All Year Black History, All Year

Acknowledging the history and perspective of Black people in America should be a daily practice.

Feb 19, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

March for Our Lives Protest

The #NeverAgain Movement Six Years Later The #NeverAgain Movement Six Years Later

After a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on February 14, 2018, hundreds of thousands of young people pushed for stronger gun control measures. How has their advocacy changed sin...

Feb 14, 2024 / StudentNation / Zachariah Sippy and Marie-Rose Sheinerman

Harry Belafonte sings before a crowd at a civil rights rally.

From the Front Lines to the Corporate World: My DEI Journey From the Front Lines to the Corporate World: My DEI Journey

From intention to impact: a practical guide.

Feb 14, 2024 / Malia Lazu

What Happened When a Palestinian Restaurant Hosted a Shabbos Dinner

What Happened When a Palestinian Restaurant Hosted a Shabbos Dinner What Happened When a Palestinian Restaurant Hosted a Shabbos Dinner

A taste of what Palestine once was—and still could be.

Feb 13, 2024 / Sarah Baum

Pro-Palestine rally at Brown University

Brown University Students Are on a Hunger Strike for Palestine Brown University Students Are on a Hunger Strike for Palestine

Activism / StudentNation / February 7, 2024 Brown University Students Are on a Hunger Strike for Palestine On Friday, students at Brown began the longest hunger strike for…

Feb 7, 2024 / StudentNation / Nicholas Miller

Beth Lewis, Executive Director of Save Our Schools Arizona, speaks out against income tax cuts and election law changes passed by the Arizona Legislature in Phoenix, Arizona on September 28, 2017.

In Red States, the Bill for School Voucher Bait-and-Switch Is Coming Due In Red States, the Bill for School Voucher Bait-and-Switch Is Coming Due

For GOP lawmakers who view public education as a quasi-socialist project, the gaping hole in state budgets left by subsidizing private school tuition is a feature, not a bug.

Feb 7, 2024 / Jennifer C. Berkshire and Jack Schneider

A messy empty hospital dormitory room after an armed attack forced the closure of Fontaine Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Why Is the US Paying Kenya to Clean Up the Mess We Made in Haiti? Why Is the US Paying Kenya to Clean Up the Mess We Made in Haiti?

The Biden administration likes to talk about democracy, but when it comes to the disaster unfolding a few hundred miles from Miami, democracy is apparently far too dangerous.

Feb 6, 2024 / Amy Wilentz

Singer Taylor Swift attends the 66th Grammy Awards on February 4, 2024, in Los Angeles.

Taylor Swift May Yet Save Joe Biden Taylor Swift May Yet Save Joe Biden

Attacks on the popular singer help highlight the sheer weirdness of Trump’s GOP.

Feb 5, 2024 / 2021 Year in Review / Jeet Heer

Charleston Removes John C. Calhoun Statue From City's Marion Square

The Party of Lincoln Is Really the Party of Calhoun The Party of Lincoln Is Really the Party of Calhoun

Nikki Haley and Greg Abbott echo the theorist of secession.

Feb 2, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard?

Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard? Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard?

He’s a distinguished scholar, director of Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies, and former president of the American Academy for Jewish Research. But Bill Ackman doesn’t like him.

Feb 2, 2024 / Eric Alterman

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