The Left

Barnard Faculty Walkout

College Faculty Members Are Teaching a Lesson in Solidarity College Faculty Members Are Teaching a Lesson in Solidarity

As students coast to coast continue to call on their universities to divest from Israel, professors are standing up for their right to protest.

May 7, 2024 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

A Left Between Victory and Defeat

A Left Between Victory and Defeat A Left Between Victory and Defeat

How can the left escape burning out?

May 6, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Sam Adler-Bell

Gaza Solidarity Encampment Removal Protest

Scenes From the Gaza Solidarity Encampments Scenes From the Gaza Solidarity Encampments

We asked five student writers to talk about the pro-Palestine protests at their schools, how their administrations have responded, and what the next steps are for organizers.

May 3, 2024 / StudentNation / StudentNation

At the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis, a few hundred people gathered outside Coffman Memorial Union to call for a cease-fire in Gaza before setting up an encampment on the lawn Monday afternoon, April 29, 2024.

The Abolitionist Roots of Anti-War Encampments The Abolitionist Roots of Anti-War Encampments

From Minneapolis to Manhattan, the encampments now spreading across college campuses are built on the same principles as abolitionist spaces like George Floyd Square.

May 2, 2024 / Alyssa Oursler and Anna DalCortivo

Columbia University Hamilton Hall Occupation

Why Students at Columbia University Are Occupying Hamilton Hall Why Students at Columbia University Are Occupying Hamilton Hall

Pro-Palestine students have taken over the same building that anti-Vietnam War and anti-gentrification protesters occupied in 1968.

Apr 30, 2024 / StudentNation / Lara-Nour Walton

The Rev. William Barber speaking in front of the US Supreme Court Building

War, Genocide, Violence, and the Gospel’s Response War, Genocide, Violence, and the Gospel’s Response

I come asking with brother Marvin Gaye, “What’s going on? What’s going on?”

Apr 30, 2024 / Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Rep. Pramila Jayapal at a press conference on the upcoming debt limit in Washington, DC

Despairing? Here’s a Bold, Populist, Popular, and Progressive Domestic Agenda for 2025 and Beyond. Despairing? Here’s a Bold, Populist, Popular, and Progressive Domestic Agenda for 2025 and Beyond.

How the Congressional Progressive Caucus is driving the center of the Democratic Party in a new direction.

Apr 29, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Hail, Columbia!

Hail, Columbia! Hail, Columbia!

Feeling peckish.

Apr 26, 2024 / The Greater Quiet / Steve Brodner

The Crackdown on Campus Protests Is Happening Everywhere

The Crackdown on Campus Protests Is Happening Everywhere The Crackdown on Campus Protests Is Happening Everywhere

Across the US, pro-Palestine students have faced repression, suspension, and arrest. We asked more than a dozen students to share how their schools have restricted the right to pr...

Apr 26, 2024 / StudentNation / StudentNation

Pro-DACA protest

Without Expanded DACA Protections, Undocumented Students Are Being Left Behind Without Expanded DACA Protections, Undocumented Students Are Being Left Behind

Around 80 percent of the nearly 120,000 undocumented students who graduated high school in 2023 don’t qualify for DACA.

Apr 24, 2024 / StudentNation / Lajward Zahra

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