Articles in class & inequality tagged with education

Marshall Steinbaum

The University of Virginia has long been a bastion of white supremacy and white supremacy–validating scholarship.

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Bethany Moreton

A controversial new book traces how the anti-democratic projects of the Jim Crow South evolved into an economic theory still championed by the GOP today.

Richard V. Reeves

Focusing on the top 1 percent is a mistake. The real class divide is between the upper middle class and the rest of America.

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Paul Hockenos

Refugee scholars in Europe face tremendous obstacles. Now some universities are trying to change that.

Protestors in front of a government building holding large light-up letters that spell out "higher ed not debt."
Marshall Steinbaum

Two new books argue that the student debt crisis is a media myth. But they ignore the exploitation of disadvantaged students by for-profit colleges.

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Jo Guldi

Mentorship is how the humanities justify themselves.

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Eleanor Hildebrandt

Schools in Nepal increasingly use English as the language of instruction. But in the name of preparing them for a globalized world, non-mother-tongue education often fails the students it aims to help.

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Anne Fausto-Sterling

Many young children become obsessed with gender. How do we know which are trans?

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Karléh Wilson

Yale’s president can't make something less racist by fiat.

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Sarah Hill

A tribute to one of the century’s great anthropologists and teachers.