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Why Some Students Are Skipping College

The Atlantic · 3 min

Updated at 3:00 p.m. ET on January 9, 2023 Legal challenges now stand in the way of President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel thousands of dollars in education loans for millions of Americans. As a professor focused on debt and inequality, I’m rooting for the plan to succeed.

The Forward Momentum of Women Talking

The Cut · 6 min

I once asked a friend if she remembered her leaving moment: those first seconds of physically and finally removing herself from her ex-husband, who had abused her for years. Did she feel triumphant? Terrified? It seemed monumental; surely her memory would have held on to it. She couldn’t recall.