Rebecca Nathanson is a freelance writer in New York City. She has written for Al Jazeera America, n+1, The Nation, NewYorker.com, The Progressive, RollingStone.com, and more.
It’s Game On for Grad Students After NLRB Rules They Can Unionize
December 5 fell on a Friday in 2014; in New York City, the air was crisp. At Columbia University, about 200 graduate student-workers pulled on hats and scarves to gather on the imposing steps of Low... MORE
Working · September 9, 2016
These Students Are Leading a Movement for Free College in the United States
At last, real organizing for tuition-free college is taking off in America. MORE
Act Locally · December 15, 2015
Divesting for a Greener Planet?
Critics say divestment campaigns won’t hurt polluters’ profits. But Bill McKibben and student activists say that’s not the point. MORE
Act Locally · February 18, 2013