Varanasi: Students and police in a standoff in Varanasi late Saturday night. Female students at the prestigious University were protesting against the administration's alleged victim-shaming after one of them reported an incident of molestation on Thursday. PTI Photo  (PTI9_24_2017_000107B)

These women are making revolution in one of India’s most conservative universities

The women students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), one of India’s premier institutions of higher education, are only served vegetarian food. They’re not allowed to stay out of their university accommodation past 8 pm.

The women students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), one of India’s premier institutions of higher education, are only served vegetarian food. They’re not allowed to stay out of their university accommodation past 8 pm.

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I Interrupted Our EPA Administrator’s Speech. Here is why.

Last week, I stood up during a talk by Scott Pruitt, our Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, and called out his climate change denial until I was escorted out by security. I did this because my generation cannot afford to stay silent while he undermines our futures.

Last week, I stood up during a talk by Scott Pruitt, our Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, and called out his climate change denial until I was escorted out by security. I did this ...

Jen Brea's head on pillow with electrodes

Watch: The powerful new documentary on living with chronic fatigue syndrome

Jen Brea was a 28-year-old grad student when her health began to deteriorate after a high fever. As she suffered from recurrent infections, profound dizziness that left her unable to stand, and eventually terrifying neurological symptoms, doctors told her that she was stressed, or just dehydrated, and finally that a repressed trauma was the source of all her ailments. 

Jen Brea was a 28-year-old grad student when her health began to deteriorate after a high fever. As she suffered from recurrent infections, profound dizziness that left her unable to stand, and eventually terrifying neurological symptoms, doctors told ...

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Neoliberal academia complex shows its ass: Harvard rejects Manning, Jones, unions

Harvard’s been sucking this week, and this suckage provides an important reminder of why corporate higher education, for all its rhetoric about “innovation,” actually acts as a barrier to radical social change.

Harvard’s been sucking this week, and this suckage provides an important reminder of why corporate higher education, for all its rhetoric about “innovation,” actually acts as a barrier to radical social change.

Monserrate stands outside in front of a microphone. Another man looks on behind him.

Known Abuser Narrowly Loses New York City Election

On Tuesday, former New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate narrowly lost a campaign for a seat on New York City Council. Despite his loss, the fact that voters were willing to forgive and forget Monserrate, a known abuser, at the ballot box is concerning.

On Tuesday, former New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate narrowly lost a campaign for a seat on New York City Council. Despite his loss, the fact that voters were ...

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