Anne Kim is a writer based in northern Virginia and the author of Abandoned: America’s Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection, forthcoming in 2020. She was special projects editor at the Washington Monthly in 2013 and senior writer from 2015 to 2018.
Geography is a barrier to higher education for tens of millions of rural Americans. A few states have hit on an innovative solution.
Low unemployment rates mask soft spots in the job market, especially among rural Americans and minorities.
How Medicare steers low-income and minority kidney patients toward the hell of dialysis—and keeps two big companies rolling in profits.
A novel grant program in Virginia is helping workers earn career-boosting occupational credentials.
Free college is not so much a populist idea as an elitist one.