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.
Did Trump win because of racism or economic anxiety? Ultimately, it might be a false dichotomy.
By the time kindergarten starts, wealthy kids already have a major head start over their low-income peers. A novel program hopes to change that.
In the era of Trump, congressional Democrats should practice “strategic co-opposition.”
It doesn’t keep dangerous criminals off the streets. It just keeps the poor in jail—and finance companies rolling in profits.
Colleges are drowning in online applications, which is bad news for both schools and students.