Without a materialist, class perspective of the factors that give rise to mental illness in students, the roots of the problem cannot be addressed.
Desperately seeking an explanation, an aspect of social life that has only recently emerged is chosen to serve as the scapegoat for the problems of capitalism.
From big cities to rural towns, the impact Millennials will have on the future course of the class struggle should not be understated.
The idea that the personality traits and lifestyle choices of a given generation could “ruin” the economy stems from an idealist view of history and society.
The growing search for ways to individually “opt out” of capitalist society is an indication of the historic impasse of this system.
The high school walkouts have given voice to a range of social demands that go beyond the typical gun-control debate that has prevailed in Washington and the media.
The only effective and lasting way to address the rise in depression and anxiety is to end the economic order that puts billions in a tumultuous, insecure position.
The student loan industry’s parasitism is matched by the Democratic Party’s unwillingness to take them on.
The GOP tax plan passed by the House has the potential to plunge the American university system into crisis.
Alan Woods discusses the current turbulence and volatility in the global economic, political, and social situation.
The “Excelsior Scholarship” is a sneaky attempt at austerity, disguised as a reform.
In the ruling class’ attitude to public education, one can see the reflection of a system that has long outlived its usefulness.