Got Student Debt? Heed this Advice.

A long-time university president on the quick and easy way to ease the debt burden for the thousands of Americans facing an increase in their monthly payments

By Elaine Maimon

College Diversity Without Affirmative Action

A long-time university president reflects on what it would take for selective colleges and universities to diversify their campuses. Spoiler alert: We already know how to do it.

By Elaine Maimon

Politics is the Power Struggle Some Founders Foresaw

Our country’s earliest politicians predicted today’s political divides — and their motivations: a hunger for power

By Jemille Q. Duncan

When Affirmative Action Was a Philly Thing

Revisiting The Philadelphia Plan — the nation’s first federal affirmative action program and the brainchild of Republicans who argued that it was good for business

By Larry Platt

The Unfairness of Students for ‘Fair’ Admissions

The Students for Fair Admissions’ Supreme Court case that struck down affirmative action was not about fairness in college admissions. It was about race.

By Jemille Q. Duncan

Does the Supreme Court See Higher Education as a Public Good?

A longtime university president, who has seen innumerable low-income students struggling to pay for their college education, deplores the legal reasoning behind the Court’s blocking of debt relief

By Elaine Maimon

This Moment is Why Elections Matter

A former mayor on how last week’s Supreme Court rulings targeting Affirmative Action, the LGBTQ+ community, and student loan debt should remind us of the power of the ballot box

By Michael A. Nutter

Guest Commentary: The End of Affirmative Action and the Myth of the Self-Made Entrepreneur

The co-founder of AND 1 and the B Corp Movement on what the Supreme Court majority doesn’t seem to get: There’s such a thing as racism without racists

By Jay Coen Gilbert