Stop Disenfranchising My Friends, Yale

by Jeffrey Niedermaier Last fall, I went to testify before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) about the work that I do as a graduate teacher in the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Yale University. Teachers in my department wanted to form a union. Yale opposed us. Through their hours of questioning, Yale’s…

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Stop Disenfranchising Me, Yale

by Sol Hilfinger-Pardo I came to Yale because of its reputation for progressive values, and the support I hoped I would receive to do the public interest work that most needs doing. But my view has changed as I’ve watched the institutional inertia and cowardice of the Yale administration on so many issues—from failing to…

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More Than Survival

by David Diaz When I read a clickbait headline last month on the New York Times website – “Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60. Find Yours.” – I didn’t have to guess where Yale would land. This is a familiar story to many undergraduates here. Three generations…

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