Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: youth activism

Virginia school system gives students time for protests

“I think we’re setting the stage for the rest of the nation with this.”

Watch: These Tucson teens are making sure they don’t leave reproductive...

Find out how young people in Tucson are taking charge of their health.

Americans love youth activism – but only when their children agree...

Adults use young people far too often as props to take moral stands on issues.

This 16-year old is taking the school climate strike to the...

May 24 is the second global “Fridays for Future” strike modeled after climate activist Greta Thunberg’s weekly demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament building.

Students as teachers

Facing the world adults are wrecking.

Student massacre survivors teach the country a lesson

They are embracing one of the strongest currents in United States history: the tradition of youth activism. And they are credited with getting the nation to its tipping point.

Youth Revolts Are Back: Lebanon, Iraq Shaken by Demand for Services,...

Youth protests have popped up from time to time–in Turkey, Yemen, and now Beirut and Baghdad–where they are shaking up politics and calling for an end to corrupt governments.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?