Thursday, October 6, 2022

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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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.