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