Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: youth activists

Youth activists call on California state teachers retirement system to end...

"CalSTRS is playing roulette with our pensions and our children's future by holding onto these doomed assets."

How youth have changed the climate movement

Frustrated with a lack of process on curbing climate change, young activists are taking matters into their own hands.

At major march in Madrid, indigenous & youth activists slam global...

Protesters marched through Madrid’s city center Friday night in a massive climate demonstration led by indigenous leaders and youth activists.

Youth activists holding coordinated press conferences to raise awareness on landmark...

The next hearing on the case will be Tuesday, June 4, at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Hundreds of thousands prepare for global #ClimateStrike

"The global climate strike this Friday is gearing up to be one of the biggest environmental protests the world has ever seen."

After youth activists storm their offices, 13 more House members agree...

By day’s end, Sunrise had racked up nearly 150 arrests and support from the likely new leader of the House Rules Committee.

‘This is zero hour:’ Youth-led marches across the globe demand immediate...

"Climate change is our last chance to either fix colossal systems of inequality or reach a chaotic state where your privilege ultimately decides if you live or die."

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American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Diabetic Dies in Jail After Police Refuse to Give Him Insulin

Pemiscot County sheriff’s deputies allegedly refused to give Michael Robinson medical treatment until he became too weak to hold up his own head. Robinson later died, prompting an investigation into his time in jail.

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”
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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Organizing the rich or the poor?

Which America will be ours after the pandemic?