Greta Thunberg Isn’t The Only Voice Of Her Generation

By Sonali Kolhatkar, Truthdig.com -

On Friday, my 12-year-old son carried his handmade cardboard protest sign to one of the thousands of climate strikes around the world, along with five of his classmates. His sign read, “Where you [...]

Student Climate Activists Confront Board Of Education

By Maryam Shahzad, My MC Media. -

Student climate advocacy group MoCo Students on Climate held a rally Friday to demand climate action from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).  Students gathered with signs outside the east [...]

Greta Thunberg: “I Am Just A Messenger…Our Very Future Is At Risk”

By Staff, Greta Thunberg -

Recently I’ve seen many rumors circulating about me and enormous amounts of hate. This is no surprise to me. I know that since most people are not aware of the full meaning of the climate crisis [...]

How The Youth-Led Climate Strikes Became A Global Mass Movement

By Nick Engelfried, Wagingnonviolence.org -

It began as a call to action from a group of youth activists scattered across the globe, and soon became what is shaping up to be the largest planet-wide protest for the climate the world has [...]

Stand With Student Climate Strikers

By Shut Down DC -

In the coming days, thousands of young people across our region are going to be taking the streets to demand bold action to confront the climate crisis. On Friday, September 20, young people are [...]

How To Start An Anti-Racist Student Group In Your School

By Staff, Waethnicstudies.com -

The painful truth about public education is that racism is as common as bored students and overworked teachers. While many in our home of Seattle take pride in the city’s “progressive” [...]

‘Business As Usual Is A Death Sentence’: Hundreds Of Youth Activists Sit In At DNC Headquarters To Demand 2020 Debate On Climate Crisis

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Hundreds of youth activists held a sit-in at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee on Tuesday to demand a climate-specific presidential debate that treats the planetary crisis [...]

Hijacking The Congolese People’s Victory

By Kambale Musavuli, Blackagendareport.com -

The Congolese people were determined to rid themselves of Joseph Kabila’s regime on 30 December 2018, the date of the presidential, legislative and provincial elections in the Democratic Republic [...]

Why Students Of Color Are Stepping Up To Lead Climate Strikes

By Leanna First-Arai, Yesmagazine.org -

The youth-led movement builds on the momentum of the increasingly Black and Brown leadership behind the Green New Deal. Kawika Ke Koa Pegram has lived his entire life in island communities and is [...]

Global Climate Strike In Pictures: Millions Of Students Walk Out To Demand Planetary Transformation

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"We are facing the greatest existential crisis humanity has ever faced. And yet it has been ignored. You who have ignored it know who you are.” All over the planet on Friday, millions of children [...]

Love & Rage Against The Machine: Sitting In At The Yale Investments Office

By Staff, Melindatuhus.net -

The Sunrise Movement, an organization of young people that made its debut after the 2016 election, helped elect several new pro-climate action members of Congress this year and has been raising [...]

We Have 12 Years To Stop Climate Catastrophe. These Young Activists Have A Plan.

By Robert Raymond, Huffingtonpost.com -

On a clear and sunny morning in San Francisco’s downtown SoMa district, 40 people stand side by side with interlinked arms blocking the entrance to the San Francisco Federal Building. Just a [...]

On 65th Anniversary Of Korean Truce, Activists Criticize US For Delaying Real Peace

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

South Korean peace and justice activists have been writing to us complaining that the United States is not responding to the positive steps being taken by North Korea before and after the meeting [...]

‘This Is Zero Hour’: Youth-Led Marches Across the Globe For Climate Justice

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams -

Declaring that climate change is "an issue of survival" that must be confronted with urgency, young activists across the globe on Saturday kicked off three days of marches and demonstrations to [...]

Young People Leading Growing Movement Against Low Pay And Precarious Work

By Helen Blakely and Steve Davies, The Conversation -

Strikes have taken place at McDonald’s and TGI Friday’s restaurants across the UK in recent months. These strikes are the first of their kind in the UK, instigated by a new generation of trade [...]

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