Peru’s Youth Have Mobilized In Indignation

By Telesur English. -

Mass protests broke out after Peru’s parliament voted to impeach former president Martin Vizcarra on November 9th, installing Manuel Merino of the Accion Popular party, as head of state for the 5 [...]

Students Push To Remove Police

By Claudio Rivera, Stephanie Knezz and Shawn Smith, Truthout. -

Student movements have always raised our current conception of justice and equity. From the civil rights movement and Vietnam War protests, to the anti-apartheid movement and calls to abolish the [...]

How A Police Killing In Nigeria Sparked A Nationwide Movement

By Joshua Keating, Slate. -

Nigerian security forces opened fire this week on protesters in Lagos, killing at least 12 demonstrators and marking a deadly escalation in the weekslong protests against police [...]

Youth Are Leading The Movement For Police-Free Schools

By Tasasha Henderson, Truthout. -

In this moment of transformative possibility, amid activists’ growing calls to defund and abolish the police, young people across the country are leading a movement to remove police officers from [...]

Kumeyaay Nation Protest Stops Construction On Border Wall

By Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS. -

Just before dawn on Friday, members of the Kumeyaay Nation set out to protest the construction of a border wall atop their ancestral lands in the Laguna Mountains. The youth-led group said the [...]

60,000-Strong Fridays For Future Protest In Hamburg, Germany: Where Are You USA?

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams. -

"What is it going to take for the U.S. to rise up like this?" wondered the Durham, N.C. branch of Extinction Rebellion. "We are in a climate catastrophe and people around the world, particularly [...]

Chicago High School Students Hold Sit-In In Defense Of Students Who Refused To Stand For National Anthem

By Andy Thompson, Wsws.org -

Students at Chicago’s Nicholas Senn High School carried out a sit-in on Wednesday in response to a teacher telling a Hispanic student, Yésica Salazar, 17, to “go back to your country” after [...]

Ninth Circuit Dismisses Youth Climate Suit, While Agreeing Government Policy Is Destroying The Planet

By Staff, Static1.squarespace.com -

Eugene, Oregon - Today, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals “reluctantly” concluded that the youth plaintiffs’ case in Juliana v. United States must be made to the Congress, the [...]

How Generation Z Is Leading The Climate Movement

By Nick Engelfried, Wagingnonviolence.org -

For the first decade and a half of her life, Jamie Margolin was like any other U.S. teen living in the suburbs. She went to school, made friends and got involved in sports. Yet all the while, [...]

Fossil Fuel Industry Shifts from Climate Denial to ‘Youthwashing’

By Steve Horn and Taylor Hebden, The Real News -

Elaine Brown of the publication The Intercept. In her recent article titled How the Fossil Fuel Industry is Attempting to Buy the Global Youth Climate Movement, Brown reported that Student Energy [...]

Young Indigenous Activists Lead Climate Justice Action In Alaska

By Tripp J Crouse, Hcn.org -

“We do not want to stop our ways of life. That’s why we’re here.” Seventeen-year-old Quannah Chasing Horse’s voice broke as she stood on stage in front of a sea of delegates at the Alaska [...]

Climate Change On Trial: Can The Courts Save The Planet?

By Who. What. Why. -

Can ordinary citizens use the courts to force their leaders to fight climate change? In the most revolutionary climate ruling to date, the Supreme Court of the Netherlands delivered an emphatic [...]

The US Needs Protests

By Margaret Kimberly, Black Agenda Report -

In recent months mass protests involving millions of people have emerged in countries such as Haiti, Ecuador, and Chile. In each instance the spark was unique to that nation. Haitians are angry [...]

Climate Strikers Walked Out of School. Next, Let’s Walk Off the Job.

By Sydney Ghazarian, In These Times -

Climate Strikes are happening for the same reason labor strikes often happen: Negotiations have broken down. CEOs profiting from the exploitation of workers and the Earth are unwilling to cede to [...]

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 [...]