5 Ways The Economy Is Stacked Against Young People

By Josh Hoxie, Otherwords.org -

Today’s rising generation earns 20 percent less than their parents did at their age, despite being better educated and more productive. In fact, millennials are on track to become the first [...]

When Will We Start Applying The Precautionary Principle To Chemicals Killing Our Kids?

By Katherine Paul, Organic Consumers. -

The first car my parents carted me and my siblings around in, in the 1950s, didn’t have seatbelts. Not one of us was ever strapped into a car seat. No kid I knew donned a helmet before hopping on [...]

Remnants Of War

By Kathy Kelly, Intrepid Report. -

Intense fighting and hideous attacks battered Afghans throughout their country last week as negotiators in Qatar weighed the benefits and costs of a peace agreement that might stop the [...]

Teens Less Likely To Use Cannabis When It’s Legal, US Study Finds

Teenagers are less likely to use cannabis in places where the drug has been legalised, a new study suggests. Researchers at Montana State University looked at health surveys of US high school [...]

Governments & Corporations Being Sued In 28 Countries Over Climate Change

By The London School of Economics and Political Science. -

This policy report provides an overview of current issues in climate change litigation, focusing on selected cases and developments from May 2018 to May 2019. The report draws on the Climate [...]

Why We Still Need A Movement To Keep Youth From Joining The Military

By Staff, Nnomypeace.net -

Elizabeth King, In These Times - Eighteen is the youngest age at which someone can join the U.S. military without their parents’ permission, yet the military markets itself to—which is to say [...]

What Can South Africa Teach Palestinians?

By The Palestinian Youth Movement, Palestine Chronicle. -

From April 1 to April 11, 2019, the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), in partnership with the Afro-Middle East Center (AMEC), hosted a delegation of 20 Palestinian youth organizers in [...]

Eyewitness In Venezuela: A 14-year Perspective

By Peter Lackowski, Counterpunch.org -

I was in Venezuela from April 26 to May 5, 2019. It was the fifth time I have been there in a span of 14 years, so I was able to put things I saw on this trip in that context. My first visit was [...]

Millions Of Youth March Against Climate Change

By Bryan Dyne, WSWS.org. -

An estimated 1.4 million students and youth walked out of school and took part in Friday’s worldwide demonstrations against climate change. The internationally coordinated protests, the largest [...]

Parenting the Climate-Change Generation

By Frida Berrigan, Tomdispatch.com -

Young people across the world are striking to draw attention to the ravages of climate change. They are demanding -- with their bodies and their voices -- that the catastrophe each of them will [...]

Over 30,000 Youth Urge U.S. Court To Allow​ Juliana V. United States​ To Go To Trial

By Staff, Ourchildrenstrust.org -

San Francisco, California - Youth-led climate group, Zero Hour, will file the Young People’s amicus (“friend of the court”) brief tomorrow with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of [...]

Youth Climate Activists Demanding Green New Deal Arrested For Sit-In At #OilMoneyMitch McConnell’s Office

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"We're here to warn him and all senators: if you refuse to back the Green New Deal, young people will remember next time you ask for our votes." Hundreds of Kentucky high school students and [...]

Youth Movements Changing Tactics In The Face Of Climate Crisis

By Anny Martinez, Inequality.org -

Back in 2015, a group of youth warriors bravely filed a lawsuit against the federal government for failing to protect their right to life and liberty by willfully ignoring the dangers of climate [...]

Youth Climate Leaders Occupy Schumer’s Office To Demand Support For Green New Deal

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"Real climate leadership means a commitment to bold climate action and a just transition. It means a Green New Deal." Keeping up the pressure on the Democratic leadership to embrace bold and [...]

Thousands Participate In Youth-For-Climate March In Brussels

By Staff, Brusselstimes.com -

Some 12,500 demonstrators participated in a march organised in Brussels by students who stayed away from school on Thursday to press for a more ambitious policy on climate change, according to [...]