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 [...]

‘We Gonna Rise Up, Rise Up ’Til It’s Won!:’ 140+ Arrested At Pelosi And Hoyer Offices As Youth-Led Protests Demand Green New Deal On Capitol Hill

By Julia Conley, Nationofchange.org -

Before presumptive House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) even appeared at her office to hear from young Americans who had traveled from all over the country to urge her to back a Green New Deal, [...]

Students Are Suing For A Constitutional Right To Education

By Alia Wong, The Atlantic -

Nearly all of the world’s 180-plus countries include the term education in their constitution. Most guarantee every child the right to free education, and many make participation in some form of [...]

Thousands Of Juvenile Lifers Sentenced To Die In Prison In the US

By Victoria Law, Truthout.org -

Tuesday, October 23, might have been a routine day in prison for Avis Lee. “I got up at 5 am, took a shower, drank decaf coffee, prayed, ate breakfast and went to work at 8 am,” she recalled. [...]

Halt To Youth Climate Lawsuit Inspires Nationwide Resistance

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

The three-year-long case has survived countless obstacles and the 21 youth plaintiffs don't plan on backing down now. This week should have been the start to the three-year-long landmark youth [...]

Youth Plaintiffs File Response With Supreme Court Pointing To Government’s Serious Mischaracterization Of ​​Juliana v. United States

By Staff, OurChildrensTrust.org -

Eugene, Oregon -- Today, attorneys for youth plaintiffs in the landmark climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, filed their response with the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, [...]

If You Think Education Is Expensive, Try Ignorance

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Such important news from the Korean peninsula. The heads of government of North and South Korea have agreed not only that ‘the era of no war has started’, but they have come up with a series of [...]