From Kabul: Youth On The Road To Peace

By Dr. Hakim, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

Despite the violent crises which we human beings have created for Afghanistan and our planet earth, I have witnessed yet again how renewing our relationships with Nature and one another can calm [...]

The New Age Of Protest

By John Feffer, Fpif.org -

Led by young people, climate strikers blocked traffic on two mornings at the end of last month in Washington, DC. On the first day, protestors chained themselves to a boat three blocks from the [...]

Reflections On The Future – Post Climate Strike Musings

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

Millions of people came together yesterday for the Global Climate Strike. I was in New York City with some 250,000 other people and the energy, along with other people’s sweaty bodies, was [...]

These Activists-in-Training Are Scouting For Social Justice

By Azucena Rasilla, Zora.medium.com -

Anayvette Martinez wanted to start a different kind of girl scout troop after her then fourth-grade daughter expressed her desire to join one. What Martinez found, however, was that her daughter [...]

Youth Strike In Front Of United Nations For Climate Action

By Rebecca Klein, Huff Post. -

New York ― Hundreds of young people took a break from their summer vacations to strike for climate action on Friday, joining well-known climate activist Greta Thunberg outside of the United [...]

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 [...]