Student Loan Debt: Unsafe In Any Amount

By Lynn Petrovich, Popular Resistance. -

If Americans were aware of the extent that student loan debt has been carved out to serve the pockets of the educational and financial industries as well as the government, they’d think twice [...]

Historic Protest At Harvard-Yale Football Game Was Years In The Making

By Emily Pontecorvo, Grist. -

Saturday marked the 136th annual Harvard-Yale football game, a tradition known simply as “The Game” by students and alumni of the rival Ivy League schools. Tens of thousands of people flocked to [...]

New Generation Rising Up To Resist Neoliberalism Across The Globe

By Nicholas Powers, Truthout. -

"We are protesting against problems in the whole system,” a young Chilean protester said on TV in November. “Above all, the neoliberal system.” The increasing cost of everyday life drove more [...]

For Today’s Youth, The Ability To Make Change Is A Survival Skill

By Rivera Sun, Waging Nonviolence. -

It’s a thing. Parents are hosting protest parties instead of birthday parties. The kids design signs, hold a march with their friends, and do a demonstration for peace, love, kindness or [...]

1,000 Take NYC Streets And Trains In Outrage Over Police Attacks On Teens

By Jay August, Liberationnews.org -

Normally a bustling spot for engineering students, white-collar and blue-collar workers alike, Brooklyn New York’s Metrotech Commons became a 1,000+ strong sea of concerned working class warriors [...]

A UN Treaty Guarantees Youth Rights Everywhere On Earth – Except The United States

By Jessica Taft, Theconversation.com -

Fifteen kids from a dozen countries, including Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, recently brought a formal complaint to the United Nations. They’re arguing that climate change violates children’s [...]

The Delicate Ethics Of Using Facial Recognition In Schools

By Tom Simonite and Gregory Barber, Wired.com -

A growing number of districts are deploying cameras and software to prevent attacks. But the systems are also used to monitor students—and adult critics. On a steamy evening in May, 9,000 people [...]

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 [...]