Today’s Youth Reject Capitalism, But What Do They Want To Replace It?

By Joseph Blasi and Douglas L. Kruse, Theconversation.com -

Today’s youth are increasingly unhappy with the way their elders are running the world. Their ire was most recently expressed when thousands of teenagers and others across the country marched on [...]

Change Is Coming

By Robert C. Koehler, Commonwonders.com -

The cries of loss and anguish become public, at last. A million young people seize the truth: “Half of my seventh grade class was affected by gun violence. My own brother was shot in the head. I [...]

Students, Youth Speak About War, Inequality At DC March For Our Lives Rally

By Tom Hall, Wsws.org -

An estimated 800,000 people descended on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC for the national March for Our Lives rally on Saturday. The turnout for the DC march, the largest of 800 [...]

Shut Down Firing Ranges in US High Schools

By Pat Elder, Popular Resistance -

The Army taught Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz how to shoot a lethal weapon in his high school cafeteria when he was 14. Nik was a member of the school’s U.S. Army JROTC Marksmanship Program. JROTC [...]

Empty Shoes, Empty Schools: U.S. Gun Law Activists Begin Two Days Of Theater

By Ian Simpson, Reuters.com -

Mauser was one of a handful of gun control activists and volunteers who braved a frigid March morning to lay out about 7,000 pairs of shoes on the U.S. Capitol lawn as a makeshift memorial to [...]

Teen Solidarity Against The Merchants Of Death

By Kathy Kelly, Dissidentvoice.org -

Here in Kabul, as the rising sun begins to warm our chilly rooms, I hear excited laughter from downstairs. Rosemary Morrow, a renowned Australian permaculture expert, has begun teaching [...]

Immigrant Youth Stand With Survivors Of Parkland Mass Shooting & Will Take Streets On The March For Our Lives

By Sheridan Aguirre, Unitedwedream.org -

Washington, DC – On March 24th, immigrant youth will march in solidarity with the courageous survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and students across the country [...]

Behind The Explosion In Socialism Among American Teens

By Rebecca Stoner, Portside.org -

TAMPA, FLA.—In a fluorescent lit classroom with handmade posters covering one wall, approximately 15 high school students are chanting the words of black revolutionary Assata Shakur: “It is our [...]

This Time Students Are Old Enough To Organize, Mobilize And Speak Out

By Danielle Vabner, Huffingtonpost.com -

Last week on Valentine’s Day, a 19-year-old gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where he had been expelled. He opened fire just outside the school, and soon [...]

Immigrant Youth Launch Walk To Stay Home From New York To D.C.

By Staff, Theseedproject.us -

NEW YORK, NY -- On Thursday, February 15th 11 undocumented youth and allies began The Walk to Stay Home, a 15-day walk from New York City’s Battery Park to Washington D.C.’s Martin Luther King [...]

School Walkouts, Sit-ins Planned After Florida Shooting

By Staff, Apnews.com -

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing [...]

Statement From DSC, AEJ And J4J On Tragedy At Stoneman Douglas High School

By Staff, Dignityinschools.org -

“A tragedy of this magnitude will be felt in the Parkland community long after the news cameras leave and our attention is drawn elsewhere. It is hard to fathom the pain that students, educators, [...]

Air Pollution: Black, Hispanic And Poor Students Most At Risk From Toxins

By Oliver Milman, Theguardian.com -

Schoolchildren across the US are plagued by air pollution that’s linked to multiple brain-related problems, with black, Hispanic and low-income students most likely to be exposed to a fug of [...]

BRAZIL: 200,000 Workers And Youth Protest Lula Conviction

By Staff, socialistorganizer.com -

On January 24, despite having absolutely no proof to back their charges, the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil sentenced former President Inacio “Lula” da Silva to 12 years in prison. This court is [...]

Disengaged By Design: Neoconservative War On Youth

By Benjamin Doxtdator, Longviewoneducation.org -

When I say that students are disengaged by design, I don’t have in mind the popular thesis that schools are stuck in some ‘factory model’ past, designed perhaps 150 years ago to satisfy the needs [...]