Category: Youth

Leanna First-Arai: Why Students of Color Are Stepping Up to Lead Climate Strikes

The youth-led movement builds on the momentum of the increasingly Black and Brown leadership behind the Green New Deal

AFP: Millions of Children Skipped School to Protest Climate Change

Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok to Berlin and Lagos to London emptied as organizers of the student strike called demonstrations in more than 100 countries

Sharon Lerner: Young People Feel Betrayed by Adults Over the Climate Crisis

Today, They’re Going on Strike

Frida Berrigan: Parenting the Climate-Change Generation

Or Will They Parent Us?

Rupert Read: School climate strikes

Why adults no longer have the right to object to their children taking radical action

Anny Martinez: Youth Movements Changing Tactics in the Face of Climate Crisis

From occupying House offices to suing the federal government, young people are exploring creative strategies to spur action on climate change

Jean Twenge: What might explain the unhappiness epidemic?

Teens who spent more than five hours a day online were twice as likely to be unhappy as those who spent less than an hour a day

Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg: 10-point jump in turnout among young people

Beyond almost any doubt, young people have gotten involved and felt ready to make a change in American politics – and so they did

Bruce Levine: Another Reason Young Americans Don’t Revolt Against Being Screwed

The Internet creates fears, lowers self-esteem, and divides them—all of which weakens their capacity to resist injustices

Camila Arze Torres Goitia: What Students Are Capable Of

Sexual Harassment and the Collateral Beauty of Resistance

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