Category: Youth

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Juan Cole: Haugen: Facebook has become the Terminator

Please Help Znet         Source: Informed Comment Photo by Primakov/Shutterstock   Frances Haugen’s whistleblower testimony on Tuesday before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security highlighted Facebook’s interactions with children, but the testimony was a devastating indictment of the pernicious effects of the company’s Read more…

Kerry Eleveld: Why do Republicans want children to die?

Why Republican voters want people to die—kids especially—is unfathomable. The vitriol, the venom, feels practically psychotic

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Vijay Prashad: Show the Children the Green Fields and Let Sunshine into Their Minds

Half the global population has no internet, and many of those who are able to access the internet cannot afford the technologies and tools required to participate in distance learning

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William rivers Pitt: We Reopened Too Soon, and Children Are Paying the Price

Science has yet to comprehensively answer why Delta appears to affect young people more than the other strains, but the steadily filling hospital beds stand as testament to the truth of it

Marty Hart-Landsberg: Learning from history: community-run child-care centers during World War II

The history of child care during World War II makes clear that this turn to market-based tax policy to solve child-care problems represented a big step back for working women and their children

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Mike Ludwig: Youth Climate Activists Want $10 Trillion for Infrastructure.

Sunrise Movement activist says Biden should forget GOP and listen to young people fired up about the prospect of a Civilian Climate Corps that would create thousands of jobs combatting the climate crisis and building a sustainable future

Andrew Marantz: The Left Turn – Are We Entering a New Political Era?

The neoliberal order seems to be collapsing. A generation of young activists is trying to insure that it’s replaced by progressive populism, not by the fascist right

Julie Kashen: It’s Time to Build a Comprehensive Child Care and Early Learning System

The practice of calling on families to pay unaffordable sums for child care while paying early educators poverty-level wages was never really sustainable

Jen Deerinwater: “Build Back Fossil Free!”

Indigenous Youth Rally to Demand Biden Stop Pipelines

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Nazlı Konya: Courage, rage and joy at Turkey’s student protests

The undemocratic appointment of a party loyalist as rector at a prominent university in Turkey is fiercely resisted by its student body and faculty

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