Posts Tagged ‘youth’

How the youth climate movement is influencing the green recovery from COVID-19

Image credit: Aaron Cynic/NationofChange The idea of a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is gaining traction around the world. The UK recently pledged to invest £350 million to cut emissions from heavy industry. South Korea promised to create 1.9 million jobs by developing green technologies. China presented a plan to become carbon neutral before […]

Youth in Paraguay Saved From Broad Path Through Work of Christian Missionaries

(Christian Aid Mission) — Abandoned by his parents, a boy in rural Paraguay had not yet hit his teenage years when he began seeing how theft made him feel self-sufficient and tough. His friends were stealing and assaulting people, and he could feel the anger in him finding release if he had to beat people […]

The nation’s youth have stepped up as poll workers for upcoming election so elderly stay home

Usually, when the election rolls around, you see retired people stepping in to act as poll workers, but because of Covid, America’s elderly are encouraged to stay home for their health and safety.  With the lack of senior citizen support this upcoming election, the nation’s youth have stepped up to take on this civic duty.  […]

As Holocaust awareness declines in US, youth make art to preserve fading history

As the Claims Conference for Materials Claims Against Germany released disturbing new research about the state of Holocaust memory this week, the New York-based Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) deployed the artwork of teenagers to preserve Holocaust memory. The U.S. Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey demonstrated the spread of lies and distortions related to the […]

Australia: Youth Sue To Stop Coal Mine Expansion

By Michael Slezak and Penny Timms, ABC.au. September 11, 2020 Above photo: Avav Princi, Izzy Raj-Seppings, Veronica Hester, Laura Kirwan and Ambrose Hayes are all part of the action. ABC News: Brendan Esposito. A class action launched on behalf of young people everywhere seeks an injunction to stop the Australian Government approving an extension to […]

The ultra-Orthodox teen trying to save Jerusalem’s homeless youth every night

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LA Children’s Hospital Consent Form: Youth on Puberty Blockers and Hormones ‘Will Not Have Biological Children’

Photo Credit: Sam Pineda/Pexels (California Family Council) — California state legislators lambasted their opponents in defense of a transgender healthcare bill (AB 2218) in a recent Senate hearing. Senate Health Committee members complained about receiving hundreds of calls from voters telling them not to support a bill that sterilizes children. Author Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (D-Los […]

‘Youth Gangs’ Terrorizing Families in Belgium Neighborhood

Gangs of ‘young people’ armed with dangerous weapons are wreaking havoc on residents and families in the Ledeberg district of Ghent, Belgium, according to reports. So-called ‘youth gangs’ have been getting “out of hand” while battling each other with bats, stakes, and sharp objects, frequently damaging property in areas normally used for light commerce and […]

Youth Are Leading The Movement For Police-Free Schools

Above photo: Protesters demand the removal of police officers from schools during a demonstration on the steps of the Department of Education in New York City on June 25, 2020. Lev Radin / Pacific Press / Lightrocket via Getty Images. In this moment of transformative possibility, amid activists’ growing calls to defund and abolish the police, young people […]

Their Zionist youth movement days are long behind them, but thanks to social distancing, they’re back together

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Palestinian youth launch Ghassan Kanafani scholarship, call for submissions

The revolutionary Palestinian writer and political leader Ghassan Kanafani once famously remarked, “My political position springs from my being a novelist. In so far as I am concerned, politics and the novel are an indivisible case and I can categorically state that I became politically committed because I am a novelist, not the opposite.” Kanafani’s […]

Watching The Hawks – Youth Confidence Brings Change In A Cashless Future

Watching The Hawks – Youth Confidence Brings Change In A Cashless Future Watching The Hawksyoutube.com After a wide Visa service outage across Europe recently, the predicted future of a cashless society is questioned. Disney workers continue to call hypocrisy on the wage inequity between their earnings and that of the CEOs, demanding a $15 minimum […]

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing Above Photo: Climate justice activists protest the Dakota Access pipeline outside the White House in February 2017. (Flickr / Stephen Melkisethian) On March 24, I stood in the rain in front of City Hall in Bellingham, Washington with some 3,000 people for […]

Gaza youth succumbs to wounds sustained on Friday protests

Palestinian youth from Gaza succumbed to his wounds sustained by Israeli soldiers during Friday protests along the Gaza borders, Palestinian ministry of heath in Gaza announced on Thursday. In a brief statement, the ministry of health identified the deceased youth as Anas Shawqi abu-Aser, 19, from central Gaza city. The youth was shot with a […]

A Professor Weighs in on Venezuela’s Emigration of Youth

A few weeks ago, we began a new trimester in the university. I, as the annoying professor that I am, always ask my students to tell me: why are you here? The question basically is looking to see what motivates them to immerse themselves in this fascinating but thankless experience, and in particular, why choose […]

Israeli Mossad assassinates youth Palestinian scholar in Malaysia

Israeli occupation Mossad assassinated on Saturday at dawn the young Palestinian scholar Fadi al-Batch, while he was heading to perform the Dawn Prayer in a nearby mosque in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Police Commander Dato Siri said that two armed men opened shot ten bullets from a very close distance at Al-Batch, noting one directly penetrated […]

Israeli war jets strike Gaza, kill youth, injure another

Israeli occupation war jets struck the eastern area of the Gaza City tonight, killing Palestinian security officer and seriously wounded another. Massive explosions woke up the people of the Gaza City at midnight. People went up to the rooftops of their homes and turned on their radios to know that there was an Israeli airstrike. […]

Iranian chess player takes crown in Asian Youth Chess Championships

The Iranian chess player participated in the G18 Standard contests in the mountainous northern Thai city of Chiang Mai, and lifted the trophy. Yang Yijing from China claimed the silver medal, and Indian contestant Dita Karenza settled for the bronze. Additionally, Bardiya Daneshvar and Asal Ebrahimi Rashti picked up two silver medals in the U12 Standard […]

Muslim Palestinian Youth Running for His Life Shot Dead by Zionist Criminals

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Role Of Youth In The Coming Transformation

Role Of Youth In The Coming Transformation Sign up for the NEW Popular Resistance School, starting on May 1. More information below. The eruption of youth protests over gun violence in schools and other issues is another indicator that the 2020s could be a decade of transformation where people demand economic, racial and environmental justice as well as […]

The Youth in Palestine Must Break Free from Dual Oppression

As global voices continue to demand the freedom of 17-year-old teenage Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, Israeli authorities have arrested nine additional members of her family. Those who were detained on February 26 include Ahed’s 15-year-old cousin, Mohammed Tamimi. Israeli troops had shot Mohammed in the head last December, shattering his skull. The teenager, who is […]

And The Youth Shall Lead Us

And The Youth Shall Lead Us Above photo: From Teaching for Change. In light of the outpouring of youth activism for stricter gun laws and against the militarization of schools, Teaching for Change shares these examples of young people at the forefront of social movements throughout U.S. history. We hope these can be useful in the classroom […]

Let’s Follow Lead Of Parkland Youth To Stop Mass Shootings In U.S.

Let’s Follow Lead Of Parkland Youth To Stop Mass Shootings In U.S. Above Photo: A candlelight vigil for victims of the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub in June 2016./Photo by John Zangas Many say it’s the guns that are responsible for the mass shootings. Some say that it’s not the guns, it’s the people. For […]

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

Immigrant Youth Launch Walk To Stay Home From New York To D.C. Above Photo: Minister Erik McGregor/ Flickr 11 UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH AND ALLIES DEMAND THE RIGHT TO STAY HOME THROUGH A CLEAN DREAM ACT NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, February 15th 11 undocumented youth and allies began The Walk to Stay Home, a 15-day walk from […]

Two Palestinian youth killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza

Two Palestinian youths, both 17, were killed in Israeli airstrikes in the city of Rafah in the south of the Gaza Strip tonight. According to the Palestinian ministry of health in Gaza, the two Palestinians, identified as Salim Sabbah and Abdullah abu-Sheikha, both 17, arrived in hospital in serious conditions. Both of the young teens […]

Gaza youth react to ‘occupation play’

The video below is a production called “It’s What We Do: A Play About the Occupation,” produced and directed by Pam Nice, a member of the Washington, D.C., chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace. Although it is a drama, the dialogue of the soldiers is adapted from the actual testimonies of Israeli soldiers from Breaking […]

Israel executes Palestinian youth in West Bank

Israeli occupation forces executed on Tuesday morning Palestinian youth Ahmed Nasser Jarrar, 22, in Al-Yamun Village in the outskirts of occupied West Bank city of Jenin. Local sources said that large numbers of Israeli occupation forces accompanied with heavy military equipment raided the city of Jenin before dawn. They surrounded a complex of buildings, where […]

BRAZIL: 200,000 Workers And Youth Protest Lula Conviction

BRAZIL: 200,000 Workers And Youth Protest Lula Conviction Above Photo: 50,000 workers and youth in Sao Paulo on Jan. 24 protest sentencing of Lula In the aftermath of the sentencing of Lula to 12 years in prison by a court held over from the military dictatorship On January 24, despite having absolutely no proof to back […]

Disengaged By Design: Neoconservative War On Youth

Disengaged By Design: Neoconservative War On Youth Above Photo: From Longviewoneducation.org Disengaged by Design – The NeoConservative War on Youth  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 of […]

Meditation Comprehension for the Youth

January 23rd, 2018 By Ethan Indigo Smith Contributing writer for Wake Up World “Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci Meditation itself is a trick. It is thought to be a complicated practice, but that is confusion. The trick begins in the following contrast: Meditation is a simple practice, and […]

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