Posts Tagged ‘youth’

Two Palestinian teens killed by Israel, bringing 2021 youth death toll to 77

Two Palestinian teenagers were killed by Israeli gunfire in the span of just a few days in the occupied West Bank, bringing the death toll of Palestinian youth killed by Israel in 2021 to 77. On Monday, 17-year-old Yousef Nawaf Mhareb, a resident of the Ramallah-area village of Abwein, succumbed to wounds he had sustained […]

Oregon Bill Bans Police From Lying To Youth During Interrogations

Both Oregon and Illinois enacted laws this week prohibiting police from using deceptive interrogation tactics on minors. Portland, OR –  On Wednesday, Governor Kate Brown signed legislation into law prohibiting law enforcement officers from using deception while interrogating people under the age of 18. The law bans commonly used deceptive interrogation tactics, including false promises […]

Call for fresh restrictions as Spain’s unvaccinated youth bear brunt of COVID cases

A huge resurgence of coronavirus cases have hit Spain in recent weeks – and the young are bearing the brunt. Despite a relatively successful vaccination campaign in the context of other European countries – Spain is nearing 50 per cent of the population fully vaccinated – other factors have conspired to send the number of […]

Where governments fail, youth respond to the Covid crisis

At the peak of the recent second wave of Covid infections while other parts of rural Uttar Pradesh struggled to survive the pandemic, there was no panic among residents in Deorai village of Kerakat block of Jaunpur district. This was thanks to the volunteer work done by a group of young activists, backed by celebrity […]

Literacy among Iranian youth 6% above global average

Literacy among Iranian youth 6% above global average – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The average literacy rate of the youth (15-24-year age group) in Iran is estimated at 97.4 percent, which is almost 6 percent higher than the global average, Shapour Mohammadzadeh, head of the Literacy Movement Organization, has stated. The global youth literacy rate is […]

Creating A Safe Haven for Black Trans Youth In Baltimore

Above Photo: SHAN Wallace / Okay Player. Because of the leadership of founder Iya Dammons, Baltimore Safe Haven stands in a class of its own when it comes to community work that centers Black trans youth. In late May, a crowd descended on Central Baltimore’s 6,000 square foot Ynot Lot for a day of free […]

Soweto skateboarders speed down iconic street to celebrate Youth Day in South Africa

Dozens of skateboards take over Vilakazi street in Soweto to celebrate Youth Day, the South African public holiday marking the anniversary of the Soweto uprising in 1976. The Soweto Skateboard Society organised the event, known as “bombing” in the sports jargon, meaning high-speed downhill on city streets. Source 00

Good People Doing Good Things — Today’s Youth

Good People Doing Good Things — Today’s Youth Posted on June 9, 2021 by jilldennison  We hear a lot about “young people today”, much of it negative.  But today’s good people are all youths who have started their own charities doing a variety of different things to help others.  If these are indicative of most young […]

Youth Launch ‘Stronger Campaign’ For UN Biodiversity Day

Above Photo: Alison Kentish/IPS. Tired with Tokenism. International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on May 22 under the theme ‘we’re part of the solution.’ A network of youth groups is informing policymakers that young people are tired of the same old rhetoric and platitudes. The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) has put leaders and […]

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Israel Youth’s Shocking Bloodthirsty Opinions

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The Quest for the Fountain of Youth

By Thomas Wentworth HigginsonFrom Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic [1898] When Juan Ponce de Leon set forth from Porto Rico, March 13, 1512, to seek the island of Bimini and its Fountain of Youth, he was moved by the love of adventure more than by that of juvenility, for he was then […]

FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12 to 15

» UFO NEWS ~ Increase in sightings of glowing lights in the sky plus MOREYesterday at 6:28 pm by PurpleSkyz » Crop Circles 2021 – Stanton St Bernard, Nr Alton Barnes, Wiltshire. Reported 10th May.Yesterday at 6:26 pm by PurpleSkyz » FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12 to 15Yesterday at 6:25 pm by PurpleSkyz » The Alignment Between Ancient Sites […]

Ossian in the Island of Youth

By Thomas Wentworth HigginsonFrom Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic [1898] The old Celtic hero and poet Usheen or Oisin, whose supposed songs are known in English as those of Ossian, lived to a great old age, surviving all others of the race of the Feni, to which he belonged; and he was […]

Australian mayor apologizes after council youth worker tells ‘white, male & Christian’ students they are ‘oppressors’ – media

A presentation by a council worker at a public school near Melbourne left students flabbergasted and parents incensed, after white boys who held Christian beliefs were reportedly told they were “oppressors” by default. The incident allegedly took place at Parkdale Secondary College in a beachside suburb of Melbourne, Australia, last week, but was first reported […]

Youth demand action on nature, following IUCN’s first-ever global youth summit

Image Credit: IUCN/Twitter Following almost two weeks of talks on issues such as climate change, innovation, marine conservation and social justice, thousands of young people from across the globe concluded the first-ever International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) One Nature One Future Global Youth Summit with a list of demands for action on nature. Under […]

Are Mushrooms a Fountain of Youth?

April 22nd, 2021 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Consistently including mushrooms in your dietary plan may offer unique health benefits, including helping to fight aging and prostate cancer.1 Researchers from Penn State,2 for instance, discovered that mushrooms are an abundant source of two excellent antioxidants, ergothioneine and glutathione. Both antioxidants help inhibit oxidative stress […]

Jewish Conservative youth group protests Hotovely with ‘Occupation’ event

The UK Conservative Movement (Masorti) invited Israeli Ambassador to Lonodn Tzipi Hotovely to speak. Noam, an independent Masorti UK-based youth movement, will host its own protest event in response, “The Occupation: What is it and what is our role as British Jews?” on Wednesday. “Throughout her career, Hotovely has made many racist and inflammatory statements,” […]

In first, Zionist youth movement in U.K. to boycott Israeli ambassador

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Massive Child Sex Ring Busted at State Youth Facility—Hundreds of Kids Tortured and Raped

(Support Free Thought) – Concord, NH — According to a recent investigation by the state of New Hampshire’s attorney general’s office, a state-run youth detention center has been ground zero for an utterly horrifying child torture and sex abuse ring spanning the course of decades. According to officials and a recent lawsuit, hundreds of victims have come […]

Indigenous youth take to DC streets with demands to #ShutDownDAPL and #StopLine3

A group of Indigenous youth activists rallied in the nation’s capital on Thursday to demand President Joe Biden reject fossil fuel pipelines including Line 3 and the Dakota Access Pipeline. “We came to D.C. to give the fossil fuel snake back to the U.S. We don’t want the pipelines you snaked through our communities without […]

Revolutionary Freedom Fighters and Their Message for Youth

One of the most persistent messages being conveyed to youth is to contribute in meaningful and useful ways to the larger welfare and progress of the nation and society. However in order to be truly effective these messages need to be supported by what has been said by those persons for whom they have very […]

Postcards Collection – Hitler Youth with Gliders

Some nice postcards from the Third Reich featuring boys and young men with their gliders. via NS Europa. Share now! Source 00

Joe Biden Prioritizes Migrant Youth ‘Educational Services’ as Many U.S. Children Are Shut Out of Classrooms

President Joe Biden’s administration is focused on “educational services” for migrant youth arriving at the United States-Mexico border even as millions of American children remain shut out of the classroom due to lockdowns. In a press briefing on Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the administration is working to “ensure” that Unaccompanied Alien […]

Youth group calls out Muslim leader’s antisemitism, leads to resignation

Die Falken (The Falcons), a socialist youth organization in Germany, has called out Mustafa Keskin, chairman of the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs, an influential Islamic organization in the country, for antisemitic posts and online activity, leading to his resignation, the Algemeiner reported.Keskin has denied the accusations, claiming that his criticisms are solely against the […]

Health Care For Trans Youth Is Under Attack In The UK

Above photo: Protestors head through Whitehall as the second ever Trans Pride march takes place on September 12, 2020, in London, England. Guy Smallman/Getty Images.  And It’s Impacting the US. Fourteen years ago, Susan Evans left her job as a psychiatric nurse at the UK’s Tavistock GIDS clinic (the Gender Identity Development Service for child and adolescent […]

Jewish Youth in Spain Urge Madrid University to Expel Neo-Nazi Activist Who Delivered Antisemitic Rant at Far Right Rally

Antisemitic graffiti at the Jewish cemetery in Hoyo de Manzanares, near Madrid. Photo: Twitter. Jewish students in Spain this week demanded the expulsion from a Madrid university of a neo-Nazi activist who delivered a viciously antisemitic speech at a rally earlier this month. The Federation of Jewish Youth in Spain (FEJJE), supported by the European […]

Indigenous Youth Demand End To Trans Mountain Insurance

By Katie Hyslop, The Tyee. February 21, 2021 Above photo: ‘We hope that all the insurers will drop out of insuring the TMX pipeline, and that it will fall through as it is not an economically viable or environmentally viable project.’ Katie Hyslop. Two recent Vancouver protests call on companies to ‘stop insuring genocide.’ A […]

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Role of youth in national development is obvious

TEHRAN – In a message to the 55th meeting of the Union of Islamic Students Associations in Europe on Saturday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei stressed the growing role of the youth in scientific progress in Iran after victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Ayatollah Khamenei said the role of the […]

Black Lives Matter spurs youth to learn about 3-day Dutch strike against Nazis

Eighty years ago, the Netherlands became the first and only Nazi-occupied country to organize a nation-wide strike to protest the persecution of its Jewish citizens. The so-called “February Strike” was the first large-scale public protest against Germany’s assault on Europe. Remembrance of the event has evolved over the decades from a narrative of Dutch resistance […]

Youth climate activists will not stop fighting their climate case – even after 9th Circuit Court second rejection

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals just rejected, for the second time, a lawsuit arguing the federal government is accountable for fueling the climate crisis.  According to EcoWatch, the litigants claim the government is responsible for maintaining an energy system that causes global heating, and that in doing so the government has violated the […]

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