First-person accounts from student activists, organizers and journalists reporting on youth-oriented movements for social justice, economic equality and tolerance.
The effects of unlimited and opaque influx of money into institutions of political power have been insidious and widespread, tearing at the foundation of the political system like an insurgency of termites.
In the case of students with the passion to fight climate change, it’s time to face the truth and overcome it: we are the enemy.
WRITING CONTEST FINALIST: Only by returning the tools of government to average Americans through adequate representation can we fix our broken politics.
WRITING CONTEST FINALIST: The tradition of debate that has always defined American democracy seems to have escaped us.
WRITING CONTEST FINALIST: When a political system is in gridlock, ordinary citizens suffer the consequences.
WRITING CONTEST FINALIST: I once believed that government was the hero in the story of our nation. Then I grew up.
WRITING CONTEST FINALIST: Maybe the problem isn’t schisms but our refusal to talk across them.