First-person accounts from student activists, organizers and journalists reporting on youth-oriented movements for social justice, economic equality and tolerance.
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.
WRITING CONTEST FINALIST: Our winner-take-all electoral system is at the root of American politics’ biggest problem: voter apathy.