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Real change cannot come from the top down alone; it must rise up from
the bottom as well.

Putting blogs, cellphones and text messages to work, Pakistani students around the world are rallying against Musharraf's martial law.

Thousands of students came together to infuse the largest citizen conference ever to address climate change with energy, enthusiasm and a new vision for the future.

A student movement influenced by Hannah Arendt is emerging in Venezuela. What do they think of the Bolivarian Revolution?

Did the recent College Democrats of New York State Convention augur a new day for the Democratic Party?

What happens when a student magazine committed to fostering dialogue opens its pages to critical views on Israel?

Can the new Students for a Democratic Society avoid the internal conflicts that plagued the original group?

Barack Obama's youthful supporters are using Facebook and other social networking web tools to spark a movement that could make a real difference.

A unique student-run organization is making real strides mobilizing
progressive voters for victory in the long haul.

A new generation of student activists is flexing its muscles, rolling
back employment rules in France, demanding education reform in Chile
and fighting for immigrant rights in the US.

Blogs

 One Canadian university is sending students to help green small rural communities in Alberta.

August 4, 2010

This year’s 14th annual Day of Silence on April 16 brings awareness to the schoolyard harassment of LGBT students.

April 14, 2010

A coalition of student groups are fighting for free speech and reproductive health services at a Catholic university.

April 8, 2010

 On Thursday, I was proud to take part in a student walkout and talk some sports.....

March 4, 2010

Young people urge their Senators to support cutting wasteful subsidies to student loan companies, and to invest at least $40 billion in the Pell grant program.

October 7, 2009

In eleven summits scattered throughout the country, young people will gather to show their support for a "clean, bold, and just energy bill."

October 6, 2009

In eleven summits scattered throughout the country, young people will gather to show their support for a "clean, bold, and just energy bill."

October 6, 2009

The AFL-CIO's recent rally on Wall Street was about more than economic inequality, it was part of an ongoing campaign to attract new young members.

September 30, 2009

Young activists accelerate their campaigns to demand healthcare.

September 15, 2009

Today is the 39th anniversary of the killings of four student antiwar protesters at Kent State University.

May 4, 2009