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Teenage climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

03.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

16-year-old Swedish native Greta Thunberg was nominated by lawmakers in nearby Norway. Voting starts annually every October by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Thunberg has recently delivered many fiery speeches to world leaders over inaction on climate... ...

The student climate strikes have kicked off, and there were excellent signs

03.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The kids are again proving they give a ****. Some of the first school strikes for climate change began on Friday morning in Australia and New Zealand, as part of a global campaign urging politicians to take action. SEE ALSO: The ocean keeps gulping u... ...

16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

03.14.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Whoever thinks young people can't change the world is wrong. For proof, just look at 16-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg. Because of her efforts to combat climate change and save the planet — and inspire young people around the w... ...

World Citizen Comics: a new line of graphic novels for young activists

Firstsecond Books (previously, publisher of In Real Life, which I created with Jen ****) has announced a new line of YA-oriented graphic novels called "World Citizen Comics," on contemporary activist themes like "how to fight corruption in elections, blast fake news with truth-telling, and even battle would-be dictators both near and far through ...

Trump fans look for safe spaces with an app avoiding ‘MAGAphobic’ restaurants

03.10.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Donald Trump supporters are turning to a Yelp-like restaurant review app in search of safe spaces. Dubbing the society-wide repulsion to the president's signature red hats as "MAGAphobic," Trump fans are using the app "63red Safe" as a guide to conse... ...

U.S. women’s soccer team marks International Women’s Day by suing for equal treatment

03.08.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The U.S. women's soccer team has a reputation for never giving up. If they happen to concede a goal or two, you can expect them to maximize every chance until they've closed the gap or taken the lead. On International Women's Day, they showed that fi... ...

The most glorious protest signs from UK kids skipping class for climate change

02.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Thousands of school children in the UK are currently skipping class in favour of marching the streets in a call for world leaders to act on climate change.  Inspired by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who organised her own month-long strik... ...