Isla Aitken: The waters are rising – and so are the children
Isla Aitken (@IslaAitken) looks at government and media reaction to the global school strikes for climate, after attending the 3000 strong protest at the Scottish Parliament today [15 March]
“WHAT about the kids studying for Highers?” the adults said. “We shouldn’t be saying it’s ok to truant.” “It won’t change anything.” “Why don’t they protest on Saturday morning?” “They just want to be on the news.”
Val Waldron: The Shamima Begum case is just the latest example of adults refusing to take responsibility
Common Weal campaigner Val Waldron says the response she has seen to the Shamima Begum case and to the Climate Strikes leaves her feeling adults are not taking seriously their duty of care to future generations
Analysis: Thankfully, #YouthStrike4Climate's hysterical critics have no power over the next generation
The hysterical reaction to last week’s youthful activism will teach those involved far more than their critics intended, Sean Bell finds
DID I ever tell you kids about the early 2000s?