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'The Country is in Crisis': The Surprising Rise of Bernie Sanders

With the Iowa Caucus essentially ending in a tie for Democrats, author and activist Kevin Zeese speaks to Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear to explain presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ appeal to America’s youth.

How Hillary Clinton inspired a foster youth to become a lawyer

As the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, I have time and again seen the power of positive mentorship. With encouragement and opportunity, many of the roughly 424,000 children in America's foster system go on to lead successful lives. Show More Summary

Obama bans solitary confinement for federal youth offenders: ‘We believe in redemption’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama said he would end the practice of solitary confinement for juvenile offenders inside federal prisons in a Washington Post op-ed. “In America, we believe in redemption. We believe, in the words of Pope Francis, that ‘every human person is endowed with an...

Ad of the Day: The Y Calls on Droga5 for the First National Ads in Its History

The Y shines a spotlight on America's forgotten communities, and how important the nonprofit's youth development work can be to their social fabric, in its first-ever national ad campaign, breaking today from Droga5. Two new 60-second...Show More Summary

Daily Headlines: January 22, 2016

Latin America: A World Bank study warned that the number of youth in Latin America who are not in school or employed (“ninis”) has grown since 1992. Haiti: President Michel Martelly confirmed that the controversial runoff election for his successor will take place this Sunday and ruled out opposition calls to back a transitional government. Show More Summary

Marvel Announces the Unsurprising Return of Steve Rogers as Captain America

With the Captain America: Civil War movie fast approaching, and the Civil War II crossover to go with it, the return of Steve Rogers to (physical) youth and the Captain America name was basically inevitable. And now Marvel has officially...Show More Summary

Syria's Youth Are the Solution, Not the Problem

Following the tragic ISIS-led carnage in Paris and Beirut, we now hear the cacophony of political opportunism and fear in which some politicians in the U.S. are actively working against America's support of refugees, specifically Muslim refugees. Show More Summary

Yearning to Breathe Free

I recently had the thrill of seeing the Broadway musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda's brilliant mashup of history and hip-hop. Alexander Hamilton's story, of an impoverished youth immigrating to America and making his mark on his new country, is both remarkable and relatable. Show More Summary

Yearning to Breathe Free

I recently had the thrill of seeing the Broadway musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda's brilliant mashup of history and hip-hop. Alexander Hamilton's story, of an impoverished youth immigrating to America and making his mark on his new country, is both remarkable and relatable. Show More Summary

Meet the Refugees Living in America: Single Mothers, LGBT Youths and Victims of ISIS

"At the airport, refugees have to wear their paperwork around their neck. There's a contraption they have to wear that holds it all." It's a casual but telling aside, offered by a member of a "very, very informal" group loosely organized to take in and unofficially sponsor newly arrived LGBT refugees. Show More Summary

School shootings and street violence: How they're alike and different

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The two types of youth gun violence couldn't be more different, but the ways to prevent them remain largely the same, according to a new report by some of America's top violence researchers. School rampage shootingsShow More Summary

Whither America’s Youth?

January 5, 2016 Posted by Jay Livingston “Kids today are just so much better than kids of a generation or two ago.” When’s the last time you read an op-ed or magazine article that began like that. Never is my guess. Instead, you’re much...Show More Summary

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Samuel L. Jackson's America-Bashing: a Huge Disservice

Samuel L. Jackson, Oprah, and other black celebs relentlessly bashing America is a huge disservice to all Americans, particularly black youths.

America’s Youth: The Marijuana Martyrs

As Colorado "celebrates" its third year of marijuana legalization, marijuana enthusiasts gloat of the state’s sweeping success -- but it comes with significant costs, as columnist Kayleigh McEnany points out.

Education Secretary: Congress Is Failing Our Children In Regard To Gun Violence

Arne Duncan spoke Wednesday about the impact of gun violence on America's youth and chastised Congress for not acting on the issue, while giving the final speech of his seven years as U.S. secretary of education. Duncan, who has been one of President Barack Obama's longest-serving Cabinet members, is stepping down at the end of 2015. Show More Summary

Education Secretary: Congress Is Failing Our Children In Regard To Gun Violence

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Arne Duncan spoke Wednesday about the impact of gun violence on America's youth and chastised Congress for not acting on the issue, while giving the final speech of his seven years as U.S. secretary of education. Duncan, who has been one of President Barack Obama's longest-serving Cabinet members, is stepping down at the end of 2015. Show More Summary

Ben Carson: Kids These Days Are ‘Coarser,’ Bill Clinton Partly to Blame

last monthNews : Mediaite

Ben Carson last night connected Bill Clinton's sex scandal to the corruption of America's youth.

#Bestof2015: Communities Unite to Support Transgender Youth

This year, we have seen more and more Americans rally around transgender youth. Jazz Jennings’ show I am Jazz brought transgender youth into living rooms across America, showing the power of living authentically and openly and the positive...Show More Summary

Former Boy Scout Executive Who Helped Lift Ban on Gays to Helm LGBT Youth Group

A few years ago, Thomas Harrington was a local and national executive for the Boy Scouts of America and tasked with enforcing the group's ban on gay scouts and leaders. After working within the organization to lift the ban, Harrington...Show More Summary

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