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Millions Of Young People Around The World Are Leading Strikes To Call Attention To The Climate Crisis

Students skipped school, made signs, and took to the streets in more than 3,600 planned strikes around the globe, part of a huge youth-led movement to protest inaction on climate change.

Zahra Hirji • One day ago

Greta Thunberg Joined A Walkout At The First Major Summit Of The Movement She Inspired

Thunberg was among a group of young activists who protested over a disagreement about the Fridays for Future movement’s demands.

J. Lester Feder • One month ago

Extinction Rebellion Shut Down London To Shock People Into Facing The Reality Of Climate Change. That Was Just The Beginning.

There’s a method to the madness of Extinction Rebellion, which occupied London for 10 days. Now the group is in the US and more than 50 other countries.

J. Lester Feder • 2 months ago

Riot Police Teargassed Climate Protesters At Point-Blank Range

The protesters were demanding action on climate change on a day when temperatures in Europe were threatening to smash all-time high records.

J. Lester Feder • 2 months ago

Steve Bannon's Big Shot Friend In The Catholic Church Is Done With Steve Bannon

Cardinal Raymond Burke dumped Bannon after the former White House staffer allegedly said he was open to priests marrying and that many clergy members in the Vatican are gay.

J. Lester Feder • 2 months ago

The Secret Battle To Save LGBT People From ISIS — And Bring Their Persecutors To Justice

One is the son of a communist who smuggled messages in kebabs for party members. The other is an army widow whose husband was killed by al-Qaeda. Together they want to convince the world that targeting LGBT people is a crime against humanity.

J. Lester Feder • 3 months ago

The World Mourned When Notre Dame Burned. But Some Saw It As An Opportunity To Make France Catholic Again.

With the help of billionaires, President Emmanuel Macron raised $1 billion for the reconstruction of Notre Dame, but what about France’s huge shortage of mosques?

J. Lester Feder • 4 months ago

One Of Steve Bannon's Top Allies In Italy Is Under Investigation Over Alleged Corruption

Senator Armando Siri was the first Lega politician to meet Bannon when he began courting links to the far-right party in 2018.

J. Lester Feder • 5 months ago

The Far-Right Group The Christchurch Suspect Donated To Held An Anti-Immigrant Protest In France. Now It's Facing New Calls To Be Banned.

Generation Identity is facing fresh calls to be banned in France, days after Austria said it could try to dissolve the group.

J. Lester Feder • 5 months ago

Italy Is Ground Zero For The War On Women — Which Is Why These Far-Right Groups Are Meeting There

An alliance of far-right Italian politicians, Putin-affiliated Russians, and anti-LGBT activists from the US are gathering in an Italian city at the heart of the war on women.

J. Lester Feder • 5 months ago

France Has Recruited Facebook To Help Solve Its Anti-Semitism Problem

“Don’t ask the fox how to take care of the chickens,” one privacy advocate said about Facebook’s cooperation with the French government.

J. Lester Feder • 6 months ago

Thousands Of Teens Have Gone On Strike From Schools Across Europe To Demand Action On Climate Change

After the UK prime minister said 15,000 UK students who boycotted school to demonstrate “wastes lesson time,” the 16-year-old girl who inspired the protest movement replied, “political leaders have wasted 30 [years] of inaction.”

J. Lester Feder • 7 months ago

A Huge Climate Change Movement Led By Teenage Girls Is Sweeping Europe. And It’s Coming To The US Next.

Students are going on strike around the world to demand action on climate change, in a movement led almost entirely by teenage girls.

J. Lester Feder • 7 months ago

There’s A Civil War Brewing Within The Yellow Vests

An argument over whether Yellow Vests should stand for election threatens to tear the protest movement apart.

J. Lester Feder • 8 months ago

Protesters Are Losing Eyes And Hands To Police Brutality In France

“When you lift the curtain, what happens in France is exactly what you see in America…It’s the same violence. We’re also dying.”

J. Lester Feder • 8 months ago

German Police Have Raided The Homes Of Suspected KKK Members

More than 100 weapons were confiscated during the nationwide raids, and 40 people are now under investigation.

J. Lester Feder • 8 months ago

German Intelligence Is Looking Into Suspected Extremism From The Largest Far-Right Party

The domestic intelligence agency's probe will examine the Alternative for Germany party and two affiliated organizations.

J. Lester Feder • 8 months ago

She Called Out The Yellow Vests. Then She Was Bombarded With Sexist And Anti-Semitic Abuse.

“Every day. Complaints filed. Again,” wrote French Equalities Minister Marlène Schiappa.

J. Lester Feder • 8 months ago

Italy's New Sanctuary Movement Will Challenge An Anti-Immigrant Law In Constitutional Court

The law strips legal immigration status from tens of thousands of people already in the country.

J. Lester Feder • 8 months ago

Prosecutors Dispute A Far-Right Party’s Account Of A Street Attack On A Politician

German prosecutors told BuzzFeed News CCTV footage showed no weapon was involved in the assault on Frank Magnitz, contrary to what the far-right Alternative for Germany party had claimed.

J. Lester Feder • 8 months ago