March 24: On a Related Note

The week in media consumption is really just today in our country’s kids and one other unrelated article. Anyone else spend all day crying for these amazing kids?

Daily Kos: March For Our Lives in pictures.

Interesting science news: What’s Behind Many Mystery Ailments? Genetic Mutations, Study Finds.

Most important political news: the bravest kids ever.

Although the D.C. march was bankrolled by left-leaning celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and George and Amal Clooney, students who survived the Parkland shooting have been its faces. Their unequivocal message on Saturday: The inaction that has repeatedly characterized federal lawmakers’ response to school massacres and everyday gun violence would no longer be tolerated.

“To the leaders, skeptics and cynics who told us to sit down, stay silent and wait your turn: Welcome to the revolution,” Cameron Kasky, a Stoneman Douglas student, said to a standing-room-only crowd that packed at least 10 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue. “Either represent the people or get out. Stand for us or beware. The voters are coming.”

The Guardian: Marchers Manifesto by the Parkland student newspaper editors.

HuffPo: We Will Vote You Out.

Vets for Gun Reform: automatic weapons are for war zones.

Buzzfeed News: Teens Take On Gun Violence.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s