Activism in the age of social media

Activism in the Age of Social Media Amanda Funger | Avant-Youth Due to the pandemic, many people are becoming involved with social justice movements through social media, which has become an increasingly popular avenue where a lot of people engage in activism. A Pew Research Center survey found that about Read more…

TikTok teens and the Trump campaign: How social media amplifies political activism and threatens election integrity

Social media has proven itself as a tool for political activism, from online boycotts to offline gatherings. It also has implications for how political campaigns operate. Social media can aid campaigns with voter targeting efforts, but it can also make the electoral process vulnerable to misinformation and manipulation, including from foreign actors.

Teenagers reveal what they really think of Donald Trump

Teenagers in the United States are informed about their political world and capable of effectively evaluating political leaders, including President Donald Trump.
This runs counter to stereotypes that adults tend to hold about teens. Ask most adults to describe the political abilities of the typical American adolescent and you may hear words like “apathetic,” “uninformed” and “immature.”

Presidential Candidates in Review

Biden and Trump may have walked different paths, controversial in their own ways, but both pointed to Washington in the end. While the choices you’ve been presented may feel disheartening, it is important to remain hopeful for and committed to the future of your country. Don’t let uncertainty about your stance on the next president overshadow the importance of voting on all levels.