Trump’s victory is driving the youth of America to fight back


Protesters have continuously marched and shouted in streets across the United States since the election of Donald Trump on Nov. 8, and, if you look closely at the faces of many of these protesters, you’ll realize just how young some of them are. 

Demonstrations have popped up at colleges and high schools across the country. Pick a school — Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, New York University, and many others — or pick a city with high school students — Miami, Des Moines, Washington, D.C., and many more — and you’ll find a recent demonstration against what the United States may look like under Trump.  Read more…

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Protests in South Korea just keep getting bigger: organizers estimate 1.5 million people


South Korea’s protests against President Park Geun-hye continue to gather steam.

This is the fifth straight weekend that the protests calling for Park’s resignation have taken place, and the numbers keep climbing. Organisers in Seoul said 1.5 million people came, while authorities said it was more like 270,000.

But for a country of just 50 million people, even several hundred people showing up is absolutely mind-blowing.

Protesters holding up candles.

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South Korean protesters shout slogans and hold up placards during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. For the fifth-straight weekend, masses of protesters are expected to occupy major avenues in downtown Seoul on Saturday demanding the ouster of Park who is suspected of helping in the criminal activities of a secretive confidante who is accused of manipulating government affairs and extorting companies to build an illicit fortune. The signs read "Park Geun-hye, Step down." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Candles are placed to form words that read "South Korean President Park Geun-hye should step down."

Candles are placed to form words that read “South Korean President Park Geun-hye should step down.”

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