The Power of Youth Podcast

Tomorrow begins a new project for myself and some of my friends. The Power of Youth podcast is a project that I have been working on with some other people for several weeks, and finally, the first episode will be released at 9am AEST on Friday. This podcast is about presenting and sharing youth perspectives…

Learning from History: The Global Protest Movement

Written by Guest Author: Alexander Driscoll Karl Marx's conflict theory tries to explain transformative social change by stating it is the direct result of violent conflict. Though it has its flaws, for example, the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia (an incredibly monumental moment in social change) was not the result of the 'Yes' and…

YOUTH | Spoken Word

Youth. Always blamed for the issues in our world but shamed when we try to take action. Consistently told we are lazy but ridiculed when news stories cause us to have a reaction Titled as the technological generation, millennials, caught up within our own selves that we fail to acknowledge society, But any positive use…

Should the voting age be lowered?

In Australia, the current voting age is 18 years old. The same age required to drink and be considered an ‘adult’. However, recent political activism by youth, regarding the same-sex marriage debate and climate change has raised the question of whether the voting age should be lowered. So should the voting age be lowered to…

Why I Love Youth Protests

Over the past months, we have witnessed numerous youth protests within Australia and the world, encouraging politicians to introduce policies to protect the environment. Personally, I believe that there are more appropriate ways to campaign for change, but due to the lack of urgency illustrated by politicians regarding climate change, I can understand why many…