Center Spread: Climate Change Is Going to Cost Us Big Time

Center Spread: Climate Change Is Going to Cost Us Big Time

By Nicolle Berroa, age 13 and IndyKids Staff Winter Storm Uri hit Texas in February and caught everyone off guard. The unusually bitter cold weather put a massive strain on energy demand and available electricity as the infrastructure around natural gas, coal, nuclear...
A Boon to Billionaires, a Bust for Average Americans

A Boon to Billionaires, a Bust for Average Americans

By Sami El-Hajjar, age 11     Carlos Rodriguez Herrera was a barista at a Mediterranean restaurant in New York City. But on March 14, right after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, he was told not to come back to work. “I don’t know how I’m going to pay the...

A Timeline of Resistance

September 2008—Global economic crisis. Banks on the verge of collapse because of bad mortgages (home loans) are given money by the government; people who owe money on those mortgages are offered no help. PHOTO: WikiPedia/RAIS67 December 2010—Tunisia—Mohammed Bouazizi,...

Why Can't We Share? The Occupy Wall Street Movement Grows

GRAPHIC: Gary Martin By INDYKIDS STAFF On September 17, after a march on Wall Street, demonstrators in New York City decided to camp out at Zuccotti Park in downtown Manhattan. They are protesting the fact that one percent of people control 40 percent of the wealth in...