Should Adults Get an Allowance, Too?

By CATE GARRETSON, age 10 Finland could be among the first countries to pay a basic income to all adult citizens, an idea that is being considered by nations around the world. PHOTO: Christopher Andrews/Flickr Finland is planning an experiment in 2017 to help combat...

European Migrants: The Humanitarian Crisis

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 This Syrian family travels by boat to Europe in hopes of a safer life. PHOTO: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies My family lives and works in Europe every summer. This year, the major issue discussed in...

Syriza Party Wins in Greece

By THEO FRYE YANOS, age 12 Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. PHOTO: GUE/NGL/Flickr In the midst of years of crushing government spending cuts and tax increases known as austerity measures, the left-wing party Syriza has won control of the Greek...

Youth Riots in England

By AMANDA VENDER Recent riots by young people in England raise questions about the causes of the violence. Here, a carpet store in London the day after it was set on fire. PHOTO: flickr.com/Alan Stanton The city of London, England saw its worst riots in decades after...

Turkish People Demand Internet Freedom

PHOTO: Flickr.com/Kevglobal The Turkish government started a new internet filtering system that requires users to choose one of four browsers to access the web.  The government says the change was made because of complaints about the poor performance of the previous...