By June Fink, age 10
So far this year, more than 841 manatees have already died in Florida, according to the Associated Press. That’s 11 more than the previous record high in 2013, which was for the whole year.
Around the country, students demand action to prevent more school shootings. Eleanor Hedges Duroy, age 15 A March for Our Lives, a youth-centered movement, has taken root across the nation. Students everywhere are voicing their right to attend classes peacefully without the threat of gun violence, and they are organizing to advocate for change. …
U.S. labor law does not recognize the right of farmworkers to overtime pay or the right to organize unions.
Tomatoes grown in southwest Florida end up in foods sold at Taco Bell and McDonald’s. But even the fastest tomato farmworker makes barely enough in one hour to buy a Happy Meal from McDonald’s. The workers are not asking for a lot — just one more penny per pound of tomatoes and work without mistreatment.