Kellyanne Conway is the master of dodging questions and giving false answers to journalists. What if ordinary people spoke like Kellyanne in their daily lives?
“It kind of brought back all the butterflies about using the bathroom period and kinda that feeling of nervousness about which bathroom do I use? How are people going to perceive me when I go there? That same kind of anxiety that leads me to avoiding the bathroom altogether.”
NPR’s Sonari Glinton and Youth Radio’s Natalie Bettendorf bridge the generational divide as they explore just what makes Snapchat so addictive for millennials in this story for NPR’s All Things Considered.
“I wonder about Buddhist temples and Japanese spaces of community during World War II America. What was that atmosphere like? Was it like this? The grief of marginalized people is universal. And that is a horrifying comfort, if we can even call it that.”
In this week’s Youth Radio podcast, we take a look at young people who are in the system.
Harassment, Deportation, Race Relations. Young people express their fears and hopes about President Trump’s potential policies, looking ahead to a new presidency.
In the wake of the election of Donald Trump, we drop in on conversations teens are having among themselves — from a cautiously optimistic college republican in Georgia, to a concerned circle of Latinos teens in DC, to passionate group of high school protesters in Berkeley.
“Things that would be considered absurd in high school debate are seen as norms on the national stage. Dodging questions, rhetoric rather than facts, arguing against something without offering an alternative.”
After one particularly rough tournament, I angrily threw my bags into my mom’s car and complained to her about the guys I had to deal with. [T]o my surprise she told me to get used it.