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Cheers to the ‘now’ generation

The World Today Published 1 August 2021 Updated 30 July 2021 1 minute READ

Roxanne Escobales

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

Two years ago, Greta Thunberg warned world leaders that young people would not put up with their lack of leadership. ‘The world is waking up,’ she told the UN General Assembly. ‘And change is coming, whether you like it or not.’

Since then, the young have echoed her message around the world. From Hong Kong to Myanmar to Colombia to Minneapolis to Moscow, they have taken to the streets to demand change.

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