August 2022

long reads worth checking out

easy piecy if you've done the reading

lit, podcasts and more by teens out there

movies new and old to help understand today’s big issues

for mental health and personal growth

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Europe strives to cut electricity consumption

Trump becomes first ex-president raided by FBI

Gaza Strip - quick background

Starbucks thrives on Gen Z’s love of iced drinks

Warner Bros Discovery has poor diversity record

more news:

The 15-year-old boy who stole $24 million in cryptocurrency

“Ellis Pinsky tells his story but nobody knows whether to believe him”



Weight loss and muscle-building supplements can contribute to disordered eating in young people

LA Times:
“With the advent of social media, body image issues in adolescents have risen dramatically”



14 Hawaiian Teens Sue State, Transit Department Over Pollution

Teen Vogue:
“A group of 14 Hawaiian young people are suing the state of Hawai'i and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) for infringing on their legal right to 'a clean and healthful environment'”



Teenager Leila Mottley on writing her debut novel: ‘I’ve always done things at a warp speed’

The Guardian:
Nightcrawling, about marginalised lives in her home town of Oakland, has won fans including Dave Eggers and Ruth Ozeki”



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