D espite being effectively exiled by a Conservative government, Shamima Begum, who joined Isis aged 15 — and whose withdrawn citizenship is currently the subject of appeal — now finds herself a Tory asset. Who else, recently, has done as much as Begum, former teenage delinquent, to supply his party with an argument whose effectiveness, so long as it is not examined for more than a couple of seconds, could contribute to the outcome of the next election? Ken Clarke has already threatened amendments to the withdrawal agreement bill that would reduce the voting age , perhaps fatally for Johnson, to Much of what could once be claimed — year-olds are too flighty, apathetic, biddable etc — looks threadbare now that Scottish teenagers, enfranchised in , have proved they could be competent and enthusiastic voters. At some point, the most bitter opponents of universal suffrage had to abandon claims that female hysteria and uneducated weak-mindedness would undermine democracy.
Greta Thunberg is old enough to scare the world. Are teens like her really too young to vote?
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Kids these days are more likely to have their sights set on YouTube's trending page than a corner office. When a travel company recently polled 1, children and teenagers between the ages of 6 and 17, over half of them said they wanted to be a YouTuber or vlogger when they grew up. Similarly, a recent poll of 3, kids found that America's youth would prefer YouTube stardom over being an astronaut, a teacher, or even a famous musician. Who can blame them? As much as some millennials and Gen X-ers would decry YouTubing as "not a real job," for kids growing up surrounded by screens, screens, and more screens, the onslaught of digital content is quickly paving the way for a the next iteration of celebrity success.
The Disturbing Sexualization of Really Young Girls
It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore. Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer's Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll. A whopping 75, of you voted for your favorite young adult novels, blasting past the total for last year's science fiction and fantasy poll at, dare we say it, warp speed. And now, the final results are in. While it's no surprise to see Harry Potter and the Hunger Games trilogy on top, this year's list also highlights some writers we weren't as familiar with.
The Godfather: Sign in. Linda Hamilton has come a long way with Sarah Connor, from the original film to Terminator: