Should be allowed to truant children for the protection of the climate of the school? Since then, in the past few weeks, tens of thousands of students nationwide, always on Fridays, the lessons have to be let out to protest for the fight against climate change, hailing it, especially from conservative circles, criticism: the Case of the youth organisations of the CDU in Baden-Württemberg is it about bass: “The teachers have to punish truancy consistently.” Or Heidelberg, Where only students would be allowed to demonstrate, which were able to demonstrate exemption from instruction – the Demo was cancelled. In North Rhine-Westphalia, a group that demands that the truancy is at least tolerated the formation of.

“to Hear you, to discredit the student”

“Parents For the Future” is the name of the Initiative, the protest of willing pupils supported. In an open letter to the state government in Düsseldorf appeals, to show understanding of the climate protest of the students: “you (Prime Minister Laschet and education Minister Gebauer, d. ed.) argue that compulsory education will remain a regular Remote from the lessons, as it constitutes a “strike”, prohibiting. The pupils are to demonstrate outside the school. The undersigned reject your criticism. We are not asking you to discredit any longer with threats or a reduction in the Protest of the young people,” says the Website of Parents for the Future”.

the Name of The action will be guided by the Motto #Friday forfuture, under the worldwide student climate demonstrate protection. Model of the 16-year-old Swede, Greta Thunberg, who protested for about two years, on Fridays and on the day not goes to school. “Parents for the Future” intends to raise support on a large scale. According to information from the creators of comrade-in-arms for Social Media campaigns, search, and support for school strikes, and Volunteers to give school conferences and Parents ‘ associations. In Cologne and Berlin there is also some regional groups. “We are Convinced that the climate of protest, the student is offered is absolutely necessary and also in its Form urgently,” it says.

Greta Thunberg not railed against policy

If the adult to fulfil their obligation to protect the planet for the next generations, why should the kids keep on their schooling? As climate activist Greta Thunberg justified skipping school. And in the meantime you will hear from influential circles. Recently, she performed at the world economic forum in Davos, now you called for an EU event in Brussels, in a double effort to reduce greenhouse gases. “If we do not, then all our achievements and progress have been in vain”. The politicians would stay in the case of a Failure “as the biggest villains of all time in the memory”.

16-year-old climate activist

“fighting More eggs than the Nato”: Why Greta Thunberg for a better future

just like the Swede, Greta Thunberg students around the world struggle for a better future. And against the indifference of all of us. What drives you?

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