Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 9 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H4'ed 12/11/19

Greta Thunberg is Time's 2019 Person of the Year

Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples
Become a Fan
  (49 fans)

Greta Thunberg is TIME's 2019 Person of the Year.
Greta Thunberg is TIME's 2019 Person of the Year.
(Image by Time)
  Details   DMCA

Greta Thunberg, the soft-spoken Swedish teenager who became a global conscience for climate change and environmental activism, has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. 'She became the biggest voice on the biggest issue facing the planet this year, coming from essentially nowhere to lead a worldwide movement,' Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal said, adding that Thunberg is the magazine's youngest choice ever to be named Person of the Year. He also said that Thunberg 'represents a broader generational shift in the culture' — with youth standing up for what they believe in — from Hong Kong to Chile. 'Young people are demanding change, and urgently,' Felsenthal said. 'She embodies youth activism.'
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nbcnews.com

 

Funny 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Sheila Samples Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: