As nervous as I was, I knew in my mind that I was doing something very positive. Signing the recall petition gave me a sense of pride, something I hadn't felt in a long time.
The Republican Party in several states is hell bent on getting more guns into the hands of school kids, including, ridiculously enough, in Arizona.
Paul Krugman's recent quip - that the Republican leadership has adopted the slogan "Kill the Future" to counter Obama's "Win the Future" slogan in his State of the Union address - gets truer every day.
MTV premiered its remake of Skins, the wildly successful British television series about a group of teenagers going about their daily lives.
Crime rates have dropped, but the unconstitutional, and therefore criminal, harassment of black and brown youth is on the increase. This racial profiling is anti-worker. It must be stopped.
Many people in my age group don't read the news because they are simply not interested.
I think MSNBC's Chris Matthews was right in calling for the creation of a Civilian Conservation Corp to put thousands of young people to work cleaning up the Gulf.
Youth joblessness is at its highest level since the Great Depression - in the post-industrial towns of the U.S. three generations have come of age without the experience of gainful employment.
I run a Communist YouTube channel for young people, and I'm noticing some of them are romanticizing revolution but forgetting about the working class - for example, on health care.
Like most people here in Reno, Nevada, who are looking for work, I just call myself a statistic and hope for the best.