Counting on kids to save us

Less apathetic than many adults, some youth are making their voices heard

Honestly, I think the kids might just save us.

In the last couple of months, I have watched scores of high school students organise themselves to do what grown-ups have failed miserably to do; namely, make the world a safer place.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 20, 2018, with the headline 'Counting on kids to save us'. Print Edition | Subscribe