The national, student-based Free Culture movement is built around protecting the "digital commons," or the potentially vast world of art and culture that belongs to everyone and can be owned by no one. Never heard of it? That's exactly what they're trying to change.
Students at more than 350 high schools and colleges participated in a one-day strike for peace in Iraq. Yet many remained on the sidelines as spectators, leaving the protesting and the warmongering to someone else.
Signing those Selective Service registration cards has largely been a symbolic act for America's young men. But a bill proposed in the House of Representatives this past January could make that one signature a life or death choice for all of today's youth.