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What Does the Rise of the Child Activist Say About Us?

The media obsession with — and recent mockery of — teen climate activist Greta Thunberg show how we’re failing future generations

Greta Thunberg addresses the National Assembly In Paris on July 23, 2019 in Paris, France. Photo: Micah Garen/Getty Images

InIn Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1973 dystopian short story “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas,” the eponymous city pays a high price for the happiness of its…

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