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Michelle Obama tells Greta Thunberg to ‘ignore the doubters’ after Trump’s latest attack – The Washington Post

The former first lady encouraged the teen climate activist after an attack from the president. Source: Michelle Obama tells Greta Thunberg to ‘ignore the doubters’ after Trump’s latest attack – The Washington Post

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How Greta Thunberg’s autism helped her become Time’s Person of the Year | TheHill

The Swedish teenager has become a leader of the global movement on climate change–and her autism has played a fascinating role. Source: How Greta Thunberg’s autism helped her become Time’s Person of the Year | TheHill

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Autistic people are not all superheroes, but we’re not all tragic, either | Ellen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian

Until we’re allowed to tell our own stories, others will continue to tell them based on false assumptions, says mental health campaigner Ellen Jones Source: Autistic people are not all superheroes, but we’re not all tragic, either | Ellen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian

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Trump’s attacks on Greta Thunberg expose sexist, ableist stigma – Vox

Trump’s tweets about the climate activist are part of a pattern. Source: Trump’s attacks on Greta Thunberg expose sexist, ableist stigma – Vox

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The open bashing of a teen and using Autistic stigma … is wrong. | Eve Reiland

OK, About Greta Thunberg | I’m not saying I agree with everything everywhere said on climate change — but the open bashing of a teen and using Autistic stigma … is wrong. Blows me away how grown ass people are using bullying tactics while pushing ‘be kind’ movement at the same time. We can have […]

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We Are Not So Easily Dismissed Anymore – The Life Autistic

Super quick disclaimer: If you can pause your opinions on climate change to consider an important topic about autism – read on! If you can’t, check out my other posts instead. Thanks. I… Source: We Are Not So Easily Dismissed Anymore – The Life Autistic

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Greta Thunberg’s 495-word UN speech points us to a future of hope – or despair | Richard Flanagan | Environment | The Guardian

The speech draws the battle lines between those of us who want action on climate change and those, like Trump, who only mock it Source: Greta Thunberg’s 495-word UN speech points us to a future of hope – or despair | Richard Flanagan | Environment | The Guardian