MY TAKE: What’s the biggest issue facing the world today?

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German students at Niskayuna High School celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s destruction with a reenactment. We asked them what they think is today’s most pressing global issue.
Photos by Rebecca Isenhart

"To me, it's probably what's going on with ISIS."  — Nick Lethco

“To me, it’s probably what’s going on with ISIS.”
— Nick Lethco

"In general that there's still a lot of war and violence happening in a lot of countries for every reason. If people could find a way to resolve their issues more diplomatically, there would be less suffering in the world." — Alexandra Mancuso

“In general that there’s still a lot of war and violence happening in a lot of countries for every reason. If people could find a way to resolve their issues more diplomatically, there would be less suffering in the world.”
— Alexandra Mancuso

"The treatment of women globally. Women are forced to be who other people want them to be and they can't be themselves."  — Duncan Lindsay

“The treatment of women globally. Women are forced to be who other people want them to be and they can’t be themselves.”
— Duncan Lindsay

 

German students commemorated the 25-year anniversary of the Berlin Wall's destruction by performing a short skit and demolishing a cardboard wall they built. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

German students commemorated the 25-year anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s destruction by performing a short skit and demolishing a cardboard wall they built. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

About the Author

Rebecca Isenhart
Rebecca Isenhart is the reporter/writer for Your Niskayuna, presented by the Daily Gazette of Schenectady.