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Unemployed Youth: the Lost Generation

Recovery? What Recovery?

High youth unemployment is a defining characteristic of the current recession. Despite the so-called recovery, a fifth or more of young people under thirty remain unemployed. 785 more words

The Global Economic Crisis

Can’t-Do Generation: “Expect Everything to Just Work,” and Throw Out What They Can’t Fix

By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com

The net effect of technology is a mixed bag, with one major side effect:

An entire generation of youth have become inept, largely helpless and dependent upon gadgets and devices that ‘just work’ with no knowledge of how they work. 1,399 more words

News/ Current Events

Young people are 'lost generation' who can no longer fix gadgets, warns professor

Young people in Britain have become a lost generation who can no longer mend gadgets and appliances because they have grown up in a disposable world, the professor giving this year’s Royal Institution Christmas lectures has warned. 639 more words



We are the instruments
Discarded forgotten by friends
And family. Time itself, even.

The prophets have no trumpets
They do not dance through the streets… 61 more words


The Second Lost Generation

Leland- “I’m 36 and I swear that I am going to punch the next 23 year old who says I’m getting old.””

Ed- “Not if I can help it! 324 more words


The Lost Generation

By Sam Friedlander

They’re calling them the Lost Generation.

Back home, my generation is the iGeneration, the Selfie Generation, the Hashtag Generation. Cute, clever titles gently mock our self-obsession and reliance on technology. 1,275 more words