Generation Screwed

Youth unemployment around the world is dreadfully high and rising. An entire generation is now coming of age without being able to leave the nest or have any prospect of earning a decent wage in their home country.

Young people in particular get the sharp end of the stick – they’re the last to be hired, the first to be fired,

The first to be sent off to fight and die in foreign lands, and the first to have their benefits cut; and if they’re ever lucky enough to find meaningful employment, they can count on working their entire lives to pay down the debts of previous generations through higher and higher taxes. But when it comes time to collect… finally… those benefits won’t be there for them. Case in point: the British government has just announced a new push to eliminate benefits for young people.

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