Karl Deeter: The lost generation

Karl Deeter: The lost generation

It’s easy to dismiss young people as lazy and clueless, but it’s our complacency in the face of job insecurity and out-of-reach house prices that is storing up future trouble

I’m probably not alone in sometimes thinking so many of the young people nowadays are moany, borderline lazy, self-obsessed snowflakes with barely any common sense.

It isn’t true of course, it’s a reflection of the fact that I’m growing old and every generation says almost the same thing about the one coming up behind them. When I was a (younger) Gen-X’er the same thing was said about my cohort.

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