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Government Cutting Benefits For “Generation Screwed”
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 10/03/2013 18:05 -0400
Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog,
Human beings have an innate desire to thrive.
And there are few things more soul crushing than to sit idle and unemployed during one’s most formative and energetic years.
Traveling across Europe this summer, I was astonished at the economic decimation in places like Cyprus, Greece, Portugal, and Italy.
Youth unemployment rates in these countries are upwards of 40% to nearly 70%. The most recent figures published by the Italian government show yet another record high in youth unemployment.
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.
New York City • Government/Law/Politics • Thursday, October 03, 2013 • Permalink