Why Kids Today Have It Worse Than Their Parents

Written by: Ben Casselman

To understand why today’s young people have it so hard, take a look at their parents.

Today’s 20-somethings are, broadly speaking, the children of the last of the Baby Boomers, those born in the late 1950s and early 1960s. That generation, like this one, came of age in the midst of a brutal recession: The unemployment rate for 18-24 year-olds topped 17% at the end of 1982. (In 2010, it briefly crossed 18%.) Read more (Click Here)…

July 25, 2012 In: Current Affairs Comments (None)