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Lost Generation

We Cannot Let Humanitarian Crises Deny the World's Children an Education

Gordon Brown | Posted 05.24.2016 | World
Gordon Brown

ISTANBUL -- The Syrian refugee crisis has exposed the hypocrisy of a world that promises universal rights and then does little to guarantee them. Today, despite headline-grabbing pledging conferences, the majority of Syria's 6 million impacted and displaced children still go without a basic education.

Paris Journal: Raiders of the Lost Generation

Francis Levy | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Having propagated almost biblically, the descendants of the Lost Generation have become like a plague of locusts. You can't go anywhere in Paris without seeing Americans and just when you think you've located a bona fide Frenchman.

Avoiding a Lost Generation

Claire Courteille-Mulder | Posted 05.25.2014 | World
Claire Courteille-Mulder

One important step to be taken in order to bring down the high unemployment rate is to close the skills gap on youth labor markets. The skills mismatch has become a persistent and growing trend in Europe. Over-education and over‐skilling coexist with under-education and under‐skilling and increasingly with skills obsolescence brought about by long‐term unemployment. Evidence shows that there is a higher risk of mismatch for those at the bottom of the educational pyramid, which is reflected in relatively high unemployment rates for low‐skilled youth in comparison with high‐skilled youth.

Democrats Should Heed Churchill's Maxim and 'Deserve Victory!'

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

In order to "deserve victory" Democrats must demonstrate they have the political will, and the discipline, to fix our nation's economic problems; and to create real job opportunities for millions of low and middle class young adults.

Exile's Return to American Health Care

Beth Arnold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Beth Arnold

As someone who has lived where getting health care isn't a nightmare, I know that what the Republicans and tea party really fear is that Americans are going to discover how wonderful it is.

Desperation Sets In For Spain's 'Lost Generation'

Agence France Presse | Daniel Bosque Homs | Posted 07.27.2013 | World

Despite having a bachelor's degree, five years of professional experience and speaking three languages, Paloma Fernandez has joined the swelling ranks...

UNICEF: Syria's Children Could Become 'Lost Generation'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.12.2013 | World

A whole generation of Syrian children risks being lost amid the spiralling civil war in the country, the UN children's agency cautioned Tuesday, sayin...

Official: Europe Saved The Banks, But Is At Risk Of 'Losing A Generation'

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business

* EU has committed 700 billion euros for banks, economies * Little done to tackle social fallout from the crisis * Greec...

Why Generation Y Can't Grow Up: A Recession Tale

Tyler Moss | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
Tyler Moss

The Great Recession took adulthood off the table for Millenials -- not that we are the first to live through economic instability, but we are the most educated generation to weather mass unemployment.

The Pursuit of Excellence and the Challenge to Dream

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 02.15.2012 | College
Clarence B. Jones

In the words of Oscar Wilde, I respectfully suggest to you that "A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Wall Street: A Generation Of 20-Somethings Airs Its Grievances, Its Frustrations | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.07.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Since graduating a year and a half ago from the Rhode Island School of Design, Nate Barchus hasn't shaken a nagging feeling: that he's ai...

Not So Lost Generation

Jesse Aizenstat | Posted 01.30.2012 | College
Jesse Aizenstat

They graduated from college into the worst job market since The Great Depression and they didn't give up. The lack of an easy job fertilized their minds to take a risk. On themselves.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

WATCH: College Grads Move Home, Face Uncertain Futures | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 05.10.2012 | College

LANSDALE, Pa. -- One midnight in April, Sabrina Malik pulls her red Chevy Blazer into her mother's asphalt driveway, removes the keys from the ignitio...

Recession Creating A Lost Generation; Young People Can't Find Jobs

BusinesWeek | Peter Coy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bright, eager -- and unwanted. While unemployment is ravaging just about every part of the global workforce, the most enduring harm is being done to y...