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Response to Bunnahabhain (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2013, 04:20 PM

6. Gen Ys' parents came of age in much easier and more prosperous times.

 

The wealth gap wasn't nearly as big, unions were strong, schools were much better funded, college was affordable even for the lower-middle class, many people had pensions, one income was often plenty to get by on, the government wasn't a wholly owned subsidiary of Corporate America, etc. etc.

It's not that Gen Y doesn't expect to work hard; it's that good-paying jobs are difficult to come by and even then it's not easy to get by.

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