Losing the generation game
Could economic setbacks radicalise graduates? "Every generation likes to think of itself as more enlightened than its elders. But the harsh experiences that people in their early 20s have had over the past two years are likely to radicalise their outlook - potentially in a dramatic fashion, say political scientists." Hit hard by the pandemic, young adults feeling marginalised by mainstream politics are mobilising around issues such as climate change, but not only. In this in-depth report into generational divides, FT reporters talk to today's youth to find out how the pandemic has affected their politics.
From Financial Times