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‘An Economic Time Bomb’: The World’s Unemployed Youth

“The ILO, OECD, and other organizations have called for policies specifically targeting young people, including government-backed jobs and training.” – Training for those other jobs that don’t exist right … or training to be a trainer to train other to train …

It is useful to keep one’s, uh, finger on the way that commentators talk about this. Clearly, the problem isn’t a capitalist system that robs nearly everyone of a meaningful existence or even that a portion must be unemployed and so entirely crushed. “Problems” only appear when some group of people has a chance to get together to resist. Youth are suspect ’cause they’ve got so much energy. “The world’s unemployed oldsters, yawn, not interested”.

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