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Originally, I had no intention to write a blog, but seeing as though becoming a modern-day Fitzgerald or Hemingway is nearly impossible, hello! That being said, much of my ambition to move across the world came from these two literary greats and their stories from abroad. 335 more words


52 Mondays: The Sun Also Rises

Day in, day out.

Get up at the same time. Eat the same food. Go to work at the same time. Talk to the same people. 427 more words


¿La generación perdida?

Hoy estoy un poco reivindicativa pero escucho un discurso que me cansa.

¡Me niego a pensar que somos la generación perdida!

No paro de escuchar comparaciones con la época dorada de Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Steinbeck, Pound… y son mis escritores favoritos, pero las circunstancias que les llevaron a ellos a vivir su renacimiento eran totalmente dispares a las que vivimos y aún así, renacieron de sus cenizas y crearon un retrato bellísimo de su momento. 465 more words

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Video: Kenneth Branagh reading "Anthem for Doomed Youth" by Wilfred Owen

Written in 1916 when Owen was a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh recovering from shell shock. The poem is a lament for young soldiers whose lives were lost in World War I. 7 more words



Don’t you hate when those who have lived before us seem to have an opinion of how badly the recent generation is doing?

It’s funny how they lack so much faith in us, saying things like we will never be like the youth of June 16th 1976. 566 more words


Unemployed Youth: the Lost Generation

Recovery? What Recovery?

High youth unemployment is a defining characteristic of the current recession. Despite the so-called recovery, a fifth or more of young people under thirty remain unemployed. 785 more words

The Global Economic Crisis

Can’t-Do Generation: “Expect Everything to Just Work,” and Throw Out What They Can’t Fix

By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com

The net effect of technology is a mixed bag, with one major side effect:

An entire generation of youth have become inept, largely helpless and dependent upon gadgets and devices that ‘just work’ with no knowledge of how they work. 1,399 more words

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