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Tag Archives: Millenials

The Abandonment of Democracy: Have teachers failed society?

The most shocking opinion poll that I read over the past year was by Roberto Stefan Foa and Yascha Mounk in the Journal of Democracy 2016.  It shows that in 2011, only 30% of those aged between 20 and 30 years of age thought that democracy was essential. This is depressing …

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Polls are for Dogs?

There is a saying attributed to former Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. When asked about polls, he employed the homonym of the word and declared that they were for dogs as they were the only ones who knew how to properly use them. Polls do get a bad name – …

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Labour’s lies have let down Young People

Two things were crystal clear from June’s General Election result in the United Kingdom; Labour did not win the Election hence they have not formed Her Majesty’s Government and secondly Jeremy Corbyn did manage to stir up a significant amount of support within the Youth or millennial demographic. However it …

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Networking for Newbies

I am not a networking professional. Talking to complete strangers is a challenge for me, and I’m not alone. Millennials and members of Generation Z often find it difficult to put themselves in potentially awkward situations, especially those in person. We seem to have an instinctual fear of being found …

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