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This generation has been betrayed

Published 08/01/2011 | 05:00

I AM a part of the country's most reviled demographic -- I am a 25-year-old male with a driver's licence.

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My peers and I have been lampooned for years for drinking too much, driving too fast or being lazy.

They say students have changed. Instead of rising up against the injustices in our society we have become obsessed with the easy life, the dole, the pint, the sleep-in. We are no longer at the forefront of change, we do not have the guts and passion of the Vietnam-era protesters or the artistic flair of our New Wave counterparts.

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