The baby-boomers’ culture of hedonistic consumerism has left their offspring with the crumbs from their table. And 65% of them say their children’s lives will be worse than their own. But are they bothered?
Elisabeth – a 51-year-old financial analyst – has banned her four children from using the sentence “I’ll put it on my CV.” A child of the 1960s, a baby-boomer, her youth was one of freedom and fun. Now she watches in dismay as her children fret anxiously about their futures.
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