youth & work

"I wish there was more time. More time to have shown them what I really could do."I asked him: “And what exactly did you do?” "Enough," he says slowly. "I did enough in what time I had." I ask again: “What did you do that was enough?”"I’m not giving you exact details," he says. I respond: “Why not?”"Because I’m not," he says. "If I tell you exactly what I did, they’ll get me for it, and they’re never going to get me. But I can tell you I didn’t loot a thing. I wasn’t out to nick a pair of trainers or a telly - it wasn’t about that. But put it this way, I went to bad happy that night. I slept well."

"I wish there was more time. More time to have shown them what I really could do."
I asked him: “And what exactly did you do?” 
"Enough," he says slowly. "I did enough in what time I had." 
I ask again: “What did you do that was enough?”
"I’m not giving you exact details," he says. 
I respond: “Why not?”
"Because I’m not," he says. "If I tell you exactly what I did, they’ll get me for it, and they’re never going to get me. But I can tell you I didn’t loot a thing. I wasn’t out to nick a pair of trainers or a telly - it wasn’t about that. But put it this way, I went to bad happy that night. I slept well."

On bloodletting and unmiraculous (neoliberal) cures: the 2012 Ontario budget

On bloodletting and unmiraculous (neoliberal) cures: the 2012 Ontario budget

The social network: youth, social media, background checks, and recruitment.

The social network: youth, social media, background checks, and recruitment.

The East/West economic divide, labour market mobility, and internal youth migration.

The East/West economic divide, labour market mobility, and internal youth migration.

The London, Ontario riots, stupidity, and social media.

The London, Ontario riots, stupidity, and social media.

The youth unemployment rate spikes in February. When will the bleeding stop?

The youth unemployment rate spikes in February. When will the bleeding stop?

Hey Diane, is this how our kids find jobs?

Hey Diane, is this how our kids find jobs?

Quebec Student Strike Heats Up

Quebec Student Strike Heats Up

Defying logic: Diane Finley eliminates youth summer jobs centres across Canada

Defying logic: Diane Finley eliminates youth summer jobs centres across Canada

The Cotton Internship: Stephen Colbert Takes On Unpaid Internships

The Cotton Internship: Stephen Colbert Takes On Unpaid Internships