Posts tagged "youth"
Fields of Dreams Deferred

Fields of Dreams Deferred

Young college-educated workers have struggled to find jobs in the wake of a devastating global recession. In Greece, the European epicenter of the economic crisis, the hardship is on a whole different level: college graduates are giving up on the careers they planned and heading home — to work on the family farm.

Little boy blue

Why is everyone so sad?

Teenage monsters

The first thing people say after I tell them that I am a high school teacher is “How do you do it?” And what they mean is, “Are you crazy? Don’t teenagers scare you?” I find that almost every adult I encounter has this fear of teenagers...



With a little help from mom and dad

It's not as easy as it looks.  As the cost of living goes up, parents and children redefine the meaning of independence.

Child’s play

What Iraq looks like in the eyes of a third grader.