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1960’s Deja Vu

This is a great clip of a 15-year-old British student defending the recent demonstrations that have taken place in England over tuition fee increases and the general inequality in British society:

Makes me nostalgic for the 60’s here in the good old US of A. But then, we all know how that turned out — the “hippie” generation grew up to be the most greedy and self-centered generation in the history of this country. Will the current generation of European youth actually grow up to be adults with the same sense of justice and equality for which they are now demonstrating? And how about America’s youth, who so far seem to be somewhat clueless as to just how screwed up their future is?