5 months Allison Hanes: Let’s hope our children’s concerns don’t fall on deaf ears MG -Opinion
We often talk about “kids today” with eye-rolling disdain. They are not politically engaged, we adults complain. They’re self-absorbed. They’re always on their smartphones. They take too much for granted. They’re coddled, entitled, irresponsible. … Insert your clichéd criticism of millennials or iGen here. But when they do stand up to be counted, mobilize, and act for the common good, we either don’t give them any credit or we stand in their way. We pat them on the head or we fail to recognize the importance of their message. Young Montrealers spoke out loud and clear on Friday. They joined ... more