Some ’90s kids have endured being labelled a “strawberry generation” – apparently we bruise easily and bristle at the slightest hurdle in life. Photo: AFP
Some ’90s kids have endured being labelled a “strawberry generation” – apparently we bruise easily and bristle at the slightest hurdle in life. Photo: AFP
Bhavan Jaipragas
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Bhavan Jaipragas

‘Brazen boomers, lazy millennials’: how generational profiling heightens Covid-19 othering

  • With the pandemic heightening intergenerational antipathy, it’s worth remembering that scholars say there is little evidence for these divides
  • In fact, they are just another form of prejudice – something Covid-19 has already brought far too much of to the surface

Some ’90s kids have endured being labelled a “strawberry generation” – apparently we bruise easily and bristle at the slightest hurdle in life. Photo: AFP
Some ’90s kids have endured being labelled a “strawberry generation” – apparently we bruise easily and bristle at the slightest hurdle in life. Photo: AFP
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