Perez & Pereira: Meet the millennials — ‘generation screwed’

National Post

We would introduce ourselves, but that would be redundant.

We’re millennials — otherwise dubbed “generation screwed.” If you’ve been dodging the shots fired between the old and the young, you likely already know a lot about us. We’re lazy “digital natives” with an unapologetic entitlement complex that fools us into thinking we can start an internship on Monday and be executive-bound by Friday.

[np_storybar title=”Tasha Kheiriddin: Cry me a river, millennials” link=”http://news.nationalpost.com/2015/02/13/tasha-kheiriddin-cry-me-a-river-millennials/”]Don’t trust anyone over 65! A new study by a group called Generation Squeeze has uncovered a supposedly shocking statistic: Our governments spend $12,000 on every Canadian under 45, but $45,000 on every retiree. At first blush, this doesn’t seem that strange, due to the pension benefits and higher health-care costs paid for seniors. But apparently, this difference constitutes a terrible inequity which is ruining the lives of thousands of younger Canadians.

According to Gen Squeeze`s website, “This is…

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