Ideas | Jan 28, 2014 | 53:59

Ted Talks - The Next Greatest Generation?

People in their 20s are growing up with the Internet, longer lifespans, and a global economic crisis that seems to have no end in sight. How do they see life from their unprecedented vantage point? And how will they take their role in the world?

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