It seems that our rights at work are being eroded from every direction and it’s enough to cause a bit of anxiety. We talk to Harriet Leadbetter from the Victorian Trades Hall Council about why work shit employers and bad work makes young people anxious and how organisations like the Young Workers Centre are empowering youth to fight back.
With our lives being lived online more than ever before we are creating more sensitive data about ourselves and our lives than we realise. In this episode we look at just how much personal data we are creating, who could be using it and what this environment of omnipresent surveillance is doing to our relationships and our wellbeing.
In this episode of Generation Anxiety, we look at how lower pay is not the only reason cuts to weekend pay is going to hurt young people. We also speak to writer Simon Copland about his latest article “Anxiety is a way of life for Gen Y. In an insecure world, is it any surprise?” and how young people can fight back.
Do you ever feel like all your friends have anxiety? It’s probably not just you. According to a recent survey, young people are more anxious and depressed than ever before, and Australians are the most pessimistic.