Hard times hitting American students and schools in double blow

The IKEA, IPOD disconnected generation is now gone. What will replace the priorities of these young people will be something more radical, more pissed off, more motivated than those that came before.

Tyler Durden: I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who have ever lived --an entire generation pumping gas and waiting tables; or they're slaves with white collars. Advertisements have them chasing cars and clothes, working jobs they hate so they can buy shit they don't need. We are the middle children of history, with no purpose or place. We have no great war, or great depression. The great war is a spiritual war. The great depression is our lives. We were raised by television to believe that we'd be millionaires and movie gods and rock stars -- but we won't. And we're learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed-off.