I touched on the issue of youth unemployment in Bermuda a few weeks ago in an article called ‘What would the 23 percent think?’ but I want to revisit it in the light of another debate that is on-going now.
Predictably the recent spate of crime has prompted some knee-jerk reactions, notably the rekindling of the long-running debate over tinted visors and whether they should be banned to help prevent violent crimes.
Yet while we expend time and effort on that debate, we ignore other issues that contribute greatly to crime. One of those issues is the level of youth unemployment.
For the full column click here: http://bernews.com/2015/09/column-dont-better-things-debate/