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Students are taking to the streets

Forget nostalgia for 1968. Youth activists today have real political savvy, and they are making their governments listen

By Gary Younge  /  THE GUARDIAN , LONDON

"Youth," wrote the German playwright Bertolt Brecht, "is when you blame your troubles on your parents; maturity is when you learn that everything is the fault of the younger generation."

Gary Younge is the author of Stranger in a Strange Land: Encounters in the Disunited States.

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