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The Generation M Manifesto

I should have posted this long ago. Umair Haque’s ridiculously smart take on old-school thinking vs. new school thinking.

Here’s a taste:

Dear Old People Who Run the World,
My generation would like to break up with you.

Everyday, I see a widening gap in how you and we understand the world — and what we want from it. I think we have irreconcilable differences.

You wanted big, fat, lazy “business.”
We want small, responsive, micro-scale commerce.

You turned politics into a dirty word.
We want authentic, deep democracy — everywhere.

Get the whole thing here:

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