Can you have your smashed avo on toast and eat it too? As they attempt to navigate a world beset by political instability, climate change and economic insecurity, it turns out the best-educated, most connected generation ever isn’t getting it all handed to them on a platter. Griffith Review co-editor Julianne Schultz talks to Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Brigid Delaney, Briohny Doyle and Jack Manning Bancroft about a system stacked against the younger generation.

Brigid Delaney (Australian)

Brigid Delaney

Brigid Delaney is a journalist at Guardian Australia who has published three books; the novel Wild Things and non fiction works This Restless Life and Wellmania. She is working on a book about Stoic philosophy.

Jack Manning Bancroft (Australian)

Jack Manning Bancroft

Jack Manning Bancroft is the CEO and Founder of AIME, an award-winning social movement that uses mentoring and imagination to unlock the potential of marginalised youth to create a fairer world. AIME is an imaginative educational program and a volunteer mentoring movement – a social network for good. Jack’s vision is to unlock the AIME Imagination Curriculum for every school in the world and train teachers to be mentors so we can achieve educational parity and beyond for marginalised kids across the Earth’s surface.