By Generation Anxiety
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Generation Y is the most anxious generation in history. With so many of us feeling constantly stressed, we believe that anxiety isn’t just a medical problem to be treated like a bacterial infection, but as a sign that something is deeply wrong with our society. ||| Part news, part analysis and part group counselling session to help our generation get out of bed in the morning. Generation Anxiety explores the social conditions that are making us stressed, and asks how can we work together to solve them.
||Explicit12. If You Can’t Pee There, You Can’t Be There||Living while millennial is hard at the best of times - but imagine if you had an impairment that stopped you participating in ordinary life. This episode we speak to Sara Gingold, disability activist and consult,||22 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11. The Big Gay Episode||Friend of the pod, Simon Copland rejoins us to talk identity politics, queer spaces, and what a powerful, unbridled campaign for equal love can do to quash homophobia and enhance the rights of everyone in the LGBTIQA+ community.||8 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit10. Actual, Real, Goddamn Nazis||The election of Donald Trump and the sudden prominence of white nationalists organising in the streets has caught many people by surprise. But for people of colour, racism has been a part of their daily experience of the world their entire lives.||24 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit9. What We’ve Learned So Far||We're halfway through this 2017 nightmare so we're looking back at what we've learned so far, examining a few more issues of anxiety that have arisen for young people, like "attacks" on free speech and a moment of hope thanks to our best boy's UK Elect.||18 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8. Reclaim Your Brain From Advertising||Ads are a ubiquitous part of the world we've grown up in: they peer at us from billboards, sit next to us on the train and obnoxiously clog up our news feeds. No matter where you look there are ads and it's only getting worse.||30 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7. So You’ve Inherited The Apocalypse||Are you anxious because you feel like the world is ending? Well the good news you aren't crazy and it definitely is. In fact scientists confirm that all the predictions of a fiery climate change apocalypse are being realised promptly ahead of schedule!.||16 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6. What’s Neoliberalism Got To Do With It?||It doesn’t seem to matter what the topic is, every time we talk about the issues facing young people today one word keeps popping up: neoliberalism. It appears to be at the root of so many issues facing this generation of young people,||1 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5. The Rent is Too Damn High||With the news that the rent-bidding "Rentberry" is coming to Australia promising to push already sky-high rents even higher, we are joined by Yaelle Caspi from the Tenants Union of Victoria to take a look at what that could mean for young renters.||18 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4. Where Did Worker’s Rights Go?||It seems that our rights at work are being eroded from every direction and it's enough to cause a bit of anxiety. We talk to Harriet Leadbetter from the Victorian Trades Hall Council about why work s**t employers and bad work makes young people anxious.||6 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3: Information Security Anxiety||With our lives being lived online more than ever before we are creating more sensitive data about ourselves and our lives than we realise. In this episode we look at just how much personal data we are creating,||16 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Timely and important
Congratulations to the Generation Anxiety team for this timely and important podcast. Must listen for every Gen X Y Z (boomers need not apply)
Fantastic! Relatable and easy to listen to!
I love this podcast! Super relatable, and really thorough discussions. Relevant and down to earth, these guys know what they're talking about and do it real well.
Definitely check it out- their perspectives and understanding of anxiety amongst our generation and society are interesting and informative!
It's not just me!
This podcast is a really on point look at the challenges gen y faces. I feel like I don't have to deal with my anxieties on my own because these guys are calling are right there with me!