Angry young men? Neil Crabtree suggests an environmental home guard

‘Whatever comes our way is going to depend on the tenacity, skill and courage of working-class people.’

‘Many vulnerable youngsters do not see a future for themselves. This is the fault of an adult population that cannot see beyond its own desires.’ | Photo: by Saikiran Kesari on Unsplash

I am a conflict negotiator. In the late 1990s, then a mediator, there was alarm in the press about the behaviour of young people, mainly males. I devised an idea in response: a contemporary rite of passage for young people, especially with young working-class males in mind. It revolved around environmental rescue. I think that an initiative along these lines is urgently needed today.

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