Give Italy's Under-40s a Chance

Our report on Italy's young people prompted readers to offer their own stories of stalled careers and frustrated hopes. Others criticized the generation's reluctance to take risks

Re "The fading future of Italy's young" [April 10]: My compliments on a well-written article. I can say with conviction that Guia Soncini, the columnist for a women's magazine quoted in your story, hit the nail on the head when she said the youth of Italy "are comfortable with how things are." As a Filipino immigrant in Rome, I can only agree. The reluctance of young Italians to take risks is...

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