Google reported record first quarter earnings, and stock market listings around the world are running at their fastest pace this year. Plus, FT columnist Sarah O’Connor explains why millennials and Gen Z have been hit so hard by the pandemic, and what can be done to help them. 

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‘We are drowning in insecurity’: young people and life after the pandemic

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