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Millenial Generation

Understanding Millennials: 6 Lessons About The 20-Something Generation

Sandy Thompson | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Sandy Thompson

When it comes to this generation they are not going to wait. They are not going to settle. They are not going to do 'the right thing'. They are going to do what works for them. Their journey is ongoing, and with it comes their stories.

Transform or Get Left Behind

Gary Hart | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Gary Hart

The younger generation's reaction to conservative-led stalemate is to consider our government irrelevant. That's a big mistake. You may not be interested in politics, but politics is interested in you.

Saul Food for Social Entrepreneurs

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

With millennials poised to comprise 50 percent of the global workforce by 2014, I am unabashedly optimistic. In fact, I can't wait. Saul Garlick is one reason.

MTV Brings Back "Art Breaks"

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Just when we thought MTV was nothing but "Jersey Shore" reruns, they do something to make us remember the halcyon days when the station actually matte...

Soldier. Designer. Star.

Elizabeth Blackney | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Blackney

Millennials have been at war, or watching war, for most of their lives. Rather than be victimized by tough times, they are like the Greatest Generation. Fighting and returning.

Millennials And Baby Boomers: At Odds Or Peas In A Pod? | Posted 09.11.2012 | Fifty

On a recent Friday afternoon a colleague stopped by my desk, and by the look on her face, I could tell she came for one thing and one thing only. S...

The Roaring Twenties: No FOMO

Stefanie Lee | Posted 01.21.2012 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

While I consider myself dependable, I'm definitely guilty of succumbing to this annoying generational affliction. It's FOMO, better known as Fear of Missing Out, and it's spreading like the plague.

The Revolution Will Be Televised, Googled, Tweeted... Etc.

Lowell Thompson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Black Voices
Lowell Thompson

When I first heard of the Occupy Wall Street initiative, I thought it was just a group of overfed and overeducated and underemployed "white" boys trying to get their own generational street cred. But that was just the cynic in me talking.

The Roaring Twenties: The Taming of the Hipster

Stefanie Lee | Posted 10.09.2011 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

I don't drink a lot of PBR or tool around on a fixie bike or wear a fedora -- but those traits belong to the hipster of yore anyway, don't they? Isn't today's hipster a little more evolved?

The Roaring Twenties: What's Our Age Again?

Stefanie Lee | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

Greetings, SFTEs and SFTE-adjacents! I imagine you've gotten used to the acronym by now. In case you haven't, here's a little refresher: It stands for San Francisco Twenty-something Experience, and I invented it.

New York Times Cover Story on "Growing Up Digital" Misses the Mark

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Rather than kids losing their attention spans there is a stronger case to be made that growing up digital is equipping today's youth with the mental skills that they'll need to deal with today's overflow of information.

The Youth Vote

Andrew Jenks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Jenks

Raising awareness only during election periods sends a direct message to young America. It's like a fair-weathered friend who only calls when they need something.

700 New Voters

Karlo Barrios Marcelo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Karlo Barrios Marcelo

In recent weeks, over 100 volunteers hit the streets all over Chicago as part of the new group, Progressive Alliance - Cook County. Our goal: to register as many young voters as possible.

Your Youth: A Time To Make Mistakes (That Will Haunt Your Political Career Forever)

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ilana Ross

You'd be hard-pressed to find a public figure who hasn't at one time or another chalked up a potentially devastating mistake to being "young and irresponsible."

The Media Is Trying, Or At Least We're Still Here

Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Adam Clark Estes

This winter has been a bleak one for New York media. In November alone, job numbers plummeted in the print industry. Some kid in Russia invented ChatRoulette. And nobody quite knows what to say.

What Does the Millennial Generation Want From a Mobile Phone?

Stephanie Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Camp

Here is what KIN learned from over a year of searching for what the millennial generation wants from a mobile phone.

Our Generation: More Confident, Less Employed

The Oracle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students between the ages of 18 and 29 are part of what's been dubbed the "Millennial Generation," and, according to a new study by Pew Research, they...

Religion Study: Most Young Adults Shun Religious Denominations, But Believe In Afterlife

LA Times | Mitchell Landsberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Is faith losing its grip on the young? That would be one way to read a new report by the respected Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, which fou...

Democrats Rock the Vote on Campuses

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

More than twice as many 18-29 year olds voted for Obama as for McCain in 2008, and one year later the party preferences of college students remain similarly lopsided in favor of the Democratic Party.

The Millennial Generation Steps Up For Health Care Reform

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Smith

Young Americans are the most uninsured age group in our country. They are living and breathing the health care issue, most of them hoping every day that they will not suffer an accident or illness that will put them in deep debt for years to come.

Millennials' New Mantra: Have Less, Imagine More

Bob Jeffrey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Jeffrey

The Millennials are now inheritors of one of the greatest collapses of collective judgment this century has seen. Are they in denial, in disappointment or simply in disbelief?