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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.