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'The Most Important Job In the World'

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 07.01.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

We are not our roles. And we are not our resumes. And if that leaves you wondering what's left, well, you're certainly not alone.

5 Ways Boomers Have Changed The Culture: Study

Huff/Post50 | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 04.27.2012 | Fifty

Whether its through fantastic offspring, a genre-shifting piece of work or a successful business, the idea of leaving behind a lasting legacy is a pre...

Why I'm Not an Environmentalist

Lisa Curtis | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green
Lisa Curtis

I believe in climate change. I ride my bike everywhere, I work at a solar company, I buy organic and local when I can. I am young, liberal and idealistic. But I'm not an environmentalist. And I'm not alone.

Are We Methuselah?

Charles Peralo | Posted 06.17.2012 | Teen
Charles Peralo

The fourth massive stage in human history is here. So the key now is spreading this information in order to speed up the process. With that education, financial and medical reforms will be made.

Social Enterprise Means Reaching Our Highest Potential

Lisa Curtis | Posted 06.14.2012 | Impact
Lisa Curtis

Reimagining work amidst a global recession might seem crazy, but as Albert Einstein famously said, the true definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Let's Talk About Sex

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.03.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Women today are raised on empowering messages. From the time we're little, we're told girls can do anything boys can do. This doesn't mean we should do things the way they do.

Analysis of Kony 2012: Lying to Tell the Truth

Winnie Kao | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact
Winnie Kao

The reason that this video went viral is because so much strategy and funding went into making sure that it triggered certain reactions for the audience.

What's the Deal With Generation 'Why Bother'? One 20-Something Speaks Out

LearnVest | Posted 05.27.2012 | Women

People have a lot of opinions about money. In our "Money Mic" series, we hand over the podium to someone with a strong opinion on a financial topic. ...

How The Internet Has Truly Changed Activisim

Kate Otto | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Kate Otto

There are many ways in which our digitized world has allowed us to raise awareness like never before, but ACT UP's legacy reminds me that the Internet can give us the easy way out sometimes.

Fellow Millennials, Listen Up: The Case for Personal Responsibility

Mari Fagel | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Mari Fagel

You can't blame a school because you spent thousands of dollars of tuition money and didn't get the job you wanted because, at the end of the day, it was your own choice to go to school.

New Generation, Same Story?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

When young women declare themselves optimistic about women in the workplace in the very same survey in which they point out gender-based inequities, you kind of have to worry.

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.

Another Decade, Another New Way To Parent

Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.14.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

How quickly does American parenting change? Are today's parents different than they were 10 years ago?

It's Time to #FixYoungAmerica

Scott Gerber | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Scott Gerber

Youth employment is at a 60-year low. Student loan debt is approaching $1 trillion. Yet young Americans are far more optimistic about our country's future than the pundits would have you believe.

The End Of The American Dream?

The Atlantic | Derek Thompson | Posted 03.02.2012 | Money

When older generations wonder what's the matter with Millennials, they often judge their younger cohorts against such financial and social benchmarks ...

Millenials and the Culture of Compliance

Matt Durham | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Matt Durham

A dangerous moral vacuum exists among our nation's leaders. They know certain things they can always get away with, and certain things they cannot. Indefinite detention? Fine. Infidelity? Your head on a platter.

Generation Y's Surprising Stock Market Disconnect

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

Growing up during America's "lost decade" has certainly taken a toll on Generation Y, which has lived through the tech bust in 2000 and the financial ...

The Coming Age of the Family Caregiver

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 03.24.2012 | Health News
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

The next 30 years will be defined by the quality of care we provide for our elders. How will the baby boomers age and die? How are we as their kids going to care for them well and honor their memory and legacy? What kind of lives will we review?

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...

Presidential Candidates Missing Common Sense Strategies With the Millenials

Jessica Headley | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Jessica Headley

In the well of progression lies sustainable wisdom and birthing of new ideas. Young adults are the bearers of much of that utility, and therefore ough...

Catherine New

Why Gen Y Still Invests In Stocks | Catherine New | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

People born in the 1980s are more into the stock market than one might think, according to one new study. While analysts have worried that the volatil...

How My Generation Will Be Remembered

Mohit Jain | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home
Mohit Jain

Our generation is defined by our ability to connect and our passion to make a difference, and both of these combine through action in service.

Could President Obama Lose the Youth Vote in 2012?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

If anyone embodied the Obama mantra of "hope and change" -- indeed, shouted it from the rooftops -- it was Millennials. But, of course, that was before Obama began backing off his commitments on one issue after another

The Roaring Twenties: A Love Letter to Polk Street

Stefanie Lee | Posted 02.26.2012 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

On Polk Street, no one's on the front lines of a subculture war. Polk Street has no "code," dress or otherwise. There is no one way to act, no one bar to crowd, no one scene to be seen at. No one San Francisco subculture dominates.

Are We Burning Out Or Getting Real?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 01.17.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

The problem with the treadmill mentality is that it leads to what psychologists call the arrival fallacy: If I make this team, get into that college, score that fat job -- then I'll be happy.