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Millennial Politics

Can a Fresh Generation of Legislators Change Congress?

Sam Gilman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Sam Gilman

We could continue to have an ineffectual Congress where gridlock not only prevents Congress from passing laws but it also prevents it from checking a powerful President.

If You Think Looters And Arsonists Are The Only Ones Protesting Ferguson, Think Again

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact

Television and computer screens have been saturated with images of violence and alarming headlines since a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, failed to...

Poll: Millennials Don't Trust Social Media For Politics

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.09.2014 | Media

Millennials may be the social media generation, but they don't trust it for political news. That's according to Fusion's new "Millennial Attitudes"...

What Boomers Miss When They Bash Millennials

Sam Gilman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Media
Sam Gilman

We hear the same conversation, "Your generation is lazy, selfish and always on your phones." But our parents and Boomer punditry often miss two key parts of the conversation: the immense pressures facing many our generation and millennial efforts to fix our nation's problems.

On Millennial Voting, It's Time for Some Common Sense

Sam Gilman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Sam Gilman

We constantly hear politicians tell us that it is time for your generation to take ownership in the political process. Of course, in order for new voices to be heard at the policymaking table, Millennials must turn out to vote in higher numbers and engage more with our elected officials.

Why Politics Needs a Millennial Moment

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
P.G. Sittenfeld

The project of fixing our politics -- and helping fix our county in the process -- is an endeavor for which millennials are best positioned to succeed. Whether it be the United States Senate or the local school board, here are five reasons why more millennials need to run for public office -- now, not later.

The Millennial Party Platform

Cody Brotter | Posted 12.23.2012 | College
Cody Brotter

If the changes in concerns were youth-driven, will the changes in policies be as well?