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The Threat of Just-in-Time Scheduling

Sean McElwee | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

One of the most unnoticed labor trends in the past few decades has been the rise of "just-in-time scheduling," the practice of scheduling workers' shifts with little advance notice that are subject to cancelation hours before they are due to begin.

'The Baby-Sitters Club' Would Look A LOT Different In 2014

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy

In the 1980's and 1990's, Ann M. Martin's beloved book series "The Baby-sitter's Club" provided young readers with fun, family-oriented narratives tha...

The Recession's Lost Generation of Homeowners Isn't Millennials - It's the Middle-Aged

Jed Kolko | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

While the housing market is clearly improving, with four of the five key indicators of the housing recovery from our Housing Barometer at least halfway back to normal, it looks like the recovery is happening even without much improvement in first-time homeownership. Does that mean the housing recovery isn't for real? Not so fast.

Good-Time Sunglasses (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 08.07.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

Does your workday feel like a walk on the beach? Rich Amundson's didn't, so he sailed his way into a new career. In 2009, Rich founded Dicks Cottons, a sunglasses company with fashionable, affordable, shades for party-ready Millennials.

For All The 'Happily' Single Women

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

We are intelligent, goal-oriented and determined. We are attractive enough, involved in numerous activities and not too shy. We like to think we have our lives together, that we are people worth knowing, worth being invested in. Yet we are also single.

Tweeting My Way Through Narcolepsy: Social Media & Chronic Illness

Rebecca Fuoco | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Fuoco

I searched Twitter for "narcolepsy" and found what has since been the key to my coping process: a community.

Why Muslim Americans Need Malcolms and Martins

Usra Ghazi | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion
Usra Ghazi

We need civically engaged Muslims to tackle these issues from all fronts. We need organizers and activists, daring demonstrations and diplomatic dinners. We need Malcolm Xs and Martin Luther Kings, Pauli Murrays and Ella Bakers.

The Curious Mechanics of EDM and How It Became Distinct From Electronic Dance Music

Emily Orrson | Posted 07.17.2014 | College
Emily Orrson

Dispensable income and social networking tendencies of EDM fans have bolstered the global EDM market to the tune of $6.2 billion dollars. The commercialization of EDM has embittered fans and DJs alike, causing Deadmau5 to rename the genre "Event Driven Marketing."

A Plea to Millenials Who Care About Israel and Palestine

Brandon Faske | Posted 07.16.2014 | World
Brandon Faske

Let's acknowledge and condemn the loss of any innocent life, whether it be Israeli or Palestinian. Let's encourage political leaders not to take sides but to help us find the middle ground. Let's read and then make up our minds, rather than making up our minds then reading.

Will the Echo Boomer Generation Save Graduate Business Education?

John T. Delaney | Posted 07.15.2014 | Education
John T. Delaney

The best answer to the debt question is that business schools will have made the appropriate adjustments in curricula, experience-based learning opportunities and theory/practice mix in order to give students the skills needed to command higher compensation premiums at work.

May We Talk About This Yet? Jewish Millennials And The Future of Israel-Palestine

Anna Joseph | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Anna Joseph

If the majority of Jewish Americans decided to listen to new ideas, and to stand in solidarity with progressive, peaceful, solution-seeking Palestinians and Israelis, we could change the course of history.

Imagine If You Could Time Travel To Interrupt Your Last Hookup

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy

What if you could travel back in time to your latest and greatest hookup -- and barge in to warn yourself about the upcoming pitfalls? This -- and...

Millenials Don't Understand Racism

Slate | Posted 07.07.2014 | Black Voices

When you hear MTV, you don’t think “research.” But, for the last few years, the music television channel has been building a public affairs camp...

The Rich Kids Of Snapchat Will Make You Cringe

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.03.2014 | College

Just when we thought we'd seen the worst of "rich millenials gone wild" on Instagram, they've taken over another social media platform: Snapchat. T...

Digital Ennui Epidemic in the Millennial Generation: Boy Watching TV for First Time

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 07.01.2014 | Technology
Crystal Kadakia

One of the key things technology takes from us is our ability to feel appreciation for the small things, the big things, and the really, truly amazing things.

Teaching Our Kids to Be Robots

Ilana Ross | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Ilana Ross

We're rearing children in a world that is obsessed with how technology can help us avoid error and save time, we must be careful not to completely diminish the great joy that is found in the small and happy accidents of life.

Millennials Are Suburbanizing, While Big Cities Are Having a Baby Boom

Jed Kolko | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

Between 2012 and 2013, population growth for 20-34 year-olds was highest in Colorado Springs and San Antonio, while Austin and Raleigh were tops for 5...

Minorities Are Driving U.S. Home Sales

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2014 | Business

By Moriah Costa WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) - Minorities will account for more than one-third of U.S. households by 2025 and make up...

9 Realities That Slap You in the Face When You Graduate College

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.25.2014 | College
Jen Glantz

Graduating college and entering the real world comes with some realities that'll be waiting there for you, with open arms to hug you hello, as you start your first job. I won't wish you luck -- because it's never luck that you need. It's determination, so I wish you lots of that.

Millennials Share Their Fathers' Best Advice

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

To commemorate Father's Day on Sunday, a group of millenials joined HuffPost Live to talk about some of the best advice their fathers have ever given ...

Shaping the Church: Thinking, Reimagining and Envisioning

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 08.13.2014 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

The church can be relevant, meaningful and important and we must be able to share this with the world. As I ponder such issues, I realize that I am a product of a "cloud of witnesses" who have gone before me to light the way for me to be in the church and be a leader within the theological academy.

The Art of Y: Wine in a Box?

Alex Schattner | Posted 08.11.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

If you thought breaking into the energy drink market was tough, at least it doesn't have the regulatory hurdles placed on alcohol. Steffan Bankier and Jordan Gutman co-founded Public House, a premium boxed wine company, back in 2012 and it's been an exhilarating challenge ever since.

2 Stats That Should Terrify Every Millennial

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business

Millennials are drowning in debt and relying on Mom and Dad for cash, according to two new studies. Four in 10 millennials consider themselves “o...

Generation Nowhere

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
J Nelson Aviance

A lot of people in their thirties are struggling, have struggled for more than a decade, and are ignored because we aren't fresh faced high school grads or tweens at basketball camp.

What Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Can Teach You (And Me) About Retirement

April Rudin | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
April Rudin

There it was, flickering on my Apple Cinema monitor: I was that 1 boomer in 3 with NO real retirement plan. I was totally busted. My head spun, and in the next few minutes, I went through all five stages of the Kübler-Ross grief model.