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The Silent Generation

The Problem With Assuming That It's the Millennials' Fault for Abandoning Religion

Derek Penwell | Posted 04.04.2014 | Religion
Derek Penwell

I find the belligerent blame-thrower much too regularly in the church. Something goes wrong and this person's default posture is "it's not me; it's you."

NOT the Millennials

Tom Alderman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

We're namers. We like to put people and things in buckets, assign labels to the buckets and fit them into our handy memory garage. We're especially bi...

Everywoman's Story

Carole Ganim | Posted 02.04.2014 | Religion
Carole Ganim

I belong to a distinctive group of women who were and are out of order. We were nuns who entered their communities in the 1950s and '60s and '70s and later left those communities.

Waiting for the Revolution

Bob Burnett | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

In the latest recovery, 93 percent of the gains went to the top 1 percent. How long will it take before the 99 percent realize they're getting shafted? When will American workers revolt?

Brad Pitt Is a Baby Boomer

Nancy Shonka Padberg | Posted 02.09.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Shonka Padberg

It's well known now that baby boomers hold 70 percent of the U.S. wealth and will be inheriting trillions in the next 20 years. However, who are the other marketing groups that make up our 312 million Americans?

1950s: The Not-So-Silent Generation

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

Fred Kaplan's enlivening 1959: The Year Everything Changed, argues that the '50s -- a decade that saw the invention of the microchip and the creation of explosive art -- has been misunderstood in hindsight.

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?