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Millennials

  1. religion
    Americans Who Belong to a House of Worship Are Now a MinorityThe 21st century has seen a rapid decline in religious membership. But the country has been even more “churchless” in the not-so-distant past.
  2. vision 2020
    Win or Lose, Republicans Need a Better Plan for the Future ElectorateBy 2024, millennial and Gen-Z voters are going to give a distinctly diverse and leftward tilt to politics. Trumpism won’t cut it.
  3. vision 2020
    New Poll Confirms That High Youth Turnout Would Doom TrumpVoters under 35 back Biden in 41 states; in Texas and Georgia, young voters oppose Trump by roughly 20 points.
  4. zoomers
    COVID Has Sent Millions of Adult Zoomers Back HomeThe coronavirus recession has hit young Americans especially hard.
  5. millennials
    Yes, Millennials Really Are That ScrewedBut will Democrats help them in time?
  6. vision 2020
    Old Folks Like Biden, and That Could Really Matter in NovemberDemocrats last won over-65 voters in a presidential election in 1996. Biden gives Democrats a shot at building a coalition of seniors and millennials.
  7. democratic primaries
    Another Sweep for Joe Biden in Florida, Illinois, and ArizonaBiden wins decisively in three diverse states, with a possible primary drought approaching.
  8. vision 2020
    Why Biden’s Win May Just Be a Brief Setback for the Millennial LeftNobody really thinks Joe Biden represents the wave of the Democratic future. That’s an opportunity for those in the party who are truly looking ahead.
  9. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Is Winning The Primary But Losing His Party’s FutureBiden dominated again Tuesday night. But Sanders’s resilient strength among younger voters is a force that he must reckon with.
  10. vision 2020
    The 2020 Gerontocracy Intensifies With Bloomberg’s RiseThe presidential contest for the Party of Youth and Diversity could soon turn into a vicious ideological fight between two 78-year-old white men.
  11. vision 2020
    This One Chart Explains Why the Kids Back BernieToday’s version of American capitalism can’t give the rising generation of college graduates what they were promised.
  12. vision 2020
    Millennials Have Formed a Human Shield Around the Bernie Sanders CampaignIf centrist Democrats mount a conspicuous effort to take out Sanders, they’ll risk taking down youth turnout along with him.
  13. vision 2020
    Obama Was Supposed to End the Baby-Boom’s Political Run. What Happened?We could well wind up in 2021 with the first president from the pre-boomer Silent Generation.
  14. power
    The Five Millennials (Actually) Changing the WorldAn honest list.
  15. millennials
    Millennials Aren’t That Into God, Patriotism, or Having Kids: PollAnd that’s probably good news for Democrats.
  16. millennials
    America’s Most Socialist Generation Is Also Its Most MisanthropicYoung adults are exceptionally distrustful of the state (and each other) — and yet, exceptionally supportive of socialism and redistribution.
  17. vision 2020
    Why Millennials’ Political Awakening Could Bury Trump in 2020All generations vote at higher rates as they age. But 2018 turnout data suggests that Trump has accelerated this process for millennials and Gen Z.
  18. kids these days
    What Is ‘Generation Z’ Like? Watch the Spelling Bee to Find OutBy studying spelling bee competitors, Northwestern professor Shalini Shankar has started to create a portrait of the coming generational cohort.
  19. post-millennials
    The Kids Aren’t Alt-RightThe long march of the conservative conquest of the Republican Party could finally be coming to an end.
  20. bernie sanders
    Bernie Sanders’s Two-Pronged Attack on American ExceptionalismBernie’s foreign and domestic policies may have more in common than you think, including a particular appeal to young people.
  21. millennials
    Millennials Aren’t Post-Consumerist, They’re Just Poor, Fed FindsGen Y longs for suburban homes and cars, not bohemian “experiences.” That’s bad news for the climate.
  22. abortion
    Just When Their Party Needs Them, Pro-Choice Republicans Are VanishingIt’s not going to be easy for Republicans to win back the suburbanites, women, and millennials they are losing when they are all for banning abortion.
  23. millennials
    Millennials Know Their Facts Better Than Older AmericansA Pew Research survey finds that younger Americans are much better than their parents’ generation at distinguishing political facts from opinions.
  24. 2018 midterms
    Democrats Are Ending the Once-Powerful Republican Midterm Turnout AdvantageCollege-educated white voters tilting towards Democrats and sure to turn out. If young and minority voting surges too, the wave could be substantial.
  25. 2018 midterms
    Millennials Need to Start Voting Before the Gerontocracy Kills Us AllYoung voters are less racist, and better informed about climate change, than their elders are. But only 35 percent of them plan to vote this fall.
  26. 2018 elections
    If Gillum’s Coalition Shows Up in November, It Could Be a Game-ChangerFlorida’s Andrew Gillum seems to have gotten a lot of young and minority voters who don’t usually participate in midterms to show up.
  27. socialism
    Are Democratic Voters Abandoning Capitalism for Socialism?Many Democrats find positive feelings toward socialism compatible with fondness toward small business and free enterprise. So do many millennials.
  28. Giant Gender Gap Opening Up Among Younger VotersWe think of “young voters” as a strongly pro-Democratic demographic. But that’s really just young women.
  29. Seniors Are More Conservative Because the Poor Die OffSometimes older voters aren’t just naturally more conservative. It’s just that wealthier and whiter people tend to live longer and healthier lives.
  30. Democratic Wave May Depend on Millennials Becoming Unusually Motivated to VoteMidterm elections usually show a major dropoff in turnout from young voters. If that happens this fall, the Democratic “wave” could be minimized.
  31. America’s Views on Abortion Are Undergoing a Generational ShiftFor the first time in many years, it looks like a new generation of Americans is significantly more inclined toward pro-choice views.
  32. Will the Youth Vote Surge in November?Nobody’s ever figured out how to get young people to vote in midterms in representative numbers. Donald Trump in the White House may do the trick.
  33. The Post-Millennials Should Scare the Hell Out of the GOPIf you think millennials are a bad demographic group for the old white man’s party, get a load of their successors.
  34. Trump Losing Ground With Women, Especially in the White Working ClassThe very large gender gap Donald Trump has generated is really beginning to cut against his reelection odds.
  35. select all
    The Millennial Walt Disney Wants to Turn Empty Stores Into Instagram PlaygroundsMaryellis Bunn, the 25-year-old co-founder of the Museum of Ice Cream, says retail is dead and experiences are the future.
  36. select all
    Are Smartphones Destroying a Generation, or Are Consultants?Jean M. Twenge’s new book, iGen, proposes that young people are unhappy because of smartphones.
  37. Democrats’ 2018 Millennial Turnout ChallengeIn 2018 Democrats can take advantage of millennial antipathy toward Donald Trump. But first they must address millennial antipathy toward voting.
  38. Why Top Brands Don’t Want to ‘Make America Great Again’It has become “nearly impossible to effectively build a cool urban lifestyle brand” without distancing your company from Donald Trump.
  39. Hillary Clinton’s Millennial Problem Never Went AwayA new analysis finds her weakness among young white working-class voters and younger black people was crucial on Election Day.
  40. Clinton May Be Just ‘Likable Enough’ for MillennialsThere are growing signs millennial support for Clinton may be coming along slowly but surely, and with or without “enthusiasm.”
  41. Gary Johnson and the Libertarian Mini-MomentThe party is on pace to have by far its best election ever. But does that actually mean much?
  42. Just in Time, Bernie Getting in Tune With HillaryAt a time where Clinton urgently needs “Sanders holdouts” to get onboard, he is coming to her aid.
  43. Marijuana Can Fix Hillary Clinton’s Biggest ProblemIf Clinton wins over millennials, she’ll almost certainly win the White House. And the best cure for millennial apathy is legal weed.
  44. Clinton’s Biggest Challenge: Getting Millennials Off the CouchThere’s some evidence the first debate improved millennial impressions of Clinton. But she needs them to get motivated to vote for her.
  45. Maybe Millennials Think Clinton’s Already Won. She Hasn’t.The good news for Clinton is that if Millennials figure out she’s in trouble, they will be much less likely to stay home or defect to a minor party.
  46. This App Helps Teens Find Lunch Buddies and Avoid BullyingIt was created by a 16-year-old.
  47. Millennials Recognize That the Olympics Are BoringNBC’s lackluster prime-time ratings reveal that the Olympics are one more thing millennials are right about it.
  48. Hillary Clinton Finally Catches on With Millennial VotersThanks in no small part to Donald Trump, of course.
  49. Hillary Clinton’s Problems With Millennials Are Not As Big As AdvertisedUnder-30 voters are definitely not crazy about her. But against Trump she should do about as well among them as Obama did.
  50. Students Busted in a Cheating Scandal Right Out of Mission: ImpossibleAnd now 3,000 people have to retake a test.
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