Why We Need Middle-Aged Leaders to Replace Baby Boomers

Wouldn’t the temperate sins of midlife serve our politics well just now?

#baby-boomers, #democratic-party, #generation-x, #millennial-generation, #republican-party, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

Generation X Is Helping Older People Age at Home

The Village to Village Network assists older people with the services they need to remain in their homes. A younger generation is getting involved.

#age-chronological, #aging-in-place, #content-type-service, #elderly, #generation-x, #mcwhinney-morse-susan, #retirement, #silent-generation, #village-movement, #village-to-village-network, #volunteers-and-community-service

Shelf Life: Our Collections and the Passage of Time

Set off by a scene in a movie, a critic reflects on cultural baggage: “The things you loved when you were young will never be able to make you young again.”

#collectors-and-collections, #generation-x, #klosterman-chuck, #movies, #the-nineties-a-book-book, #the-worst-person-in-the-world-movie, #trier-joachim

Art School Looked Like a Lot of Fun In the ’90s

A homage to a predigital era has popped up, as a crowdsourced art project that lives, paradoxically, on Instagram.

#art, #generation-x, #instagram-inc, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #photography, #rhode-island-school-of-design

What Social Trends Told Us About the American Economy in 2021

“Hard pants,” R.T.O. and boomer burnout made for an eventful second pandemic year. They also taught us about the economic future.

#baby-boomers, #consumer-behavior, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #generation-x, #generation-z, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation, #shutdowns-institutional, #supply-chain, #travel-and-vacations, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries, #workplace-environment

Does It Make Sense to Categorize People by Generation?

In “The Generation Myth,” Bobby Duffy deconstructs the stereotypes that have built up around millennials, boomers and other cohorts.

#baby-boomers, #books-and-literature, #duffy-bobby, #generation-x, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #the-generation-myth-why-when-youre-born-matters-less-than-you-think-book

An Auto Show for the Raddest Cars of the ’80s and ’90s

Nostalgia mixes with tape decks and car phones at RADwood events that aim to capture “the essence of a bodacious era.”

#antique-and-classic-cars, #cervantes-art, #generation-x, #millennial-generation, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #radwood-llc

The Market for Single-Family Rentals Grows as Homeownership Wanes

House hunters are attracted to the hassle-free living and lack of down payments, but there’s a trade-off: They give up the investment of owning a home.

#avilla-homes, #communities-at-shearwater, #dallas-tex, #denver-colo, #deridder-la, #freehold-communities, #generation-x, #invitation-homes-lp, #jacksonville-fla, #millennial-generation, #nexmetro-communities, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Return to Office Hits a Snag: Young Resisters

A generation gap has emerged between them and colleagues who value the workplace over the advantages of remote work. Bridging it may require flexibility.

#baby-boomers, #conference-board, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #generation-x, #millennial-generation, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

When Does Gen X Reach Retirement Age? Errr….

The advocacy group for the over-50 set welcomes a mercurial generation that never wanted to grow up in the first place.

#aarp, #baby-boomers, #generation-x

‘Kid 90’ and the Days When Even Wild TV Teens Had Privacy

A documentary from Soleil Moon Frye, star of “Punky Brewster,” and a reunion of “The Real World” remind us that Gen X didn’t curate themselves for mass consumption.

#documentary-films-and-programs, #generation-x, #gosselaar-mark-paul, #hulu-com, #kid-90-movie, #los-angeles-calif, #millennial-generation, #moon-frye-soleil, #movies, #mtv-networks, #new-york-city, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #the-real-world-tv-program, #the-real-world-homecoming-new-york-tv-program

Gen X, Right-Wing Bastion?

What it means that my generation is the future of the G.O.P.

#conservatism-us-politics, #generation-x, #liberalism-us-politics, #millennial-generation, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Baby Boomers Were Blasé About the Coronavirus? Why Did We Believe That?

How an online trope can become mainstream news.

#baby-boomers, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #generation-x, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #news-and-news-media, #rumors-and-misinformation