Family Is Demanding. That’s the Point.

Only when my father was on his deathbed did I finally realize what he always knew: Obligation doesn’t only take. It gives.

#families-and-family-life, #fathers-day, #millennial-generation, #pakistan, #parenting

While Roe Is Being Overturned, Feminists Fight Among Themselves

Where is the women’s movement when we need it most?

#abortion, #barrow-kiara, #faludi-susan, #heard-amber, #millennial-generation, #panovka-rebecca, #ross-loretta-j, #united-states, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Children in the Hands of God and Climate Change

Does the decline of religious faith influence existential anxiety about childbearing?

#anxiety-and-stress, #baby-boomers, #global-warming, #klein-ezra, #millennial-generation, #parenting, #united-states

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

Gen Z Is Cynical. They’ve Earned It.

Without much confidence that the olds will have fixes on guns, climate or Covid, young Americans are looking to themselves.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #generation-z, #internal-sub-only-nl, #kasky-cameron, #march-for-our-lives-inc, #millennial-generation, #parkland-fla-shooting-2018, #uvalde-tex-shooting-may-24-2022

How Democrats Can Hang on to Congress in 2022

Donald Trump, abortion rights and student loan debt create a narrow window for President Biden and Democrats to regain their footing.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #generation-z, #midterm-elections-2022, #millennial-generation, #trump-donald-j

Yes, We Should Cancel Student Debt, but Only for Some

America’s social mobility machine is broken.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #colleges-and-universities, #credit-and-debt, #law-and-legislation, #millennial-generation, #student-loans, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #warren-elizabeth

Is the Dirty Shirley the Drink of the Summer?

Vodka-spiked Shirley Temples — nostalgic, colorful and unapologetically sweet — have found a way to upstage the vodka soda.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #cocktails-and-mixed-drinks, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #summer-season, #temple-shirley, #vodka

Why the Pandemic Became a Form of Birth Control for Some

The travails of pandemic parenting have been well documented. But how has this time shaped decision-making (and baby-making) going forward?

#birth-rates, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #infertility, #millennial-generation, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Three Opinion Writers on Why the G.O.P. Can’t Stop Saying ‘Gay’

A left-right debate on the overblown gender panic gripping American politics.

#audio-neutral-informative, #conservatism-us-politics, #desantis-ron, #education-k-12, #florida, #gender, #generation-z, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #liberalism-us-politics, #millennial-generation, #republican-party, #sex-education, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #united-states, #walt-disney-company

The Rise of the American New Right

A new generation seeks to shock the bourgeoisie.

#computers-and-the-internet, #conservatism-us-politics, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #liberalism-us-politics, #millennial-generation, #politics-and-government, #social-media

The Fiddle Leaf Fig Is Dead. What’s the New Popular Plant?

Meet the man working to put the next big “It” plant on every windowsill in North America.

#agriculture-and-farming, #collectors-and-collections, #costco-wholesale-corporation, #ebay-inc, #flowers-and-plants, #home-depot-inc, #ikea, #millennial-generation, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #walmart-stores-inc

From Her First $100K to 3 Million Followers

Tori Dunlap’s savings journey turned her into a full-time finfluencer. Her latest partnership aims to help women get together and get started with investing.

#content-type-personal-profile, #dunlap-tori-1994, #millennial-generation, #mobile-applications, #personal-finances, #social-media, #stocks-and-bonds, #treasury-interactive-inc, #women-and-girls

How to Make Sense of the New L.B.G.T. Culture War

There is an enormous gap between what people are willing say in public and what they really think.

#conservatism-us-politics, #education-k-12, #europe, #florida, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #liberalism-us-politics, #mental-health-and-disorders, #millennial-generation, #parenting, #rauch-jonathan-1960, #rowling-j-k, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #sex-education, #sullivan-andrew, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #united-states, #youth

The Kids Are Right About Email, Too

It is now just a way to be at the beck and call of anyone, and any robot, with an internet connection.

#e-mail, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #work-life-balance

Cities Lost Population in 2021, Leading to the Slowest Year of Growth in U.S. History

Although some of the fastest growing regions in the country continued to grow, the gains were nearly erased by stark losses in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

#census, #census-bureau, #millennial-generation, #population, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rural-areas

Follow the global youth protests this week

Demonstrations are planned for Friday, so we looked at what drives the movement. Here are four takeaways.

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #baby-boomers, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #generation-z, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #ice-skating, #internal-storyline-no, #millennial-generation, #youth

‘OK Doomer’ and the Climate Advocates Who Say It’s Not Too Late

A growing chorus of young people is focusing on climate solutions. “‘It’s too late’ means ‘I don’t have to do anything, and the responsibility is off me.’”

#air-pollution, #carbon-dioxide, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #millennial-generation, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #youth

‘All My Friends Hate Me’ Explores British Social Anxiety

The film “All My Friends Hate Me” satirizes anxiety and paranoia among upper-class British millennials. Its writers say they are laughing at themselves most of all.

#all-my-friends-hate-me-movie, #anxiety-and-stress, #comedy-and-humor, #gaynord-andrew, #great-britain, #men-and-boys, #mental-health-and-disorders, #millennial-generation, #movies, #palmer-tom-actor, #paranoia, #stourton-tom, #sudjic-olivia

HBO’s ‘Somebody Somewhere’ and the Rise of the Female TV Antihero

The “unbecoming” heroine is a timely reminder that women need not be responsible, self-improving and productive in order to be valued.

#coel-michaela, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #dunham-lena, #girls-tv-program, #i-may-destroy-you-tv-program, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation, #single-persons, #somebody-somewhere-tv-program, #television, #the-mary-tyler-moore-show-tv-program, #women-and-girls

Caplan’s Store Closure Reflects Shifting Tides of Labor in America

A beloved store in a small hometown closes, but the residents still need their work wear.

#agriculture-and-farming, #brooklyn-nyc, #factories-and-manufacturing, #fashion-and-apparel, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation, #united-states-economy, #vermont

Ukraine Crisis Rattles Europe After 30 Years of Peace

The happy complacency of post-Cold War peace is being shattered by Russia’s threats, demands and massive military buildup around Ukraine.

#defense-and-military-forces, #european-union, #international-relations, #millennial-generation, #north-atlantic-treaty-organization, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #russia, #ukraine, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-international-relations, #war-and-armed-conflicts

Vaseline, a Staple of Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet, Gets Hot on TikTok

People have coated their faces in Vaseline for decades, but a TikTok trend with a catchy name (“slugging,” anyone?) has introduced the skin-protecting petroleum jelly to new users, baffling some longtime devotees.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #millennial-generation, #skin, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #unilever-nv, #united-states, #vaseline

The Wine Business Sees a Problem: Millennials Aren’t Drinking Enough

As baby boomers retire and buy less wine, producers need new ways to tempt a White Claw generation back from other alcoholic drinks, according to a new report.

#alcoholic-beverages, #consumer-behavior, #millennial-generation, #wines

Older Americans Fight to Make America Better

We don’t want to leave the world a worse place than we found it.

#age-chronological, #baby-boomers, #bank-of-america-corporation, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #boycotts, #citigroup-inc, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #global-warming, #millennial-generation, #mitchell-joni, #music, #nineteen-hundred-sixties, #pop-and-rock-music, #presidential-election-of-2020, #spotify, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-rights-act-1965, #voting-rights-registration-and-requirements, #wells-fargocompany, #young-neil, #youth

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

My Favorite Parenting Stories of 2021

Education, misinformation and extremely soft stuffed animals.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #internal-sub-only-nl, #millennial-generation, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #vaccination-and-immunization

Why Some Millennials and Gen Zers Are Starting Early on New Year’s Resolutions

Some Gen Zers and millennials don’t see the point in waiting for the traditional date to begin bettering themselves.

#generation-z, #holiday-and-wrap-2021, #millennial-generation, #new-year

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

Gen Z Pop Stars Made Their Mark in 2021. Beware, Millennial Forebears.

Upstarts including Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, Chloe Bailey and the Kid Laroi grew up on the internet, admiring the artists who are now their contemporaries.

#bailey-chloe-1998, #bieber-justin, #drake-rapper, #generation-z, #howard-charlton-the-kid-laroi, #lil-nas-x-rapper, #millennial-generation, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #rodrigo-olivia-2003, #swift-taylor, #two-thousand-twenty-one

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

To Breed or Not to Breed?

In a world of pandemic chaos, political strife and climate catastrophe, some would-be parents see the future as too dark to procreate.

#birth-rates, #children-and-childhood, #global-warming, #millennial-generation

The Case Against Loving Your Job

Will work ever love us back? Two millennials disagree.

#audio-neutral-informative, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #jaffe-sarah-l-journalist, #karma-roge, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation

Inside the Unraveling of American Zionism

How a new generation of Jewish leaders began to rethink their support for Israel.

#anti-semitism, #beinart-peter, #clergy, #dermer-ron, #diaspora, #east-jerusalem, #forward-the, #gaza-strip, #hamas, #hebrew-union-college, #hebrew-union-college-jewish-institute-of-religion, #hebron-west-bank, #israel, #jerusalem-israel, #jewish-theological-seminary-of-america, #jews-and-judaism, #los-angeles-calif, #millennial-generation, #netanyahu-benjamin, #palestinians, #peace-process, #pew-research-center, #pittsburgh-pa-shooting-2018, #rabbis, #rabin-yitzhak, #taglit-birthright-israel, #temple-mount-jerusalem, #west-bank, #western-wall-jerusalem

The 37-Year-Olds Are Afraid of the 23-Year-Olds Who Work for Them

Twenty-somethings rolling their eyes at the habits of their elders is a longstanding trend, but many employers said there’s a new boldness in the way Gen Z dictates taste.

#bonobos-com, #content-type-service, #dunn-andy, #generation-z, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation, #unbound-shop-queen-city-boxes-inc, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Return to Office Makes a Big Difference for Budding Lawyers

The generational divide on returning to the office is not neatly drawn. For some young professionals, even in a pandemic, showing up is more than half the battle.

#careers-and-professions, #chicago-ill, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #dickinson-wright, #legal-profession, #millennial-generation, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #telecommuting, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

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

The Strange Appeal of Shelter TikTok

TikTok has developed its own approach to home-design content: Skip over the home to obsess over the objects inside.

#architectural-digest, #architecture, #generation-z, #house-beautiful, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #johnson-dakota, #millennial-generation, #social-media

Group Tour Companies Seeing Increase in Solo Travelers

Group tour companies are accommodating more and more solo travelers, who are looking for company — and someone else to handle the complexities of traveling during the pandemic.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #millennial-generation, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #travel-and-vacations, #women-and-girls

Mic Reboots Itself, With More Pop Culture Coverage and Less Politics

Under new ownership, the online publication aimed at younger readers unveiled a revamped version of itself on Wednesday.

#bustle-digital-group, #cosme-shante, #gawker-com, #joshua-topolsky, #media, #mic-network-inc, #millennial-generation, #news-and-news-media, #shante-cosme

Goldman Sachs, Ozy Media and a $40 Million Conference Call Gone Wrong

The digital media company has raised eyebrows for its claims about its audience size for years. Then came the strange voice on the phone.

#emerson-collective, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #ford-foundation, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #lasry-marc, #millennial-generation, #news-and-news-media, #securities-and-commodities-violations, #springer-axel-verlag-ag, #venture-capital, #watson-carlos-1969

A More Secular America Is Not Just a Problem for Republicans

Americans have not yet come to terms with this cultural shift.

#atheism, #christians-and-christianity, #democratic-party, #evangelical-movement, #millennial-generation, #republican-party, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

Zen and the Art of #VanLife Influencing

Are influencers the new hippies?

#generation-z, #hippies, #internal-sub-only, #millennial-generation, #recreational-vehicles, #social-media, #vans

‘Lying Flat’: Tired Workers Are Opting Out of Careers and Capitalism

From Diogenes the Cynic to Audre Lorde to a former factory worker in China, the “lying flat” movement is gathering steam.

#black-people, #diogenes-of-sinope, #labor-and-jobs, #lorde-audre-1934-92, #millennial-generation, #sleep, #working-hours

South Koreans Now Dislike China More Than They Dislike Japan

There is growing anti-China sentiment in South Korea, particularly among young voters. Conservative politicians are eager to turn the antipathy into a presidential election issue.

#china, #defense-and-military-forces, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #elections, #international-relations, #millennial-generation, #moon-jae-in, #people-power-party, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #south-korea, #voting-and-voters, #xi-jinping, #youth

Now Going Viral: Meeting Online Friends in Real Life

Marissa Meizz became a TikTok meme after her friends excluded her from a birthday party. She decided to do something about it.

#computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #friendship, #generation-z, #meizz-marissa, #millennial-generation, #no-more-lonely-friends, #parties-social, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

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

Those Mundane Old Hondas and Toyotas Have Suddenly Become Collectible

They are the cars that seemed to be in everyone’s driveways a few decades ago. Now they are hard to find.

#antique-and-classic-cars, #auctions, #automobiles, #bring-a-trailer-media-llc, #cars-and-bids, #collectors-and-collections, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #millennial-generation

Kim Jong-un Calls K-Pop a ‘Vicious Cancer’

South Korean music, movies and dramas are winning the hearts of young North Koreans. Their influence is seen as a threat to Mr. Kim’s grip on society.

#computers-and-the-internet, #k-pop, #kim-jong-un, #millennial-generation, #north-korea, #propaganda, #smuggling, #south-korea

Elise Stefanik and the Young Republicans Who Sold Out Their Generation

Elise Stefanik’s rise — and the fall of several young House colleagues — is an omen for a party struggling to reach a 21st-century electorate.

#conservatism-us-politics, #curbelo-carlos-1980, #elections-house-of-representatives, #gaetz-matt, #generation-z, #global-warming, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #millennial-generation, #presidential-election-of-2020, #stefanik-elise, #trump-donald-j, #youth