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Millenials don’t need your condescension, they need higher wages

Originally posted on Quartz:

This morning, I explained why the meme about Millennials living in their parents’ basements is overblown, thanks to the Census’ quirky definition of “parents’ basements.” (It includes college dorms.)

Americans love to wax histrionic about young people, and it would be cruel for me to deprive them of a beloved national past-time hours before Independence Day weekend. So if you’re gonna get gloomy about Millennials, here’s how to do so responsibly.

Stop talking about basements. Start talking about money.

In the last decade, the face of twentysomething Americans has been righteously slapped by the recession, according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The number of young adults making less than $25,000 has increased by six million; the number of young adults making more than $25,000 has declined by almost two million.

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It’s not like there’s one economy for young people and another sparkling economy for everybody else. There’s…

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Student Debt Alters Grads’ Choices Throughout Their Lives

Originally posted on Deepak verma:

America has gone through a rapid social experiment over the last 20 years. We have created a system, in large part through public disinvestment, where our young people take on large amounts of student debt in order to achieve a college degree. The sea change has been so quick it’s been difficult to
June 26, 2014 at 08:46PM

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It’s Friday #TGIF! Time To Listen to My Take on This Week’s News in Media!

It's Friday #TGIF! Time To Listen to My Take of This Week's News in Media!

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