The front-runner in one of West Virginia’s state delegate races is a college freshman who won her primary while still in high school. Meet Saira Blair, an 18-year-old Republican and the daughter of a state senator, who says she wants to get into politics to encourage her generation to stay in-state and grow the economy. Political editor Lisa Desjardins reports. Continue reading
There’s no question that President Barack Obama’s administration is social media savvy, with a lockdown on Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr and Twitter.
The job hopping that has become synonymous with Millennials is a false depiction of the current predicament that they find themselves in, according to the Census Bureau. In fact, the Washington Post reports, the number of young people changing jobs in the last two years has been significantly less than generations prior, due in part to the Great Recession.
NewsHour Weekend asks: How do you feel about the idea of making museums more appealing to millennials with unconventional museum tours? Continue reading
Each generation leaves a unique imprint. “The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown” sheds light on how today’s youngest adults differ from and clash with their parents and grandparents. Author Paul Taylor of the Pew Research Center joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what distinguishes today’s Americans aged 18-33. Continue reading
Half of American adults ages 18 to 33 are self-described political independents, according to a survey out Friday, but at the same time half of these so-called millennials are Democrats or lean toward the Democratic Party, the highest share for any age group over the last decade. Continue reading
A “lost decade” has made it difficult for millennials to launch careers and cost them earnings. It takes them longer than young adults in their parents’ generation to reach the middle of the wage distribution. Photo courtesy of Flickr user … Continue reading
By Anthony Carnevale, Andrew Hanson and Artem Gulish It takes millennials longer than young adults in their parents’ generation to reach the middle of the wage distribution. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Clint McMahon. Editor’s Note: Millennials are the most … Continue reading
There are lists we like – the New York Times Best Sellers List comes to mind – and lists we can live without. Now comes a list guaranteed to make most of us feel — old. But still worth checking … Continue reading