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School climate strikes go global, with actions planned in 92 countries
Young people are preparing for a mass walkout of classes on Friday, to demand swift action from governments to safeguard their futures
popularism  climateChange  globalUnrest  generationGap 
march 2019 by joeybaker
Millennials’ pay still stunted by the 2008 financial crash
People who were in their 20s during the crisis suffered more than any other age group
generationGap  casteingTheMiddleClass 
february 2019 by joeybaker
Millennials Really Hate the Republicans
Millennial women prefer the Democrats by a 70-23 percent margin.
endOfTheGOP  generationGap 
march 2018 by joeybaker
How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red’
To answer that question, Mr. Mounk teamed up with Roberto Stefan Foa, a political scientist at the University of Melbourne in Australia. They have since gathered and crunched data on the strength of
generationGap  globalUnrest  cyclesOfHumanHistory  authoritarianism 
december 2016 by joeybaker
In India, A Rich Food Culture Vanishes From The Train Tracks
Much like armies, train travelers in India march on their stomachs. And this was certainly true when I was a child, growing up in the 1980s, in the southern city of Chennai. My most vivid memories of
generationGap 
september 2016 by joeybaker
Millennials 'set to earn less than Generation X'
Image copyright Getty Images Millennials are set to become the first generation to earn less than their p
wealthGap  plutocracy  generationGap  casteingTheLowerClass 
july 2016 by joeybaker
Doom, Gloom and Unease: London's Tech Scene Reacts to Brexit
At Second Home, a co-working space for startups in a trendy part of East London, young tech workers were discussing the ramifications of the Brexit vote as a gourmet ice cream truck served fresh
globalUnrest  globalization  generationGap 
june 2016 by joeybaker
The Minecraft Generation
In its first year, Minecraft found popularity mostly among adult nerds. But sometime in late 2011, according to Alex Leavitt, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Southern California, children
generationGap  educationReform 
april 2016 by joeybaker
American devotion to religion is waning, according to new study
Religion in the United States is declining and mirroring patterns found across the western world, according to new research from UCL and Duke University in the United States. The study published in
religion  win  generationGap 
march 2016 by joeybaker
An Open Letter To My CEO
Dear Jeremy,When I was a kid, back in the 90s when Spice Girls and owning a pager were #goals, I dreamed of having a car and a credit card and my own apartment. I told my 8-year old self, This is
casteingTheLowerClass  generationGap  corporateIncompetence  notSiliconValley 
february 2016 by joeybaker
Isolation
Isolation Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/1601/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/isolation.png
generationGap 
november 2015 by joeybaker
The New Intolerance of Student Activism
Christakis lives at Yale, where he presides over one of its undergraduate colleges. His wife Erika, a lecturer in early childhood education, shares that duty. They reside among students and are
generationGap 
november 2015 by joeybaker
Former Stanford dean explains why helicopter parenting is ruining a generation of children
Julie Lythcott-Haims offers parenting tips from her book, "How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success." (Mike Johnson) Julie Lythcott-Haims noticed a…
fearmongering  cyclesOfHumanHistory  generationGap 
october 2015 by joeybaker
Print Journalism Isn't the Only News In Trouble
A Daily Kos poll shows that Gen Y just doesn't care about TV news – they trust Jon Stewart far more.
mediaAndJournalism  generationGap  mindset  **** 
august 2009 by joeybaker
How Fear, Brand Addiction and Paranoia Block Innovation
I don't think there's much left out of this description of the newspaper industry.
newspapers  generationGap  ***  pressBusinessModel 
august 2009 by joeybaker
Twitter not so popular with the young people - Ars Technica
84% of twitter users are 25+. One caveat: there's no data on how many people actually use the service.
***  mediaAndJournalism  generationGap 
august 2009 by joeybaker
Morgan Stanley intern's comments cause media markets sensation as he warns internet bosses that his friends don't twitter
Well, this clearly goes down as one of those: "that's what it took for you guys to get it!?" moments. It's amazing what it takes for the folks not-in the-know to come to a realization that is obvious to all industry insiders.
***  mediaAndJournalism  generationGap 
july 2009 by joeybaker
The Generation M Manifesto
When the world is crumbling around you, and you can't even recognize what the root cause of the change is, it's time to learn fast or cede power to someone who does. This list of complaints a solutions is about 95% right, but who cares – it fits into the funny/sad because it's true.
economics  generationGap  ****  newmedia 
july 2009 by joeybaker
Pew Internet: Twitter and status updating
Claims that twitter-like services are used by 11% of the Internet. Note: the includes 'status-updating' sites like Facebook.
generationGap 
february 2009 by joeybaker
Pew analyzes the Twitterati, or not | The Social - CNET News
The recent Pew study that claimed that 11% of the Internet uses Twitter is false. That number includes all 'status-updating' sites including Facebook and MySpace.
generationGap 
february 2009 by joeybaker

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