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The Cheapeast Generation: the Millennials

This article is from The Atlantic, written by Derek Thompson and Jordan Weismann. It discusses the millennial’s place in this consumerism driven worlds. Editorial Fact Check Response Claim1: The fact is, today’s young people simply don’t drive like their predecessors did. Evidence1: “In … Continue reading

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People are scared of Millennials having a voice

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/07/millennials-economics-voting-clueless-kids-these-days/374427/ Summary: The author of this article claims that millennials have a political viewpoint that does not make any sense. He gives a series of statements that seem to be saying that the opinions of millennials are contradicting and hypocritical. … Continue reading

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The economy changed adulthood

  Blue, Alexis. “Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood?” UANews, The University of Arizona, 28 July 2014, https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/are-millennials-redefining-adulthood This article provides Millennials’ opinions on their own coming-of-age. Blue provides statistics on what the young people would define themselves as. She also divides … Continue reading

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The Muddy Transition to Adulthood

Botstein, Leon. “Let Teen-Agers Try Adulthood.” New York Times, Pg. A21 , New York, N.Y., 1999, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, http://search.proquest.com.prx.library.gatech.edu/hnpnewyorktimes/docview/110105068/A2725C364EF2450DPQ/1?accountid=11107.        Botstein argues that the fundamental of high school is too old and it stunts the process to adulthood. The modern … Continue reading

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Millennials and Consumerism/Economy Annotated Bibliography

Levenson, Alec R. “Millennials and the World of Work: An Economist’s Perspective.”                   Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 25, issue 2, 6 March 2010, pp. 257-264.             … Continue reading

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