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Jia Tolentino Talks to Samantha Irby About 'Trick Mirror'
The New Yorker staff writer discusses her unpublished first novel, and why Americans are perennially obsessed with a good scam.
Should Millennials Blame Boomers for Economic Woes? A New Book Says Yes.
A new book blames the Baby Boomers for Millennials' economic woes—and lets Reagan off the hook.
Millennials Are No More Tolerant—or Broke—Than Earlier Generations
A big new report debunks a number of generational clichés about Millennials—but emphasizes the economic struggles they still face.
Even Gen Z'ers Are Starting to Believe Clichés About Gen Z
There's no scientific consensus that today's young people are especially narcissistic or self-involved, but the public has bought into the notion.
What We Can Learn From the Dramatic Dip in Divorce Among Millennials
Millennials may be proving that coming to marriage later, with less rigid roles, is enabling the sort of marriages that Boomers idealized—and too often failed to create.
Millennials Are More Likely to Face Arrest Than Gen X'ers
New research suggests that "broken windows" policing has resulted in more young people getting arrested for trivial offenses—especially young people of color.
Will the Sexual Openness of the 'Hook-Up' Generation Confront the Concerns of #MeToo?
There's a chance the sexual culture being cultivated by Millennials can diminish the environment of harassment and assault that's plagued so many workplaces.
How Millennials Became Convenient Scapegoats for a Changing Society
Malcolm Harris' new book argues that grim realities are behind the hand-wringing press about Gen Y.
In the 'Fake News' Era, Americans Increasingly Value Libraries
Local lending institutions remain trusted sources of information while trust in the media has hit an all-time low.
Millennials' Tolerance for Shutting Down Free Speech
Recent surveys suggest the American love of free speech is waning.
Want to Get Millennials to Vote? Then Stop Focusing on Millennials
Millennials vote just like previous generations of young voters.
The Future of Work: Two Tidal Waves, Headed Our Way
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
Millennials Are No Less Racist Than Members of Generation X
Millennial attitudes are much more similar to those of older whites than they are to those of their peers of color.
Millennials Are Less Religious—and Less Spiritual Too
New research suggests the emerging generation of American adults is far more secular than its predecessors.
And the Prize for Promiscuity Goes to: Generation X!
A new study finds Americans’ sexual attitudes keep getting more liberal, but Millennials have pulled back a bit in terms of their number of sexual partners.