• Are the Millennials Secretly Prosperous?

    Writer Jean Twenge says that by comparison to Boomers and Gen Xers at the same stage of life, Millennials aren't doing as badly as believed, though patterns of family formation and childbirth seem to be undergoing a permanent shift. 

  • Time to Stop Talking about "Generations"

    by Louis Menand

    By this light, generations are just a novel way of slicing up the space-time continuum, no more arbitrary. The question, therefore, is not “Are generations real?” The question is “Are they a helpful way to understand anything?”

  • The problem with ‘OK, boomer’

    by Holly Scott

    Generational divides distract from deeper questions of power. Boomers should remember that from the 1960s.