It's become fashionable to suggest that generational designations are arbitrary or a 'myth.' But social scientists can pinpoint generational and cultural changes with a surprising degree of accuracy.
In a country consistently rated as one of the world’s most liveable, we’ve somehow developed a deadly disregard toward our own welfare.
All the awareness campaigns have had little effect on the 'garden variety' mental illness that’s causing most of the disability and death.
Front National leader Marine Le Pen in the town of Raismes during the 2015 regional elections in Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie.
Older white voters have long made up the core of the FN’s support, but Marine Le Pen claims that its now the party of choice for twentysomethings. It’s a claim worth investigating.
Are we really filtering out our ability to cope with our own imperfections?
Without loyalty, employees don’t go the extra mile that’s needed to make a business competitive.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.
A rural highway in Ottumwa, Iowa on Jan. 27, 2017.
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A recent study from the Tisch College of Civil Life at Tufts looks at millennials' civic engagement – and finds some cause for concern in rural, suburban and urban areas.
Cultural scapegoating ‘still functions as a proxy for economic marginalisation’.
Smashed avo storms, news stories about lazy millennials ... Has anything changed in the 20 years since Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland?
Clementine Ford: one of the younger voices more visible now in mainstream media.
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It is 20 years since author Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland exploring the domination of baby boomers in public life. Is it time for a fresh exploration of 'generationalism' today?
Comparing generations is a reliable way to provoke an argument. Members of one generation are apt to criticise the failings of others and be blind to their own. As George Orwell wrote: “Each generation…
Tyler Oakley speaking in California.
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
While it may be a surprise for some, seniors still enjoy sex. But assisted living facilities may work to keep the older lovers apart in an effort to protect them.
Let's stop putting students down, and instead work together with them.
Talking ‘bout my generation: Younger people are concerned with climate, but how engaged are they politically?
Unlike other issues, climate change has broad support among millennials across political parties and races. But it's unclear that they'll convert that into political activism.
A bathroom in a Los Angeles school is marked for all genders.
New White House guidelines on sex discrimination have caused backlash in some states and school districts. But it won't last, according to researcher at UMass Amherst.
Millennials at work just want to be treated as professionals.
There is very little empirical evidence to substantiate most claims about generational differences.
Much like the latest Zack Snyder film, the inter-generational war being played out in the press seems largely unnecessary.
Bernie Sanders supporters line up in California.
The RNC and DNC are indifferent to young voters -- and the young voters are returning the favor.
Still youthful? Watch out ...
Sexting is a co-authored, negotiated experience that can empower young people.
There has been something of a moral panic around sexting – but research suggests that it can create safe, empowering spaces for young people exploring their sexuality.
A Christmas service in Manhattan.
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How should we celebrate Christmas during a time when religious extremism inspires terrorist attacks and young people are abandoning the church?