Viral memes and catchphrases can turn personal experiences into a political expression of shared awareness.
For those born around 1950, 84% earned more at age 30-34 than their own own parents did at the same age. It has been about 68% for those born since the early 1960s.
President Biden, 78, is America’s oldest president. His nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, is half his age.
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Millennials and boomers advising Biden can look for common ground on climate change, student loan debt and other key issues.
A multimedia technician wipes down audio equipment at a church in Brooklyn.
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Although many Black churches have an aging hierarchy, other factors such as racial and economic disparities place barriers to going online.
The avocado latte is indeed a thing, but young Australians are spending less on luxuries than they used to, while older Australians are spending more.
A new Grattan Institute study finds that for the first time in a long time, young Australians are no better off than those who came before, and are likely to do worse.
Ian McAllister on voters and issues in the upcoming election.
The Australian Election Study Director Ian McAllister says one thing voters will want at this poll is stability.
Millennials have been hardest hit by cuts.
Young people are poorer than older people in England and the wealth gap between the young and the old is on the rise.
California’s 1994 fight over immigration parallels the present-day U.S.
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In the 1990s, older Californians struggled to make way for a younger, more diverse generation. Here’s how that ‘racial generation gap’ transformed the state – and what it means for the rest of the US.
Rather than conflict, seek togetherness.
Older relatives often object to younger people using their smartphones and tablets during family gatherings. But digital devices can connect distant relatives year-round.
Declining interest rates have been working for home buyers, now they are working against them.
Declining interest rates has made housing more affordable over the past thirty years, but it has also increased the risk for homebuyers.
Generation X and Y are equally, if not more aggressive than baby boomers when investing in property.
Business Briefing: how the attitudes of the next generation are changing the property market.
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There's been a shift in attitudes to the property market over generations, from owning a home as a right, to owning a home as a commodity.
Much like the latest Zack Snyder film, the inter-generational war being played out in the press seems largely unnecessary.
The so-called ‘lamest’ generation has some very real grievances.
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Why do critiques focus on the flaws of the protesters, rather than the flawed institutions that sparked the protests in the first place?
Mothers will often distance themselves from their adult children for the same set of reasons.
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The severing of what many consider an everlasting bond is more common than you’d think.
Diversity in the workplace doesn’t always offer advantages.
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Countries with ageing populations have plenty to gain from managing effectively across generations.
A closer analysis of ‘generation war’ debates reveals that inequalities within generations remain far more significant than those between them.
The political debate over generational equity, which has been rekindled in the past week, now dominates discussions over wealth, government spending and fiscal sustainability. But a closer look at some…
Confucius stands guard at Beijing’s Renmin University.
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In today’s China, the philosopher Confucius is back. To mark his 2,565th birthday this September, the nation’s President, Xi Jinping, paid homage to the sage at an international conference convened for…