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More Misconceptions about College

Young people don’t need elite schools to succeed; they just need to finish high school, get a full-time job, and get married before having children.

How the Trend of Young Adults Living With Their Parents Could Boost Social Capital

The American way is to view young adults still at home as a troubling trend; whereas, in the Middle Eastern culture, this extra time at home is a way to expand the social and economic capital of the family.

Republicans’ Millennial Problem Isn’t What You Think

Republicans who want to modernize their party rightly point to the GOP’s weakness among millennials as a target area for improvement. But the prescription will only work if the diagnosis is correct.

Harvard poll: Millennials “mugged by reality” on Obamacare

Harvard University released the results of a new national poll this week, examining the latest attitudes of 18- to 29-year-olds on matters of political economy. The big surprise is that Millennials overwhelmingly disapprove of Obamacare. In a survey of 2,089 Millennials throughout the U.S., fewer than three in 10 uninsured individuals said they planned to enroll in Obamacare. By […]

Seeing what we want to see: Millennials look a government, capitalism and religion

The new Economic Values Survey, recently published by the Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute, has been lighting up the blogosphere this week—with many pundits singing just one tune. “The Rise of the Christian Left in America” is at hand, proclaims Jonathan Merritt on the pages of The Atlantic; clearly we are witnessing “The […]