Rationally Speaking | 9 November 2020 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | iTunes
Faced with stagnant wages and rising costs of education, rent, and health care, Millennials have a tougher path to economic security than Boomers did. Discusses whether Millennials’ situation is the result of misguided and irresponsible policy choices by Boomers. Perspectives from: Jill Filipovic, author of OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind; Joseph C. Sternberg, author of The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole Millennials’ Economic Future; and Patrick Fisher, author of Demographic Gaps in American Political Behavior.
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1 thought on “Are Boomers to Blame for Millennials’ Struggles?”
It’s always fun to blame the Boomers. Here’s a New Yorker column about an anti-Boomer book by Helen Andrews, coming from a Christian, conservative perspective: https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-conservative-case-against-the-boomers