Legitimizing the Movement: Millennials Push into Formal Politics

Legitimizing the Movement: Millennials Push into Formal Politics

The largest generation in American history is changing the culture of politics as they cross the threshold into legislative roles. Discover how three Millennial political leaders from Washington State’s 48th legislative district Democrats are reshaping the expectations of our generation to create a system “where politicians truly can be held accountable, and where the interests of the government are also the interests of the people.”

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We're Adapting to a False Reality

We're Adapting to a False Reality

So does it make sense that my generation might be, on the whole, more self-centered? Fuck yes it does. 

We’re human beings and we are unmatched in our ability to adapt to our environment. 

But maybe, just maybe, that’s not so great for us this time. 

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The New Caucus on the Block

The New Caucus on the Block

In 2014, Americans won an enormous victory when 30-year-old Republican Elise Stefanik became the youngest woman elected to Congress in U.S. history. Already a landmark win for women everywhere, her election has uniqueness in spades. Now, despite opposing claims, the political conversation among Millennials is electric; and as opposed to previous generations’ numbers, Millennial unity surrounding the most pressing political issues is unprecedented. 

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The Roots of the “Millennial Workplace”

The Roots of the “Millennial Workplace”

This new model for workplace happiness has spread. Companies in a variety of industries are making tweaks to their culture to try to boost employee job satisfaction and productivity. But this model has also given rise to new grievances about what it means to be in the workplace. Many of these grievances are directed at Millennials.

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Hey, Boomers: Take Back Your Trophies Already

Hey, Boomers: Take Back Your Trophies Already

Despite the controversy, the ‘participation trophy’ issue has never been a Millennial problem. The issue is not a problem of children today, either. It began as a dialogue between adults about parenting, and evolved into what it truly is today—a political issue. To understand the phenomenon, we dig up the roots of the issue—the scientific findings that silently prop up its anti-youth discourse.

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