How will the unemployment and economic recession (or recessions as it more looks like) affect the New Silents in the U.S.? Amongst several dismal prognoses, over a quarter of this generation is expected to endure child poverty – and that is a conservative estimate. Derek Thompson of the Atlantic discusses how America’s decline from prosperity […]
After numerous studies and reports mapping the Millennial generation and especially their attributes in the workforce, predictions about the post-Millennials are finally starting to pop up in news sources and in market research reports (here, here and here). At After the Millennials, we try not to let this type of fodder escape our radar!
Eight years to the day after George W. Bush declared “Mission Accomplished”, President Obama tells us tonight that one huge mission is indeed accomplished. And this time with more hard evidence than last time – and no embarrassing looking bomber jacket. A small U.S. team attacked and killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan and confirmed […]
The file sharing police is doomed to lose against a generation of smug pirates. This is what Swedish research group Cybernorms concludes with after measuring social norms in the file sharing community. The researchers found that 75 percent of 15 – 25 year olds feel no remorse for downloading pirate material from sites like the […]
‘Tiger mother’ Amy Chua refuses to let her children go to play dates and sleepovers. She protects them from the evils of TV and computer games. She protects them from a whole world outside of violin practice and top grades. Are these types of parents really the opposites of indulgent Helicopter parents or are they rather the […]
The Millennials are becoming parents – or at least they are preparing for it. And the children they give birth to are the New Silents. A Pew Research cohort study measured attitudes towards marriage and parenting comparing Generation X and the Millennials in 1997 and 2008 respectively. Since 1997 a growing proportion of young adults responded […]