Although millennials were a core part of President Barack Obama’s winning coalition in both the 2008 and 2012 elections, young people continue to struggle in our beleaguered economy.
A college campus should be a place of academic freedom — an environment that encourages students to explore new topics, develop critical-thinking skills, and learn how to communicate ideas effectively.
Jonah Goldberg, AEI Fellow, bestselling author, and columnist will deliver a speech entitled, “Cheer Up, for the Worst Is Yet to Come” to an audience of interns as part of our Intern Reception Series.
On Monday, young people across the country will watch, cheer and tweet as they celebrate the inauguration of the man they helped reelect president of the United States. The enthusiasm will be reminiscent of the excitement four years ago when President Obama was sworn in as the 44th president.
There is no choice but to reform the entitlement programs. Otherwise they will be the social welfare revolution that eats its children, starting with Gen. Y.
For Americans as a whole, the most pernicious myth is that entitlements are mainly a benefit arrangement for an underclass.
Our Academic Programs team recently asked Nick Eberstadt, author of “A Nation of Takers: America’s Entitlement Epidemic,” questions on entitlement spending related to Millennials. Below is part one of our three-part series with Nick.
College students are disillusioned by this economic reality, and they are eager to hear the candidates address the issues that concern them.