With the oldest Baby Boomers hitting retirement age this year, a changing of the guard in America has officially begun. Next up are the Gen-Xers, of course, but many of them are already in power positions around the world. We're more interested in what comes after they of the 90s ennui and grunge: The Millenials.
In an effort to get ahead of the game, think tank the Brookings Institution put together D.C.'s New Guard, a report about the ideas and attitudes of Millenials, "the generational cohort born from roughly 1980 to 2005." Researchers interviewed 1,000 young people working in Washington, D.C. for a summer about their views on politics, the media, and the world.
Because while the Millenials' time is not now, it will be—perhaps sooner than many of them think.
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