“The millennials are the people who’ve inherited the hangover from the baby boomers’ party: a warming planet, a dysfunctional global financial system that rewards the rich and screws the poor, a polarized political class that’s moved so far to the right that a centrist like Barack Obama can be described with a straight face as “a socialist.” Millennials may be “narcissistic, materialistic and addicted to technology,” as Stein alleges early in his article; they’re also drowning in college debt, slaves to an internship “system” that demands ever-increasing work for no pay, and entrants into a job market that’s replaced employment rights with the “flexibility” of never being able to afford health insurance.”
There are places we go in our minds that holds us back. Keeps us rooted in old patterns. We are convinced of the worst happening instead of going forward with the a clear mind and a light heart. We get in our own way and work out every scenario of failure before we ever consider the possibility of success.
I’m as guilty of this as anyone else.
I’m tired of it.
You should be too.
“I wanted to create a wedding dress with meaning,” Barnes wrote to ABCNews.com in an email. “For me, the dress represents that too many people rush into marriage and end up getting divorced. I love the irony of the idea.”
Watergate: The Video Game
Journalists: It’s the game you’ve always wanted to play. Forget finding Carmen Sandiego. In Watergate: The Video Game, you’re on the hunt to expose Richard Nixon’s corruption. Here, the real sleuthing happens through interviews, document acquisition and hard-hitting reporting. This is the best way to celebrate the Pulitzer Prize that the Washington Post received 40 years ago today for its coverage of the Watergate scandal.
FJP: I like the 8-bit glory of it all. — Michael
If we’re a little bleary-eyed tomorrow, it’s because we’ve spent all night investigating Watergate.