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Talkin’ ‘bout my g-g-g-generation — and why we need to redraw the boundary lines

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Boomers have dominated American politics for more than three decades, and that’s not about to change

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I constantly hear that industries are dying thanks to millennials. But just like these worn-out stereotypes, millennials are getting old.

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Most of us move away from the soundtracks to our earlier lives. Thank God for the invention of podcasts.

Illustration: Katie Carey

We have always lived loud, and we’re not going to change that

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Beto O‘Rourke and the Failure of the Failure Generation

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Meghan Daum

A Gen Xer contemplates mortality, burial, and decay

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Illustration: Pablo Delcan

Why the opt-out generation should reject its nostalgia bath

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