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The roasting of earnest Millennials reflects an ancient, intergenerational war of feelings

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Don’t ask us to be ‘horny for tha polls.’ The world is literally burning.

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The coronavirus is the first time Gen Z and younger millennials have had to confront virality as something that can kill more than just your reputation

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Our endless access to information makes it easy to forget — she wasn’t there

Billie Eilish at the American Music Awards.
Billie Eilish at the American Music Awards.
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Don’t take offense to Gen Z’s hashtag. They’re actually onto something.

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The defining experience for generations to come will be knowing what it feels like to be constantly watched

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