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Millennials in Catalonia are leading the charge for independence. Still feeling the effects of the Great Recession and looking for new options, Millennials across Europe are embracing Eurosceptic ideals.
According to a new poll, two-thirds of Millennials have more fear than hope about the country’s future. Much of this teamworking, left-leaning generation worries about where America is headed under its divisive new leadership.
A whopping 71% of Millennials are so disappointed with the Democratic and Republican parties that they believe a third major political party is needed. For consensus-seeking Millennials, a new party that ends the current era of political divisiveness sounds like a dream coame true.
California is preparing new rules that would allow autonomous vehicles to be tested without a person in the driver’s seat. Although self-driving cars still have a long way to go, tech and automotive companies alike are confident that fully autonomous vehicles will hit the streets sooner rather than later.
Boomer Columnist Jim Camden comments on a recent study showing that his generation has always been more polarized than Millennials. While Camden originally assumed that the Internet has fostered political polarization, he comes to the (correct) conclusion that “cranky old people are responsible for polarization.”
Following a strong showing in the country’s national elections, Germany’s far-right AfD party will be represented in parliament for the first time in half a century. AfD’s surprising finish is the latest manifestation of the spread of Euroscepticism—and is a damaging blow to the reputation of incumbent Angela Merkel.
Columnist Peter Weber says that America could use a Gen-X president. He’s right to point out that this generation’s trademark no-nonsense pragmatism and latchkey-kid autonomy would be valuable traits to help steer the country through tumultuous times.