A Generation of Green Activist

Posted by: eric on November 30, 2009 at 11:58 am

Generation We is overwhelmingly pro-environment. Having grown up— unlike any previous generation—with the image on their computer monitors of Planet Earth as a precious, fragile blue sphere floating like an island of life in the darkness of space, the Millennials have a more profound environmental consciousness than earlier Americans. They can’t even remember a time […]

The Progressive Shift

Posted by: eric on November 25, 2009 at 2:46 am

The political attitudes of Generation We reveal a distinct pattern that is markedly different from that of their immediate predecessors, the Gen Xers—the most politically conservative cohort in American history. Thanks to their open-mindedness and their overwhelming embrace of the greater good, Generation We is developing strongly progressive views on a wide range of issues […]

The House Has Spoken

Posted by: eric on November 10, 2009 at 10:25 am

On Saturday November 7, 2009, just before midnight, the House of Representatives passed HR 3962, the Affordable Health Care For America Act on a bipartisan vote of 220-215. Congress has attempted to “fix” heath care for the last thirty years. The last big generation of political activists, the Baby Boomers of the 1960s, got some […]

Politically Engaged

Posted by: eric on November 3, 2009 at 10:11 am

Well, today is election day and there are several important races destined to be determined.  I have read several articles in various blogs and newspapers, raising the question of “where are the Millennials and will they vote?”   I fear ”disengaged” youth will be to blamed for election day turnout (or lack there of).  But what […]