For a Peaceful World

Posted by: eric on December 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm

Last night President Obama addressed the nation with a plan for a buildup of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.  In his speech he said “our security is at stake” and used the speech to announce his intentions to add 30,000 troops to be deployed to Afghanistan.  This blog post is not so much to comment on […]

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 […]

Generation WE Around the World

Posted by: eric on October 29, 2009 at 4:08 pm

In the book I primarily focus on Millennials in the United States.  But we live in an increasingly interdependent world, and American Millennials themselves believe that they are called to work with their counterpart from other nations and continents. We cannot—and must not—ignore the important role that youth from around the world will play in […]

The Justice Seekers

Posted by: eric on August 31, 2009 at 4:36 pm

Ted Kennedy’s life and work has taught me how human decency and government can work to serve her people and not solely special interests.  Kennedy’s early endorsement, of then, Senator Barack Obama in January of last year was an example of generations coming together with a shared interest to form what I call a “grand alliance”. […]


Posted by: eric on June 10, 2009 at 2:10 am

We live in a cynical world. Many of those reading this blog are already immersed in doubt and despair. They’re ready to dismiss the vision we’re trying to evoke by calling it “naive,” “unrealistic,” or “utopian.” They’re eager to deny the potential for greatness contained in Generation We and to condemn today’s youth to living out their lives in the same quagmire of quiet […]