GenX: Misunderstood and Underestimated – Guest Post by Mike Brooks

The 2008 financial crisis had–and continues to have–varying impacts on the generations. Baby Boomers, many approaching or reaching retirement age, simply have their eye on getting over the finish line. Millennials, just starting off financially and with little to no assets or liabilities, have seen their financial lives stall before even getting started. GenX however has the most difficult road of all….

Voting, California-style

By Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais This blog first appeared on the Los Angeles Times website on November 23, 2012. If we want to 'fix' voting in America, the Golden State could be the model. The lessons of the 2012 election are still being learned, but here's one we already know: We need to do more to increase voter participation. In many battleground states, the intense and highly partisan presidential campaign bumped up turnout percentages from 2008. But in most states, where the outcome of the presidential contest was predictable, voter participation fell from the historically high levels…

Occupy movement mirrors Millenial Generation

CCLP Senior Fellow Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais co-authors of the newly published "Millennial Momentum: How a New Generation is Remaking America" suggest the Occupy Movement has a lot to learn from the organizational characteristics of the Millennial Generation. Read more about how this new generation's characteristics are shaping public policy here….

Senior Fellow Richard Reeves Writes About The Millenial Generation

Senior fellow Richard Reeves has published an article on TruthDig about the Millennial Generation and the effects that the economic environment has had upon them. He also references CCLP senior fellow Morley Winograd's book Millennial Momentum. You can read the post here. You can watch a recent conversation with Winograd, co-author Michael Hais, and CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan here….

Winograd in USA Today – 2012 Election

USA Today published an article citing Senior Fellow Morley Winograd and co-author Mike Hais about the 2012 presidential election. Winograd postulates that Obama will not be able to rely on the young constituents who helped to put him in the White House, due the tumultuous year Obama has faced against his opponents in the House and Senate….

Winograd in NYT – Suburban Hip

In an article in the New York Times, research by senior fellow Morley Winograd is cited for the urban and suburban sprawl of the millennial generation as they age. According to his and co-author, Michael Hais' research, 43 percent of Millennials describe suburbs as their "ideal place to live," compared with just 31 percent of older generations. (An additional article citing the work of Winograd and Hais can be found on KCET.)…