Young America

2021

46% of young have negative view of capitalism
Why Are Fewer Young Adults Having Casual Sex?
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Big Rise in U.S. Teens Identifying As Gay, Bisexual
CDC reports a 51% rise in suicide attempts in teenage girls during pandemic compared to a 4% rise in boys

Record 33% Of Young Americans Living With Parents

2020

Percentage of Americans aged 18 to 29 who live with one or both of their parents : 52
Gen Z's religious lives are more complex than 'affiliated' or 'unaffiliated'
US homeless student population reaches 1.5m, the highest in a decade
Nearly 2 In 5 Young Americans Putting Off Marriage Due To Debt
 

 2019

How activism has changed since the 1960s
 America has never been at peace for 18 year olds and younger
Study: Young adults spend six hours on phones each day
The cost of being a Millennial
The child play deficit
Segregation in American schools
Youth delaying marriage and children
Millennials falling out of middle class
More than half (51 percent) of young people in America do not have a steady romantic partner, 
Fifty-five percent of voters between the ages of 18 and 34 supported universal basic income as did 53 percent of respondents between 35 and 49. Voters older than 65 were overwhelmingly against the proposal with only 21 percent supporting it. Only 38 percent of respondents between the ages of 50 and 64 favored giving a monthly minimum income.
Millennials and Gen Z will make up 37% of 2020 electorate
The net worth of the average 18- to 35-year-old has plummeted 34 percent since 1996 (2019)

2018

Among problems, teens list anxiety and depression ahead of bullying
How Milennials compare with earlier generations
Survey: 91% of Millennials use cellphone while driving
Fed study: Why Millennials are spending less
Studies: A third of college students lack adequate food
The stunning cost explosion of going to college
Young having less sex
College mental health problems growing
The young turn left
Students abandoning humanities majors
Young turning on capitalism
What gets young people out to vote
The little noted youth revolution
 Why young Americans don't fight back more
Millennials poor tippers
Poll finds Millennials favorable towards socialism
Moving towards younger voting
Millennials blame boomers for our problems
To the young people from an elder who never gave up
The young have done it before
Dealing with teenage anger
Old enough to fight our wars, but not to drink?
Young relying on streaming services over cable TV
Biggest union gains last year were in younger workers
 

2017

Young losing interest in freedom
More evidence of a generational shift
Young men spending several hours weekly on video games
How to reframe our college system
How the young can save us
Far fewer teens getting drivers' licenses


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