There Are No Millennials and No Gen X or Gen Y

Talking sensibly about generations

The corporate media loves simplifications. It enjoys painting with a broad brush and placing everything into tidy, constricting categories. One of the media’s simplifications is to label people as belonging to a generation. They claim you are a “baby boomer,” a “millennial,” a “Gen Xer,” or so on, defining you by the classification to which they have consigned you. Thinking in terms of generations isn’t completely silly, but the current thoughtless pantheon of generations is largely…




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