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A history of Millennials and neoliberalism, 1982 - Present.

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Many Millennials are long since past the situation where we're still believing in the meritocratic ideal. As evidenced by Black Lives Matter, as evidenced by the rise of groups like Democratic Socialists of America, we're already getting to the point of looking collectively to make it so we're not handing down the same sort of myths to our kids.

Writer Shaun Scott traces a history of Millennials and the world they've inherited - as a generation coming of age in the gap between American ideology and the harsh economic and cultural realities of neoliberalism, and as a cohort awakened to the values of cooperation, as a means of survival in this world, and the basis of a better world to win.

Shaun is author of Millennials and the Moments That Made Us: A Cultural History of the U.S. from 1982-Present from Zero Books.

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Shaun Scott

Shaun Scott is a writer, historian, and filmmaker.

 

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