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Most Americans are optimistic about 2019

by // January 2, 2019

“Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now,” sing the Schuyler sisters in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton.” They seem to sum up the optimism that Americans have for themselves in reflecting on 2018 and entering 2019. It’s a buoyant way to look at the past year’s trip around the sun,… continue »

Millennials aren’t the entrepreneurs you thought they were

by // November 6, 2018

Society gets many things wrong about Millennials. One persistent myth is they are the generation of entrepreneurs and their role model is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. But people born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s show something different, according to a new Ipsos entrepreneurship survey. Globally, just 14 percent of Millennials on average have started… continue »

Youth say they’re the change we can believe in

by // October 3, 2018

Famed anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  However, in a world where most people believe that the system is broken, is that still the case? The short answer: maybe, but only some young people… continue »

Bots are influencing politics so we polled them.

by // September 28, 2018

The bots on social media are talking. And they’re talking about one guy in particular. You’ve probably heard a lot about bots – automated social media accounts that have been used to influence human opinions on politics and other topics. You might have heard that the Russians used them to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential… continue »