There is never a short supply of interesting and/or bum-you-out news in relation to Xers. It gets old, but as we all know, there’s something to it. Here are two more news articles published so far this week including one about Sesame Street’s influence on Generation X.
Scripps Howard News Service is distributing an opinion editorial by Dale McFeatters, Dessert: The Shortchanged Generation. Warning: his ending is a real bummer.
New census data released this week demonstrate the chilling impact the recession has had on the current crop of young Americans, to whom the American dream is increasingly becoming a historical curiosity.
Generation X is cited as a potential loser in life-extension technologies. The angle of this article is undiscovered investment opportunities.
The Jackson Free Press has an interesting article that discusses the tolerance revolution, which Generation X impacted by changing the political dynamic.
Sesame Street’s Influence on Generation X, Millennials
The story also provides an interesting perspective on Seasame Street’s influence as well as the influence of Barney on racism and segregation.
Gen X and Gen Y achieved adulthood under the liberal-thinking auspices of Sesame Street’s veritable monsters like Big Bird, Grover and Cookie Monster, childhood staples since 1969.