An industry spokesperson attributed the rise primarily to two factors: designers who have incorporated small amounts of fur into a wider array of garments, making fur an option in warmer climates, and “a younger generation whose passion is not animal rights.”
Real earnings for young grads with a college degree have now declined for six straight years. “Real average earnings for young grads have fallen by over 15% since 2000, or by about $10,000 in constant 2011 dollars,” PPI reports.
Nearly every day there’s yet another headline proclaiming how Millennials and teens aren’t interested in driving and owning cars. The New York Times, Time magazine, and The Atlantic have all published articles underlining this lack of interest among today’s youth, citing environmental concerns and high gas prices as key reasons. Plus, the U.S. Department of Transportation reports the percentage of 16-year-olds with driver’s licenses has dropped from 50% in 1978 to 30% in 2008, though this decrease is partially linked to many states making teens wait a little longer before they get their driver’s licenses.
The lamestream media would have you believe that the greedy little wastrel “Millennial” generation should actually be called “Generation Y.” Do not believe this Millennialist propaganda, gentle readers. They are Millennials, and they are the best. And they’re coming to take over your workplace with their youthful, self-indulgent demands.
Like many tech companies, Google is made up of more men than women — currently about one third of the 34,300 people at the company are female. In an attempt to fix this and attract and retain more female employees, the search giant is doing what it does best. It has created an algorithm that determines at what point women are leaving the company in order to help figure out how best to keep them on board.