06-26-2016, 12:01 PM
Millennials who can afford college are already less likely to be among those who struggle to make it above the poverty line. In addition to struggling to make ends meet, there's also prison to avoid, prison population increase hasn't slowed down. With or without a bailout or perks, few millennials are getting married, despite the income tax deduction incentive. Perhaps they're not convinced that there's much benefit for them to go the route of the traditional family, or that it's something outside their income bracket.
The safe space phenomenon was a mere extension of how much folks in general online like to censor what other people say. Ageism is a far more socially acceptable form of bigotry than others of course. Your date of manufacture is what you are separated by all throughout your term in public education.
It was probably more the Bretton Woods agreement that allowed Americans to get away with consuming so much while producing so little. There is still some incentive to learn more ways to service others for money, but with the decline of labor unions, the terms of employment aren't so easy to negotiate in the worker's favor.