The state of the economy and forgotten “millennials”

One of my favorite Washington Post columnists, Alexandra Petri, whose pieces I find both topical and funny, has this insightful column today about a group whose perspective often gets lost in debates over the economy and initiatives to improve it. The takeaway: the "millennial" generation is in trouble, and has been for some time — burdened by enormous student debt and stuck in neutral because there simply aren't enough jobs for them. Whereas national unemployment has dipped under 8%, "millennial" unemployment still tops 13%.

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