'The Generation Myth' Calls for Ceasefire on the Generation Wars

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In “The Generation Myth: Why When You’re Born Matters Less Than You Think" author Bobby Duffy debunks myths and stereotypes about generational labels. (iStock)

You’ve heard it all before: Boomers have all the money, millennials are the unluckiest generation, gen z are changing the nature of work (and scaring their bosses).  But a lot of generational analysis is really just fake science, argues social researcher Bobby Duffy in his new book “The Generation Myth: Why When You’re Born Matters Less Than You Think.”  Duffy joins us to debunk stereotypes around generational trends, and illuminate the real challenges facing different generations.

Guests:

Bobby Duffy, author, "The Generation Myth: Why When You're Born Matters Less Thank You Think," professor of public policy and director of the Policy Institute, King's College, London

Reniqua Allen-Lamphere, producer, journalist; author, "It Was All A Dream: A New Generation Confronts the Broken Promise to Black America"

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