Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Millennials Don't Stand a Chance
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 | 6:45pm
"Always intelligent and provocative as well as disciplined and civil." - The Wall Street Journal
Binta Niambi Brown, Lawyer, Startup Advisor & Human Rights Advocate
W. Keith Campbell, Professor of Psychology, University of Georgia & Co-Author of The Narcissism Epidemic
Jessica Grose, Journalist & Author of Sad Desk Salad
David D. Burstein, Author of Fast Future, How the Millennial Generation is Shaping Our World & Founder, Generation18
Millennials—growing up with revolutionary technology and entering adulthood in a time of recession—have recently been much maligned. Are their critics right? Is this generation uniquely coddled, narcissistic, and lazy? Or have we let conventional wisdom blind us to their openness to change and innovation, and optimism in the face of uncertainty, which, in any generation, are qualities to be admired?