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- Generation whY - 20131010-Alex Torpey and Matt Segal

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Join host, Andrew Tint as he highlights the issues facing Generation Y. 'Generation whY' explores the issues facing Millennials.

The concerns confronting the millennial generation affect more than just a select few- the entire nation is deeply impacted by the tribulations of Generation Y as they come of age. Join Andrew as he discusses a wide range of topics that include; student loan debt, internships, social media, and more. His guests will include OURTIME.org co-founder Matt Segal, host of the David Pakman show David Pakman, John Green and more.

This week 'Generation whY' will focus on Millennials in politics. We will be talking to Alex Torpey, who is the 48th Village President of South Orange. Alex was sworn in as the youngest mayor in New Jersey, he is also the youngest in South Orange's history, and is one of the leaders at the forefront of the movement of millenials in civic leadership, starting a non-profit, Rethink Leadership. Alex has done all of this while volunteering for the EMT's and paying off his student loan debt. Alex was elected and sworn into office in May 2011 and will serve a four year term through May 2015.

OURTIME.org co-founder Matt Segal will return to discuss the upcoming Supreme court case McCutcheon v. FEC (Federal Election Commission). Matt Segal recently wrote an article for the Huffington Post outlining what this case means for millennials. 

As president and co-founder of OurTime.org, Matthew leads campaigns to expand job opportunities, voting rights, and civic education among his generation while devising strategic partnerships with media brands to enhance the voice of his peers. Matthew is also a regular TV commentator, contributing most frequently to MSNBC, and has appeared on The TODAY Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, and the CBS Evening News among several other cable and broadcast news programs.

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