- Generation whY - 20140424 - Sarah Kendzior and Matthew Segal

Join host, Andrew Tint as he highlights the issues facing Generation Y.

This week 'Generation whY' will start with a serious discussion with Sarah Kendzior about the devaluing of millennials, and her recent article "Surviving the post-employment economy". After that Matt Segal stops by to discuss the outcome of FEC vs Mccutcheon.

Sarah Kendzior is a writer best known for her critical takes on the “prestige economy” and for her work on authoritarian states in Central Asia. As an op-ed columnist for Al Jazeera English, Ms. Kendzior writes about exploitation, particularly in higher education, and the diminishing opportunities of America’s youth. She also cover internet privacy, political repression, and how the media shape public perception.

Ms. Kendzior April 2013 article “The wrong kind of Caucasian” is the most popular AJE op-ed of all time. Since October 2013, she’s been a monthly columnist for the Vitae section of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Ms. Kendzior has also written for Foreign Policy, Slate, Registan.net, Medium, POLITICO, Radio Free Europe, Opinio Juris, Alternet, Ethnography Matters,The Atlantic, and La Stampa. In August 2013, Foreign Policy named her one of “the 100 people you should be following on Twitter to make sense of global events”. In October 2013, St. Louis Magazine profiled her as one of 15 inspirational people under 35 in St. Louis.

OURTIME.org co-founder Matt Segal will return to discuss the voter fraud and voter suppression. Find out more about their efforts here.

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.

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, The host of the David Pakman show David Pakman, and more.

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