European Millennials are not like their American counterparts

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Under-30s in Europe are more disposed than their parents are to view poverty as a result of an individual’s choice.

In public perception, age is often related to political views. “Not to be a republican at 20 is proof of want of heart; to be one at 30 is proof of want of head,” the 19th-century French monarchist François Guizot is supposed to have said. King Louis Philippe’s prime minister was swept from power by the 1848 revolution, presumably by a combination of republican under-30s and older Frenchmen who had lost their heads. Since then, Guizot’s famous one-liner has often been updated.

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American’s financial lives explained in 29 charts

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How much money you make and how you spend that money plays a huge part in what your life looks like.

What makes us unique? Well, we like to think lots of things make us unique: where we’re from, how we were raised, our tastes, our education. But for better or worse, how much money you make and how you spend that money also play huge parts in dictating what your life looks like.  Vox presents 29 charts below showing how Americans earn and spend money, from childhood through their golden years.

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Americans hate their jobs more than everyone else in the world hates their jobs

Monster.com and market research company GfK conducted a survey of 8,000 workers across the United States, Canada, India, and Europe which we suppose makes it somewhat official: America is number one! Number one in the percentage of employees who hate their jobs, that is.

 

 

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Younger Americans are reading books and visiting libraries after all: Study

“Younger Americans’ reading habits and library use are still anchored by the printed page.”

Younger Americans no longer visit public libraries and have all but abandoned paper books in favor of digital media has been the stereotype for a while. But in reality, young Americans are actually more likely than older Americans to have read a printed book in the past year and are more likely than their elders to use a library.

 

 

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