Young Democrats May Control the Political Future

An engaging piece, supported with quite a bit of polling data, that suggests Democrats are rapidly becoming the party of the young and the various consequences of this shift. Democrats are "rapidly becoming the party of the young”, while Republicans are "leaning ever more heavily on retirees". A generational war is coming, the authors argue, and come the mid-2020s, the change is going to result in a major shift towards left leaning policies. "Key liberal priorities — universal Medicare, student-loan forgiveness, immigration reform, a Green New Deal — will have a decent chance of becoming law.” 


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