“O.P.C.” touches on millennials’ big questions

On a wintry Saturday in Cambridge, MA, I joined friends and family at the American Repertory Theater to watch Eve Ensler’s new comedy, “O.P.C.” Eve Ensler, writer of the well-known “Vagina Monologues,” is no stranger to provocative topics, and “O.P.C.” well suits her brand. The play explores overconsumption: The fact that Americans throw away $165 billion worth … More “O.P.C.” touches on millennials’ big questions

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Unlike their parents, Gen Y-ers don’t feel the need to invest their money in cars, despite the efforts of companies like Ford to market specifically to millennials. Why not? Derek Thompson and Jordan Weissmann of The Atlantic Monthly argue that the popularity of smartphones has paved the way for changes in the transportation economy. Companies like Zipcar allow Gen … More Learning to share