The effects of the 2008 financial crisis have been profound on Millennials.
The cost of college has surged in recent years, and many Millennials are burdened by staggering debt.
Many Millennials are also out of work or struggle with low salaries, limited homeownership, and few investments.
Some Good News
Banksy works from home, the New York Times releases its "52 Places Virtually" list, and some other short yet heartwarming reads.
Brands that invoke nostalgia such as Playstation, Disney, Netflix, and even Amazon are doing well, while other brands such as Macy's and Costco are seeing a slight decline in previously pretty solid popularity.
Platforms such as OnlyFans and Patreon are seeing spikes in users as people pivot to earn money as unemployment rises.
Teachers are engaging with other forms of virtual learning like video games to mix up the virtual classroom setting.
The Supreme Court complains that remote work has made lawyers more relaxed with how they present themselves in court.
Startups are asking workers to take voluntary pay cuts in exchange for more equity.
New programs like thermal cameras are being used to combat Covid-19 in the short-term but may have negative long-term effects.
A Pandemic Pivot
Branch, a company that manufactures high-end office furniture to serve growing companies, pivoted to create a Work From Home collection.
Changes were made in leadership, roles, and other key company features to allow for this transition.