Men: Fact of the Day–Only 7 in 10 Millennial men work

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Millennials have suffered most from the after-effects of the Great Recession. They are often called the spoiled kids of helicopter parents, lazy, and lost.

Only 71 percent of 18-to-34-year-old men were employed in 2014, compared to 84 percent in 1960.

With all the focus on dislocated, middle-aged factory workers, the struggling population of Millennial men may be at least as large. If they don’t work now, when will they? And if they don’t start careers, when will they feel able to marry, buy a home, save for retirement?

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