Opponents of old people dominating the government have an unlikely ally: baby boomers

kali9/Getty Images; Insider Baby boomers are unlikely advocates for tearing down the country's gerontocracy, new polling indicates. Baby boomers surveyed by Morning Consult/Insider were wildly in favor of instituting congressional term and age limits. A hefty majority of baby boomers polled also said it would be good if more millenials and Gen Xers were in […]

Why Bruton says Boomers are right on target

CJ BRUTON was always proud to wear the green-and-gold singlet of Australia. But the Boomers guard remembers an extra imaginary feature on the basketball uniforms at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne: a giant red target on their backs. The sport was making its first appearance at a Commonwealth Games — thanks largely to Australian […]

Real estate players are looking to corner the market on both baby boomers and millennials

Flickr / Jakob Montrasio Millennials are finally looking at the housing market. Housing is in short supply for those millennials looking to buy. Millennials officially surpassed Baby Boomers in 2017 as borrowers for high-end mortgages. Whether you call them the Selfie Generation, Generation Me or the Do-Gooder Generation, it’s clear that millennials are the biggest and most […]

The majority of baby boomers now own a smart device

A new study by the American Association of Retired Persons reports that baby boomers are consistently using new technologies. More and more Americans over the age of 50 are embracing smartphones, laptops, and desktops in order to stay in touch with their family and friends. As this chart by Statista shows, the vast majority of people older […]

Boomers silence Philippines fans

AT 8:30PM the tide turned for the Boomers. After an hour of play against the Philippines the Australians finally felt at “home” when the John Farnham classic “You’re the Voice” blasted through the speakers at Margaret Court Arena. Before the half-time sing-a-long the Aussies had been booed and jeered mercilessly by the Gilas Pilipinas’ boisterous […]

Ben Simmons on Boomers gold, his jump-shot & his mum

Video Ben Simmons on Boomers gold, his jump-shot & his mum3:41 NBA: Ben Simmons speaks exclusively with Fox Sports Basketball journalist Olgun Uluc, discussing dreams of Boomers Olympic gold, critcism of his jump-shot and the role his mum has played in his life and career. January 31st 2018 2 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/More […]

Boomers take heat from Flames run

THE Melbourne Boomers ended the Sydney Flames’ unbeaten run at home this season with an emphatic 88-65 win on Saturday. For the first time this season one of coach Cheryl Chambers’ halftime rev-ups failed to work. Chambers’ carefully chosen words have triggered numerous second-half turnarounds but the Boomers’ sweet-shooting and defensive effort was too much […]

Millennials outnumber baby boomers in tech — and it highlights Silicon Valley’s ageism

Jaimie Trueblood/HBO Millennials are close to constituting a majority of the tech workforce while older industry vets struggle to find work. The new study by job search website Indeed exposes ageism in Silicon Valley. The tech industry’s prejudice against older folks is alive and well — though that doesn’t mean millennials have its easy. According […]

Baby boomers are retiring — and it’s going to have a huge impact on the economy

Few investors understand the magnitude of the looming demographic crisis and its ramifications. The first Baby Boomers turned 70 last year. At the same time, the US fertility rate is at its lowest point since records began in 1909. This disastrous combination means by 2030, those aged 65 and older will make up over 20% of the […]

Recalled Cadee stars for Boomers

Video Image Boomers beat down on Japan1:07 Basketball: The Australian Boomers have beat Japan convincingly in Beirut. August 9th 2017 4 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/More Sports/ Boomers guard Jason Cadee starred in the win over Japan. Picture: Basketball Australia MATT LOGUEThe Daily Telegraph Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ […]