Study: Recessions Make Youth More Likely To Be Leftists

Salon.com posted an article yesterday titled “Has the recession spawned a generation of Democrats?” It’s a frightening prospect for any right-minded person and might therefore make one scoff at its validity. But the study’s findings are not out of alignment with logical thought, and to doubt them won’t do anything good for conservatives. The report, published in the Review of Economic Studies, finds that people who go through an economic recession “during the critical years of early adulthood” Read more […]