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Join the TMI Blog!

Join the TMI Blog! TMI is having an open call for contributors to our blog! If you’re a Texas-loving millennial who likes to write, we’d love to hear from you. Our blog is a platform to help make your voice heard.  You’ve

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Brexit, Texas, and the American Tradition: Why #Texit is More Than a Meme

Brexit, Texas, and the American Tradition: Why #Texit is More Than a Meme by Carsten Hood British voters’ June decision to withdraw from the European Union in a move popularly known as “Brexit” – a nifty fusion of British and exit – has apparently reinvigorated discussion of

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Austin, Uber, and Democracy: What Happened and Why it Matters

Austin, Uber, and Democracy: What Happened and Why it Matters by Carsten Hood Alright, Austin—let’s talk about Uber, Lyft, and democracy. In short, Austin voters recently considered some new regulations on so-called ride-sharing services, particularly a requirement that their drivers

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Know Thy Enemy: a Classier Take on Class Warfare

Know Thy Enemy: a Classier Take on Class Warfare by Sable Levy In case you didn’t know it, the ultra-rich are widely vilified—particularly within movements such as Occupy Wall Street and the political campaign of Bernie Sanders, which has captured the

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TMI to Expand Operations to Nation’s Capital

TMI to Expand Operations to Nation’s Capital The Texas Millennial Institute is excited to announce today that operations of the organization will move to Washington, DC. This move comes at a time when there has been a widespread recognition that

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Why Millennials Want to End the War on Drugs

Why Millennials Want to End the War on Drugs by Carsten Hood More and more Americans are beginning to question their government’s war on drugs, and the younger generation is leading the discussion. TMI recently hosted a drug policy forum

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After Super Tuesday, What’s Next?

After Super Tuesday, What’s Next? by Jack Enright Texans voted along with 11 other states during the Super Tuesday primary elections on March 1. For the Republicans, Ted Cruz won Texas and many Plains States, whereas Donald Trump took most

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What Dank Memes, Drinking Games, and “Donald Tramp” Tell Us about the State of Politics

What Dank Memes, Drinking Games, and “Donald Tramp” Tell Us about the State of Politics by Noelle Mandell Millennials are the largest and most diverse generation in the history of our country.  Right now we’re in the prime of our

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Happy Texas Independence Day, y’all!

Happy Texas Independence Day, y’all! by Dustin Lané Happy Texas Independence Day, y’all!  And Happy Birthday to Sam Houston!  On March 2nd, 1836, settlers in Mexican Texas adopted the Texas Declaration of Independence, which declared their independence from Mexico and created the

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Announcing TMI’s Spring Forums

Announcing TMI’s Spring Forums With the success of our first season hosting single-issue summits and forums behind us, TMI is excited to gets things rolling again with a new array of forums this spring on a number of hot topics.

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