I forgot to post this when it happened but I thought it was important to bookmark it. It’s kind of a microcosm of the intergenerational divide that animates a lot of the political debate between the Hillary Clinton camp and the Bernie Sanders camp swirling around in the context of post-modernism/post-colonialism and the increasing recognition of privilege.
Talia Jane writes an open letter to the CEO of Yelp complaining about not earning a living wage:
An Open Letter To My CEO • 2016 Feb 19 • Medium
Stefanie Williams writes a scathing criticism of Talia Jane, branding her as a stereotypical entitled Millenial:
An Open Letter to Millennials Like Talia… • 2016 Feb 20 • Medium
This inspires Sara Lynn Michener to write a rebuttal (satirically titled to mimic the clickbaity headlines that linked to Talia Jane’s and Stefanie Williams’ posts) that points out Williams is projecting her own insecurities and her own privilege onto Talia Jane:
36 year-old DESTROYS 29-year-old millennial who “ripped” 25-year-old Yelp employee who got fired after complaining about her salary • 2016 Feb 24 • Medium