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‘Elderly’ No More – NYTimes.com

“Have you thought about changing the name of that blog you’re writing for?” Ann Fishman asked. “The boomers aren’t going to like it. They don’t ever want to get old.” I’d called Ms. Fishman, president of Generational Targeted Marketing, a market research firm in New York, with a simple question. …

The Path of Thomas Friedman Is Beset on All Sides by the Inequities of the Selfish

Hirsute-lipped Sesame Street character Thomas Friedman, America’s most respected newspaper columnist, does not “have it easy,” just because he lives in a sprawling mansion and holds a job that consists of rewriting the same exact column over and over again every week, merely substituting different—but equally trivial—anecdotes gleaned while looking …