Read the following article (pdf is posted under the “Readings” folder on Canvas):

  • Bruenig, Elizabeth.  2019. “Want millennials to get married and have babies?  Change the polices that stop us.”  Washington Post, May 29.

After reading the article, write a minimum of 1 page essay that answers the following three questions.

  1. According to Bruenig, why aren’t millennials getting married and having babies?
  2. What policies does Bruenig propose to increase marriage and birth rates for millennials?
  3. Do you agree with Bruenig’s proposals, why or why not?


  • Your paper should be essay format, 1 to 2 pages, double spaced, with 12-point font and blue or black ink. Please use a professional font (Garamond, Times New Roman, Cambria, Verdana are good fonts to use).
  • Include a header with your name, the date, and the title of the course.
  • Please include page numbers anywhere on your paper.
  • You DO NOT need to include references or a works cited.