Ronald Brownstein is the editorial director of National Journal.
Ronald Brownstein, a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of presidential campaigns, is National Journal Group's editorial director, in charge of long-term editorial strategy. He also writes a weekly column and regularly contributes other pieces for both National Journal and The Atlantic, and coordinates political coverage and activities across publications produced by Atlantic Media.
The Millennial Generation is the largest, most diverse, and potentially best educated in American history. But what happens to their dreams and drive as they step into the worst job market in decades? The author presents a tour of the generational landscape, from struggles to successes, coast to coast.
Busted budgets, failing schools, overcrowded prisons, gridlocked government—California no longer beckons as America’s promised land. Except, that is, in one area: creating a new energy economy. But is its path one the rest of the nation can follow?