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The Karen Era: Manager’s Menace

Derek Hales

Written By: Derek Hales

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In 1965 there were 32,827 Karens born in the US, representing 1.8% of total US births that year. It was the peak of the Karen era, but the world had no idea what the “let me speak to your manager” generation would unleash upon us 50 years later.

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About Derek Hales

Derek HalesDerek Hales is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of He has been featured in Fast Company, Reader's Digest, Business Insider,, She Knows, and other major publications. Derek has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University. Hales has been testing and reviewing products for the home since 2014.

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