Politics is in the Blood of the Young

January 2017 CARPE DIEM
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Something is not right when society’s younger members are not politically active. History shows that to be an anomaly.“Give me 1,000 men and I will move a mountain. Give me 10 young men and I will shake the world.” (Sukarno)Where political involvement is concerned, young people are generally perceived to be outliers – either too radical in their views or completely indifferent. Yet they make up a potent political force especially in developing nations where they dominate in demography. Once...

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