Tagged: Apathy

Pants on Fire

W   ith politicians only being marginally more trusted than estate agents and second-hand car salesmen, Matt Smith, 17, asks why confidence in Westminster has been shaken so fundamentally, and what can be done...

A New Brand of Politics

Our new writer, Emily Hawkins, sums up why most young people believe in Russell Brand, don’t care about Westminster, hate politicians and why our democracy is smelling stagnant. But it doesn’t have to stay...

The Participation Crisis: there may yet be hope.

There has been a visible decline in turnout figures at general elections held in the UK and other forms of political participation for almost half a century now. In the 2010 general election, there...

We are not to be blamed for our political apathy.

The Government is.  PoliticalBeatBy Will Matthias (@WillMatthias15)_______________ Educating people about the power of their ballot is the only way to stem the problem of political apathy. (Photo: Pennsylvania State University) We consider ourselves lucky in...

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