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Young people and democracy
by David Runciman
About this EXP
David Runciman, Professor of Politics at the University of Cambridge, examines the role and representation of young people in democracy.
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Key point 1
The generation divide in modern politics is constantly widening.
Key point 2
The old and young have opposing opinions on many important political questions, but the democratic system is skewed towards the old.
Key point 3
Giving children the vote is neither a radical nor dangerous idea.
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