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New York Magazine | Why the Current Crop of Twentysomethings Are Going to Be Okay


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“The Obama 2008 campaign was the high-water mark for twentysomething political involvement. The activism it entailed felt like work—not a turnoff for us. Dialing your way through spreadsheets of get-out-the-vote phone numbers is something you can add to a résumé; getting escorted off the Brooklyn Bridge in those plastic handcuffs is not. But we’re done with that kind of engagement, for now: While this is by some measures the most politically progressive generation ever, young people have never been more disillusioned, as a group, about their ability to bring about meaningful change through the electoral process.”

Read the entire article at  New York Magazine:  Why the Current Crop of Twentysomethings Are Going to Be Okay.

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