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A More United Politics

Politics Isn’t All Bad and Your Kids Should Know It

Politics and Parenting

Don’t speak of all politics or government as dirty or bad.

The stories we tell matter. Imagine a world where told our children that all astronauts were egomaniacs, all doctors were cheats, or all teachers were liars. We probably wouldn’t have a bunch of precocious 5 year olds thinking about those careers when asked what they want to be when they grow up.

Kids playing President at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (2018)



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Lindsey Cormack

I am an associate professor of political science and run www.dcinbox.com. I teach at Stevens Institute of Technology and reside on the Upper East Side