Have young people stopped believing in democracy?

According to received wisdom, young people are going off democracy. So what is happening, and can this trend be reversed?

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Feb 25 · 8 min read

“We need an explicit and conscious drive to make democratic institutions less opaque, with a particular emphasis on engaging tomorrow’s electorate”

An age of extremes?

Mistrusting the message

Active, but less dutiful

So, what now?

RSA Journal

The award-winning RSA Journal is a quarterly publication for our Fellows, featuring the latest cutting-edge ideas from international writers alongside RSA news. A selection of articles have been reproduced here.

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RSA Journal

The award-winning RSA Journal is a quarterly publication for our Fellows, featuring the latest cutting-edge ideas from international writers alongside RSA news. A selection of articles have been reproduced here.