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You Can’t Hide from Politics Anymore

Ignorance was never bliss.

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Growing up, most of my family considered themselves apolitical. So did a lot of my friends. Even in my 20s it was popular to slap on your dating profile, or mention on a first date. They treated political activism like a kind of hobby, something you could choose to get passionate about. If you decided to be political, they wanted you to keep them out of it…




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