Tag Archives: voting

Let the Millennials grow up (the apathetic youth and other myths)

  In two recent blog posts in reaction to PEW and Harvard Public Opinion Project reports on Millennials, John Sides warned against equating the millennial generation’s more liberal and Democratic-leaning preferences with a bright future for the Democratic Party. However, he closes his report acknowledging that the “political formation of younger Millennials isn’t over”. The […]

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Will a Labour government fill our schools with eager young voters? Probably not…

“The crisis of youth unemployment risks creating a generation that is disengaged…a generation that believes they have no stake in the country”, Michael Dugher, Labour party vice-chairman, recently told the Yorkshire Post. He calls for giving 16 and 17 year olds the vote so that they have “a tangible way of expressing their views”, and […]

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UKIP’s Awkward Relationship With the Far Right

Over at the Guardian Comment is Free, Dr Matt Goodwin responds to some criticism from the UK Independence Party (UKIP) about one of his latest research reports.

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