Out of sight, out of reach?

As a generation, we don’t know where to turn back to. Like other under-represented groups in the places of power, young people are marginalised. In politics, we are too often restricted to “youth issues”. In the economy, we are treated as ideal bait for consumption. In society we are asked to wait our turn, we are the “next generation”, but next never means now.

It’s partly why we are least likely to take part in the structures defined by the generation that preceded them — such as political parties and trade unions. With the crisis we face, people are crying out for a new way of doing politics. It’s not that young people aren’t interested in politics, it’s that they see no way of being able to make change happen.

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Head of Policy Design, Scrutiny & Partnerships @newhamlondon #localgov Co-founder of #systemschange & #servicedesign progs. inspired by @cescaalbanese

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Head of Policy Design, Scrutiny & Partnerships @newhamlondon #localgov Co-founder of #systemschange & #servicedesign progs. inspired by @cescaalbanese

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