Today’s highly interesting read (06/06/18): When Citizens Check Out of Politics

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Today’s read is from Gordon Hume, commentator on municipal governance and community issues.

I spoke with a very smart woman who recently entered her 60s. She was raised, as were most in her age group, to be an engaged citizen: to vote, to participate, to pay their taxes trusting that the money would generally be well spent, to assist their neighbors and give back to their communities. Today, she told me, “I’m starting to say no. I just don’t trust any of them.”

And we need politicians to understand this new reality.

Read the entire column here.

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