Civic Participation

The troubling charts that show young people losing faith in democracy

Officials carry ballot boxes of the vote on the nuclear exit in Bern, Switzerland November 27, 2016. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich - RTSTIK3

The young are turning their backs on democracy, according to studies. Image: REUTERS/Ruben Sprich - RTSTIK3

Alex Gray
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 How essential it is to live in a democracy, by age range
Image: New York Times
 Beliefs in democracy
Image: Mounk/Foa 2016
 The Widening Political Apathy Gap
Image: Journal of Democracy
 Percentage of unique votes
Image: New York Times
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