Article: Democratic cynicism among America’s younger generations

Young people demonstrate in Lyon

I wonder how many of these millennials have heard about the empirically demonstrated advantages of living under democratic, rather than authoritarian, governments? I wonder if they would still be convinced? This could be a great way to provoke discussion when teaching the American Form of Government, particularly the section on the advantages of democracy.

Have millennials given up on democracy?

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