Letter: Sex and the good citizen

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The Independent Online
THE GOVERNMENT wants compulsory school lessons in citizenship to "safeguard democracy at a time when a dwindling number of young people bother to vote". Have they considered that if young people do learn more about citizenship, they may be less likely to vote every few years, when elections seem to make little difference to what happens, and more likely to take a personal part in political affairs, when direct action seems to have more influence on events?


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