Jeremy Corbyn's Labour managed something huge in 2017, even if turnout hasn't proved to be as high as expected.
The British Election Study results have called the notion of a 2017 'youthquake' into question. But that doesn't mean parties will abandon social media campaigning any time soon.
Protestors on a Stop Brexit march in Manchester during the Conservative Party conference.
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New research shows that not all young people are totally devastated by the referendum result.
Paying the price.
Not-so-fun fact: more than half of 18- to 34-year-olds are in debt, owing over £8,000 each on average.
A survey of what young people perceive to be the biggest threat to Europe reveals some surprising information.
Statue of the Greek philosopher Aristotle.
It nurtures empathy and rational thought.
Researchers spoke to young Muslims about how they engage with politics and their community.
Was Richard Di Natale right about voting intentions among under 30s?
Greens leader Richard Di Natale told Q&A that if there was a vote among people who are under 30 in Australia, there'd possibly be a Greens prime minister. What do the polls say?
Many young people are not engaging in the most fundamental of all democratic rights: voting.
Young people have a lot at stake when it comes to current political decisions. Yet 48% of 18-year-olds and nearly 24% of 19-year-olds are not registered to vote.
Activist in the making.
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A new study of young Belgians shows the power of a political education.
Queer history is celebrated in the United States, so why not Australia?
Australia has a vibrant, culturally rich, queer history and it should be acknowledged in our schools.
Students didn’t swing it for Ed Miliband.
Students didn't hold that much sway at the election.
Face of Britain’s young people?
Her maiden speech has gone viral, but what Black does next for young people is what matters.
Let’s get political.
Good news: young people are politically active. Bad news: they're not all turning up to elections.
Young people take a keen interest in key policy areas such as climate change – the main problem is a lack of government engagement with them on such intergenerational issues.
Lack of youth involvement in politics is often attributed to lack of interest. But my research indicates the bigger barrier is government capacity to listen to and work with young people’s views.
Young people are dissatisfied and disengaged, but they’re not the only ones.
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We are becoming very familiar with repeated warnings that citizens in Britain are increasingly disillusioned with democratic politics, rejecting the institutions of national government, and leaving British…
What does free speech mean for today’s young generation?
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One of the many debates generated by the recent terrorist attacks in Paris has been centred on the different ways that older and younger generations understand and support the concept of free speech. In…