10 Reasons You Should Be Politically Active

Written by Keren Mikva

Politics can be a frustrating, dirty, and just plain rough. And even the most dedicated citizen can begin to develop a sense of hopelessness when the government is misbehaving, or refusing to do what is in the best interest of its constituents. But rather than write it off as a bad investment, it’s critical to do just the opposite – become an informed and active citizen, and ensure that your voice is being heard. For those of us lucky enough to live in countries that empower and encourage their citizens to be involved, it’s imperative that we heed the call. Here’s 10 reasons you should be politically active.