Conservatism & The Young

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What’s the relationship between the young and conservatism?

  • It’s widely considered to be a well-known fact that young people tend to hold more liberal views, while older people tend to be more conservative.
  • Many election outcomes have supported such claims over the years, but to assume that youth automatically predisposes voters to shun Conservatism is unwise.
  • In fact, various countries have seen younger people turn up in droves for conservative parties in recent years.
  • This readlist dissects what might sway young voters to turn conservative, what chances Conservatism has to get the youth vote, and why the young have turned conservative in some places.
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Business Insider

America's teenagers skew a lot more conservative than most people realize, and they get most of their news from Instagram

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8 min read
The Conversation

Hard Evidence: do we become more conservative with age?

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4 min read
DW

Poland's young voters turning to the right

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3 min read
Vice

The Conservatives' Days Are Numbered Among Young People

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3 min read
Politico

For some Black youth, it’s time to question Democratic loyalties

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8 min read