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nuxvomica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-23-07 09:06 AM
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8. I make a point at work of discussing political news with a coworker
He's as politically aware as I am but the others aren't, though they are in earshot of the discussion and will often ask questions, like: who is my senator? and Do both houses of Congress have to pass a bill to make it law? One of the more curious is a young woman who was born and raised in China. We have a lot of discussions about the differences between the two political systems.
Our schools and/or media have not done a good job, generally, about teaching civics and the sad thing is, it's not only important information but with a little exposure folks can find it pretty damn interesting.
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