Saturday, April 29, 2006

5-year olds voting

"5-year olds in Gothenburg are to be the first in the world to vote in official referendums, to be held at the same time as the general election in September. The aim is to enthuse them for democracy"

Now that's about the most progressive step I've seen in any modern 'democracy'. Amazing when you think that in so many places in this world adults are denied a vote - especially women!!
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