Essay on The Political Process
I feel that, for the most part, mine along with others in my age group’s concerns are not addressed by the political process. To answer this, I took a look at political socialization and how I was socialized politically. Some of my concerns include: minimum wage, social security, pollution and global warming, school loans, and legal ages. There are many reasons why, that I understand, that my generation’s opinions of these issues are not addressed, which I will talk about throughout this paper. Overall, the political process does not address our concerns and voices. First I would like to talk about how I came about these concerns. I was politically socialized by many different people and things. The …show more content…
A further concern of mine is school loans. In many other countries, a college education is free; all that you have to do is want to go. Here, there are thousands of people who want to better their education, but don’t have the money or knowledge to get grants or loans.
Finally, another concern of mine is legal ages. Of these, the driving age is the only one recently addressed. To get a job you must be a certain age, which is not fair if the person wants to work. Also, the legal drinking age almost definitely can be lowered back to eighteen.
There is a very good reason why, in my opinion, that my