Politics

We gave them climate change, Donald Trump, and social media. Now Generation Z is scared, angry, hyperconnected—and ready to take over Boston politics before they’re even old enough to vote.


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It’s a beautiful spring day in Boston—the first full day of spring, in fact—but as the March sun begins to set outside, here on Zoom the mood is a little more feisty than frolicsome. I’m looking at my screen and getting ready to listen to four politicians who’ll be speaking at this evening’s virtual event, a hype session for progressive causes called #MapoliAgainstHumanity. #Mapoli, for the uninitiated, is the Twitter hashtag favored by insiders whenever they’re tweeting about Massachusetts politics (which is, trust…

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